16 days ago
Established in 2007, Sumo Video Games is one of India’s leading video game developers. We work hand in hand with Sumo Digital’s UK studios to build ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega.
It’s an exciting time to be part of Sumo , winners of the Develop: Star Awards 2019 Best Studio ; big things are on the horizon and we want you to be part of our continued journey. Join us!
Sumo is looking for a talented Game Designer to join an experienced and passionate team in delivering an exciting AAA title. Focusing solely on crafting dynamic, innovative and exciting features. This is an opportunity for those who want to leave their mark on an already established, multi-million selling franchise.
As a Game Designer, 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 your designs, executing the vision of the Lead Designer and the Stakeholder team.
- Review, tweak and balance gameplay to deliver a AAA quality experience.
- Collaborate across disciplines and external partners to create exciting, innovative and engaging features.
- Create and maintain detailed design documentation.
- Troubleshoot design issues from a creative standpoint.
- Use player feedback and design direction to hone the gameplay experience.
We need you to have:
- An ability to weave existing gameplay mechanics to build engaging content.
- Be able to propose creative solutions to complex design problems and importantly "bring the team with you".
- Excellent understanding of past & current game trends; particularly in the multiplayer & action genres.
- Superb written & verbal communication skills.
It would be great, if you also have:
- Shipped at least one AAA title using UE4.
- A proven ability to breakdown high-level design goals into individual components.
- Experience of designing and integrating perks and abilities.
- Experience with Unreal Blueprints or other visual scripting tools.
What we offer:
Our Studio is unique in India, giving our staff the opportunity to work directly on all leading gaming platforms, at every stage of game development.
Being part of Sumo's Pune studio is a rewarding experience, one that requires dedication, a strong sense of ownership over your work and an overwhelming enthusiasm for the games you work on.
In return we offer competitive salary, flexi-time & benefits, and excellent working environment and most importantly we will give you the room to be yourself and live your passion.
Additionally, we provide relocation reimbursement from other cities, a performance-linked bonus in addition to the fixed salary, opportunities to attend industry conferences and a complete and all-encompassing medical insurance package for our employees and their children.
Come join the team.