SPEAKER: Scott Kirkland

Scott Kirkland

Studio Director
Sumo Warrington

Scott joined the games industry as a junior programmer at DID in 1996. Specialising in graphics for their flight sim games, he left in 1999 to be one of the co-founders and TD of Evolution Studios. Over 3 generations of PlayStation and a Sony acquisition, he was dragged into management and leadership, taking a keen interest in agile production along the way. He’s also run an indie studio, worked as a Dev Director at Sumo Sheffield, and spent time at d3t before returning to the Sumo fold in 2019.


The path to running your own studio: an audience with Studio Directors

A rare opportunity to come, listen and pose your questions to some of our Studio Directors across Sumo Digital about the route and career choices they made to running their own studio. Each Studio Director will share their unique story, challenges they faced and career advice. There will also be an opportunity on the day to ask some questions.


• Insight into different career routes to becoming a Studio Director
• Career advice from the panel
• Your questions, answered