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San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid (España)

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Full Time


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Facial Animator

MercurySteam, the independent games development studio behind “Castlevania: Lords of Shadow" saga, "Metroid: Samus Returns", "Spacelords"… is searching for video game development professionals for immediate incorporation in its offices located at San Sebastián de los Reyes (Madrid, Spain).

MercurySteam is looking for a talented FACIAL ANIMATOR to join in our studio for our next upcoming title.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the EU.

Minimum requirements

- Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience as an animator focused on facial animation
- Strong knowledge of FACS and micro expressions
- Excellent understanding in fundamentals of animations
- Enthusiasm, self-motivation, and team spirit values
- Passion for video games

Desired requirements

- Experience in rigging is a plus
- Experience in film editing, lighting and VFX is a plus


- Create high-quality keyframe facial animations
- Work with facial video reference
- Be resolutive and proactive over the challenges throughout production.


- Be part of a consolidated Firm, with a trajectory of more than 15 years of experience.
- Develop "Triple A" projects for all types of platforms, ideal to promote your professional growth.
- Excellent work environment in a company with qualified professionals, who will help you integrate and take advantage of your potential.
- Flexible entry hours (08:00am to 10:00am)
- You will not have to "go through" periods of ‘Crunch’; we avoid them with the best possible planning.
- Economic conditions according to your experience and abilities.
- Private medical insurance.

How to apply:

If you want to be part of our staff, please send us your CV by email, attaching samples of your work or functional web link with your Demo Reel to:
Subject: "Facial Animator - (Candidate Name)"

All samples received will be considered confidential.
The possibility of remote or freelance work is not contemplated.
PLEASE, refrain from candidates who do not meet the requirements.

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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