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Mumbai has one of the world's largest collection of Art Deco buildings. Our initiative is to showcase, document and research Mumbai's UNESCO inscribed collection and their unique architecture. We use digital platforms like social media, this website, collaborating with influencers across platforms and curated walking tours. Our work environment is relaxed and full of exciting initiatives. It is also demanding, rigourous with clear deliverables by each team member. All our positions require you to be a team player with excellent work ethic and strong writing and speaking skills. We are self funded and Not for Profit. Our pay reflects this reality.

Your role has the following responsibilities:

  • Field work to identify and catalogue art deco buildings
  • Prepare dossiers of previously documented buildings
  • Work towards inputting metadata into the photo database

Qualifications:

Persons applying must have

  • Bachelors degree in Architecture
  • Strong skill set in photo documentation and mapping data
  • Working knowledge of Adobe suite (Bridge, Photoshop & InDesign), Corel Draw
  • Familiarity with Mumbai neighbourhoods and city structures would be an important consideration
  • Your own laptop

This position starts immediately.

Please email your resume to info@artdecomumbai.in with GA in the subject line.

You will write, edit and proof content for the website and blog.

RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Proof all content for FB, Instagram, Twitter and www.artdecomumbai.com
  • Interview stakeholders, academics, architects, conservationists and others for the blog which captures conversations with these resources
  • Proof all website content particularly Research.

This position is part time (3 months, renewable), in south Mumbai and starts immediately.

Qualifications:

 Persons applying must have

  • Outstanding writing skills with some experience as a writer
  • Working knowledge of social media & experience with WordPress/Elementor
  • Ability to think creatively, ideate and explore new perspectives
  • Your own camera and laptop will give you an advantage
  • Some knowledge of Mumbai city structures and interest in architecture will be preferred
  • A Degree in Literature or Mass Communication or Architecture

Please email your resume to info@artdecomumbai.in with WRITER in the subject line. Write a convincing one page pitch, attach copies of your written work that show us your talent and we will reach out to you.

You will photograph, curate and edit content for social media, our website and blog

Responsibilities:

  • Take stunning photographs of buildings, architectural features, elements, facades for FB, Instagram, Twitter and www.artdecomumbai.com
  • curate and edit this content

Qualifications:

 Persons applying must have

  • DSLR Camera and good working knowledge of the same
  • An eye and aptitude for creating photographs that are visually appealing
  • Working knowledge of social media and Photoshop
  • Ability to think creatively, ideate and explore new perspectives
  • Some knowledge of and keen interest in Mumbai city structures will be strongly preferred
  • Your own two wheeler will help you get around the city quickly and help you explore neighbourhoods! (not a pre condition)

This position is part time (3 mths renewable), in south Mumbai and starts immediately.

Please email your resume to info@artdecomumbai.in with PHOTOGRAPHER in the subject line. Enclose a copy of your portfolio and we will reach out to you.

You will browse libraries, archives, books, neighborhoods and write, edit and proof content for our website and blog.

Responsibilities:

  • Research architectural history of Mumbai’s Deco, its architects, buildings, origination, forms across the city
  • Write article contributions for our website & other publications we are collaborating with

Qualifications:

Persons applying must have

  • Outstanding writing skills
  • Have research experience in libraries, archives, bookstores, on the internet and leverage academic contacts
  • Ability to think creatively, ideate and explore new perspectives
  • Your own laptop. A camera will give you an advantage
  • Some knowledge of Mumbai city structures and keen interest in architecture
  • A Degree in Architecture, History, Literature or Mass Communication

This position  starts immediately.

Please email your resume to info@artdecomumbai.in with RESEARCHER  in the subject line. Enclose a copy of your research / writing and we will reach out to you.

You will photo document Art Deco buildings in delineated zones within suburban neighbourhood(s) in Mumbai.

Responsibilities:

  • Field survey of Art Deco buildings in identified neighbourhood.
  • Identify character defining features, photo document and research the buildings using primary and secondary sources.
  • Compilation of documentation panels.

Qualifications:

Persons applying must have

  • B.Arch. Graduates preferred. 4th & 5th year B Arch. can also apply
  • Possess good AutoCAD and Photoshop skills
  • Experience in mapping & documentation of structures
  • Laptop is required. Those with DSLR camera will be preferred.

Applicants would acquire a better understanding and appreciation of Art Deco architecture and its significance within the urban landscape of Mumbai.

This position starts immediately.

Please email your resume to info@artdecomumbai.in with Intern - Documentation in the subject line. Enclose a copy of your portfolio with relevant work and we will reach out to you.

You will be interviewing a cross section of persons who are associated with Art Deco buildings and record oral histories.

Responsibilities:

  • Interview stakeholders, academics, film makers, architects, conservationists, home owners, artists and others for the blog which captures conversations with these resources
  • Ideate ways to feature the content on website and social media platforms
  • Compilation of the oral histories – archiving and storage

Qualifications:

Persons applying should have

  • A degree in Literature, History, Mass Communication or Architecture
  • Ability to think creatively, ideate and explore new perspectives
  • Some knowledge of Mumbai city structures and interest in architecture will be preferred
  • Your own laptop will give you an advantage

This position starts immediately.

Please email your resume to info@artdecomumbai.in with Intern – Oral Histories in the subject line. Enclose a copy of your research/ writing and we will reach out to you.