Posted on April 6, 2018 by staff

Sumo Digital hires talent acquisition manager


Award-winning video game developer Sumo Digital has appointed a new talent acquisition manager to support its continued growth.

Holly Youdan will be based at Sumo’s headquarters in Sheffield and head up recruitment across the developer’s four studios – of all of which are currently hiring.

Sumo Digital, part of the AIM-listed Sumo Group, currently employs more than 500 staff in Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle and Pune, India.

“I realised quite quickly that Sumo Digital is a place that cares about its employees,” Youdan said.

“With an open way of communicating with each other, the culture is one of collaboration, accountability and a desire to keep getting, and being, better at everything.

“I am excited to be helping write the next chapter of Sumo’s story and building continued success for 2018 and beyond.”

Youdan has a wealth of recruitment experience in the tech sector. She joins Sumo from Brandwatch, a Brighton-based SaaS company and social media intelligence software specialist.

A keen cricketer, Youdan played for England in the 2017 Indoor Cricket World Cup in Dubai.

Paul Porter, managing director of Sumo Digital, added: “Holly’s experience of recruitment in a people and tech based business makes her a great addition to the Sumo team.

“Communication comes easily to Holly and as recruitment is all about establishing relationships at every level her skills and enthusiasm will help us continue to hire the best talent.”