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Senior Visual Designer

Varjo Technologies is based in Helsinki and is creating the world’s best hardware and software for groundbreaking VR/AR/MR computing devices, merging the real and digital worlds seamlessly together in seamless cinematic quality.

Senior Visual Designers lead the creation of the visuals that Varjo users will see. You will work closely with our team of designers, hardware and software engineers to create innovative and compelling content, crafting the future of VR and MR user experiences.

You are the rare breed of person that has both the visual sense for great style, design and usability, and the technical skills to create compelling 2D/3D content and experiences from scratch. You know the design rules but are not afraid to break them when necessary. Your work feels energetic, responsive and alive.

You are curious and love experimenting, creating and sharing many ideas rapidly, and iterating and improving on your work based on user feedback. You are an innovative problem solver and team player who thrives in a dynamic startup environment.

This is a full-time position located in Helsinki, Finland.


  • Working hands-on, creating 2D and 3D graphics, materials, user interface, visual design and motion design solutions from concept to final implementation
  • Deliver pixel perfect hi-fidelity designs to front end development and supporting the software team so that they can do their work successfully
  • Creating new and optimizing existing high quality assets so that they run in real-time with optimal performance
  • Work inside Unity and Unreal Engine to create 3D environments as well as assembling content from existing assets
  • Exploring concepts, technical solutions and user experience alternatives, creating quick sketches and prototypes of your ideas
  • Supporting other areas of business by creating graphical content and assets

Work with great people

Antti Peuhkurinen
Senior Graphics / XR Engineer
"If you want to work with the latest technologies, work someplace else. If you want to create the newest technology, work here."
Jose Perez
Principal Industrial Designer
"We’re designing a new computing platform from scratch."
Ali Yorulmaz
Senior Unreal Developer
"If you have a question, you can’t google it because it doesn’t exist."
Vili Miettinen
Principal Hacker
"We’re working on things that have never been done before."

Skills & Requirements

  • 5+ years of relevant professional and creative experience with a proven track record of shipped and successful projects (for example game projects)
  • Strong 3D modeling, texturing, texture mapping and UV mapping skills - your work needs to wow people
  • Proficiency with 3D modeling and art software, such as Maya, 3DS Max, Photoshop and Substance
  • Experience creating content, interactions and prototypes inside Unity and/or Unreal Engine
  • An eye for design, typography, motion graphics, color theory, a sense of style and polish, a refined taste – you know what is both functional and what looks good
  • Creative thinking ability to resolve technical challenges and limitations
  • Capability to effectively manage your time between multiple simultaneous projects
  • Technical proficiency in computer graphic areas such as real-time lighting, rendering, PBR texturing and graphical shader creation is a plus
  • Previous experience of working in VR or MR is a plus
  • Previous experience in UX design is a plus

Great Place to Work

  • Great office location

  • Full healthcare benefit

  • The best possible tools your need to do your job

  • Flexible working

  • Experienced and knowledgeable team mates

  • Work alongside the best companies in the world

  • Competitive compensation to share the success

About the company

At Varjo we create hardware and software experiences to fulfill our vision of immersive computing. The mixed reality experiences we are creating will empower each of us to be more creative and more productive.

We want to work with the best – we want you to join us. We are offering you an exciting position where you can see into the future and play your part in shaping it.

When we are done, computers will look nothing like what they do right now.


Stella Kechedzhi | Hiring Manager

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