18 days ago
Sumo Warrington is one of the newest additions to the Sumo Digital family. 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.
It’s an exciting time to be part of Sumo, recipients of 3-star Best Companies 2021 accreditation for world class employee engagement and winners of GI Biz 2020 Best Places to Work and 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!
What’s the role?
As a Project Manager at Sumo Warrington, you’ll immerse yourself in premium, engineering-biased game development projects. With responsibility for planning, tracking, and reporting whilst supporting and coordinating our talented teams and maintaining great relationships with prestigious developers and publishers from around the globe, you’ll be exposed to a rewarding and challenging variety of IPs, genres and platforms, providing endless opportunities to wield and hone experience and skills.
What do we want from you?
We’re looking for highly proactive and methodical candidates with an eye for detail, pragmatic problem-solving skills, and a track record in continuous improvement. You’ll need to be an outstanding communicator with practical experience of applying Agile production methodologies (ideally in the context of game or software development projects), proficiency with tools such as ADO or Jira, and a real passion for games and the successful development thereof.
What We Offer:
• Annual bonus scheme.
• Share incentive plan.
• Competitive pension.
• Flexible and remote working.
• 27 days annual leave, including your birthday, a duvet day and Christmas shutdown.
• Cumulative long service annual leave awards.
• 5 learning days.
• Access to 4,000 Udemy courses and the GDC Vault.
• Social events including quiz nights, wrap/Christmas parties and family days.
• Virtual yoga classes.
• Employee referral bonus.
• Mentoring and career development.
• Competitive mat/paternity & adoption.
• Employee assistance program.
• Life assurance of 4x salary.
• Income protection of 75%.
• Free (onsite) fruit and drinks.
• Relocation support to the UK.
• Visa sponsorship.
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.
More About The Sumo Warrington Studio:
Sumo Warrington is located at The Base – a modern, spacious, and accessible office - on the outskirts of Warrington Town Centre.
Warrington is a Cheshire town, situated in the heart of the North West of England, roughly midway between the metropolises of Liverpool and Manchester. It’s a fantastic area to live, work and play in, providing:
· Great transport links.
· Tasty venues to wine and dine.
· Rich entertainment, education, and culture.
· A gateway to the great outdoors.
· Numerous shopping destinations.
· Popular sporting events and activities.
Sumo Digital is one of the UK's most prolific game developers, with a track record for stability and sustainable growth since its formation in 2003. We have UK studios in Sheffield, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leamington Spa, Warrington, The Chinese Room in Brighton, and Red Kite Games in Leeds, along with Sumo Video Games in Pune, India and PixelAnt Games in Wroclaw, Poland.
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 UK bank holidays.