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Welcome to the SumoCast, a podcast series from the team at Sumo Digital

Founded in 2003, award-winning Sumo Digital employs over 700 staff across its eight studios in Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle, Brighton (The Chinese Room), Leeds (Red Kite Games) and Leamington Spa, UK (Sumo Leamington & LAB42) and Pune, India. Developing successful games across all platforms and genres, Sumo is recognised for its versatility, proprietary technology and creativity across a portfolio of games featuring titles for major publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Sega and 2K. Sumo Digital is part of the Sumo Group plc.

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Welcome to the SumoCast, a podcast series from the team at Sumo Digital

Founded in 2003, award-winning Sumo Digital employs over 700 staff across its eight studios in Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle, Brighton (The Chinese Room), Leeds (Red Kite Games) and Leamington Spa, UK (Sumo Leamington & LAB42) and Pune, India. Developing successful games across all platforms and genres, Sumo is recognised for its versatility, proprietary technology and creativity across a portfolio of games featuring titles for major publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Sega and 2K. Sumo Digital is part of the Sumo Group plc.

    Ep.8 SumoCast: Design AMA - Getting Ready to Join The Games Industry

    Ep.8 SumoCast: Design AMA - Getting Ready to Join The Games Industry

    Welcome to Episode 8 of SumoCast - this week we're taking a look at all things design! In this episode, we're joined by Paul Colls and Rhianne Murphy from Sumo Sheffield and Nathan Chandler Gibson from Sumo Newcastle. We talk about what a career in design looks like and answer some of your questions about taking the next step in your career.

    Check out our open positions: jobs.lever.co/sumo-digital
    Reach out to our recruitment team: sumocareers@sumo-digital.com

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep.7 SumoCast: LGBTQ+ In Games

    Ep.7 SumoCast: LGBTQ+ In Games

    Welcome to Episode 7 of SumoCast - this time around we’re joined by guests from various studios to discuss all things PRIDE! 🌈 We’re chatting to Blaise Imiolczyk from The Chinese Room, Pyrrha Shaw from Sumo Leamington, and Mark Hall and Mike Welsh from Sumo Sheffield. Join us as we dive into LGBTQ+ representation in games, what games studios can do to support the LGBTQ+ community, and some of the first-hand experiences from our wonderful guests.

    Check out our open positions: https://jobs.lever.co/sumo-digital
    Reach out to our recruitment team: sumocareers@sumo-digital.com

    Some of the games we mentioned include:
    The Last of Us: Part 2 – Naughty Dog
    Wandersong – Greg Lobanov
    Sayonara Wild Hearts – Simogo

    You can browse the Steam LGBTQ+ tag here: https://store.steampowered.com/tags/en/LGBTQ

    • 45 min
    Ep.6 SumoCast: Getting Ready To Join The Games Industry - Code

    Ep.6 SumoCast: Getting Ready To Join The Games Industry - Code

    For our sixth episode, we're joined by Hollie Brown from Sumo Sheffield, Dale Green from Red Kite Games and Ben Harris from Sumo Group. We're chatting about all things programming, and what the application process looks like for coders looking to get into the industry.

    Take a look at our game development tutorials over on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dfi6-RCDPrk&list=PLj3D1ZQg64u5QF-7m6N5rFFEd7jBgIv65
    Check out our open code positions here: https://jobs.lever.co/sumo-digital?team=Code
    Reach out to our recruitment team on: sumocareers@sumo-digital.com
    Find Ben on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-harris-38483325/

    • 44 min

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