Lighting Designer II (New York)

Full-time

The Lighting Practice is a team-oriented work place and our design process is collaborative and interactive.  Our projects are diverse and challenging – we have designed lighting for exterior environments and façades, public spaces, retail, corporate, academic and healthcare facilities.

We are seeking a talented and motivated individual with a minimum of three years of experience in architectural lighting design for a variety of project types.  Our team welcomes designers with strong communication skills who enjoy working in a team environment.

A Lighting Designer II will work on a variety of project types in a team environment with their Project Manager and other Lighting Designers.  Their responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate & communicate with allied team members (architect, engineers, manufacturers, etc.)
  • Develop lighting design concepts (sketches, renderings, presentations, etc.)
  • Validate design concepts against project goals & criteria (calculations, mockups, etc.)
  • Plan, produce, and oversee the documentation of the design (drafting, specifications, fixture schedules, etc.)
  • Construction administration (submittals, RFI’s, punch visits, etc.)
  • May fill the role of Project Manager on smaller projects under the guidance of a Principal

Interested candidates should apply online. Candidates should also send a PDF (max 10 MB) of their qualifications (cover letter, resume, references, and portfolio). Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Full-time positions include a complete company paid benefits package.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Lighting Design or a related field
    (Theater Lighting, Interior Design, Architecture or Architectural Engineering)
  • 3+ years of experience in an architectural lighting design role
  • Experience working on a project from SD through CA
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, and graphic presentations)
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY

  • Lighting calculation programs (AGI32)
  • Auto CAD
  • BIM Software (Revit experience is preferred)
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)
  • MS Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Bluebeam
  • SketchUp, Rhinoceros 3D (Rhino3D), V-Ray, DIVA, 3ds Max experience is a plus, but not required