Programming and Development
Permanent | Full Time
Following the incredible success of Sumo Pune, which since its founding in 2007 has grown to over 150 talented team members across a myriad of disciplines, Sumo Digital is opening a new studio in Bangalore to support the development of some of the most exciting video game projects in the world.
Sumo Bangalore is a new studio that will play a key part in the co-development of multiple AAA console titles across Sumo Group. We are looking to hire key specialists across Art and Engineering to join the Sumo India family.
As a Sumo Digital studio, Sumo Bangalore joins an award-winning family of international studios. Previous titles developed by Sumo Digital include the BAFTA-Award winningâ€¯Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Hood: Outlaws & Legends, Control Ultimate Edition on Google Stadia, Apple Arcade Award-winning Little Orpheus, Hot Shot Racing, WST Snooker and Spyder.
As winners of the TIGA Star Employmentâ€¯Award for 2021,â€¯recipients of the GI Biz 2020 Best Places to Workâ€¯Award andâ€¯listed asâ€¯one ofâ€¯theâ€¯UKâ€™s 100â€¯Bestâ€¯Large Companies to Workâ€¯forâ€¯in 2021,â€¯Sumoâ€¯Digitalâ€¯has enjoyedâ€¯18â€¯years of stability and growth since its formation in 2003â€¯and continues to strive for excellenceâ€¯across every single project.
Weâ€™d love for you to join us as we continue our journey with the launch of Sumo Bangalore.
As a lead programmer at Sumo Bangalore, you will be responsible for the day to day leadership of a team of engineers and the delivery of completed projects within the time and budgets agreed. You will help determine the architecture and technologies required to deliver projects and be involved in the scheduling and estimation of work. In addition to helping determine the games technology and features, you will provide daily support and mentoring to your engineering team as you help them grow and mature. Throughout this you will be supported in the role by the technical director to whom you will report.
In a typical day you will be required to solve problems ranging from debugging and crash issues, coding standards calls, through to future resource and hiring requirements to meet your schedules for projects. All these responsibilities mean that you will require excellent communication skills, in both explaining requirements to your team, and in communicating risk and resource needs to the game and studio directors. Finally, you must be able to hold yourself and your team to the highest standards delivering a product to the best of your ability and of the highest quality.
As a Lead Programmer, you will:
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