UE Graphics Programmer (Hybrid)

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Posted 03 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameMatty Kidsley

Job description

Sumo Digital are searching for a Graphics Programmer to join them for their Unreal Engine projects at their Nottingham studio.

Sumo Nottingham develops multiple AAA projects with some of the world’s biggest publishers, with games such as Team Sonic Racing and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, as well as contributing to genre-defining titles like the Forza Motorsport, Horizons and Hogwarts Legacy.

As winners of the TIGA Star Employment Award for 2021 and being recipients of the GI Biz 2020 Best Places to Work Award, 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.

In this role, you’ll handle the delivery and integration of robust graphical features and associated engine and pipeline functionality. In collaboration with their multi-disciplined development teams, you’ll also work on a wide variety of projects and tasks, contributing to the development of high-quality performant graphic systems.

Your responsibilities…

  • Implement well-engineered, reliable, scalable, and maintainable code across a wide variety of projects
  • Follow best practices, development processes, documentation, and coding standards
  • Devise innovative solutions to overcome platform constraints
  • Investigate bugs or issues in the graphics system when encountered
  • Mentor less experienced coders in your area of expertise, sharing knowledge and best practices
  • Assist in planning your work

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • 2 or more years experience with C/C++ programming
  • Previous experience working on multiple titles
  • Demonstrable knowledge of graphics systems and processes
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of a modern graphics API such as DX12 or Vulkan
  • Strong working knowledge of shader languages
  • Strong 3d math and problem solving skills
  • Broad knowledge of graphics pipeline, GPU artchitecture, and graphics techniques
  • Knowledge of profiling tools such as PIX, VTune, and Render Doc
  • Passion for graphics, games, and games technology

Perks and benefits include…

  • Defined annual bonus scheme
  • ULEV car scheme
  • Monthly allowance to spend on enhancing benefits
  • Salary sacrifice pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Free dental insurance 
  • Life Assurance totalling 4x salary
  • Income protection of 75% for 5 years
  • Paid membership to any one Pure Gym location          
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and adoption pay
  • Remote GP, mental health, and physio appointments
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • 5 learning and development days to use as you choose
  • Access to a wealth of training materials from leading content providers such as Udemy and Epic