Vertigo Games UI Engineer

UI Engineer

Job description

Vertigo Games is a leading publisher and developer of VR games. We are looking for a passionate UI Engineer to join our team based in the center of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Join us on a mission to develop and launch cutting-edge VR games internationally and help us on our quest to push the boundaries of virtual reality gaming.


  • Work closely with our game designers, UX designers, artists and animators to create well thought out, easy to use and eye pleasing UI for our upcoming games
  • Establish and preserve consistency, authenticity and harmony across all systems, user experience and user interfaces
  • Develop and create user interface screens, transitions, animations, and VFX
  • Iterate and evolve UI related systems/functionality based on user feedback


  • A passion for game development and sustainable software
  • A keen eye for ‘good’ UI, its style and beauty, but also, just as important, its readability, usability and consistency
  • Expert understanding of hierarchy and layout design principles
  • Worked on UI for at least 1 shipped game title
  • Positive attitude and an ability to receive and provide objective feedback
  • Experience with Unity’s UI pipeline (after 4.6)


  • Affinity with UX design principles
  • Experience with other UI frameworks (Hummingbird, Scaleform GFx, QT, IMGUI)
  • Know your way in art/design software like Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator)
  • Illustration skills to paint UI screens, frames, borders, icons, etc.
  • Experience creating UI code/systems for limited platforms (VR/mobile/consoles)

what we offer

  • A company culture that values a healthy work-life balance
  • Room to learn, grow and share your creative input
  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension plan (50% own contribution, 50% paid by employer)
  • Free train commuting when living outside of Rotterdam
  • The latest VR hardware and titles which you can borrow and take home
  • Health benefits such as fresh fruit at the office and discounted gym memberships
  • Office with a panoramic view, located in the city center of Rotterdam

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Required application materials:
  • Resume
  • Portfolio
  • Zip file containing: multiple code samples (5+) demonstrating your code qualifications and a readme explaining them

Do not: send a full project or github that we have to browse through to find the juicy details
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