Mid-Level Lighting Designer

  • New York
  • Posted 7 months ago


Mid-Level Lighting Designer
This job listing seeks a Lighting Designer to join a highly collaborative and creative architectural lighting design firm. The ideal candidate should have at least five 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 junior designers’ work, preparing presentations for clients, and overseeing the construction of the lighting installation. The company offers a competitive salary and benefits package and 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  Lighting Designer requires special knowledge and skills, typically acquired through direct work experience.
 Minimum 5 years of work experience with an understanding of 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: The lighting Designer duties and responsibilities shall include:
 Completing all phases of project lighting design, starting from the original conception to the final phases
 Directing and reviewing the work of Junior Lighting Designers and Lighting Interns
 Provide lighting design solutions appropriate to a 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 the owner’s budget.
 Review the construction progress of lighting installation at the project site and issue field
reports to the 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 worldwide.

 Competitive Salary 90+ commensurate with experience
 Excellent Benefits including; Medical/Dental/Vision/STD
 401K Plan
 Generous PTO, including Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days
 Education Days
 Company/Team Events
 Excellent Growth Opportunities
 encourages international and out-of-state candidates to
apply! Visa sponsorships are available for qualified applicants.
We pride ourselves on being a diverse, international company with employees from around the globe!

This company does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or 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 applicants.

Tagged as: Lighting Designer, Senior Lighting Designer

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