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Game Animator

We are a mobile game company based in both Helsinki and Berlin creating world-class entertainment, by building a portfolio of hit games, while having fun with it. Since our launch in 2020, our first chart-topping game Merge Mansion has been entertaining over 50 million players worldwide, and we have grown into a team of over 200.

Our mission is to entertain hundreds of millions of people for decades, with our games, and also through our creative marketing, community, and beyond.

We’re ordinary people crafting extraordinary games with passion and ambition, united by our culture of trust, psychological safety and wellbeing.

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We are looking for a talented Game Animator to help us bring life into the Merge Mansion Universe through engaging and visually captivating animations. You will join Merge Mansion’s central Art-team and collaborate closely with art, design and marketing teams.

More about Metacore crafts: https://metacoregames.com/our-crafts

Responsibilities

  • Lifting the yard and Mansion renovation animations to a new level
  • Implementing animations and VFX in Unity, and optimizing for mobile devices
  • Bring life and excitement to features, gameplay and UI through animation and vfx
  • Collaborating closely with the art, design, and marketing team to bring our games to life through exciting visual effects and UI animations

Requirements

  • Great understanding of motion principles
  • Several years of experience in mobile game projects working as an Animator
  • Proficiency in visual effects and animation software such as Blender
  • Solid understanding of animation techniques, including characters, props, VFX and UI for mobile games
  • Knowledge of narrative storytelling and the ability to bring a story to life through animations
  • Knowledge of visual effects pipeline and implementation in Unity
  • Solid understanding of technical requirements and optimisation techniques to fit various devices
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills to effectively communicate with team members and stakeholders

In addition to these, it would be nice but not mandatory for you to have these as well:

  • Scripting skills
  • Experience with VFX softwares such as After Effects
  • Experience with DoTween

What We Offer

  • Workplace where we aim high, without taking ourselves too seriously
  • Autonomy and accountability with support to foster professional development
  • Great opportunities to grow with the company
  • Work-life balance and strong emphasis on wellbeing
  • Approachable leaders with low ego
  • Flexible hybrid workplace where people enjoy working at the office

Basics

  • Location: Helsinki, Finland
  • Relocation: Relocating to Finland expected, full support provided
  • Work model: Mix of office and remote work
  • Working language: English

Sounds about right? Then let’s talk!

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Our culture

Our culture is based on trust, psychological safety and wellbeing. At Metacore, autonomy and accountability go firmly hand in hand, and we cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace where you can be yourself.

We are inclusive, collaborative, and humble and think “we” before “me”. We enable focus through transparency and ownership. We aim high, and aspire to be nothing less than the best game company in the world to work for.

To create even better games, communities and entertainment, we welcome talent with diverse experiences, who are passionate about their roles and bold in their ambition.

We have collectively defined our culture and values, and we uphold them together, every day.

Read more about our culture
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Our equal opportunity statement

To entertain hundreds of millions of people for decades, we need diverse teams that understand our diverse audiences. The key to unleash our creativity is a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture of trust where Metacoreans from all walks of life can be themselves. We celebrate our differences and believe they are the strength that drives us forward.

We are committed to offering equal opportunities for all, regardless of background, age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, family status, education, socioeconomic status or any other characteristic. We build and maintain a workplace and industry free of harassment and discrimination.

We also aspire to have DE&I as a fundamental part of our game design process to enable us to create even better and more inclusive games, communities and entertainment.
If you require any support or have specific needs during the application process, please don't hesitate to let us know. We look forward to hearing from you!

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