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Sumo Digital

Marketing Graphic Designer

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Sumo Digital
🇬🇧 Sheffield

Locations: ALL STUDIOS, UK

Sumo Group is one of the largest suppliers of end-to-end creative development services to the video games and entertainment industries. Comprising of veteran video game studios, an agile publishing team and an award-winning creative services studio, Sumo Group teams are delivering on ground-breaking projects across the globe.

Sumo Group currently employs over 1000 talented team members across 13 studios in the UK, Poland, North America and India.

In the UK, Sumo Group received the top level of accreditation from Best Companies in 2021, receiving a 3* World Class Award and listed as one of the Best Large Companies to Work for within the UK.

With a reputation for developing deep relationships with some of the world’s largest video game publishers, developers, platform manufacturers and entertainment brands, Sumo Group is dedicated to growing a sustainable business that provides security for its people, whilst delivering a first-class experience to partners and players.

There are opportunities to join the central Sumo Group team across multiple disciplines including HR, Finance, Marketing, IT and Recruitment, with industry-leading benefits and a flexible working environment.

The Role @ Sumo Group

As a key member of the marketing design team, you’ll be responsible for concepting and implementing all Sumo Group’s visual assets.

Working with the wider marketing department, you will create beautiful, impactful designs for marketing and communication collateral such as; presentations, social channel content, brochures, adverts, onboarding materials, events and case studies.

Your design will highlight Sumo and its businesses value proposition and ensure each brand visual language is consistently applied across all visuals.

The successful candidate will have a background in presentation and graphic design within the video gaming industry or B2B Tech either in-house, agency side or a mixture of both. You will be able to multi-task efficiently, working well under pressure in fast-paced environments. You will bring an enthusiastic and energetic attitude to teams around you.

In your role you will:

  • Create all of Sumo Group’s visual assets (digital, print and video) in support of recruitment campaigns, self-published games, shows and events, internal and external communication documents, presentations, tools, branded merchandise and websites
  • Maintain, protect and evolve Sumo Group and its businesses visual branding, including brand bibles, as necessary, meeting the needs of our strategic objectives.
  • Create and manage a library of visual assets.
  • Answer creative briefs with innovative thinking and solutions and present these in cohesive, visually enticing presentations to the relevant stakeholder.
  • Design and deliver adhoc corporate presentations for senior leadership and partners
  • Set visual direction for video shoots & editing

To be succesful you will have:

  • 4-6 years of proven graphic design and PowerPoint design, with a strong portfolio
  • Highly skilled at Microsoft Office
  • Fluency in PPT Master Pages, Color Palettes, Type, Multimedia and Animation tools
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite, focused on Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator, with working knowledge of Premiere and After Effects
  • Have managed and delivered innovative multi-discipline projects from concept to completion
  • Strong knowledge of website design
  • Expert in managing and delivering print work for events and branded merch
  • Experience working with clients to meet design needs and usability challenges
  • Experience in creating interactive charts and infographics extremely desirable
  • Strong prioritization skills; ability to manage several projects at once
  • Ability work independently as well as part of a team and liaise with stakeholders
  • An awareness of current trends and the ability to interpret those into a fantastic creative body of work that is relevant to Sumo audiences
  • A strong sense of digital design, composition and typography
  • Experience in taking vague, and or complex briefs and distilling them down into simple, on brand compelling design solutions
  • Proactively initiative ideas to improve the quality of Sumo design
  • A high level of motivation and proactivity, with the ability to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement and have the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to own and make decisions with incomplete information
  • Understanding of communications needs whilst scaling globally

What We Offer:

  • Annual Bonus
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Competitive Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • 27 Days Holiday, including your birthday. a duvet day and Christmas
  • 5 Learning Days
  • Access to 4,000 Udemy Courses
  • Wrap Parties
  • Alternative Travel Prize Draw
  • The Sumo Game Jam
  • Big Family Events
  • Studio clubs, inc. running, board games, film…
  • Life Drawing
  • Yoga Classes
  • Free fruit and drinks
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Career Development
  • Competitive Mat/Paternity & Adoption
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance 4x Salary
  • Income Protection of 75%
  • Relocation Support to the UK
  • Visa Sponsorship

Where do we stand on diversity?

At Sumo, we want to enable everyone to bring their full, authentic selves to work every single day. We acknowledge that the games industry is far from perfect and a global organisation with people all over the world, from all kinds of backgrounds, and know that it’s part of our duty to provide everyone at Sumo with a safe, accepting and affirming working environment.

We encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

More about Sumo Group:

Sumo Group is proudly founded on the pillars of Family, Security, Trust and Collaboration, and upon joining, our team members become part of a growing family of operating businesses around the world who strive to achieve wonder together.

Within the Sumo Group umbrella sits a myriad of outstanding studios and brands, including: Sumo Digital (and all subsidiary studios including The Chinese Room, Lab42 Games, PixelAnt and Red Kite Games), Secret Mode, Atomhawk and Pipeworks (including Timbre Games).

Built on creativity and imagination, our staff are some of the most talented minds in the industry. We respect our colleagues, support innovation, show determination in achieving goals, take accountability for our actions, celebrate excellence and – above all – we have fun whilst doing so.

Recent releases and projects from Sumo Group businesses include: BAFTA-Award winning Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Apple Design Award winner Little Orpheus, Hood: Outlaws & Legends, Rival Peak, Hot Shot Racing, WST Snooker and Spyder.