Principal Technical Designer - SUMO SHEFFIELD

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Job Title Principal Technical Designer - SUMO SHEFFIELD
Job Category Game Design
Job Description We build ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega. Sheffield is our largest studio and headquarters, situated just north-east of the city centre, where we’ve built and contributed to some of the world’s best-loved game franchises.
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
Sumo Sheffield is looking for a talented Principal Technical Designer to join our growing design team to work on an exciting new project.

Within this role you will:
• Collaborate with all the different disciplines to uphold and help execute the game vision.
• Design, implement and take ownership of different systems for the game.
• Create quick prototypes for testing new gameplay ideas and features.
• Deliver quality work within schedule and any technical limitations.
• Provide optimization and bug support for other team members.

We need you to have:
• Technically skilled with UE4 experience in Blueprints.
• Strong understanding of replication within UE4.
• Ability to analyse and deconstruct the work of others.
• Good knowledge of game and level design principles.
• Understanding of optimization and technical limitations.
• Self-motivated towards solving creative problems and technical challenges.
• Clear and concise communication.

It would be great if you also have
• Shipped at least one commercial title on current gen consoles.
• Interest in other disciplines inside unreal such as animation and materials.
• Basic Knowledge of programming languages such as C++ and C#
Salary Based on experience
Location Anywhere
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 12/08/2020
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