Senior/Experienced Environment Artist - SUMO SHEFFIELD

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Art and Animation, Business Operations
Region:
UK
Area:
North East UK, Other UK
City:
Sheffield
Posted:
08-Nov-18
Company:
Sumo Digital Ltd.
Job Ref:
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Sumo Digital is one of the UK's most prolific and secure independent game developers with a talented team spread across four UK Studios; Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle and The Chinese Room in Brighton, along with our India studio in Pune. It's an exciting time to be part of Sumo; we are growing across all our studios to support a very bright and busy future.

We have a host of well known partners that we work with including Microsoft, Sega, Sony, Disney and many more. Working alongside them our previous 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).

Looking down the road we have several exciting but unannounced projects that we are working on (all very hush hush!), but we can share that we are incredibly proud to be working on the highly anticipated Crackdown 3 (Xbox One), Dead Island 2 (multi-platform), Project Nova (PC) and Team Sonic Racing (multi-platform).

Here at Sumo we are planning for big things. Don't miss out. Join us.

The role

Sumo have several exciting opportunities for experienced Environment Artists at our Sheffield studio. We are looking for world-class artists 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:

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.

Contact Details:
Sumo Digital Ltd.
Tel: 0114 2426766
Contact: Hannah Burton
Email:

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