Engineer, Rendering (Senior)

Job Type:
Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
South East UK, Scotland
Chatham or Kent
Dovetail Games
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Senior Rendering Engineer

Team: Development

Location: Kent, UK 

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career.   We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting edge technology and across multiple platforms, and we have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World.

To help achieve this ambition, we are looking for a Senior Rendering Engineer to join the game creation process and work across a variety of rendering disciplines such as VFX, lighting, post processing and optimisation. You will work with the Lead Software Engineers and Art Leads to highlight, plan and implement rendering updates.

This role will span our franchises – Flight, Train Sim World and Euro Fishing - so you will be working across PC and Console platforms, using Unreal Engine 4.


  • Develop and maintain high quality rendering applications within the Unreal Engine 4 engine framework, as well as within the Flight Simulator engine.
  • Research, innovate and implement long term real-time rendering techniques
  • Work closely with a cross-discipline team to provide highly productive and effective art and content workflows
  • Undertake performance profiling and optimisation of the engines across multiple platforms, including PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation4
  • Bringing across future rendering updates into our simulation games

Person Specifications:

What we look for in you:

  • Good knowledge of graphics/rendering pipelines and hardware architecture
  • High confidence in profiling and optimisation techniques
  • Expert with standard software engineering tools of the trade (Visual Studio, etc)
  • Good working knowledge of C++
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine beneficial

About Dovetail Games:

Why work for us?

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent.  

We have recently been announced in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, we are developing games across multiple platforms and using cutting edge technology, we offer excellent work-life balance as well as competitive salary and benefits, and we strongly believe you can do some of the best work of your career at Dovetail Games

Contact Details:
Dovetail Games
Tel: 01634890026
Contact: Rob Murray - Talent Attraction Manager

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