immersive SOUND DESIGN internship

Are you curious to explore the innovative world of immersive audio? Then you came to the right place! Ado Ato Interactive and Whoozy Agency are currently seeking an on-site Immersive Sound Design Intern to work with our team (amazing!) Amsterdam team.

The Intern will work in the post-production of immersive and interactive projects, collaborating with our main developers and creative staff to make groundbreaking projects. This is a unique opportunity for those passionate about aural storytelling to assist in 360 sound design and implementation with leading immersive sound professionals. There will be no boundaries for your creativity!

About Ado Ato Interactive:

In ancient Yoruba folk tales, there is 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:


About Whoozy Agency:

Whoozy Agency is an audio branding agency that helps companies create their audio identity. With labels such as and, they focus on innovative media where companies communicate with audio to consumers. For more information, please visit:

* Please note that the internship is unpaid and part-time. The intern will be responsible for finding their own housing during the duration of the internship in Amsterdam.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with the sound design and implementation for innovative and experimental 360 and immersive projects

  • Participate in the development and prototyping of groundbreaking immersive audio experiences

  • Edit scores and provide creative input as requested (yes, you can make music!)

  • Work in collaboration with seasoned sound editors, composers, creative directors, and media-associated creative talent

  • Work with the team to record foley, voice overs, and interviews, all with immersive video technology

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Let your own creative talent flourish! 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Current student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to audiovisual arts, music and composition, audio technology, or another related field

  • Familiarity with sound design tools and workflow

  • Experience with ProTools and Ableton, familiarity with FMOD or Unity is as a plus 

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

  • Experience or strong interest in creating original audio and music

  • Knowledge of 3D audio formats, ambisonics and binaural 

  • Passion for the power of sound as a means of creative and engaging storytelling

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

  • Ability to take feedback, but also let yourself experiment and grow as an audio artist

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

  • 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


Job Type: Internship

Job Location: Amsterdam

Start of the internship: Spring 2020, Summer 2020, or Fall 2020

Ready to apply? 'cause we are ready to hear from you! 


Please e-mail with the subject line: [Full name] - Immersive Sound 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

  • 2-5 audio samples


Qualified candidates will be contacted shortly for an interview.