Heerema Marine Contractors

Internship 3D Modeler & Texture Designer

Looking for an internship 3D Modelling & Texture Design within an international offshore company?

Internship 3D Modeler & Texture Designer








A unique maritime adventure

At Heerema Marine Contractors, we do something new every day. We operate the world’s largest crane vessels and with them we transport, install, and remove offshore structures for the offshore energy markets. Our projects range from installing wind turbines, removing retired offshore oil and gas platforms, and installing platforms up to 50,000 metric tons. By joining us, you will play an important part in our unique maritime adventure.

Your role in the story

You will be exposed to a variety of projects modeling technical products for offshore operations. You will be assigned to the Animation & Simulation teams supporting all programs and creativity requiring low poly modeling and detailed UV texturing of the models. Your design skills are expected in polishing your work. Your daily tasks and responsibilities include the following:

  • Creating new 3D models as well as work on existing 3D models for our Simulation Center, drawing office, visualizations and designs;
  • Modeling and Materialize in 3DS max;
  • Working together with project designers and engineers;
  • Creating visualizations for animations, in-house and/or client presentations and desktop publishing purposes;
  • Solving and/or support the technical challenges in Concept Design;
  • Creating 3D simulations for installation procedures with Heerema’s vessels.

Who will you work with?

Together with colleagues and clients, our engineers work in dedicated multi discipline project teams in order to provide constructive and workable solutions for these technically challenging projects. As engineers, we know that good ideas often are technical and complex. These good ideas need to be communicated via a clear visualization. In order to support our visual design team we are looking for a creative and inventive 3D modeler and texture design intern.

Is this the job for you?

You are / you have:

  • Enrolled in a bachelor program on Creative Media and Game Technologies;
  • A proven record in making low poly models for animations in 3D Studio Max;
  • Experience with Photoshop;
  • Preferred experience with Rhino, Inventor, Unity 3D Pro, MicroStation, Flight Creator and Blender;
  • Efficient with work preparation and planning, knowing when enough is enough to get the job done;
  • Eager to learn and always looking for new 3D techniques;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both spoken and written.

Here is what it takes to be a real Heerema colleague

  • Learning mindset, which means being open to feedback, curious, and eager to learn;
  • Personal leadership which means you are an entrepreneur at heart, have the mindset of a founder and take control of your own work and development.

Working at Heerema Marine Contractors

Making the impossible possible offshore, this is what drives us at Heerema! To execute our offshore projects we must innovate, engineer and develop to find solutions for our clients’ challenges. We are passionate about sustainability and are guided by our Sustainability Roadmap to reduce our impact on the planet. Working with Heerema means working in an international, informal, and friendly environment where you will meet likeminded and passionate colleagues.

Here's why people love working with us
  • Working on challenging projects;
  • Extensive onboarding process and opportunities to develop;
  • A development program to allow your talents to flourish;
  • Fun Friday-afternoon get together with colleagues;
  • Excellent perks and benefits, including a personal performance bonus, travel allowance, and contributions to your pension and insurance;
  • Free exercise facilities;
  • A social safety net with committed colleagues around you;
  • Plenty of digital and real-world activities to get to know colleagues outside your team;
  • 30 days off to fully recharge;
  • A modern and easily accessible office in Leiden.

Is this your dream job? Put in your application now!

We are looking forward to hearing from you. We are interested in your CV, but we mainly want to find out more about your ambitions, your personality, and what is your motivation to succeed. So be sure to include a brief cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this position.

So hit the button, apply, and make the impossible possible with Heerema. We’d love to meet you!

The application process

The application process will consist of an online assessment, two interviews and contract negotiations. At the end of the process, we will cordially welcome you aboard.

Ready to join our team?

Jill Groot
Jill Groot


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Open application

If you feel that you can help us make the impossible possible, you are welcome to send us an open application.

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