About the Sumo Pune family

Established in 2007, Sumo Pune was the 2nd Studio opened by Sumo Digital.   

Since then, Sumo Pune has developed into a premier destination for console and PC games development in India.  

We collaborate with all studios in the Sumo Digital family, co-developing with them across Engineering, Art, Design, QA, and Production through all the stages of making and publishing a game.  

Together with Sumo Digital studios, have developed videogames for partners like Apple, SEGA, Microsoft, Sony, EA, 2K and many more. We are incredibly proud to be working on highly anticipated and exciting next-gen games. 


STUDIO HISTORY

FOUNDED IN 2007

  • Primarily established as an Art studio
  • Art team seamlessly integrated within UK Studios and projects

2015

  • Engineering Team started
  • Fully integrated with UK development teams
  • Providing both key specialist engineering expertise and generalist development support

2017

  • Design Team started
  • Currently working across multiple projects providing level design and game design expertise

QA TEAM STARTED

  • Supporting Quality Assurance across multiple projects
Sumo Pune team member working
Sumo Pune Employees celebrating an award

OUR STUDIO TEAM

Currently nearing a 140-person strong multi discipline, Co-Development Studio, and growing!

  • Production Team: 4 people
  • Art Team: 87 people across UI, Animation, Characters, Environments, Vehicles and Props
  • Engineering Team: 27 people across Gameplay, AI, Systems, Tools and Generalists
  • Design Team: 7 people across Level Design and Game Design
  • Quality Analyst Team: 2 people
  • IT, Operations, Finance, HR, Recruitment and Marketing: 10 people

STUDIO LEADERSHIP


Anup Totala

Director of Finance and Operations

12 years experience: Deloitte


Stewart Neal

Studio Director

22 years experience: Codemasters, Midway Games


Jacob Kureekattil

Head of Production

19 years experience: Keywords (Lakshya), Auryn Inc



Sonal Vyavahare

HR Manager

11 years experience: Infosys, Maersk, Markets and Markets


Asit Ghadge

Head of Art

15 years experience: FX Labs (Now Glu), Aurona Technologies



Ganesh Chaudhari

Technical Manager

11 years experience: Motorola, MOP Ltd



Roshan Sarangi

Senior Recruiter

5.5 years experience: Futurestep, Anibrain


Laxmikant Sharma

Art Manager

14 years experience: Jump Games (Now Reliance Games)

ONE BIG FAMILY WITH OUTSTANDING SUPPORT AND PERKS

IN AND AROUND PUNE

Pune is a green city boasting Hill Stations, Parks and Forts. There are also multiple restaurants and bars within walking distance for a great night life experience. Close access to a large shopping mall with a movie theatre and party facilities and sports venues, makes Pune a great place to keep all ages occupied when not creating some of the worlds best known AAA games.

Photo of a mountain
Cricket ground
Lavasa Riverfront