Senior Graphics Programmer - SUMO NORTH WEST

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Job Title Senior Graphics Programmer - SUMO NORTH WEST
Job Category Graphics / Engine
Job Description Sumo Digital build ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega.  Sumo North West is the latest addition to the family. Established by Scott Kirkland – BAFTA nominated local games industry veteran and co-founder of (Sony) Evolution Studios and Secret Sorcery - the studio's mandate is to build a world-class team of technologists and creatives to provide efficient and effective solutions to prestigious partners from around the world, working on some of the biggest, newest and most popular IPs and platforms along the way!
The role @ Sumo
As a Senior Graphics Programmer, you'll develop and maintain efficient and feature rich graphics pipelines in collaboration with the Technical Artists, Technical Leadership and the wider team to fulfil project technical and creative requirements. Along with the wider team, you'll embrace engineering and technical best practices, contribute to the creation and maintenance of realistic schedules in collaboration with Technical Leadership and Project Management and communicating progress and impediments as they arise. You'll support timely, high-quality delivery of project milestones and mentor and develop more junior members of the team.

To be successful you will have:
• Proven and respected engineer with a positive, can-do attitude and a history of success on significant projects;
• Excellent cross-discipline communicator;
• Broad and deep contemporary knowledge of graphics pipelines for PC and console platforms;
• In-depth experience of modern low-level graphics APIs such as DirectX 12 and Vulkan and shader programming/optimisation;
• Expert knowledge of C++ and shader languages;
• Capable of fully exploiting multi-processor architectures;
• Adept in GPU profiling and optimisation techniques;
• Goal orientated, proactive and methodical problem-solver;
• Outstanding 3D math skills;
• Proficient and pragmatic in debugging;
• Quality-minded, with great attention to detail;
• Passionate about games and game technology;

It would be advantageous if you have:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related subject;
• Hands-on experience of commercial game engines such as UE4 and Unity;
• Knowledge of content creation tools such as Maya, 3DSMax, etc;
• Experience of scripting languages such as Python and Mel;
Salary Based on experience
Location Anywhere
Job Category Programming
Date posted 18/01/2020
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