We are a game company from Helsinki, now also in Berlin, 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 at https://metacoregames.com/culture 

Our company’s mission is to entertain hundreds of millions of people for decades. Although we already entertain 50M+ players worldwide and have grown into a team of 200+ game industry professionals in less than three years, we’re only getting started.

Are you a talented Animator up for pushing the boundaries of visual storytelling in 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, 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. 

Responsibilities

Animator plays a key role in creating engaging and visually captivating animations to enable us to bring Merge Mansion’s renovating gameplay into a new level. In practice, this means (at least) the following:

  • Lifting the yard and Mansion renovation animations to a new level
  • Enabling interactions among 3D characters and their environment through clever animation
  • Collaborating closely with the art, design, and marketing team to bring our games to life through exciting visual effects and UI animations
  • Implementing animations and VFX in Unity, and optimizing for mobile devices

 

Requirements

Here are some of the key skills and experience you should already have when joining Metacore as a  Animator:

  • 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

Basics

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

Sounds about right? Then let’s talk!

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!

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.

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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