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We as Net-Makers Want to Foster an Elastic Thinking Movement, Choosing Amsterdam as a Creative Playground.


Shubhojit Mallick (IN)
Jeroen Ruijter (NL)
Mizuki Kojima (JP)
Enrico Catalano (IT)
Camila Olivera (BR)



The week with the final presentations.

And guess what, we blew everyone away !!!!!  We were gone in 500 seconds and left the audience asking for more….


Check out the video here.

Creative Amsterdam – Teaser from MediaLAB Amsterdam on Vimeo.


With lots of wishes and loads of feedback we look forward to connecting the world.


Please take a look at the final paper here .

WANTED Front End Developer (HTML + CSS)

The MediaLAB Amsterdam is looking for a developer to produce a web responsive platform that allows users to browse through a database. A developer who uses the mindset ‘content first and mobile first’. The development of the platform will be in close collaboration with the Creative City team of the MediaLAB Amsterdam. The final product should be delivered at the beginning of January 2014.

 Some required features:

●  Searching in the database based on categories and tags(keywords);

●  Join (create profile);

●  Present results via a listed overview as well as mobile based geolocation;

●  Filters based on categories; users, organisations, places and events;

●  Gesture-layered based interaction.

Key responsibilities:

● Develop the fully working BETA version;

● Create the front-end (UI) and back-end (for archiving, etc). The interaction design(.psd & .ai) and information structure will be designed and delivered by student team;

●  Fully annotated code;

●  Comprehensive documentation and archiving of the code (MediaLAB Amsterdam Github repository);

●  Close collaboration with the student team is required with negotiable hours in the MediaLAB (near Weesperplein).


Application deadline: 20th of November 2013.

Please send a resume (with portfolio if available) and motivation letter to: Jeroen Ruijter, hybridcity2013 [at] Remuneration is negotiable. The job interviews will take place on Friday the 22nd of November.

Project Outline:

The aim of the project is to uncover the digital and physical networks in the creative scene of Amsterdam, and to map all the creative places, events and professionals in the city.

This project is taking place in close collaboration with DesignThinkers Group and Natalia Sanchez an embedded researcher from the University of Amsterdam.  The data retrieval will be facilitated by a separate Java programmer.

Download  the the pdf of the full job description here: JOB_Offer_Creative-city