About Midoki

We are an award wining mobile game development studio based in Warwickshire, the heart of the English countryside. Founded by a small team of veteran game developers in late 2011, our focus is the creation of ground-breaking, socially-connected games that deliver rich entertaining experiences to the mobile space. Midoki collaborated in SEGA Hardlight’s Crazy taxi: City Rush, and has developed the award-winning games Plunder Pirates and Knighthood.

Day in the Life of 3D Modeller at Midoki:

As a 3D Modeller, you’ll be a crucial part of our art team, helping to build the immersive environments of our games. You’ll collaborate closely with the Lead Artist, following design briefs to create assets that fit our style and technical requirements. Your main task will be crafting optimized in-game assets that stay within our game’s memory and performance limits, ensuring a smooth gaming experience as directed by the Technical Art Director.

But it’s not just about hitting numbers and specs. You’ll also work alongside the Lead Artist and Designers, fine-tuning assets until they’re just right. Plus, you’ll play a key role in keeping everything visually cohesive, ensuring that all assets align with the Art Director’s vision. If you’re passionate about diving into creative projects, sharing ideas, and staying up-to-date with industry trends, we’d love to have you join our team.

What you need to do this job:

  • Previous games art experience, from a professional setting
  • Experience creating optimised 3D assets
  • Flexibility in a range of art styles and have a portfolio demonstrating this
  • Proficiency in high-end modern packages such as photoshop, Maya/3dsMax or Blender
  • Great communication skills and the ability to manage own time efficiently
  • An understanding of how to work with a strict memory and performance budget when creating models
  • An open approach to collaboration and feedback from others

The Interview Process:

At Midoki we employ a holistic and engaging interview process that allows us to get to know you, your skills and your potential. Our interviews are typically informal, with a conversational atmosphere that allows you to bring your whole self to the interview. Below you will find a brief overview of the interview.

1st Stage Interview: One hour with our Lead 3D Artist, Art Director, and Technical Art Director. During the interview we will get to know you better, talk to you about your skills and experience, and give you opportunities to ask any questions about the role.

Please note, to be considered for this role you will need to provide a portfolio and CV when submitting your application.

What’s in it for you?

Sumo also offers a highly personable benefits package which has something for everyone, no matter where you are in your career.

Financial: Annual bonus, flexible benefits allowance, salary sacrifice pension, benefits hub, payroll giving, an employee referral scheme (up to £3,000), financial/home buying consultations, workplace ISA and other schemes for tech loans, car loan and bicycles.

Work-life Balance: Flexible working, 21 free choice days holiday (increasing to 22 with service), bank holidays, birthday day off, a duvet day (increasing to 4 with service), Christmas shutdown (Christmas Eve to New Year) and options to buy or sell up to a week of annual leave*.

Health and Wellbeing: Dental insurance, income protection, life assurance, BUPA private healthcare*, leading EAP programs (remote GP, mental health, physio, nutrition, lifestyle coaching and medical second opinions, critical illness cover*, health cash plan*, flexible gym (in-studio or discounts) and funded flu vaccines/eye tests.

Personal Development: Structured My Development pathway, regular appraisals, annual salary reviews, access to Udemy learning platform, 5+ learning days per annum (1 can be used as a volunteer day), award-winning L&D team and yearly attendance to the Sumo Developers Conference ( ).

Extra Perks: A variety of in-studio perks, regular care packages, studio days out (family welcome), studio-led social activities (game jams, yoga, quizzes, life drawing and more), sabbaticals (at 10 years service) and annual gaming subscription.

*Opt-in benefits (part of our flexible benefits options).

Inclusion and Belonging at Sumo Digital:

We are dedicated to growing a sustainable business that provides security to our people while delivering a first-class experience to our partners and players.

As a people business, the success of our people is the success of our company. We prioritise taking care of them with a focus on supporting them, nurturing their talent and providing a healthy, friendly, enriching, creative and safe environment in which to work.

Sumo’s employee diversity group, PRISM, exists to promote diversity, inclusion, equity, equality & wellbeing across the company and plays a key role in Sumo’s ongoing goal of fostering environments where all employees feel safe, welcome & represented.

Our charitable and community initiatives provide support for meaningful causes that matter to our employees, clients and partners.

We continue to work to improve diversity in our recruitment and promotion processes, and to actively encourage people from marginalised groups to consider a career in the games industry.

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