iart team members during workshop

Open Position: Technical Artist

We are seeking a talented Technical Artist with experience in developing applications in Unity to join our team and help build a cutting-edge virtual reality simulation to test real world problems. The 80-100% position is available immediately or by mutually agreed date. The position is available as a freelance position or as a temporary appointment with the prospect of extension or permanent employment depending on the project progress.

Your responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the research, design, and engineering teams to translate complex technical concepts into a realistic VR-Simulation
  • Develop and test Unity-based applications and features and implement game mechanics in a multiplayer setting
  • Quickly troubleshoot and resolve technical issues and bugs
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and advancements in mixed reality technology

Our requirements:

  • Proven experience in working with Unity and a strong understanding of its features and capabilities
  • Good understanding of Unity’s render pipelines (URP and HDRP).
  • Knowledge of programming shaders in Unity
  • Experience with mixed reality technologies such as AR and VR and a passion for games and game development
  • Proficient in English in communication and writing
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative environment

Nice to have:

  • Experience with C#
  • Experience with multiplayer application development
  • Basic knowledge of optics and experience with ray tracing
  • Understanding of software development principles and design patterns
  • Experience with high-end AR/VR-Hardware (Varjo XR-3 or similar).

We offer:

  • The opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking advances in immersive media experiences
  • A high degree of creative potential in a dynamic environment
  • A flexible annual working model and optional remote office
  • The chance to shape a collegially managed company
  • A corporate culture based on mutual respect, commitment and transparency


Please email with one attachment to: jobs@iart.ch

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