Centre for Internet & Society

CIS is looking to hire a design and communications officer. The position will require working with our researchers to design reports and presentations to make them more accessible, and conceptualising and creating communication material for the organisation. It will also entail providing assistance with social media engagement and organising events.

Who can apply?

Recent design graduates or design graduates with 1-2 years of experience in editorial design, communications, and creating infographics and data visualisations. Others who can demonstrate similar skills and aptitude are also welcome to apply. Applicants with an interest in digital technology research would be preferred.

Our work is strengthened by the diversity in background, culture, experience, religion, caste, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, age and disability. We welcome applications from candidates belonging to marginalised communities.


  • Editorial design for reports, presentations, and other written outputs

  • Designing infographics and data visualisations 

  • Planning and creating internal and external communication material, including content and images for social media engagement

  • Working with the communications team to manage social media communications 

  • Creating promotional material for events

  • Working alongside researchers and organising events  


  • Comfortable working with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop

  • Comfortable working with Google Docs and Slides

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS will be preferred

  • Experience in copywriting, and good verbal and written communication 

  • Ability to work independently


1 year


Bangalore or Delhi

Application deadline

Extended to July 31st 2019

How to apply?

To apply, please send –

  • Resumé,

  • Relevant work samples (less than 5MB),

  • Names of two references, and

  • Link to online portfolio, if any.

Applications should be sent to Saumyaa Naidu (saumyaa [at] cis-india.org) by July 31, 2019.

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