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Senior Tech Designer (Multiplayer / Online) - AAA projects

  • Location: Sheffield, UK
  • Salary/rate: Excellent salary and benefits DoE
  • Date posted: 17/06/19
  • Job reference: 7276
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Senior Tech Designer (Multiplayer / Online) – AAA projects


Amiqus have partnered exclusively with Sumo Digital Sheffield to find a Senior Technical Designer to fit into a Game Dev Dream Team for Design!

Each year Sumo Digital develop Console and PC titles of AAA quality, and already have a very impressive games portfolio, plus the key components of development (The People!) that make it all happen.


Sumo Digital is one of the UK's most prolific game developers, enjoying over fifteen years of stability and growth. Recent work includes Crackdown 3 (Microsoft), Hitman 2 (IO Interactive), LittleBigPlanet 3 (Sony), and their first self-published original title - Snake Pass. They are also incredibly proud to be working on the highly anticipated Team Sonic Racing (SEGA) and Dead Island 2 (Deep Silver/Koch Media) as well as unannounced ‘AAA’ projects for major publishers.


It’s an exciting time to be part of Sumo. After fifteen years of success, even bigger things are on the horizon, and they want you to be part of their continued journey.


Sumo Sheffield is looking for a Senior Technical Designer to join their talented design team!


Within this role you will:

  • Collaborate with all the different disciplines to uphold and help execute the game vision.
  • Design, implement and take ownership of different systems for the game.
  • Create quick prototypes for testing new gameplay ideas and features.
  • Deliver quality work within schedule and any technical limitations.
  • Provide optimization and bug support for other team members.


We need you to have:

  • Technically skilled with UE4 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.
  • Understanding of optimization and technical limitations.
  • Self-motivated towards solving creative problems and technical challenges.
  • Clear and concise communication.
  • 2 years experience in a senior role


It would be great if you also have

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


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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