Programmer Industrial Placement 2021
Are you currently in your second year at University and keen to work on development of one of our games?
Sumo Digital are delighted to announce the return of our paid Programming Undergraduate Placement Scheme for the academic year 2021/22.
The scheme offers a fantastic opportunity for talented students to spend a year working as games programmers on our live projects, a great chance to improve your programming skills on a real project. We highly value the contribution that exceptional, undergraduate talent bring to our studio, many of our placement students have returned to work for us permanently after graduation.
Sumo's Programming placement scheme is open to Games Programming/Development/Computer Science undergraduates at any university who require an industrial placement in their third year.
To be considered for this role, applicants must have a passion for games programming and should be working towards a 2:1 classification or above in their studies and should be able to provide good examples of their own work in C++ for the hiring managers to review.
There are opportunities at our Sheffield, Leeds (Red Kite Games), Nottingham, Newcastle, Leamington Spa and Brighton (The Chinese Room) studios. Please state clearly on your application the start and end dates required for your placement. Also, please can you clearly state on your cover letter your preference of studio, by numbering them in order, with 1 as your preferred through to 6 being your least preferred (If you are not interested in all studios, you do not have to include them) for example:
- Leeds (This being the studio you are interested in the most)
- The Chinese Room (This being the studio you are least interested in)
To apply, please upload your CV and a cover letter explaining why you want to work for Sumo and what makes you a good programmer. It is essential that you include some C++ code samples via link, Github or Dropbox, this must be your own work, or if part of a project, make clear what your contributions were.