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Senior UI/UX Programmer

Sumo Digital


Sumo Digital is opening a new studio in Bangalore and is looking for an experienced UI programmer to join their team. The successful candidate will work with UI designers and artists to implement, iterate and polish UI features for AAA games projects. They will also create and extend UI tools and systems as appropriate for the task in hand and assist project managers with estimation and task scheduling. The ideal candidate should have 5+ years of strong C++ programming experience, experience of developing in-game UI and/or frontend features, excellent communication skills, and have worked on at least one released game. Sumo Digital offers flexible working hours, group health insurance policy, term insurance, paid holidays, learning days, paternity and maternity leave, relocation assistance, competitive bonuses, and more. They encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Job description

Following the incredible success of Sumo Pune, which since its founding in 2007 has grown to over 150 talented team members across a myriad of disciplines, Sumo Digital is opening a new studio in Bangalore to support the development of some of the most exciting video game projects in the world. 
Sumo Bangalore is a new studio that will play a key part in the co-development of multiple AAA console titles across Sumo Group. We are looking to hire key specialists across Art and Engineering to join the Sumo India family.
As a Sumo Digital studio, Sumo Bangalore joins an award-winning family of international studios. Previous titles developed by Sumo Digital include the BAFTA-Award winning Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Hood: Outlaws & Legends, Control Ultimate Edition on Google Stadia, Apple Arcade Award-winning Little Orpheus, Hot Shot Racing, WST Snooker and Spyder. 
As winners of the TIGA Star Employment Award for 2021, recipients of the GI Biz 2020 Best Places to Work Award and listed as one of the UK’s 100 Best Large Companies to Work for in 2021, Sumo Digital has enjoyed 18 years of stability and growth since its formation in 2003 and continues to strive for excellence across every single project. 
We’d love for you to join us as we continue our journey with the launch of Sumo Bangalore. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced UI programmer with an interest in developing in-game and frontend UI for AAA games projects to join our team. 
You will work with UI designers and artists to implement, iterate and polish UI features, helping the UI designers to understand the engineering implications of their designs.  In addition to working within our existing UI framework, you will create and extend UI tools and systems as appropriate for the task in hand. You will assist project managers with estimation and task scheduling.

To be successful, you will have:

    • 5+ years of strong C++ programming experience
    • Experience of developing in-game UI and/or frontend features
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Worked on at least one released game
    • The ability to estimate and manage own work
    • Follow best practices, development processes, creating documentation and coding standards
    • Mentor less experienced people, share knowledge and best practices with the team
    • Experience with source control systems

It would be advantageous, if you have:

    • Contributed to UI features in shipped titles on recent games consoles. Experience of implementing platform UI conformity requirements via TRCs and XRs.
    • Experience working to manufacturers guidelines for different platforms
    • Worked with UMG in Unreal Engine 4
    • Experience developing custom UI solutions
What we offer: 
·  Flexible working hours 
·  Group Health Insurance Policy – Self, spouse and children covered up to 6 Lacs.  
· Term Insurance – 4 times of current CTC 
·  21 days of paid holidays with four statutory days,  
·  Five Learning days each year, 
·  4-weeks paternity leave, 6 Months Maternity leave.  
·  Arrangements for bereavement, adoption and sabbaticals etc.  
·  Monthly snacks amount top-up to your Sodexo card. 
·  Competitive bonuses 
·  Relocation Assistance 
·  Industry-leading recruitment Referral Scheme 
·  Special Occasion Celebration & Celebration vouchers 
·  Timely care packages 
·  Regular socials including: Movie nights, online watch parties, dinner parties, an invite to the much-loved ‘Sumo Big Day Out’ for you and your family.  
·  Employee Assistance program 
·  Gaming Events and activities include team lunch/ team dinner. 
·  Recognition of service length awards. 
Where do we stand on diversity? 
At Sumo Digital, we want to enable everyone to bring their full, authentic selves to work every single day. We acknowledge that the games industry is far from perfect and a global organisation with people all over the world, from all kinds of backgrounds, we know it’s part of our duty to provide everyone at Sumo with a safe, accepting and affirming working environment.  
We encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. 
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Location: Bangalore

Country: India

Date found: 2023-03-17

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