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Junior Graphic Designer - SUMO SHEFFIELD


Sumo Digital Ltd.


Sheffield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Games and Level Design




Entry Level

Permanent | Full Time


We build ground-breaking games and content for some of the world's biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega. Sheffield is our largest studio and headquarters, situated just north-east of the city centre, where we've built and contributed to some of the world's best-loved game franchises.

It's an exciting time to be part of Sumo , winners of the Develop: Star Awards 2019 Best Studio ; big things are on the horizon and we want you to be part of our continued journey. Join us!

The role @ Sumo

In your new role you will assist in the design of digital media and print creative for one of the UK's leading video game developers. You will assist the Senior Graphic Designer and Video Editor in the creation of all of Sumo's visual assets in support of recruitment campaigns, self-published games, shows and events, internal and external communication documents, presentations, tools and websites.

To be successful you will have:

  • Entry level to 1+ year of graphic design expertise incorporating digital media and print
  • A portfolio of work created whilst in education or early career
  • Layout and typography experience
  • Strong foundation in Adobe Creative Suite, focused on Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Working knowledge of Premiere, After Effects and SketchUp a bonus but not required
  • Iconography and illustration experience
  • Exposure to visual branding
  • Able to take a brief and work with the Senior Graphic Designer to deliver work to a range of stakeholders across the company

  • The right person will be

  • A creative thinker with excellent communication skills
  • Happy with routine tasks but always looking for ways to add value
  • Passionate, driven and wants to invest in Sumo's vision and culture
  • A friendly team player

  • It would be advantageous if you have:

  • Website design experience
  • Previous experience in a marketing environment
  • Photography expertise
  • Some knowledge of video and sound editing, sound lighting and camerawork

  • What we Offer:

    Sumo Digital continues to be one of the UK's most prolific game developers, enjoying year on year stability and growth since its founding in 2003.

    We have UK studios in Sheffield, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leamington Spa, The Chinese Room in Brighton and Red Kite Games in Leeds, along with Sumo Video Games in Pune, India.

    We offer a superb benefits package including generous holidays and flexi-time. We care about our people, with an emphasis on the work/life balance and out-of-office events such as our legendary annual Sumo 'Big Day Out', plus epic Christmas parties and much more! Our regular studio Game Jams are a highlight - winning concepts can go on to commercial release, so far including Snake Pass and the upcoming Spyder for Apple Arcade.

    Sheffield itself offers all the benefits of a big city with a village attitude. Renowned for its friendly inhabitants and green spaces, Sheffield is a phenomenal place to live and work whether you're just starting out in your career, or if you're looking to establish roots and family. The city includes world-class sporting facilities, stunning theatres and galleries, the National Video Game Museum, shopping and restaurants, and a third of the city lies inside the stunning Peak District National Park, offering easy access to incredible recreation and history.

    Our Sheffield studio is adjacent to the Meadowhall shopping centre and its rail, tram and bus links and to the M1 motorway, making for an easy commute from places like Leeds and Nottingham.

    Our environment is relaxed, friendly and built on every team member having the opportunity to shine and have real, meaningful input into the games that we create. We pride ourselves on our positive atmosphere and sociable team who regularly partake in shared interest groups, lunchtime and after-work clubs, and charity fundraising events.

    Keep Calm and waka waka...