The role Sumo
Sumo Sheffield is looking to expand our core teams experience and has a fantastic opportunity for a Principal VFX artist to develop and define our VFX pipeline and processes.
As a candidate you must be passionate about all aspects of VFX design and implementation as you will be responsible for defining the visual style and maintaining quality standards and working practices.
Working alongside the VFX Lead you will have responsibility for helping drive and mentor the team adding your distinctive leadership style and values to our evolving culture.
The ideal candidate will have a history of demonstrating an exceptional eye for detail, creative flair, stylistic versatility and the ability to effectively communicate artistic vision to the rest of the VFX and game teams.
Your solid communication skills combined with your passion and energy will enable the VFX team to be industry leaders.
If you can be an inspirational master of craft who will ultimately take us to the next level, we have the right team, the right opportunity and a wide variety of game genres.
Within this role you will :
We need you to have :
We'd also ideally like you to have (although it's not a deal breaker) :
What We Offer : We offer a super benefits package including generous holidays and flexible working hours. 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, the National Video Game Museum, shopping, restaurants and incredible parks and green spaces - all on the doorstep of the beautiful Peak District National Park. We love it here.