Vacancies in Art & Animation

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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting the reference number 1039.

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

Get in Touch

phone: +44 (0) 1273 233 534

email: info@big-planet.biz

cvs: cvs@big-planet.biz