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San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid (España)

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Cinematic Animator - Senior

MERCURY STEAM ENTERTAINMENT, Spanish company focused on the development of multiplatform videogames with an international scope ("Castlevania: Lords of Shadow" saga, "Metroid: Samus Returns", "Spacelords"), is looking for a passioned and talented SENIOR CINEMATIC ANIMATOR to join in our studio for our next upcoming title.

Candidates must be authorized to work in EU, this is an on-site job at our offices in San Sebastián de los Reyes (Madrid, SPAIN)

Minimum requirements

- 3/5 years of experience in animation for cinematics, previs or equivalent
- Deep knowledge of Maya
- Excellent understanding of body mechanics animations and special focus on facial animation
- Strong Knowledge in motion capture editing
- Strong Knowledge of Visual Storytelling & Cinematography Language
- Enthusiasm, self-motivation, and team spirit values
- Be fluent in Spanish and English
- Passion for videogames

Desired requirements

- Experience developing animation tools (Mel / Python) is a plus
- Experience in rigging is a plus
- Experience in film editing, lighting and / or VFX is a plus


- Create high-quality cinematics from scratch to final implementation to our Mercury Engine
- Create high-quality hand keyed animations for body and facial characters, to monsters, props, cameras…
- Assemble, edit, clean up, and enhance motion capture data
- Be resolutive and proactive over the challenges throughout production.


- Working in a solid company with more than 15 years
- Working on AAA games for next generation, along a high-qualify team that will help you feel right at home and to enjoy your work.
- We do NOT contemplate CRUNCH periods in our company culture
- Flexible hours: IN from 8.00 / 10:00, OUT from 16:00 / 19:00
- Excellent ambient studio
- Salary expectation under candidate experience


Please send your Resume with a link to your Demo reel to jobs_hr@mercurysteam.com
Subject line: Cinematic Animator - SENIOR - (your name)

Company details
Full company nameMercury Steam Entertainment
EMail addressjobs_hr@mercurysteam.com
LocationSan Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid (España)
ActivitiesDesarrollo de videojuegos
FoundedSunday, April 20, 2002
About this companyMercurySteam es el galardonado estudio de desarrollo responsable de la saga Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, el aclamado por la crítica Metroid: Samus Returns, Clive Barker’s Jericho y Scrapland. Nuestro último título Spacelords, un shooter cooperativo free to play, ya está disponible en PlayStation 4, Xbox One y PC.
Con sede en Madrid, España, la misión de MercurySteam es crear experiencias de juego únicas, disruptivas y emocionantes para usuarios de todo el mundo.


MercurySteam is the award-winning independent development studio behind the multi-million selling Castlevania: Lords of Shadow series and the critically acclaimed Metroid: Samus Returns. Their latest title is their first self-published game, Spacelords. Based in Madrid, Spain - MercurySteam’s mission is to create the best possible game experiences in partnership with players around the world.
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