NASA Space Animation Fellowship 1330 views

The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) is offering NASA Animation Fellowship. The fellowship is a yearlong program for animators wishing to explore the intersection of animation, motion graphics and science.

About the fellowship:
  • The selected candidate will work with an outstanding team of animators, data visualizers, video producers, and science writers.
  • He/she will create content for NASA’s most exciting science missions: mind bending results from the Hubble Space Telescope, the inner workings of a hurricane, racing rivers of plasma beneath the surface of the Sun, an audacious new concept to sample the atmosphere of Venus, and extra solar planets with clouds made of rubies.
  • The animation products created by the candidate will be used in a wide range of audiences: news media, museums, science centers, educators, and NASA’s popular social media streams.


  • Fellow is expected to make substantive contributions by using software such as Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, and Maya and Cinema4D to create animation and motion graphics content.
  • Assist senior animators by creating motion graphics, models, setting up scenes/lighting, rendering, compositing, and archiving
  • Develop your own projects from start to finish: attending meetings with scientists, storyboarding, and motion graphics and creating final renders.
  • Other job related duties as assigned


  • Applicant must hold Bachelor’s degree in animation, or fine arts related field or currently enrolled in a degree program.
  • Applicant must have some experience in techniques for the production of motion graphics and 2D computer animation including storyboarding, modeling, texture mapping, compositing, and rendering.
  • Applicant must also have experience with science or technology themes desired Experience in techniques for the production of motion graphics and 2D computer animation.
  • Applicant must possess proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly After Effects, Photoshop and experience with Maya a plus
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong sense of composition, motion, light and color and skill in translating and visualizing complex concepts and ideas.


  • To be considered applicant must include links to a demo reel or samples of work (especially any motion graphics work you have related to science and technology subjects)
  • Personal statement outlining educational and professional development objectives (describe educational and professional experiences motivating the decision to pursue science animation).
  • Resume with relevant work experience and educational highlights.
  • apply online 
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Universities Space Research Association (USRA)
Country USA
Fellowship Level Research awards
Subject areas Animation, Fine Arts
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Bachelor’s degree
Deadline Varies

Share this job

PhD fellowship: Biology and Biophysics

Institut Pasteur is inviting applications for PhD and M2 scholarships for physicians, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. The grant program

Postdoc Fellowship Program: Institut Curie

Postdoc Fellowship Program: Institut Curie Each year, several of postdocs join Institut Curie laboratories to learn, share ideas, and actively

Funding and Awards: 200 Plus Fellowships, EMBO

Funding and awards: European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO, Heidelberg, Germany) EMBO offers awards and financial support for researtcheres and scientists

Japan Foundation: Individual and Organization Grants

The Japan Foundation invites individuals & organizations that are planning international exchange projects and activities to participate in programs of

SIR – Scholar-in-Residence Fulbright Program, USA

The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program: It assists U.S. higher education / research institutions in expanding programs of academic international exchange.

300 fellowships: ADB Scholarship Program, Japan

ADB – Japan Scholarship Program:  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) was established in April 1988

International Postdoc Korea Research Fellowship (KRF)

Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) Program : Individual Postdoc candidates for Korea Research Fellowship Program For the 2019 KRF announcement, interested postdoctoral

Research Grants by McMaster University

RESEARCH GRANTS by McMaster University Researchers needing extensions for their MIRA and Labarge research projects as a result of COVID-19

FCT opens 1500 PhD Scholarship 2024

Europe PhD fellowships FCT open for international students The 2024 Call for PhD Scholarships aims to support researchers, in all

Job Location