Careers

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 advocate its conservation. Our work environment is relaxed and full of exciting initiatives. It is also demanding, rigorous 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. We are an equal opportunity employer.

You will illustrate, design, ideate and manage visual content for our website, outreach programs and social media.

Responsibilities:

  • Illustrate and design creatives for website and outreach programs (exhibitions, public lectures, walks, workshops and  events)
  • Ideate, design and curate content for social media engagement campaigns  
  • Assist on-going projects

Qualifications:

Persons applying should ideally have

  • A passion for illustration and design, curiosity to experiment with different mediums of expression
  • Ability to articulate & communicate ideas and offer original perspectives.
  • A good understanding of design process and determination to complete projects
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • A degree in Fine Arts, Communication Design, Visual Design, Graphic Design, Mass Communication, Exhibition Design, Spatial Design or Architecture
  • Knowledge of Mumbai city structures and interest in urban form and design will help

This position starts immediately. Freshers can also apply.

Please email your resume, portfolio of work and a recent writing sample (Minimum 750 words) to workwithadmt@gmail.com with Communication and Design in the subject line. All attachments not to exceed 2 MB.

You will assemble, catalogue, maintain and manage archival resources (physical and digital) in the organisation’s growing archive.

Responsibilities:

  • Archive resource(s) using digital process tools (especially colour correction and metadata entry). Also, catalogue and store digital assets in accordance with international best practices.
  • Research and assess relevant information available in the public domain. 
  • Write process documentation(s)

Qualifications:

Person applying should ideally have

  • Some experience with digital assets or archiving
  • Ability to think creatively, ideate and explore new perspectives
  • Knowledge of Mumbai city structures and interest in urban built form
  • Some research experience in libraries, archives, bookstores, on the internet and leverage academic contacts would be preferred

This position starts immediately. Freshers can also apply.


Please email your resume to workwithadmt@gmail.com with Archivist in the subject line.

You will conduct research through fieldwork and visits to libraries (public/private), archives, neighbourhoods and write engaging content for our website.

Responsibilities:

  • Research architectural history of Mumbai’s Deco, its architects, buildings, origin, urban form across the city.
  • Write papers and articles on Mumbai exploring social, cultural and urban narratives both historical and contemporary.
  • Write article contributions for our website & other publications we are collaborating with

Qualifications:

Person applying must have

  • Outstanding writing skills
  • Some research experience in libraries, archives, bookstores and on the internet 
  • Ability to think creatively, ideate and explore new perspectives
  • Knowledge of Mumbai city structures and a keen interest in architecture & built form
  • A Degree in Architecture, History, Literature, Sociology, Anthropology, Journalism or Mass Communication

This position starts immediately.

Please email your resume and a recent writing sample (Minimum 1000 words) to workwithadmt@gmail.com with Researcher in the subject line. All attachments not to exceed 2 MB.

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
  • Compilation of the oral histories – transcription, archiving and storage

Qualifications:

Persons applying should have

  • Familiarity with digitisation equipment and audio recording
  • Ability to think creatively, ideate and explore new perspectives
  • Some knowledge of Mumbai city structures and interest in architecture will be preferred

This position starts immediately.

Please email your resume to workwithadmt@gmail.com with Intern – Oral Histories 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. 3rd 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 workwithadmt@gmail.com with Intern - Documentation in the subject line. Enclose a copy of your portfolio with relevant work and we will reach out to you. All attachments not to exceed 2 MB.