Senior Rendering Engineer

UK
Job ID
2017-1123
Department
Studio Aviation

Overview

Senior Rendering Engineer

Team: Development

Location: Kent or Stirling, 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

  • 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

  • Recently announced in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100
  • Winners of the KEiBA 2015 Technology Business of the Year
  • Developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
  • 23 days holiday + 8 days statutory holiday
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Regular social and sporting activities

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics. However, we are currently unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

 

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