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Game Designer - Vehicle Handling and Perfomance Specialist - Sumo Digital

Sheffield, United Kingdom

Company Description

Sumo Digital is one of the UK's most prolific and secure independent game developers.

 

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

 

We are responsible for a string of recent successes including Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed, Nike + Kinect Training and LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller and have several other unannounced but extraordinarily exciting AAA games in production.

Job Description

We require a gas-guzzling, do-nutting Petrol-head for an exciting design opportunity!

 

Are you a car freak? Do you have at least three years of design experience on high profile console driving games?

 

Sumo is looking for someone with great experience and a passion for tweaking the physics and performance characteristics of a wide range of vehicles in a successful driving franchise to join our team of Stig Fantasists in Sheffield. A background of successful game design experience is important, as is an understanding of (and passion for) car handling, set-up and the console racing genre.

 

If you’re auto-obsessed and want to contribute to one of the most successful driving franchises of all time, get in touch ASAP – we want to talk to you.

Additional Information

We offer competitive salaries and excellent employee benefits. The environment itself is relaxed, friendly and built upon the basis of every team member having ownership and a realisable input into the games we create.

A member of the Foundation 9 family of game developers since 2007, Sumo offers every employee the best chance of a secure future in the games industry by focusing on quality and the reliable delivery of their games and by making the most of the passion of its staff.

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.

If you have a passion for making and playing games, have excellent skills and experience, dedication and, most importantly, the talent we need - then we really want to hear from you.