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Position: Design Intern
Term: June 03-Aug 23
Start Date: June 03, 2024
Annual Salary: $500/month

House of Cool Inc. 

130 Queens Quay East, Suite 600 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5A 1B4 

Project based, Full Time 

Language in work environment – English 

Wage range $500/month


House of Cool in Toronto is seeking Design Interns! 

House of Cool is the leading studio in animation for Pre‐Production throughout the world. Together with our clients, the House of Cool team has worked to design stories and craft some of the worlds coolest Animated Series and Feature Films such as: Spies in Disguise (Disney/Fox) and Maya and the Three (Netflix). House of Cool has also worked on Next Gen (Netflix), Ferdinand (Fox), The Book of Life (Fox), Rio 1 & 2 (Fox) and many more productions! 


Our Mission is to bring families and audiences together through the development of unforgettable animated characters in feature films and series. We look to achieve this through our creative and professional talents that make up the growing family at House of Cool. We pride ourselves in being an equal opportunity employer providing training and workshops to develop skills and values necessary for artists to thrive in our dynamic and awesome industry. 


About the Design Interns! 



  • Ability to do Character turn arounds or draw Location/Prop Designs from different angles and maintain volume and aesthetics
  • Participate in meetings and launches with clients and other designers 
  • Take creative direction and incorporate feedback into revised work 
  • Communicate progress and maintain deadlines issued from the Director and Production staff 
  • Attend seminars or other learning presentations 
  • Have fun! 




  • Be in the studio a minimum of 3 days a week between June 3 and Aug 23
  • Cool looking portfolio with Design samples. (Don’t be nervous, we just want to see how you build worlds with your work) 
  • Ability to tell a story with your Designs in Character, Locations and Props

Important Dates

  • Application Submission Deadline: Mar 22, 2024 by/before 5pm EST
  • Final Candidate Selection Announcement: Apr 5, 2024

*Please note that only selected applicants will be contacted for further steps in the recruitment process.