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Principal VFX Artist – VR Games – Amsterdam, Netherlands


Principal VFX Artist – VR Games – Amsterdam, Netherlands

One Player Missions client is looking for a Principal VFX Artist to join their Amsterdam team. They are in full production of a high-end VR action shooter based on a global franchise, with plans for new projects this year.

The successful candidate will collaborate in a multidisciplinary team to implement engaging game features and systems for ground-breaking VR games and experiences.


  • Create high-quality VFX in various techniques and styles.
  • Research and implement innovative VFX techniques.
  • Monitor VFX impact on performance and adjust accordingly.


  • Extensive experience as a VFX Artist.
  • Strong artistic insight and feeling for timing and animation.
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine’s Niagara Systems.
  • Proven technical ability in content creation and implementation.
  • Extensive knowledge of Unreal Engine, including shaders, blueprint, and particle systems.
  • Good understanding of performance implications and optimisations.
  • Established modelling and texturing ability.
  • Strong knowledge of pixel and vertex shaders.
  • Extensive knowledge of special effects software (e.g., FumeFX, RealFlow, Embergen, Houdini).
  • Bonus points for: Substance Painter & Designer experience, Knowledge of MEL/Python and Understanding of CGFX and/or HLSL shader languages.


  • Healthy work-life balance and hybrid working model.
  • Career coaching and personal development budget.
  • Tax benefits and relocation cost compensation for eligible candidates.
  • Additional vacation options and travel benefits.
  • Free pension plan, lunch, and group activities.
  • Access to the latest VR hardware and games.
  • Home office setup support including hardware and energy cost contribution.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 425!

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