Breda University of Applied Sciences is an independent and international higher education institution, specialising in the disciplines of Games & Media, Hotel, Facilities, Logistics, Built Environment, Traffic and Tourism & Leisure.

The institute seeks to create a distinct profile for itself as a centre for education, research and knowledge. It is in this capacity that the institute is committed to making a contribution to our globalising society by training young people to become responsible professionals – in conjunction with international industries. Furthermore, the institute aims to create a stimulating workplace for both students and staff, enable them to integrate knowledge and skills, develop their talents to the fullest and apply them to society in a professional and responsible manner.

The Academy for Digital Entertainment of Breda University of Applied Sciences offers bachelor’s programmes in Game Architecture & Design and Media & Entertainment Management. The CMGT Game Architecture & Design programme is a full development programme teaching all aspects of game development. The Media & Entertainment Management programme has specialisations in Media & Entertainment Marketing, Production and Content. The Academy also offers a Master in Media Innovation as well as a Master in Game Technology.

Our programmes are both rated Number 1 in the national rankings (National Student Survey and Elsevier) because of the vocational approach and quality and experience of the staff. The staff of the academy are recruited from all over the world (e.g. USA, UK, Australia, Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands) and all courses are taught in English.

For our experienced international entertainment development team we are looking for a

Lecturer Visual Arts (1.0fte)

Job profile

The activities to be performed include:

  • Delivering lectures and workshops to students on both bachelor and/or master level;
  • Coaching and supervising students in Game-Lab, our in-house game development studio;
  • Supervising internships, specialisation and graduation projects.

Candidate profile

  • Recent and demonstrable international experience in the digital entertainment industry (games, animation, computer graphics, film, visual effects);
  • A master’s degree or PhD is highly desirable as well as experience in the academic field;
  • Experience in all fields of visual arts for games is considered, especially in any of the following areas: Unreal Engine, character sculpting, advanced rigging, real-time FX and destruction, UI/UX, procedural texturing, and/or technical art;
  • Proven aptitude for art and good eye for detail;
  • A recent portfolio of work (website preferred); applicants without a portfolio will not be considered;
  • Teaching experience in higher professional education and experience with practical skill-based teaching OR the willingness to do a training course in didactical skills (which can be provided);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Salary & benefits

The salary for this position will be at level 11 of the CAO-HBO (Collective Labour Agreement), earning in between a monthly minimum of €3,392.46 and a maximum of €4,661.12 gross (full-time). For applicants with a PhD a scale 12 position can be discussed. You will be officially appointed in the position of Lecturer. You will receive a fixed annual benefit of 8.3%. Apart from this, Breda University of Applied Sciences offers you an 8% holiday allowance and a compensation for your health insurance. With a full-time position and a working pattern of 40 hours a week you are entitled to 10.7 weeks of holiday leave (including public holidays).   

Breda University of Applied Sciences provides assistance to guide expatriate employees through the process of relocation and settling in. Dutch tax authorities may offer tax reduction to applicants from abroad (which makes tax rates comparable to the UK and USA).


We would like to invite you to apply via the online application form, for which the link is provided on this page. Applications via e-mail or letter will not be processed. If you already have an account in our Talentpool, you can log in and use 'Apply for this position' directly. The information in your profile will be used for your application, which will save you time filing your application. If an internal candidate and an external candidate are equally suitable for this position, preference will be given to the internal candidate.

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