Senior Game Designer - SUMO SHEFFIELD

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Job Title Senior Game Designer - SUMO SHEFFIELD
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.
It’s an exciting time to be part of Sumo. After fifteen years of success, even bigger things are on the horizon, and want you to be part of our continued journey. Join us!
The role @ Sumo
We are looking for a passionate Senior Game Designer to join Sumo Digital. This is an exciting opportunity for a designer specialising in feature ownership and implementation.

Within this role you will:
• Take ownership of features from inception through to game release; striving for quality and innovation while adhering to the core vision of the game
• Be the champion of quality for multiple feature designs; executing the vision of the stakeholder team
• Review and adapt designs based on user testing and telemetry data
• Mentor junior design team members

We need you to have:
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• A proven track record of designing for high-profile games
• A likable and approachable personality with a desire to motivate those around you
• A passionate love of gaming and a strong understanding of modern gaming trends
• 5+ years in game development
• Knowledge of UE4

Salary Based on experience
Location Sheffield
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 09/12/2018
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