Design and Animation Summer Intern

E-mail [email protected] with your Resume and Portfolio

Part-time, In-Person

Unpaid (optional for credit) – lunch and transportation stipend provided

About Perception

Perception is an Emmy-nominated design lab pioneering the visionary process of Science Fiction Thinking to architect the future. We divide our time equally between the parallel worlds of science-fiction—working with trailblazing filmmakers, and science-fact—collaborating with the world’s most innovative technology brands.

We are seeking a Design-Animation Intern to join our team this summer and gain real-world production experience in our studio in Secaucus, New Jersey. You will work closely with our creative directors, art directors, and animators on various internal and external projects. This is an exciting opportunity for any motion graphics student entering their senior year of college, a recent graduate, or a master’s student.


  • Work collaboratively with the creative team or one-on-one with a director to create high-quality designs and animation for internal projects
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions, contribute ideas, and design concepts
  • Assist the creative team with various tasks and projects as needed
  • Create storyboards, style frames, and motion graphics for a range of projects
  • Stay up to date with the latest design trends, techniques, and technologies


  • A resume and portfolio that demonstrates an understanding of design principles and design-led creative thinking with an emphasis on both 2D and 3D motion graphics
  • Experience and interest in motion graphics, design, typography, UI/FUI, and 3D design & animation
  • Proficient in After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Cinema 4D, Redshift
  • Interest in learning new technologies and mediums like AR/VR and Unreal Engine
  • Must be based in the NJ/NY area and be able to work in-person

This internship is an excellent opportunity for a student or recent graduate to gain experience in a fast-paced studio environment, work with top-tier clients, and develop their design skills. If you are passionate about motion graphics, design, and future technology, we want to hear from you!

Please submit your resume and portfolio for consideration to [email protected]

Perception is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).