Senior Designer - SUMO NOTTINGHAM

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Job Title Senior Designer - SUMO NOTTINGHAM
Job Category Game Design
Job Description Sumo Digital is one of the UK's most prolific game developers, enjoying over fifteen years of stability and growth.  We have six UK studios; Sheffield, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leamington Spa, The Chinese Room in Brighton and Red Kite Games in Huddersfield, along with Sumo Video Games in Pune, India. 
Recent work includes Crackdown 3 (Microsoft), Hitman 2 (IO Interactive), LittleBigPlanet 3 (Sony), and our first self-published original title - Snake Pass. We are also incredibly proud to be working on the highly anticipated Team Sonic Racing (SEGA) and Dead Island 2 (Deep Silver/Koch Media) as well as unannounced ‘AAA’ projects for major publishers.
Sumo Nottingham became part of the Sumo Digital family in March of 2016 and is a real community of game loving, talented people who have a broad set of skills across a diverse range of games genres.   
 Roles @ Sumo
We are looking for an experienced senior game designer to join the Sumo Nottingham design team to help us with exciting new projects.

Within this role you will:
• Ensure design and implementation support the core design goals for the project.
• Work with the team to design and clearly communicate game features.
• Own features during implementation to ensure they deliver the intended player experience.
• Mentor and manage designers delivering game features.
• Communicate game design to external clients and ensure feedback is incorporated as appropriate.
• Identify and implement improvements to the design process
• Participate in the recruitment process to help build a great design team.

We need you to have:
• Five or more years' experience working as a designer, including at least one shipped AAA title.
• Extensive experience designing game systems and content.
• Experience managing one or more designers.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

It would also be great if you had:
• Experience tuning game systems in response to feedback
• Experience developing titles in Unreal Engine 4.
Salary Based on experience
Location Nottingham
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 09/12/2018
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