Mask Designer

Job title

Mask Designer


Eindhoven HTC, The Netherlands


40 hours

Job description 

As a Mask Designer your key task is the design, layout, review and control of our lithographic masks and reticles. You contribute to deliver our customers a smooth and flawless manufacturing process.

Our customers will define the functional and technical requirements for the components as well as deliver the design for some of the building blocks. It is your responsibility to convert them into a full design for the next generation photonic components and/or photonic integrated chips. Most of the time you will need to add & design the final layers as well as fine tuning the designs into our technological capabilities while stretching our limits to the max.

In this position you will mainly design and perform from behind your laptop. This requires you to love your PC and being perfectly fine designing layouts without too many people bothering you.

We are looking for a person who has/is

  • 2+ years of Work experience in the field of semiconductor integrated circuits
  • Experience in layout design of optical / electro-optical devices.
  • Knowledge of Klayout and a programming background (you are a Pythonist!).
  • Willing to leave the PC occasionally to have some fun with your colleagues, share your ideas and join a team meeting.

We offer

The opportunity to become part of a new revolution in chip technology in the field of Photonics. At SMART Photonics you will work with talented and passionate people in an informal, sincere, and open culture.

Being part of a scale-up means you will have a broad and entrepreneurial role in a dynamic & exciting environment with the opportunity to grow rapidly alongside our company’s growth while you truly see the results of your efforts and added value.

Beside this, we offer you a very warm and welcome work environment, an international and diverse team and a direct colleague who is as fond of his pc as you are.



Did we trigger your enthusiasm? Then hit the apply button! Still in consideration? Feel free to reach out to our Recruiter Ilse de Graaf.

Florian Lemaitre

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