2D Animation Internship - 2023

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Are you looking for a hands-on experience to hone your 2D 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! 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 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!

Please note: the period of this internship is January - June 2023, and we are looking for a 3-6 months availability.

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:

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with the development and production of media content for various projects
  • Assist the media production team with creative development by editing video content
  • Work with various 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 or new media
  • Animation experience: 2D animation interest, skills, and work samples are required; some familiarity with 3D, mixed media, stop motion, etc. is favorable
  • Familiarity with Adobe Cloud programs (After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop)
  • Experience with or strong interest in VR technology
  • 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 English required, fluent Dutch preferred, Arabic and/or Spanish language skills are a plus

Contact us at with:

  • A short introduction of yourself
  • Details of the required / preferred skills you offer
  • Your availability for the dates of the position
  • Your CV / resume
  • a link to your portfolio

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