Sumo Newcastle

Sumo Newcastle creates innovative titles in the heart of the North-East of England for some of the world’s biggest publishers. Mix this with Sumo's passion for personal development and outstanding benefits and it's a winning combination for those looking to find their next role in the games industry.

About Sumo Newcastle

Formerly CCP Games, Sumo Newcastle joined the Sumo Digital family in January 2018.

The team is highly experienced both in the industry and working together. They’re working across a number of different genres and projects so there are always fresh challenges and a variety of work.

Carrying a broad range of development skills, Sumo Newcastle is also widely regarded for its pioneering and critically acclaimed expertise in virtual reality development.

They are proud to be in the North-East of England with a new purpose-built studio located in the iconic Riga Building – perfectly situated in the Baltic Quarter of Gateshead Quays with a short walk over the Millennium Bridge to the heart of the city.

Employee Benefits



Free hot drinks and fruit


Competitive salary


Sponsored studio activities



Personal development


Social calendar


Flexible working

An environment to thrive

Sumo Newcastle believes the key to great work is a healthy work-life balance. That means no crunch; a policy that the studio is passionate about. They’ve built their team around their cultural fit, which has given them a mix of industry veterans and up-and-coming stars. This means there are plenty of creative minds and support to spur each other on.

At Sumo Newcastle, they are known for their own IP generation, and as such, there is a high amount of creative control within the studio.

They aren't big fans of micromanagement so their team benefits from a high degree of autonomy in their work – with everyone trusted to deliver their best work across a variety of innovative projects.

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