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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

05/05/2020

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No



Sumo Nottingham develops characterful, accessible and innovative action/adventure and racing games for console and PC. We are part of Sumo Digital Ltd., an independent UK developer working with some of the world's biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony and Sega.

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


  • Where you'll be working

    Our studio is in Nottingham's Castle Marina, near Nottingham's picturesque canal route and just fifteen minutes' walk from the City Centre. The studio is served by excellent bus, tram and cycle links and the railway station is a ten-minute walk away.

    Nottingham has lots to see and do, including a huge choice of bars and restaurants, art galleries and numerous cultural events. There are several large parks in and around the city (including Wollaton Park, containing Batman's house!), and it sits on the doorstep of the beautiful Peak District area. It has excellent road and rail links to the North and South of the country, with London less than two hours away by train.

    What we'll do for you

    We offer a super benefits package including generous holidays, flexitime and excellent employee benefits. We support your personal development through access to training resources and time to work on them. Further perks include our legendary annual Sumo Big Day Out, plus epic Christmas parties, vouchers on your birthday and free fruit for everyone! Our new, regular studio Game Jams are a highlight - staff spend a full day developing and pitching their own game ideas for possible development by Sumo.

    We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves, and offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, with emphasis on well being and work/life balance.

    Want to know more about Sumo?

    Sumo Digital, winners of the Develop: Star Awards 2019 Best Studio and 2019 TIGA Award for Best Independent Studio, 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, Warrington, The Chinese Room in Brighton and Red Kite Games in Leeds, along with Sumo Video Games in Pune, India.



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