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Senior Technical Artist VR Games Netherlands – REF 1039

We are working with a leading VR studio based in Amsterdam, who are looking for a talented Senior Technical Artist to join their team and work on their latest projects.

What you will be doing:

  • Be responsible for optimizing scenes and assets to ensure smooth performance and optimal player experience
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams to develop and implement solutions for technical art issues
  • Research and implement technical improvements
  • Mentor and train junior artists in best practises, tools, and processes
  • Stay up to date with the latest industry techniques and tools

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Technical Artist or similar role
  • Extensive knowledge and skills of Unreal Engine e.g., shaders, blueprint, particle systems
  • Good understanding of performance implications and optimizations
  • Familiarity with special effects software e.g., FumeFX, RealFlow, Embergen, Houdini
  • Strong knowledge of pixel and vertex shaders
  • Great English written and verbal communication skills


  • Knowledge of VFX and Niagara
  • Experience with Houdini, Substance Painter and Designer
  • Understanding of CGFX and/or HLSL shader languages
  • Knowledge of MEL and Python
  • C++ programming skills


  • Competitive salary with a healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Great added benefits e.g., health and Pension contribution plans
  • Latest VR hardware and technology
  • Friendly and supportive work environment


To apply please forward your CV to quoting the reference number 1039.

Big Planet is an equal opportunity company, valuing diversity and does not discriminate. We are GDPR compliant.

Senior Technical Artist VR Games Netherlands – REF 1039

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience

Published on 12 Jun 2024

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