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Ninja Animation Internship Program

Cambridge-based Ninja Theory offering budding animators the chance to work on a PS3 and Xbox360 game.


Cambridge, England, 28th July 2009.

Ninja Theory, developers of award-winning Heavenly Sword renowned for its animation, is launching an animation internship program.

Ninja Animators are some of the best in the world and this opportunity offers aspiring animators to learn from and work alongside them, on a real, AAA PS3 and Xbox360 game.

The program will run for three months, September through to November this year, and interns will work with both hand-keyed animation and motion capture data using Maya. Nina Kristensen, Co-founder & Chief Development Ninja commented, “I’m super excited about launching this program, we’ve got a huge amount to offer budding animators and if successful we intend to run it every year.”

Interns will be provided with accommodation in Cambridge as well as a basic salary and there could even be permanent job opportunities since Ninja Theory is recruiting. Applicants are invited to send materials to

ABOUT Ninja Theory Ltd

Ninja Theory was formed in Cambridge England, in November of 2004, by Nina Kristensen (Chief Development Ninja), Mike Ball (Chief Technology Ninja), Tameem Antoniades (Chief Creative Ninja) and Non-Executive Ninja, Jez San OBE.

Ninja Theory believes that games can be a true artistic and dramatic medium to rival film, theatre and literature. Ninja Theory was one of the first studios in the world to focus exclusively on next generation gaming, creating the flagship title Heavenly Sword for Playstation3, published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe in 2007. Ninja Theory is currently working on two unannounced games for the Playstation3 and Xbox360. Ninja Theory was formerly known as Just Add Monsters Ltd and was the team behind Kung Fu Chaos.


Nina Kristensen

Co-founder, Chief Development Ninja


Tel: +44 (0)1223 460 080

Fax: +44 (0)8701 324 500


Ninja Theory Ltd

Suite 20, Building 5, Westbrook Centre

Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 1YG, UK

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