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Lead Game Designer - (Racing)

  • Location: Nottingham
  • Salary/rate: Excellent salary and benefits.
  • Date posted: 13/03/20
  • Job reference: 7726
  • Permanent

Sumo Digital build ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega. Sumo Nottingham became part of the Sumo Digital family in March of 2016 and is a community of diverse, game-loving people ranging from industry veterans to talented graduates.


It’s an exciting time to be part of Sumo, winners of the 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!


The role @ Sumo


We are looking for a lead game designer to join the Sumo Nottingham team!


Within this role you will:

  • Oversee the creation and implementation of innovative game systems
  • Supervise the creation and maintenance of detailed design documentation
  • Review and feed back on game design and implementation with the team
  • Define and allocate tasks to the design team, including accurately assessing the time required to complete each task
  • Troubleshoot design issues from a creative standpoint
  • Define game vision and high level experience, in collaboration with the design director
  • Report to the design director


We need you to have:

  • More than five years of experience and/or two or more shipped titles in a design role
  • A passion for racing games of all types
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A grasp of current game trends


If the above sounds like it could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for then get in touch. For a casual chat about the role in more detail call me on 01925 839 722 or drop me an email on I look forwards to hearing from you.

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