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Senior Technology Programmer

Sumo Digital
Sumo Warrington
7 months ago


Who are we?

Sumo Digital make ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega.

Sumo Warrington is the latest addition to the family. We’re assembling a diverse and inclusive team of technologists and creatives to work on amazing games for established and emerging platforms in partnership with some of the world’s biggest and best developers and publishers.

We actively encourage ownership and autonomy and work “smart” to avoid crunch and maximise team performance and wellbeing.

If you’re talented and passionate with a commitment to excellence, collaboration and learning, we want you to join us!

What’s the role?

As a Senior Technology Programmer, you’ll play a big part in both software and team development. In addition to programming, you'll mentor and develop more junior members of the team, identify and share best practices, drive quality, and champion simplicity and efficiency.

You'll be responsible for developing and maintaining robust game, engine and tool functionality to fulfil project requirements. You'll also contribute to the creation and maintenance of realistic schedules, communicating progress and impediments as they arise.

What do we want from you?

We’re looking for strong C++ programmers with a positive, can-do attitude and broad and deep contemporary knowledge of game systems, engines and PC/console platforms. We also need to see strong 3D math and problem-solving skills and a real passion for games and game technology;

Where do we stand on diversity?

At Sumo Digital, we know that diversity and inclusivity will make our teams better and pave the way to greater innovation and creativity in our work. We welcome ALL applications.

If you want to know more about Sumo Warrington and Sumo Digital…

Sumo Warrington is based in Warrington, Cheshire in the North West of England. Our modern, airy office is a short walk from the town centre which is currently undergoing a significant leisure and retail transformation. With local railway stations providing easy access to the metropolises of Manchester and Liverpool and historic Chester, Warrington is an accessible and popular place to live, work and play!

Sumo Digital, winners of the Develop: Star Awards 2019 Best Studio and 2019 TIGA Award for Best Independent Studio, continues to be one of the UK's most prolific game developers, enjoying year on year stability and growth since its founding 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. In addition to offering a superb benefits package including generous holidays and flexitime, we take care of our people, with emphasis on wellbeing and work/life balance. We also pride ourselves on our friendly and inclusive studio cultures.


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