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Senior Programmer

  • Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Category: Programmers
  • Posted: 25 October 2017

Sumo Digital are one of the UK's most prolific and secure independent game developers.

Since their inception in 2003, they’ve had a string of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners that include Microsoft, SEGA, Codemasters, Sony, EA, BBC, Konami, Disney and many more!

They are now looking for a driven and talented Lead Programmer to join their team!

Do you have?

-Proficiency in C/C++?
-Practical experience with 3D math?
-Experience in console programming?

Then you could be the perfect candidate to join team Sumo!


Based in Sheffield, Yorkshire - Sumo Digital are the brains behind many smash hit AAA titles such as LittleBigPlanet 3 and Sonic titles!

They are now looking for a lead programmer to work, using Unreal 4 on an undisclosed AAA project in pre-production!

Sumo pride themselves on having a relaxed and friendly working environment where talent can thrive and employees can reach their full potential.

Key Role Responsibilities

-Understand and direct the work of the coding team
-Mentor the code team and lead by example
-Work with the team and production to achieve the highest possible quality product

Essential Skills & Experience

-Proficiency in C/C++, minimum of 5 years' experience
-4 years' experience working in the game industry required
-3+ years' experience in console programming
-Excellent communication skills
-Excellent debugging skills
-Practical experience with 3D math
-Worked on at least 2 shipped games
-Experience with asset pipelines dealing with large scale data sets
-Experience working on at least one large scale game project

Fancy working on an AAA title in a friendly studio?

Contact Andrew Jenkinson

Tel: 01709 834 777