Heerema Marine Contractors

Visual Designer

Do you want to strengthen our animation team and be involved in presenting challenging projects?

Visual Designer








A unique maritime adventure

At Heerema Marine Contractors, we do something new every day. We operate the world’s largest crane vessels and with them we transport, install, and remove offshore structures for the offshore energy markets. Our projects range from installing wind turbines, removing retired offshore oil and gas platforms, and installing platforms up to 50,000 metric tons. By joining us, you will play an important part in our unique maritime adventure.

Your role in the story

In order to support our team we are looking for a creative and inventive 3D Visual Designer. Your daily activities in this position are: 

  • Modelling, Materialize and Rigging in 3DS Max;
  • Work together with project designers and engineers; 
  • Create visualizations in compliance with Drawing Control Procedure and departmental standards;
  • Solve and/or support the technical challenges in Concept Design;
  • Create 3D Animations for installation & removal procedures with Heerema’s vessels; 
  • Using Premiere and After Effects to create storyboard and final product;
  • The tools you are using are 3DS Max and Adobe CS6/CC.

Who will you work with?

The Engineering Department in Heerema Marine Contractors is responsible for the technical preparation necessary for fixed/floating platform installation and removal, along with pipeline and subsea infrastructure. Together with colleagues and clients, our engineers work in dedicated multi discipline project teams in order to provide constructive and workable solutions for these technically challenging projects. As engineers, we know that good ideas often are technical and complex. These good ideas need to be communicated via a clear visualization. This is going to be your job.

A tast of our projects;

Safety Video - Tug - Barge Access Gangway 2.0

QUAD Lift - Turning Ideas into Reality!

Heerema Simulation Center – Renewables

Is this the job for you?
  • Good knowledge of 3DS Max, Vray; 
  • Experience with Adobe CS6/CC After Effects, Photoshop and Premiere Pro;
  • Proficient in creating mechanical animation rigs. 
  • You are creative, but you work structured;
  • A proven record in making animations in 3DS Max and After Effects; 
  • A pro-active attitude with a drive to get the job done;
  • Efficient with work preparation and planning;
  • •Enthusiastic and a team player; 
  • Communication skills in English, both spoken and written; 
  • Eager to learn and always looking for new 3D techniques.

Here is what it takes to be a real Heerema colleague

  • Learning mindset, which means being open to feedback, curious, and eager to learn;
  • Personal leadership which means you are an entrepreneur at heart, have the mindset of a founder and take control of your own work and development.

Working at Heerema Marine Contractors

Making the impossible possible offshore, this is what drives us at Heerema! To execute our offshore projects we must innovate, engineer and develop to find solutions for our clients’ challenges. We are passionate about sustainability and are guided by our Sustainability Roadmap to reduce our impact on the planet. Working with Heerema means working in an international, informal, and friendly environment where you will meet likeminded and passionate colleagues.


Here's why people love working with us
  • Working on challenging projects;
  • Extensive onboarding process and opportunities to develop;
  • A development program to allow your talents to flourish;
  • Fun Friday-afternoon get together with colleagues;
  • Excellent perks and benefits, including a personal performance bonus, travel allowance, and contributions to your pension and insurance;
  • Free exercise facilities;
  • A social safety net with committed colleagues around you;
  • Plenty of digital and real-world activities to get to know colleagues outside your team;
  • 30 days off to fully recharge;
  • A modern and easily accessible office in Leiden.

Is this your dream job? Put in your application now!

We are looking forward to hearing from you. We are interested in your CV, but we mainly want to find out more about your ambitions, your personality, and what is your motivation to succeed. So be sure to include a brief cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this position. 

So hit the button, apply, and make the impossible possible with Heerema. We’d love to meet you!

The application process

The application process will consist of an online assessment, two interviews and contract negotiations. At the end of the process, we will cordially welcome you aboard.

Ready to join our team?

Jill Groot
Jill Groot


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If you feel that you can help us make the impossible possible, you are welcome to send us an open application.

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