Senior Technical Designer – Multiple Locations, UK

Job Description

Technical Designer

Sumo Digital – Multiple Locations, UK

This studio builds ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers, including the likes of Microsoft, Sony, Apple, and Sega. Based across multiple locations in the UK, they have a solid history of cutting-edge development, and a spectacular future of AAA game development ahead that YOU can be a part of!

They are about to kick off the development of brand new console titles in their Sheffield, Nottingham, and Leeds studios, and are looking for talented Senior (and Principal) Technical Designers to join their ranks!

Whichever location you choose, the roles will be similar, but the tasks will nonetheless be varied! These will include:

  • Collaborating with the different disciplines to uphold and help execute the game vision
  • Designing, implementing and taking ownership of different systems for the project you are helping to deliver
  • Creating quick prototypes for testing new gameplay ideas and features
  • Delivering quality work within schedule around any technical limitations
  • Providing optimisation and bug support for other team members

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed include:

  • Technically skilled with UE4 with experience in Blueprints
  • Strong understanding of replication within UE4
  • Ability to analyse and deconstruct the work of others
  • Good knowledge of game and level design principles
  • A good understanding of optimisation and technical limitations
  • Self-motivated towards solving creative problems and technical challenges
  • Clear and concise communication
  • 2+ years experience in a senior design role

You'll earn BONUS POINTS for the following:

  • Shipped at least one commercial title on current gen consoles
  • An interest in other disciplines inside UE4 such as animation and materials
  • Basic Knowledge of programming languages such as C++ and C#

If you’re interested in hearing more about these fabulous openings at one of Europe’s largest AAA developers, then drop an email to or call +44 (0)1709 834777


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