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Senior Environment Artist - SUMO NOTTINGHAM

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Sumo Digital Ltd.

Negotiable

Nottingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Art and Animation

ASAP

04/10/2019

01/02/2020

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No



We build ground-breaking games and content for some of the world's biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega. Sumo Nottingham became part of the Sumo Digital family in March of 2016 and is a community of diverse, game-loving people ranging from industry veterans to talented graduates.

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 have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Environment Artist at our Nottingham studio. We are looking for a world-class artist with a wealth of experience in driving quality standards on AAA console titles.

This is an incredible opportunity to shape some of the most exciting and groundbreaking video games currently being made in the UK.


We need you to have:


  • Expert levels of High and Low polygon modelling.
  • Expert level of Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush sculpting experience.
  • Have experience of production level shader work.
  • Strong understanding of the creation of physical based shaders.
  • A minimum of 5 years production working on AAA games.



  • We'd also ideally like you to have (although its not a deal breaker):


  • UE4 experience
  • Animation experience


  • What we Offer:

    Sumo Digital is one of the UK's most prolific game developers, enjoying over fifteen years of stability and growth. 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.

    We are proud to be in Nottingham, which benefits from a wealth of attractions, including world-famous history, a huge choice of bars and restaurants, art galleries and a wide variety of cultural events. Our new state-of-the-art studio is in the Castle Marina area of the City - ten minutes' walk from the City Centre and served by excellent bus, train, tram and cycle links as well as good access to the North and South via the M1 motorway.

    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.



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