Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Video Games Developer
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • Unit 32, Jessops Riverside, 800 Brightside Lane, Sheffield, S9 2RX

About Sumo Digital Ltd

Founded in 2003, Sumo Digital are a world-class game development studio, licensed to develop on all the major gaming platforms ,as well as mobile and tablet, with partners including Microsoft, SEGA and Sony.

With UK studios in Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle, the company aims to utilise its unique experience and exceptional talent, to offer an unequalled level of service and turnkey solutions to publishing and technology partners.

The studio believes in creating a great working environment for its staff, which has led to a range of initiatives spanning wellbeing, charity, regular social events and much more.

Sumo are led by co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Carl Cavers, who makes sure he spends time around the studio chatting openly to employees about work and family life.

What is it like to work for Sumo Digital Ltd

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Sumo organise a range of charitable initiatives, including the Sumo Big Day Out Raffle, a food bank, shoe box collections, and an initiative that sees the company provide staff with two fruit baskets per week. Each basket purchased plants one tree in Malawi via the charity Ripple Africa.
My Company
My Company
Due to continued growth, they have acquired two new units that are currently being fitted out for their teams. As part of this, they are creating a large new social space where employees will be able to sit and eat, chat, have informal meetings or hold workshops.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Sumo believe their staff are the company’s most valued commodity and are key to the success of the business. As well as financial rewards, they like to thank their staff through other means, which includes the annual Sumo Big Day Out - a summer fun day with free activities for all family members.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:


  • UK sites:


  • Staff:


  • Average Age:


  • Earning £35,000+:


  • Male : Female:

    90% / 10%

Regional Engagement

In the press


Want to get on the list or be accredited?

Start your engagement journey today and find out what you need to do to earn a Best Companies accreditation or a place on the Best Companies lists.