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Tools Programmer – Games – South East

Location: Chatham, Kent, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Dovetail Games


Our client is looking for a Tools Programmer to maintain and develop the suite of tools for their Simulation products. Reporting into the Lead Programmer, they will help the team produce quality content for the games.

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



  • Plan and build new tools and technology features
  • Work directly on improving and extending the content authoring tools used by the team
  • Work closely with the leads and other members of the team to eliminate bottlenecks in the content pipeline
  • Work well with other engineers, designers and artists


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of C++ and C#
  • Proven professional programming experience
  • Ability to write clear, maintainable and portable code
  • Knowledge of the following is a bonus: WPF, Python, ActionScript, Win32
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Software engineering or related degree, or equivalent professional experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for simulation based games is a bonus


Why join this company?

  • 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



To apply please send a CV to

Max Hurd – Programming Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214420


Skype: max.hurd.opm


Twitter:  @MaxHurdOPM

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