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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 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.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and creative to help us create a visual identity for our internal and external publications. 

Requirements:

    • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite especially InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator;
    • Experience of 1+ year; 
    • A good eye for spreads and layouts;
    • Strong design and illustration oriented skills; and
    • A clear understanding of the workings behind print and digital publications.

Responsibilities:

Able to carry out our vision for our publications, in a timely manner, by providing:

    • Thematic direction; 
    • Copy layout options;
    • Type styles;
    • General colour palette;
    • Image treatment;
    • Converting the concept to design;
    • Publication layout (digital and print); and
    • Developing other elements, including but not limited to the cover, infographics, vector graphics, other graphic design aspects, illustrations, icons, etc.

The position is based in Mumbai and is a paid opportunity. 

Please email your resume and portfolio with relevant work to workwithadmt@gmail.com with Freelance Graphic Designer – Mumbai in the subject line. All attachments not to exceed 2 MB.

Art Deco Mumbai Trust is offering internships to students of Architecture for the period from November 2021 onwards (to meet the requirements for practical experience as part of the Bachelor of Architecture course).

Interns will acquire a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of Art Deco architecture and its significance within the urban landscape, conservation of modern living heritage and research methodologies under the guidance of a COA registered architect.

Requirements:
  • Students of 4th & 5th year B. Arch.
  • Good AutoCAD and Photoshop skills
  • Experience in mapping & documentation of structures
  • Academic interest in exploring and understanding modern heritage
Responsibilities:
  • Research and field survey of Art Deco buildings in identified neighbourhoods
  • Identify character defining features, photo-document and research the buildings using primary and secondary sources
  • Compilation of documentation panels
  • Measured drawings of architectural details
  • Oral history of local residents
  • Assist with events and outreach activities
Positions are based in Mumbai and/or Pune, and will be for a duration of 3 to 4 months, starting 29 November onwards, with a stipend.Please email your resume and portfolio with relevant work to workwithadmt@gmail.com with Architectural Internship Nov 2021 – Mumbai (OR Pune, as per preference) in the subject line. All attachments not to exceed 2 MB.

As a part of the core team, you will be leading initiatives for conservation, research and outreach working closely with the Trustees to achieve objectives of Art Deco Mumbai Trust (ADMT).  

What we expect from you:

  • Lead ADMT’s conservation and research initiatives which include repair and restoration projects.
  • Assist on-going projects in research and documentation (recce’s, on-site photo documentation, mapping).
  • Lead outreach programs, including hosting of heritage walks, organising public lectures and virtual events, workshops, merchandising, etc.

Your Interests and Qualifications can help:

Person applying should ideally have:

  • A Master’s degree in Urban Conservation, Heritage Management or Architecture, OR a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture with at least 2 years of work experience in Heritage Conservation.
  • Knowledge of Art Deco style of architecture especially in the context of Mumbai’s evolution as a city, its city structures, urban form and design.
  • Ability to articulate & communicate ideas with strong writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress and Content Management Systems would be helpful. 

This is a full-time position in Mumbai, starting immediately. The position will be work from home till it is safe to resume.

Please email your resume to workwithadmt@gmail.com with Head – Conservation and Outreach in the subject line. Enclose a copy of your portfolio and a writing sample of minimum 1000 words. All attachments not to exceed 2 MB.