Software Developer,
Theme Park Enthusiast
& Animatronic Builder.

Hi, my name is Tim Hendriks and I'm a software developer with a passion for theme parks and animatronics. I'm currently working as a technical team lead while also exploring the possibilities of building and animating animatronics via 3D software.

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Latest projects

Jack Sparrow Animatronic

Jack Sparrow is my third DIY animatronic and was inspired by the original version from the classic Pirates of the Caribbean ride in the Disney Parks. The figure is animated with the help of 15 servo motors and almost entirely 3D printed.

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Phantom Animatronic

On Halloween 2020 I presented my second DIY Animatronic: the Phantom from Phantom Manor at DisneylandParis. This animatronic is embedded in a dark and spooky setting and features the iconic laugh of Vincent Price.

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O.J. Punctuel Animatronic

Introducing my self-made animatronic of O.J. Punctuel, the servant of Symbolica at Efteling. After 2 years of developing and testing, O.J. can be controlled via a web interface on mobile devices and features all of the rules that can be heard within the actual attraction.

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