Submarine Channel

Jobs & Internships

Jobs & Internships

Submarine offers internship opportunities. You can apply throughout the year. Current job openings:

Senior Creative Producer

Production & Online marketing/Publicity intern

Graphic design/Animation internships

PR freelancers


The office/studio:

Lab111 Arie Biemondstraat Amsterdam

Submarine Channel is looking for a Senior Creative Producer  (fulltime, 40 hours a week, start date asap)

July 20, 2016

Submarine Channel is an international media lab that creates and distributes innovative online productions, interactive documentaries, interactive graphic novels, and virtual reality  projects. Submarine Channel is aimed at an international audience interested in new ways of storytelling, transmedia and cutting edge visual culture. Submarine Channel is a foundation. We are an open, informal and dynamic company. Our office is in the center of Amsterdam.

We are hiring a creative, smart, out-of-the-box thinking senior creative producer to lead our team in Amsterdam.


Your main responsibility is to develop and produce the creative process of interactive documentary projects, from the early stages of conception up until the moment of release, and taking the creative lead on Submarine Channel’s productions.

  • Develop original interactive concepts and stories into executable projects
  • Identify the main creative ambitions and challenges for each project
  • Form creative teams to execute the projects
  • Financing projects by writing applications for funds, attracting brands and sponsors
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team of (international) creators and developers
  • Manage the creative workflow of multiple projects at once
  • In charge of quality assurance control for each phase of the project, i.e. make sure deliverables match up to Submarine Channel’s high quality standards
  • Serve as an ambassador of Submarine Channel and present projects at international festivals, events and co-financing markets


Relevant higher education (University or similar)


  • Are creative, smart, an out-of-the-box thinker, forward thinking, problem solving, and enthusiastic;
  • Have a strong knowledge of the interactive marketplace;
  • Have experience with managing a team;
  • Have experience with funding applications and working with brands and sponsors;
  • Have 5 + years experience with development and production of VR and/or interactive projects;
  • Have a network of creatives and technical developers;
  • Are a team player, ambitious, and result oriented;
  • Are not afraid of tight deadlines and publishing schedules;
  • Develop accurate and thorough project plans;
  • Can custom-build and manage freelance development teams for smaller projects;
  • Can identify, negotiate and book external vendors for larger efforts;
  • English – fluent in speaking and writing;
  • Dutch – speaking and writing (preferred but not required)


Please send your CV and letter of motivation to:

For more information on the company see

If you have any questions regarding the job requirements please contact Willeke Steenbeeke, +31-(0)20-8204940, willeke at submarine dot nl.

Acquisition in response to this advertisement will not be appreciated.

Submarine Channel is looking for a Production and Online Marketing/Publicity Intern (40 hours a week, start date September 2016)

Job description

A number of different projects are currently in production at Submarine Channel. We are looking to strengthen our Marketing & Publicity and Production Department. In close cooperation with the Submarine Channel editorial staff you will come up with initiatives to introduce Submarine Channel to new audiences, widening the Channel’s reach and generating press coverage. Besides marketing and publicity, you will also assist in the production of web-based and interactive productions.

Activities are varied and include the following duties:

  • Generating free online publicity
  • Writing texts for social media and blogs
  • Implementing online marketing and communication plans
  • Writing press releases and making follow-up calls to journalists
  • Entering productions into festivals
  • Devising campaigns to attract more visitors and followers
  • General assistance in the marketing communication activities area
  • Helping with the production of projects

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has an excellent command of both spoken and written English and Dutch
  • Is studying  in a relevant field (HBO/WO communication/journalism/media and entertainment)
  • Has proven experience with writing
  • Has experience with social media
  • Is a strong communicator
  • Is passionate about making projects succeed
  • Has great problem solving skills
  • Is able to work independently and accurately

Initially this will be a position for 40 hours a week. Working days to be decided by mutual agreement. We are looking for interns for a period of at least 5 months.

If you have any questions and/or require further information about this position you can contact Ruby Deelen,  at  If you are interested, please email your CV along with a covering note to We will then invite you for an interview at our office or via Skype.

Graphic Design / Animation internships (Dutch and/or English)

Submarine is een crossmedia productiebedrijf in het centrum van Amsterdam, gespecialiseerd in het maken van films, documentaires, games, websites en animatieseries. Gebruik makend van nieuwe digitale technieken, verkent Submarine samen met een internationaal netwerk van creatieve makers de grenzen van film, animatie en internet.

Submarine produceert met name online games, voor musea en omroepen, vaak in combinatie met een film of televisieprogramma. Submarine heeft de ambitie om games te ontwikkelen die een documentaire karakter hebben, en verrassend zijn in vorm en gameplay. Op dit moment zijn er 25 mensen werkzaam bij Submarine: regisseurs, ontwerpers, producenten, redacteuren en programmeurs. De cultuur van Submarine is informeel, open, innovatief en dynamisch.

Wij zijn op zoek naar grafisch/animatie stagiaires die voor een periode van:

  • 5 maanden

Onze afdelingen kunnen versterken in de volgende disciplines:

  • Animatie
  • Motion graphics
  • Videomontage
  • Grafisch vormgeving


  • After Effects
  • Photoshop (hoog niveau)
  • Illustrator
  • Final Cut Pro of Premiere


  • InDesign
  • Maya
  • 3Ds Max
  • Cinema 4D
  • TVpaint
  • Flash

Wij zijn op zoek naar iemand met een grote interesse in het vakgebied, communicatief sterk is, gedreven is om een project tot een succes te maken, die houdt van aanpakken, probleemoplossend kan denken, stressbestendig en flexibel is en ook eigen initiatieven neemt.

Vergoeding: 300 euro bruto per maand

Ben je geïnteresseerd, mail dan je portfolio en CV met motivatie naar onderwerp: Design stage.

Freelance PR medewerkers

Submarine Channel is regelmatig op zoek naar getalenteerde PR medewerkers die op freelance basis inzetbaar zijn op specifieke projecten zoals nieuwe web documentaires of interactieve animaties. Het gaat daarbij om het aanjagen en promoten van projecten zowel via de traditionele kanalen als online. Stuur een email naar yaniv at submarine punt nl voor meer info.