Lead Engine & Game Tech Programmer
Who are we?
Since 2003, Sumo Digital have developed ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega.
Sumo Warrington is one of the newest additions to the Sumo Digital family. We’re assembling a diverse and inclusive team of passionate people to learn, apply and share tech wisdom in the quest to deliver creative innovation, quality, efficiency and ultimately success and satisfaction in game development.
Our studio is small, friendly and agile, with a fast-growing reputation for dependable technical excellence amongst our prestigious partners. We actively encourage ownership and autonomy and work “smart” to avoid crunch and maximise team performance and wellbeing as we make valuable contributions to a rich portfolio of AAA games for established and emerging platforms.
And as part of Sumo Digital, we share core values of family and security and enjoy industry-leading benefits such as an enlightened approach to flexible and remote working and up to 31 days of annual leave (after cumulative long service awards) in additional to bank holidays.
It’s an exciting time to be part of Sumo, winners of the Develop: Star Awards 2019 Best Studio and GI Biz 2020 Best Places to Work; big things are on the horizon and we want you to be part of our continued journey. If you’re a talented problem-solver, committed to excellence, collaboration and learning, and relish a new challenge, join us!
What’s the role?
As a Lead Engine & Game Tech Programmer, you’ll be responsible for the hands-on delivery of robust technical solutions for prestigious clients in collaboration with our talented engineering team. You’ll be exposed to a rewarding and challenging variety of technologies, platforms, and genres, providing endless opportunities to wield and hone experience and skills.
What do we want from you?
We’re looking for outstanding C++ programmers with an aptitude for communicative and collaborative leadership who’ve accumulated at least 8 years of pioneering game engine and systems development experience including significant contributions to AAA projects. You’ll need a broad and deep knowledge of platforms and technologies, proficiency in maths and physics, pragmatic problem solving skills, commitment to learning and mentoring, and a passion for game technology.
Where do we stand on diversity?
At Sumo Digital, we know that diversity and inclusivity will make our teams (and the amazing work that they do) better! We encourage and welcome ALL applications.