3D Animation Intern

Are you looking for a hands-on experience to hone your 3D animation skills and gain knowledge of the production pipeline process? Do you want to connect your passion for visual storytelling with your interests in social justice? Then you might be in luck! Ado Ato Interactive is currently seeking a remote 3D Modeling and Animation Intern to work with our (amazing!) Amsterdam team. This is an excellent opportunity to not only work closely with a small design team, but also to use your creative flair to connect with audiences across the world.

The Intern will work on the production of our latest multi-dimensional, multi-sensory, and immersive projects, collaborating with our main developers and animators of other leading artists of the new media world. You will have the unique opportunity to  assist in the making of different 3D models and animations (both of characters and landscapes) for groundbreaking fiction and nonfiction pieces while developing your own talent and passions. And don't worry about feeling nervous, you will always be supported by our team of innovation masters!

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 storytelling 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: www.adoatopictures.com


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with the development, modeling, and animation of 3D assets for various projects

  • Assist the media production team with creative development as requested

  • Work with a range of inventive writers, animators, and media-associated creative talent

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Skills

  • Current student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to film, arts, or animation

  • Animation experience: familiarity with 3D modeling / animation. 2D animation interest and skills is a plus

  • Experience with Blender, Cinema 4D or other 3D modeling / animation software

  • Experience with or strong interest in interactive, immersive, and new technology

  • Familiarity with Adobe Cloud programs (After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop)

  • 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

  • Excellent storytelling skills and an interest in oral histories 

  • Superior project management skills to support multiple projects simultaneously

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Readiness to work in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a proactive approach to daily tasks 

  • 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: November 15th 2021

Ready to apply?

Please email info@adoatopictures.com with the subject line:


[First Name, Last Name] 3D Animation Intern


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

  • 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:​

  • Your CV / resume

  • A portfolio or links to 2-5 work samples

Qualified candidates will be contacted shortly for a first interview.