Senior Animator

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. 

Sumo Video Games Bangalore, India is looking for a passionate Senior Animator who aspires to create realistic and stylized animations alongside Sumo’s other studios based in the UK. You will be key in helping bring life to the world of games, working on of some of our world class AAA projects across major consoles.

As a Senior Animator at Sumo, you will be required to:

  • Work closely with the Lead Animator and other project animators to deliver high quality animations
  • Ensure Animations are created following the outlined art direction, within the agreed production deadlines whilst conforming to required technical specifications
  • Collaborate and communicate daily and weekly with project teams in the UK
  • We need you to have:

  • Have strong commercial experience creating animations for console games
  • Demonstrate through their portfolio solid in game animations illustrating a clear understanding of the various animation principles
  • Be highly skilled in all areas of 3D animation and have strong understanding of animation principles.
  • Have excellent knowledge of Maya, Max, or Motion Builder
  • Be a quick learner and master new tools, process and pipelines
  • Show working experience of game engines such as Unreal and Unity
  • Have excellent communication skills to communicate internally in teams and externally to UK project teams.
  • 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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