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Lecturer in Visual Arts (full-time)

Geplaatst: 27-09-2022
Sluitingsdatum: 29-11-2022
Breda University of Applied Sciences
min. 1 fte, max. 1 fte 
max. 11 (€3.881,09 - €5.332,48) 
Stafdienst (algemeen) 


Do you work in games development, cinematics, (short) film and VFX? Would you like to share your passion with our talented students? Join us to become a lecturer at the Academy for Games & Media of Breda University of Applied Sciences. Guide our highly motivated students in becoming the leading specialists in the games industry! You be working in our top-rated programme which is well connected with the industry and has alumni in leading games studios. Not only will you be working near the city centre of Breda, on a green, sustainable and high-tech campus, you also have great benefits including almost eleven weeks of holiday entitlements!

About the job
You will be teaching in our bachelor Games bachelor programme, specifically with the Visual Arts students. As our education is project based and linked to the industry, the emphasis as a lecturer lies on guiding and supervising our students in order to learn and grow as a professional. In addition, you will be coaching students in Games lab and Master program, supervise internships and graduation projects. Courses you will teach depend on your skillset and previous experience.

Developing course content, curriculum renewal as well as using your professional network to create strategic partnerships with national and international industry partners is also part of the job. 

You will work closely together in a small team of industry veterans and fellow lecturers where you will be given the freedom to perform your role as you see fit. In this position, you get the opportunity to guide and support smart, highly committed and creative people in the process of becoming leading specialists in designing the next AAA games. 

What do we ask of you?

  • You have a broad and proven track record in Visual Arts within the Games and VFX industry and/or education; 
  • You have a master’s degree or are willing to commit to master’s degree programme after you join us. If so, we will offer you our full support in obtaining your degree;  
  • You have teaching experience or are willing to take didactical training; 
  • You are a great teamplayer and have an affinity in working with young professionals in the making;  
  • You have thorough understanding of and proven track record/ recent experience with visual development, animation and/ or real-time art pipeline; 
  • You have hands-on experience with tools like Unreal, Unity, Maya or proprietary game development tools; 
  • You have experience working on commercial game development projects with a focus on Visual Arts; 
  • You will be working in an international and intercultural setting. Therefore, having excellent verbal and written communication skills in English is a necessity. 

What do we offer?

  • The salary for this position amounts to a monthly minimum of € 3,881.09 and a monthly maximum of € 5,332.48 (gross amounts based on full-time employment);  
  • This position is classified in scale 11 of the cao-hbo (collective labour agreement);  
  • The position is a permanent position. We will start with an appointment for one year. In the case of good performance and unchanged organisational circumstances, a permanent appointment will follow;  
  • Your commuting expenses will be fully reimbursed if you travel by public transport;  
  • You will receive an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% and an 8% holiday allowance;   
  • You will receive compensation for health insurance;  
  • You will also be awarded professional development hours every year and approximately eleven weeks of holiday entitlements for a full-time position;  
  • You will be working on a green, sustainable campus near the city centre of Breda;  
  • Moving from abroad to Breda in the Netherlands?  We provide support and financial compensation in the case of relocation and settling-in in the Netherlands. Dutch tax authorities may offer tax reduction to applicants from abroad (which makes tax rates comparable to the UK and US).  

The application process
Please send us your application in English before 30 November 2022 via the online application form (see link on our site). Do you have any questions? Feel free to contact Zoran Arizanovic at arizanovic.a@buas.nl for questions about the job itself, or recruitment@buas.nl for questions about the application process. You will receive a reply to your application two weeks after the closing date at the latest. Job interviews will be held on campus with three staff members.

If you already have an account on our website, you can log in and apply for this position directly. The information in your profile will be used for your application which will save you time filing it. Among candidates with equal qualifications and experience, preference will be given to the internal candidate. 

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated. 

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