Mod is hiring!

Mod currently has 2 vacancies:

  1. Research Filmmaker
  2. Urban Designer

 

 1. RESEARCH FILMMAKER

We are looking for a filmmaker who can work independently using research-oriented methods- right from conceptualization to executing Mod’s objectives across all platforms. The right candidate for this role would be someone who is looking to combine their interest in urbanism with their aptitude in film-making.

Key Responsibilities

1. Generate content in a wide array of digital storytelling formats– video essays, short films, documentaries, photo essays, and so on; from concept to closure for the various verticals of Mod Foundation:

  • Website & Blog
  • Projects
  • Social Media platforms
  • Internal Newsletters & other internal mailers
  • External newsletter & mailers
  • Publications
  • Videos

2. Coordinate with Research Team to produce conceptual visual content for urban research projects

3. Maintain consistency of branding & message in all communication material

4. Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as organizational, planning, and time management skills.

5. Strong passion for producing and directing social content, shorts and commercials

6. Identify and engage with a diverse set of audiences through effective visual communication.

7. Adapt to changing needs of the organization & take up additional responsibilities other than those mentioned above

8. Help with any necessary research and

9. Assist with community engagement and mobilization

Key Skills

1. Since this is an independent position, the candidate needs to be able to conceptualise, plan and execute films and therefore a strong understanding of storyboard, script writing, videography, photography, motion graphics and editing is extremely important.

2. Proficiency in the following Adobe software such as- Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Knowledge of Kannada is a plus.

4. Aptitude for research.

5. Knowledge of CMS such as WordPress, HTML5, Javascript, PHP etc. is a bonus.

Education and/or Experience

A background in Filmmaking, Visual Communications, Fine Arts, Design Communication or any related field. Knowledge of architecture/urban design is a bonus.

Employment Type

Full Time

City of Placement

Bengaluru, Karnataka

Remuneration

Commensurate with experience and skills.

Interested Candidates may send their resume and portfolio/ work sample comprising 2-4videos by e-mail to mail@mod.org.in

 

2. URBAN DESIGNER

Mod is looking for candidates with 2-5 years experience from the field of Urban Design.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Data collection and analysis
  2. Mapping of existing conditions using AutoCAD and Adobe Suite
  3. Formulating recommendations and action strategies for urban development and town planning projects
  4. Preparing urban design and architectural conceptual illustrations and detailed drawings.
  5. Layout and graphics related to preparing master planning documents
  6. Writing and formatting of reports
  7. The successful candidate should have a background in design with a strong interest in the development of cities. Expertise in any specific aspect of urban development will be considered a plus.

Key Qualifications

  1. Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  2. Well versed or has a keen interest in global urban design/ planning trends as well as local planning practice in Bangalore
  3. Experience in comprehensive planning and understanding the links between transportation, land use, housing, economic development, environment and natural resources, and community development.
  4. Ability to provide technical assistance to conduct training and workshops, and develop innovative, collaborative solutions to build better cities.
  5. Experience working with elected officials and local government staff in designing and implementing policies and strategies that support the creation of sustainable and inclusive cities.
    Interest and ability to interact with partner agencies, local governments, and the general public.
  6. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  7. Strong computer skills including proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop), Microsoft Office, AutoCad, Sketchup.
  8. Excellent drawing skills a plus.
  9. Ability to work on complex projects, and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  10. Willingness to travel for project related work.

Education and/or Experience

Master Degree in Urban Design or a Bachelor Degree in Architecture with a keen interest in urban design. At least 2 to 5 years of work experience in urban design is required. Demonstrated ability to manage and contribute to complex projects is required.

Employment Type

Full Time

City of Placement

Bengaluru, Karnataka

Remuneration

Commensurate with experience and skills.

Interested Candidates may send their resume and portfolio illustrating 5-7 graphic and 2 writing samples in PDF format by e-mail to mail@mod.org.in