Benny Kuriakose & Associates is looking for passionate, ambitious, and talented applicants to work in our office. We make an effort to strengthen the abilities of candidates with talent and enthusiasm. We encourage them to engage their right brain.
Candidates will be exposed to various skills in the office over the course of a minimum six-month probationary period and, if found acceptable, will be incorporated into the office. During the probationary period, there will be regular reviews regarding the performance and the candidates are expected to show steady progress. The performance on each task will be checked and measured using a thorough monitoring system and has to be satisfactory at every stage during the probationary period.
We use a flat hierarchy structure at Benny Kuriakose and Associates, where everyone is treated equally in terms of work and responsibilities. This helps bridge the gap between senior and younger employees and fosters a more collaborative work atmosphere. Our work encompasses more than just architectural projects; it also includes research, writing, audio-visual presentations, 3D images, photo editing, publications, website designing and its development, social media, etc. Opportunities for proper training and equipping of these skills will also be provided. This internship is not intended for the students and is open only to the graduates.
A stipend of Rs. 12000/- would be paid during the internship period of 6 months. If somebody has more experience or higher qualifications, we may consider paying a higher stipend after three months if their performance and contribution to the office are more or equal to that of young architects or engineers who have completed their internship after six months. Candidates must preferably be based in Chennai or willing to relocate.
Please send the resume and portfolio (below 15MB) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, a write-up in not more than 500 words is to be submitted along with the resume, which contains separate answers for each of the questions given below.
Why do you want to work with us?
What way will you be able to contribute to the office?
What do you expect to learn from the office?
Please note to add 'Application for Benny Kuriakose & Associates' in the subject lines to avoid mixing with the rest of the applications. Also, If you would like to apply for more than 1 position, please make sure that separate applications have been submitted for each. We may not be able to respond to every application, but thank you for the interest shown in working with us.
Apart from the above-mentioned requirements, the following are the additional requirements for each job position.
The candidate should have a passion for, and be eager to experiment with creating graphic content for our diverse projects.
Publications, both digital and print, including Architectural monographs.
Use creative thinking to develop and present new design concepts, graphics, and layouts, with strong visual identities appropriate for specific projects.
Social media content (digital engagement and outreach campaign assets)
Environmental graphic design for Museums (wall panels, artifact labels, brochure, and interpretative material).
Translating stories and ideas into graphics, including infographics.
Oversee and assist with retouching of available photographs.
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelors degree in Art, Photography, Graphic Design or other related fields & solid knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube
Passion for Art, Design, Architecture, and content creation.
Confidence in concepts, ideas, and willingness to experiment.
Expert at Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and print production.
Understanding trends in website design and experience in any other fields of design will be a plus.
The portfolio with the recent works mentioned (below 15MB) has to be attached along with the resume.
We are working towards creating a portal website, aimed at the dissemination of information related to the built environment to the general public. And we seek young, creative, and skilled content editors. The desired candidate will be a passionate writer and skilled communicator with an interest in the fields of design and architecture.
Create and curate content for publications including Architectural monographs, website, and social media platforms.
Write and edit content for Museum panels.
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelors degree in English, journalism, or related field, with a strong interest in Art, Architecture, Design, History, and the Social Sciences.
Excellent written English
Architecture and design sector experience preferred but not essential
Strong team player with the ability to collaborate with architects and designers.
Strong organizational skills and ability to calmly manage a busy workload and deliver to tight deadlines
Good Microsoft Office skills (e.g. Outlook, Excel, Word), and working knowledge in Adobe InDesign are preferred, but not essential.
Keen interest and skills in research and critical analysis.
Two of the best and most recent samples of writing (under 500 words), if possible related to the fields of Art/Design/Architecture, are to be attached.
Portfolio of the individual works and group works (with proper acknowledgment of the role) is to be attached. Competition works and Internship works are not entertained.
A write-up on what you think of sustainability and the key issues relating to it that you care about (Minimum 500 words and Maximum 1000 words) should be sent to us along with the CV.