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Senior/Lead Lighting Artist - SUMO SHEFFIELD

Senior/Lead Lighting Artist - SUMO SHEFFIELD

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About Sumo

Sumo Digital is one of the UK's most prolific and secure independent game developers with a talented team of over 280 staff currently based in Sheffield. A second UK studio in Nottingham opened in March 2016 and has rapidly grown to a 45 strong team with many fantastic new opportunities on the horizon.

 

Since our inception in 2003 we have had a string of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners that include Microsoft, SEGA, Sony, Disney and many more.

 

Our most recent successes include Forza Horizon 2 (Xbox 360), LittleBigPlanet 3 (PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3)Disney Infinity 3.0 Toy Box Speedway (multi-platform), and our first self-published title Snake Pass (multi-platform). We are also incredibly proud to be working on the highly anticipated Crackdown 3 (Xbox One) and Dead Island 2 (multi-platform) plus several other exciting but yet unannounced projects.

 

2017 will be Sumo’s biggest and best year ever. Come and be part of it.

Role and Purpose

We have an extraordinary opportunity for a world class Lighting Artist to play a key role in defining the overall look, feel and visual mood of a large AAA title. 

Skills Experience and Qualifications

Essential experience required:


Expert levels of lighting and colour theory
Expert level of real time rendering and post FX
Expert level experience of creating and directing level lighting and post FX in a real-time engine
Strong understanding of physical shaders and their interaction with lighting and post FX
Must have a minimum of 5 years production working on AAA games or film.


Desired experience:


UE4 experience
Shader creation
Strong 3d rendering and lighting concept production

What We Offer

We offer a super benefits package including generous holidays, flexitime and excellent employee benefits. Further perks include our legendary annual Sumo Big Day Out, plus epic Christmas parties, money on your birthday, on site free gym and free fruit for everyone! Our new, regular studio Game Jams are a highlight - staff spend a full day developing and pitching their own game ideas for possible development by Sumo.

 

Our environment is relaxed, friendly and built upon the basis of every team member having the opportunity to shine and have a realisable input into the games we create. We are a very happy ship with lots of incredibly nice people that partake in shared interest groups, lunchtime clubs, charity fundraising events and lots of socialising.

 

We are proud to be located in Sheffield, just off J34 of the M1 offering easy road and rail access from Leeds, Manchester and the Midlands. Sheffield itself enjoys wealth of facilities including world class sporting facilities, stunning theatres and galleries, shopping, restaurants and incredible parks and green spaces - all on the doorstep of the beautiful Peak District National Park. We love it here.

 

Please apply at http://www.sumo-digital.com

 

For a confidential chat about this role please call our Recruiter Rebecca Askham on +44 (0)114 2426766 or email raskham@sumo-digital.com