Principal Technical Artist

Relocation Opportunity – AAA Titles – Amazing Location

Employment Type
Salary on application

Do you have VR experience, and are you seeking a new job in Amsterdam? Our client is looking for a full-time Principal Technical Artist, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As the Principal Technical Artist, you will be responsible for creating and realising opportunities to increase the visual appeal and performance of graphics. Working in tandem with the art and tech leads you to focus on researching and implementing new tools and techniques to drive up the quality of the content. 

In your first few weeks in this Principal Technical Artist role, you can expect to: 

  • Drive improvements and maintain the toolchain for art asset creation and optimisation that meet the team's needs 
  • Innovate on techniques in asset creation that get the best visual results from the target platform 
  • Act as an inspiration for other technical artists in their growth. 

To apply, you will need a solid understanding of rendering theory from cutting-edge console to mobile. You will also require the following: 

  • Deep knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 blueprinting, materials, shaders, etc 
  • An expert in optimisation for both high-end and mobile, from profiling to implementation 
  • Good communication skills, in English, across all disciplines and with team and management. 

In return for your knowledge and expertise, you will receive an excellent salary and benefits package.  

To apply for this Principal Technical Artist job in Amsterdam, please contact Sam from Skillsearch today at 


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Besides throwing shapes at his favourite bar, Sam’s second favourite Brighton-based activity is finding the best game art talent in the office. But when he’s not busy with either of these things, he’s got his hands full with his three pet lizards, scorpion and tarantula waiting for him at home!

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