After Effects Intern

Are you looking for a hands-on experience to hone in your visual effects skills? Do you think AE is the coolest software out there? Then you might be in luck! Ado Ato Interactive is currently seeking a remote After Effects Intern to work with our (amazing!) Amsterdam team.

The Intern will work on the production of our latest interactive and immersive projects, collaborating with our main developers and animators of other leading artists of the new media world. You will have the unique chance of assisting in groundbreaking fiction and nonfiction pieces while developing your own talent and passions. This is an excellent opportunity to learn from working professionals and to experience firsthand the production pipeline process. And don't worry about feeling nervous, you will always be supported by our team!

About Ado Ato Interactive:

In ancient Yoruba folk tales, there is a particular wonder around “Ado Ato” - containers of magical spells. Like this container, Ado Ato Interactive harnesses the magic of new technology to create interactive and immersive experiences with the potential to change our world. Ado Ato Pictures has founded this non-profit wing of our award-winning studio in order to promote social justice through our innovative content - inspired by real-world issues and enhanced by efforts to channel the creativity of underrepresented communities. With an office located at the very center of Amsterdam, we work with a number of talented and inspiring artists from the Netherlands and abroad, ranging from animators, developers, writers, sound engineers, and beyond. For more about Ado Ato Interactive, please visit:


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with the compositing, VFX, and animation of films

  • Create engaging motion graphic visuals

  • Experiment with different plug-ins and software for the creation of pitching assets

  • Assist the media production team with creative development as requested

  • Work with various writers, animators, and media-associated creative talent

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Skills

  • Undergraduate or graduate program related to film, arts, animation or similar

  • Proficient in AE for different purposes such as typography animation, motion graphics, compositing, parallaxing, rigging, etc.

  • Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator a plus

  • Experience with 3D software (Blender, Cinema 4D, Maya, etc.) a plus

  • Illustration and ability to draw a plus

  • Sharp interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities, and organizational skills

  • Strong interest in projects relating to world cultures, social justice, and LGBTQ and women's rights

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Readiness to work in a fast-paced environment and adhere to deadlines

  • Ability to work autonomously and with teams, as well as remotely

  • Fluent in English is a must, Dutch or other language skills are also a plus


This internship can be done either remotely or at the studio in Amsterdam.

Job Type: Internship, Full time or Part time

Start of the internship: July 2021

Ready to apply?

Please email with the subject line:


[First Name, Last Name] 3D Animation Intern


In the body of the e-mail, please include:

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  • A short introduction of yourself

  • Details of the required / preferred skills you offer

  • Your availability for the dates of the position

Please also attach, or include links to:

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  • Your CV / resume

  • link to 2-5 work samples

Qualified candidates will be contacted shortly for a first interview.