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We build ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega. Sheffield is our largest studio and headquarters, situated just north-east of the city centre, where we’ve built and contributed to some of the world’s best-loved game franchises.It’s an exciting time to be part of Sumo, winners of the Develop: Star Awards 2019 Best Studio and GI Biz 2020 Best Places to Work; big things are on the horizon and we want you to be part of our continued journey. Join us! We are looking for a Senior Game Designer to help establish a new AAA game franchise. This is a fantastic opportunity to make an impact and play a pivotal role in developing this franchise. Join an exciting, talented, and experienced team that is focussed on working smart.As a Senior Game Designer you are responsible for the output and development of the game design team. You will create, maintain and evangelise best practices from a game design perspective. In this role, you will be expected to champion quality across the project and collaborate with all teams in the delivery of an exciting new AAA franchise.
In your new role you will:
Help to define the game vision and gameplay experience in collaboration with the Lead Designers and Design Director.
Be responsible for the line management of team members, running regular one to ones and performance reviews.
Take ownership of key features from inception through to release, with a focus on quality and innovation.
Create and maintain detailed game system documentation.
Create and implement innovative game systems.
Review, tweak and balance gameplay to deliver a AAA quality experience.
Troubleshoot design issues from a technical and creative standpoint.
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· Game & Book Libraries· Wrap Parties · Alternative Travel Prize Draw· The Sumo GameJam· 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· Relocation Support to the UK· Visa Sponsorship