We are now located in 3 distinct studio within Delhi NCR
New Delhi Studio: Workspace & Research Lab
Gurgaon Studio: Special Meet-up Space
Faridabad Studio: Exclusive experience studio (INVITE ONLY)
* Meetings & Visit by prior APPOINTMENTS only.
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rat[LAB] Delhi Studio
rat[LAB] - Research in Architecture & Technology
A-94B (3rd Floor), Lajpat Nagar - II,
New Delhi - 110024
rat[LAB] Gurgaon Studio
Tower A, Paras Twin Towers, Golf Course Road,
Sector 54, Gurugram, Haryana - 122022
NEW VACANCIES ANNOUNCED (Dated 18.04.2022)
rat[LAB] Studio / rat[LAB]EDUCATION Recruitment 2022
New times call for reinventing the way we work and operate. With the ongoing pandemic and disruptions caused, we are hopeful of a new future and are taking appropriate measures to adapt to new ways of working and welcome a new set of individuals who can be change-makers and inventors in these testing times. We have changed our 3-stage hiring process (which we have been following successfully for many years), and temporarily shifting to new methods of direct interviews for hiring. We have stopped e-interview possibilities & remote working roles at this point until further notice.
Do you wish to be a Super-Intern at rat[LAB]? Let us develop your super-powers, apart from learning the conventions of the profession!
The pandemic changed the way this world functions and operates which would reflect strongly in times to follow as the world slowly adapts to new ways of working. As a studio, we are working hard to be innovative & inventive and change the way our team functions and sets to evolve. We are excited to introduce and launch new vacancies & specialised internships to enter a whole new world of learning & experimentation. We have planned several specialised roles to develop an expertise as well as looking at a holistic professional (& academic) growth of team members, thereby providing opportunities to students from different parts of the world to work & collaborate with us!
Please read detailed roles carefully before applying. Send the applications in mentioned format. The defined expertise / speciality needs to be demonstrated in professional or academic works and to be expressed as interests. The candidates would work directly with the Principal Architect to develop the expertise as a part of the training process but needs to clearly demonstrate their interests & rigour in the application process. Apply in maximum of 2 categories which you believe you best fit into, with appropriate cover letters & portfolio showcasing your expertise. Applications not adhering to defined guidelines would not be reviewed due to the filtering systems followed.
*Interns seeking a conventional training to work on Working Drawings & Presentations merely, need not apply. These are super-internships to develop your skill-set at an early stage of your career based on your interests and inculcate an entrepreneurial spirit for shaping a smart future. You need to demonstrate your interests in the cover letter of your application.
Specialized Graduate Jobs & Internships (for a holistic approach to the NEW AGE ARCHITECTURE)
HIRING FOR DELHI STUDIO
(Occasional Travel to Gurgaon Studio & Faridabad Studio might be required for meetings & discussions)
Although these are specialized roles with a strong focus, the applicants would be expected to work on other on-going projects as per requirements and need to be adept with standards of a design practice including a fair knowledge of conventional software & workflows.
A1- Architectural Designer or Super-Intern
Expertise: Computational / Parametric Design
This position is for graduates & design interns who wish to be a part of studio in Delhi office, and are committed to be a part of the studio with a self-driven approach to undertake multiple tasks such as concept design, working drawings, presentation drawings, content creation, vendor management, etc. The applicant must be a resident of Delhi or willing to relocate to Delhi (relocation costs are not provided and this is a stipend-based role; hence preference would be given to residents of Delhi NCR).
Key roles & responsibilities: Working on Computational / Parametric aspect of multi-scalar projects such as Façade, Roof Structures, Complex geometries; should be able to articulate ideas and create parametric models in Grasshopper3D. Must have a strong knowledge of Grasshopper3D, Rhino3D and any other computational tools.
A2- Content Designer for Writing / Newsletters & Communications
Expertise: Writing, Book Editing, Social Media, Newsletters, Blogging, Press Communications & Content Creation
This position is for graduates & design interns who wish to be a part of studio in Delhi office, and are committed to be a part of the studio with a self-driven approach to undertake multiple tasks with a strong focus on Architectural Journalism, Writing, Editing, Content Creation & Social Media Handling. The applicant must be a resident of Delhi or willing to relocate to Delhi (relocation costs are not provided and this is a stipend-based role; hence preference would be given to residents of Delhi NCR). The candidate is required to possess writing skill-set with a proven record (academically or professionally) and should be able to research and write in the area of education, design, technology, computational design, parametric design through blogs, articles, interviews and other copywriting works. An exciting role for someone interesting to learn in this domain. Handling newsletters for the studio is an add-on skill that would be appreciated. Capabilities to handle social media content will also be an add-on skill for this post.
Key roles & responsibilities: Working on aforementioned tasks and having a strong writing skill. Must demonstrate previous knowledge or interest in writing, architectural journalism, or social media expertise. The candidate would further learn about finetuning these skills if they wish to pursue this in future.
A3- Academic Innovator / Manager
Expertise: Education, Pedagogy & Innovative Academia
This position is for graduates & design interns who wish to be a part of studio in Delhi office, and are committed to be a part of the studio with a self-driven approach to undertake multiple tasks with a strong focus on design education, pedagogy explorations and working on innovative academic programmes by rat[LAB]EDUCATION. The applicant must be a resident of Delhi or willing to relocate to Delhi (relocation costs are not provided and this is a stipend-based role; hence preference would be given to residents of Delhi NCR). The organization has a strong expertise in creating innovative education models and is currently involved in multiple academic collaborations in India and globally. The role is for an individual who has been involved in academia and/or has a proven record for academic innovation. The role would require the candidate to work on new programmes, curriculum, documentation, profiling, communications, marketing strategies as per development requirements. Experience in Computational Design or Design Technology would be an add-on. This is an exciting and novel opportunity looking at the current shift of educational methods and the number of global collaborations of the studio.
Key roles & responsibilities: Assisting on educational programmes by rat[LAB]EDUCATION including curation of Online & Studio Workshops, developing academic programmes in partnership with institutions, and handling student communities with database management.
A4- 3D Visualiser
Expertise: 3D Visualisation
This position is for 3D visualisation experts (entry level / intermediate / advanced) who has skills in working on architectural (exterior), interior or product scale and is adept with understanding of complex geometries with a good skill of optimizing geometry with material mapping, context building, photo-montages, etc for high quality day & night setting renders.
Key roles & responsibilities: Managing 3D models of various projects (concept & developed design) to create 3D visualisation / renders as per project needs on a regular basis. This is a full-time role for an individual – 3D visualisation companies may not apply.
A5- Business Development Manager
Expertise: Brand Curation & Business Development
This position is for graduates & interns who wish to be a part of studio in Delhi office, and are committed to be a part of the studio with a self-driven approach to undertake multiple tasks with a strong focus on business development & brand curation. This is typically ideal for individuals with a proven experience of doing Business Development for a design studio with strong communication skills.
Key roles & responsibilities: Leading Business development for rat[LAB] engaging in business strategies, client procurement & engagement, among other related responsibilities such as lead data management and strategies.
A6- Architectural Designer (Intermediate Level: 2-4 Years Exp.)
Expertise: Residential Design / Commercial Design
This position is for architects with 2 to 4 years of professional experience working on residential or commercial projects (or both) with a strong hold of concept & design development, project execution, vendor co-ordination, site supervision among other project related tasks. The applicant must be a resident of Delhi or willing to relocate to Delhi (relocation costs are not provided) and willing to join rat[LAB] Delhi studio on a long-term basis. Computational & Parametric design skills are NOT required for this post.
Key roles & responsibilities: Working on Residential Projects (Architecture + Interiors), Commercial Projects and handling day-to-day studio activities & teams for the allocated projects. Good software skills are important as it requires a comprehensive role. Prior proven experience is a must for the applicant.
A7- Social Media Manager (Instagram / LinkedIn / Facebook)
Expertise: Social Media Managing Skills including Content Creation, Query Management, Post Scheduling
This position is for a young student or professional adept with handling Instagram content (Reel, Posts, Stories, Query Management), LinkedIn posts, Facebook Page, among other social tools for all rat[LAB] & rat[LAB]EDUCATION handles. This can be a part-time or a full-time role based on availability at our Delhi studio.
Key roles & responsibilities: Handling all content related to Social Media for PR activities.
IMPORTANT: Application Guidelines
Please use subject line: Vacancy 2022 – Position Code (For example, Vacancy 2022 – A1, or Vacancy 2022 – A3, as applicable.) We will run an inbox filter to review applications and applications without this subject line, or with Fwd:…. would not be reviewed.
Please write a ‘genuine’ cover letter explaining why you fit for the applied role or have a strong interest in the expertise mentioned.
You may apply for multiple roles (maximum 2) and may be chosen as per best-fit criteria.
Do not combine multiple positions in a single application.
DO NOT SEND ZIP FILES or LINKS TO PORTFOLIO. Kindly attach PDF upto 10 MB including your CV & Portfolio.
Please do not forward an existing cover letter, or cc / bcc as those e-mails would be deleted without reviewing.
Applications to be sent individually for each category & sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow up calls are not advisable. You may send a follow up e-mail in not less than 7 working days.
Starting date would be the earliest suitable date.