We’re looking for artists, editors, writers, developers, and everything in between.

The Animal Jam Archives is always looking for new talented and skilled creators. We want to create more interesting and fun content for the entire Animal Jam community. If you want to be part of our team, it’s pretty easy! Below we have a list of a requirements that all of our positions need to meet.

  1. You need a flexible schedule. The commitment could range from anywhere from one to fifteen hours per week, depending on the projects you're part of and the time you're willing to spend helping the site. You must be certain that you can commit to this schedule, and inform us beforehand if you are going to be gone for a time!

  2. You must own a working computer with internet access. Most of the work on the AJA will be done on a computer. If your computer isn’t that great, don’t worry! You don’t need a high end gaming or editing PC.

  3. It is absolutely essential that you can follow instructions. While it doesn't appear difficult at first glance, you MUST read all instructions concerning the project thoroughly, and follow them exactly as they are shown. If any steps are skipped, it may cost the team hours more work to resolve problems that could have been avoided.

  4. And PLEASE, know your way around Animal Jam. :)

Meet all these qualifications? Awesome! Look through our positions below to see which position you’re the most interested in. The final steps will be to contact us at support@animaljamarchives.com. Introduce yourself, and


AUTHOR (2/∞)

  • Intermediate capabilities in adapting to a new website builder. Squarespace and Playbuzz are the main sites we use.

  • Ability to take and edit screenshots on own computer

  • General knowledge of Animal Jam, it's history & the community

  • Commitment estimate: Your choice. We are working towards having two posts on the blog per week from various authors.

Authors are a large part of making the Animal Jam Archives what it is. They are responsible for creating the articles and updates you see on the front page. Our authors have also created guides for other jammers, and interactive works with quizzes, polls, and videos. What kinds of subjects would you like to bring to the Animal Jam Archives?

If you’re not interested in making consistent posts on the site, that’s no problem! You can submit your article to support@animaljamarchives.com to be published on the website. Write your passion!


Mapmaker (2/2)

  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of Photoshop

  • Access to Photoshop

  • Commitment estimate: Available for a few hours when new locations are released, or we need an update of an older map.

Mapmakers patch together "maps" of locations in Animal Jam, whether it be parties or adventure maps. They should expect the majority of the maps to be large in size, which means that may spend hours on one location alone. A tutorial will be provided for them to understand the steps to creating maps; however, they are expected to already know how to create maps or pick up the steps quickly. They must work under relatively tight deadlines, especially for seasonal locations such as some adventures and parties. See examples of mapmakers' work in the backgrounds tab.


Asset Maker / Editor (2/4)

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge in Photoshop or another image editor.

  • Access to screen-grabbing tool

  • Commitment estimate: 1-2 hours per week long-term

Asset Makers are some of the most important members of our team. Almost everything under the “Assets” tab is made by them. Their main job is to capture images of items in game, and use a photo editing tool to create clean, transparent, high quality assets.


GRAPHIC ARTIST (2/3)

  • Access to digital drawing program

  • Commitment estimate: 2-5 hours long-term

Artists do a variety of work for the site, whether it be designing logos, thumbnails, or promotional materials. They are expected to work on a relatively tight schedule at times. Tasks may be from one logo, ten thumbnails, or artwork of a few animals, so artists should be prepared for many different assignments.

Artists may also be asked to help out with the jobs of asset makers if needed.


Site and Store Developer (3/4)

  • Intermediate capabilities in adapting to a new website builder. Including Squarespace, Playbuzz, and Teespring.

  • Ability to take and edit screenshots on own computer, as well as a create edits with Archives material.

  • General knowledge of Animal Jam, it's history & the community

  • Commitment estimate: 5 or more hours per week

  • Ability to write professional emails, descriptions, and more.

Site and Store Developers are an advanced position that does a little bit of everything on the site. They can format pages with ease, create simple thumbnails and edits in no time, and respond to countless emails. We recommend not applying for this position if you are new to the website making scene.


Any of these sound good to you? Contact us at support@animaljamarchives.com for more information!