Senior Lighting Designer

  • New York
  • Posted 8 months ago


Senior Lighting Designer
This job listing is seeking a Senior Lighting Designer to join a highly collaborative and creative architectural lighting design firm. The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years of experience in lighting design, a strong understanding of AutoCAD and 3D modeling software, and excellent organizational and communication skills. The responsibilities of the Senior Lighting Designer include completing all phases of project lighting design, overseeing the work of junior designers, preparing presentations for clients, and overseeing the construction of the lighting installation. The company offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as opportunities for growth and education. They welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are open to sponsoring visas for qualified international candidates.
Qualifications: The role of Senior Lighting Designer requires special knowledge and skills, typically acquired through direct work experience.
 Minimum 5 years work experience with an understanding in lighting design across architectural, interior and landscape design projects.
 Ability to direct and lead staff and crew in lighting projects
 Experience with physical model making
 Proficiency in AutoCAD
 Developed skills in 3D modeling software (Revit/Rhino)
 Advanced knowledge in Adobe suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, MS Office, Google Suite and other Management Software Programs (including timesheet management)
 Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and superb ability to multi-task.
 Strong sensibility and appreciation for design communication
 Time management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects

Responsibilities: Lighting Designer duties and responsibilities shall include:
 Completing all phases of project lighting design, starting from the original conception to final phases
 Directing and reviewing the work of Junior Lighting Designers and Lighting Interns
 Provide lighting design solutions appropriate to client brief, budget and relevant
 Attend client and design team meetings, sometimes involving national and/or
international travel.
 Prepare presentations to clients
 Develop lighting design solutions (i.e. engineering exercise) – lighting calculations,
research of fixture alternatives, review of fixture samples, construction of temporary
 Oversee the documentation of the lighting design via CAD layouts, lighting details, light
fixture schedules, lighting control specifications
 Plan and execute lighting mockups as needed throughout the project
 Review cost estimates of project lighting specifications and adjust lighting design to
meet owner’s budget.
 Review construction progress of lighting installation at project site and issue field
reports to design team.
 Supervise final aiming of light fixtures and lighting controls programming.


Benefits: They are a New York City-based lighting design office, with additional offices in Europe, in business for 30 years, collaborating with prominent architectural and interior design firms world-wide.

 Competitive Salary 82-115,000 commensurate with experience
 Excellent Benefits including; Medical/Dental/Vision/STD
 401K Plan
 Generous PTO including Vacation, Sick, Personal Days
 Education Days
 Company/Team Events
 Excellent Growth Opportunities
 encourages international and out of state candidates to
apply! Visa sponsorships available for qualified applicants.
We pride ourselves on being a diverse, international company with employees from around the globe!

This company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. They encourage applications from minorities, women, and all other qualified applicant

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