Senior Technical Artist (UE4 Specialist Shader) - SUMO SHEFFIELD

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation, Business Operations
Region:
UK
Area:
Other UK
City:
Sheffield
Posted:
20-Nov-17
Company:
Sumo Digital Ltd.
Job Ref:
1199

About Sumo

Sumo Digital is one of the UK's most prolific and secure independent game developers with a talented team of over 280 staff currently based in Sheffield. A second UK studio in Nottingham opened in March 2016 and has rapidly grown to a 45 strong team with many fantastic new opportunities on the horizon.

Since our inception in 2003 we have had a string of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners that include Microsoft, SEGA, Sony, Disney and many more.

Our most recent successes include Forza Horizon 2 (Xbox 360), LittleBigPlanet 3 (PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3) , Disney Infinity 3.0 Toy Box Speedway (multi-platform) , and our first self-published title Snake Pass (multi-platform). We are also incredibly proud to be working on the highly anticipated Crackdown 3 (Xbox One) and Dead Island 2 (multi-platform) plus several other exciting but yet unannounced projects.

2017 will be Sumo's biggest and best year ever. Come and be part of it.

Role and Purpose

We have a fantastic opportunity for a world-class technical artist to work on some of the most high profile AAA console title currently being developed in the UK.

Skills Experience and Qualifications

Essential:

- Have experience of production level shader work and optimisation within UE4.

- Strong understanding of the creation of physical based shaders.

- Strong scripting and coding abilities.

- High levels of aesthetic attention to detail.

- Must have a minimum of 5 years production working on AAA games.

Desired:

- Be highly experienced with blueprints and their implementation.

- High levels of competence with Max, Maya, Zbrush and other modelling and animation packages.

What We Offer

We offer a super benefits package including generous holidays, flexitime and excellent employee benefits. Further perks include our legendary annual Sumo Big Day Out, plus epic Christmas parties, money on your birthday, on site free gym 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.

Our environment is relaxed, friendly and built upon the basis of every team member having the opportunity to shine and have a realisable input into the games we create. We are a very happy ship with lots of incredibly nice people that partake in shared interest groups, lunchtime clubs, charity fundraising events and lots of socialising.

We are proud to be located in Sheffield, just off J34 of the M1 offering easy road and rail access from Leeds, Manchester and the Midlands. Sheffield itself enjoys wealth of facilities including world class sporting facilities, stunning theatres and galleries, shopping, restaurants and incredible parks and green spaces - all on the doorstep of the beautiful Peak District National Park. We love it here.

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For a confidential chat about this role please call our Recruitment Team on +44 (0)114 2426766.

Contact Details:
Sumo Digital Ltd.
Tel: 0114 2426766
Contact: Rebecca Askham
Email:

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