Art Lead, Merge Mansion Helsinki

Are you an experienced Art Lead up for leading the art discipline & production of our hit game, Merge Mansion?

Ready to join one of Europe's fastest growing game companies?

If yes, Metacore could be the right place for you

We are a Helsinki-based game company best known for our hit game Merge Mansion and our people-first company culture. Built on trust, our culture allows us to work autonomously, efficiently, and ambitiously. We have mutually agreed on five cultural norms to describe how we build trust and work as Metacore – you can find them here.

Our company’s mission is to entertain hundreds of millions of people for decades. Although we already entertain 40,000,000+ players worldwide and have grown into a team of 120+ game industry professionals in less than two years, we’re only getting started. That’s where we hope you come in: to lead the art discipline, upkeep visual style and quality, and coordinate art production for Merge Mansion.

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Helsinki, Finland


Relocating to Finland expected, full support provided

Remote work:

Hybrid model of office and remote work

Start date:

Flexible, ideally as soon as possible

Working language:


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Art Lead plays a key role in translating the game vision to quality, consistent and beloved art enjoyed by millions of Merge Mansion players around the world. In practice, this means (at least) the following:

  • Leading Merge Mansion’s art discipline and in-house art production as well as the overall art production, defining what to produce internally and what to outsource

  • Translating game vision into art guidelines including quality, consistency and style

  • Defining art roadmap and priorities from the overall game roadmap together with Merge Mansion artists

  • Building the internal art team to meet production needs, evaluate production bottlenecks and react accordingly

  • Take ownership and responsibility for everything art related, act as the bridge between marketing, brand and game production

  • Building leadership within the art team by coaching and sharing best practices, and onboarding new artists to the project

  • Acting as the discipline lead for artists performance evaluations from technical and quality perspective, identifying areas for improvement


Every role is eventually shaped to match our unique passions, backgrounds and strengths. Here are some of the key skills and experience you should already have when joining Metacore as a Art Lead, Merge Mansion:

  • Several years of experience leading a team of artists, so you are well-versed in how to get everyone onboard with the game vision

  • Previous work history as a game artist on a live game, now enables you to define and optimize the art workflow, seamlessly

  • Project leadership experience in developing live games which has given you a unique insight into executing the roadmap and reaching milestones for art development

  • An aptitude for building cooperation, proactiveness and self-direction within your team

  • A flair for giving and receiving constructive feedback, and the ability to help your team members to grow in their roles

  • A shared ambition to build world-class mobile games and understand what kind of trends and styles we should follow to get there

Sounds about right? Then let’s talk!


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About Metacore

Our company is formed by great teams and individuals. Together, we work rather as Metacore than for Metacore – aiming for the same goal of entertaining our audience with world-class mobile games. As Metacore, we’re much more than the sum of our skills, experiences and knowledge.

Metacore as a company

Our Culture

Metacore is the game company where players are the closest thing to a boss. In other words, our teams and individuals enjoy a lot of freedom and responsibility in their work. Everyone can find the optimal way for reaching their goals – as long as it respects our company culture.

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Metacore office is located in Helsinki, Finland – one of the world’s most vivid game hubs, inhabited by the world’s happiest people. We welcome game industry talents from all walks of life, around the world, and do our best to help them settle here.

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