Communications Manager

 

Experience: 1-3 years
Duration: Full-time
Remuneration: As per industry standards
Starting Date: Immediate
Location: Bengaluru, India

About Us

Sensing Local is an urban Living Lab in Bengaluru. We work towards tackling environmental challenges in Indian cities through collaboration, participatory planning approaches and building shared knowledge across various sectors. This leads to several ongoing projects that take place simultaneously and require constant documentation and public engagement. 

Skills and Responsibilities

We are looking for a Communications and Outreach Manager to join our team to co-develop a robust/comprehensive communication strategy for Sensing Local and its projects in a creative and consistent manner. The aim of all communications is to bring Sensing Local and its projects into a spotlight, generate public interest and engage interested stakeholders.
This role will require management of all communications put forth through Sensing Local in aspects related to video production, documentation of projects in their phases, graphic design and visual branding, etc. She/he will work closely with other team members consisting of urban planners, architects, designers and GIS experts. We are looking for a team member that is articulate, proactive, open minded, agile and has the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.

Technical skills include:

  • Exceptional writing, communication, storytelling, and project documentation skills

  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and other relevant design software

  • Skills in FinalCutProX or Adobe PremierePro/appropriate video editing software

  • Ability to deliver creative content for social media and website (text, image and video)

  • Familiarity with website  design on a hosting platform (Wix)

 

Further skills include:

  • Proactive participation in ongoing project planning and any design collateral, communications and documentation required for the same

  • Ability to thrive in an environment where co-creation is a norm

  • Empathy in communicating for complex public projects

  • Must be a problem solver at heart

  • Be a self starter and an enabler

  • An interest or any prior experience working in the space of environment would be preferred

Candidates will need to have worked for at least 1-3 years within the communications industry. She/he will need to be available to work from within the Sensing Local office (Cooke Town). The role may require occasional travel for work to other locations.

 

Wayfinding Designer

Experience: 3-5 years
Duration: Full-time

Remuneration: As per industry standards

Starting Date: Immediate
Location: Bengaluru, India

About Us

Sensing Local is an urban Living Lab in Bengaluru. We work towards tackling environmental challenges in Indian cities through collaboration, participatory planning approaches and building shared knowledge. We are also deeply interested in legibility of cities and how maps, information and way-finding systems impact the way people discover, engage and associate with spaces. This affects the visual identity, our sense of belonging, efforts of conservation, and even planning efforts. Over the last few years, we have been developing a portfolio of projects to create way-finding systems for public spaces, neighbourhoods

and transit systems. We are now setting up a dedicated team to take this forward as an independent vertical.

Skills and Responsibilities

We are looking for a Wayfinding Designer to join the team who will lead the Signage and Wayfinding projects in all aspects related to graphic design, visual branding, typology, colour schematic etc. She/he will work closely with other team members consisting of urban planners, architects, product designers and GIS experts.

We are looking for a team member that is articulate, proactive, open minded, agile and have the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.

Further skills include:

  • Skills in cartography and previous experience of working on way-finding systems, exhibition designs etc.

  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and other relevant software

  • Ability to quickly ideate, visualise, iterate designs

  • Delivery of projects from conception to production

  • Must thrive in an environment where co-creation, and iterative design is a norm

  • Be empathetic to working in complex public projects

  • Must be a problem solver at heart

  • Be a self starter and an enabler

Candidates will have worked for at least 3 years within the design industry, and be at middleweight or senior level. She/he will need to be available to work from within Sensing Local office (Victoria Layout). The role may require occasional travel for work to other locations.