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Video Editor

Sumo Digital


Sumo Sheffield is looking for a Video Editor to join their marketing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating video assets for internal communication, social media campaigns, website content, game trailers, and live streaming. The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of professional video editing experience, experience working in a marketing/entertainment/video game environment, a strong creative eye, and experience with motion graphics. The role is based in Sheffield with hybrid work options available. Sumo Sheffield offers a range of benefits, including flexible working, defined annual bonus scheme, ULEV car scheme, and career development pathway. Sumo Digital is an award-winning international family of studios, and Sumo Sheffield has a rich history of developing multiple AAA franchises.

Job description

With a rich history of developing multiple AAA franchises such as Little Big Planet and Crackdown, as well as contributing to genre-defining titles like the Forza Motorsport and Hitman series, Sumo Sheffield’s vast development experience spans multiple genres and platforms.
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 and 2022, Sumo Digital has enjoyed 20 years of stability and growth since its formation in 2003 and continues to strive for excellence across every single project.
The team have a track record of working on some of the world's biggest and best games and received two BAFTAs for their work on Sackboy: A Big Adventure. As the scale and exclusivity of projects continues to grow, there’s never been a more exciting time to join the Sumo Sheffield family!

Video Editor at Sumo Group.

As part of the Group Marketing department, working with multiple stakeholders, you’ll join a small team of video editors, and bring a lot of creativity, a good understanding of marketing and narrative, and experience with motion graphics ensuring the delivery of work that makes both you and all at Sumo Group proud.
The successful candidate will be very hands-on, an experienced and talented Video Editor with a portfolio to show it. You will be able to multi-task efficiently, working well under pressure in fast-paced environments. You will bring an enthusiastic and energetic attitude to teams around you.

Please note, this role is based at our Sheffield studio with hybrid work options available.

As a Video Editor you will:

    • Create video assets within Sumo Group’s marketing team. Including internal communication content, social media campaigns, strategic marketing assets, website content, game trailers, teasers, educational and learning tools, and live streaming.
    • Embrace new ideas and ways of working to produce creative, imaginative, and compelling video assets for Sumo Group and all its businesses.
    • Manage projects autonomously from the initial brief to the final cut, collaborating with stakeholders to meet their needs.
    • Consistently deliver to the highest standard in a fast-paced and dynamic team.

What we need from you:

    • 2+ years of professional video editing experience.
    • Experience working within a marketing/entertainment/video game environment.
    • A strong creative eye.
    • Experience with motion graphics.
    • Ability to collaborate with peers on video projects.
    • Ability to juggle multiple projects, work at a fast pace and deliver to tight deadlines.
What we offer:

. Defined Annual Bonus Scheme
. ULEV car scheme
. Monthly allowance to spend on enhancing benefits        
. Salary Sacrifice Pension
. Flexible Working  
. 21 days free-use holiday
+ your birthday off
+ 5 learning days including 1 volunteer day
+ a duvet day
+ Christmas shutdown from Christmas Eve to New Year
+ Bank Holidays
+ extra allowance accrued for longer service
. Free dental insurance 
. Life Assurance 4x Salary
. Income Protection of 75% for 5 years           
. Enhanced Mat/Paternity & Adoption pay
. Employee Assistance Programme:
. Help at Hand - Remote GP, Mental Health & Physio appointments
. Free financial & home buying support consultations
. Cycle to Work Scheme
. Payroll Giving Scheme
. Access to 4,000 Udemy Courses
. Career Development Pathway  
. Wrap Parties.
. Project Completion Awards
. Game/Creative Jams
. Big Family Events
. Studio social activities, e.g. running, board games, film, yoga, life drawing…
. Prism – Sumo’s employee diversity focus group 
. Free fruit and drinks in our studios
. Employee Referral Bonus     

Where do we stand on diversity?

At Sumo, 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.
More about Sumo Sheffield
Sumo Sheffield is located just outside the city centre in Sumo Digital’s HQ, just off J34 on the M1 and a stone’s throw from the city’s primary shopping and leisure complex. With a multi-building campus comprised of industry-leading facilities, an onsite gym and subsidised canteen, Sumo Sheffield provides everything needed for all teams to create the world’s best games.
Sheffield is the fifth largest city in the UK and is easily accessible by road and rail from Leeds, Manchester and the Midlands. The city enjoys a wealth of facilities to suit a wide array of interests, including:

o   World-class sports facilities
o   Iconic theatres and galleries
o   Multiple retail and shopping experiences
o   Diverse and renowned restaurants and eateries
o   The award-winning National Video Game Museum

More about Sumo Digital
Sumo Digital is an award-winning international family of studios. Recent releases from Sumo Digital studios include: 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.
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Location: Sheffield

Country: United Kingdom

Date found: 2023-03-22

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