Senior Game Designer - SUMO NOTTINGHAM

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Job Title Senior Game 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.   
The role @ 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:
• Collaborate with all disciplines to uphold and help execute the game vision.
• Create, maintain, and communicate the design to the wider team and stakeholders.
• Assist the Leads in task creation, prioritisation, and tracking.
• Evangelise the game’s design to multi-discipline teams across the studio.
• Deliver quality work within schedule and technical limitations.
• Mentor more junior members of the team.
• Provide feedback to level and game-play designers.

We need you to have:
• A minimum of 5 years’ development experience in game design, including senior or lead design experience
• Shipped at least one commercial title on current gen consoles or PC.
• Content, systems, and mechanics design experience from concept to delivery.
• Strong knowledge of game and level design principles.
• Self-motivated towards solving creative problems and production challenges.
• Clear and concise communication skills.
• Passion and enthusiasm for making and playing games.

It would be great if you also have:
• Presentation and game-community talk experience.
• Racing and/or FPS game development experience.
Salary Based on experience
Location Anywhere
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 18/04/2019
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Sumo Digital using their internal reference 082ad247-0c73-4035-bd51-bda882d15ed1.
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