Senior Lighting Designer

  • New York
  • Posted 1 month ago


Illuminate Your Career with Passion and Expertise!

Are you an experienced and highly skilled Senior Lighting Designer seeking an exciting and inspiring career opportunity? We invite you to become a pivotal figure in our prestigious high-end lighting design company in vibrant New York City. Our firm is renowned for its exceptional ability to seamlessly merge light and architecture, creating immersive atmospheres that are truly unparalleled.

Why Choose Us? Our company thrives on collaboration, breathing life into lighting design and art direction across diverse spaces. From art and cultural institutions to museums, performing arts centers, educational hubs, libraries, expansive public spaces, outdoor realms, private residences, luxury commercial properties, master plans, towering structures, and the most exquisite hotels and restaurants, we take pride in our ability to transform spaces through the magic of light.

As a Senior Lighting Design Associate, you will be an integral part of our studio leadership. Your influence will be instrumental in shaping our team, office, and studio’s future. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect:


  • Represent and Shine: Exude confidence and poise when attending meetings.
  • Build Bridges: Expand our presence by actively participating in industry events within the lighting and architectural community, fostering valuable connections.
  • Networking Maven: Engage in networking and marketing events to broaden our network of potential clients.
  • Progress Trailblazer: Provide regular progress reports on projects, team development, and deliverables.
  • Mentorship: Develop professional development plans for our staff and provide guidance to help them thrive.
  • Master of All Trades: Oversee projects, manage design and construction elements, and organize and review plans.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and manage our project team members on various projects, ensuring their success.
  • Meeting Maestro: Attend meetings throughout all phases of the project.
  • Office All-Star: This position is in office management and operations, covering areas such as IT, office equipment, staff events, and educational sessions.
  • Talent Scout: Join the team in reviewing and interviewing potential new hires.
  • Documentation Guru: Collaborate with our Project Director to oversee office documentation standards and maintain quality control.
  • Tech Savvy: Manage IT operations, coordinating with our Project Director, Tech Consultants, and Finance Director.
  • Business Development Ally: Assist the Business Development Director with proposals related to the projects you lead and others that may benefit from your expertise.
  • Regulation Watchdog: Stay updated on lighting-related regulations and codes, ensuring our studio remains at the forefront of industry knowledge.
  • Policy Champion: Uphold and enforce company policies and procedures.
  • Collaboration Extraordinaire: Collaborate closely with the Principal and other members of the Upper-Level Management Team as needed.

Skills You Bring:

  • Design Passion: A profound appreciation for design, exceptional communication skills, and a keen eye for detail.
  • Analytical Acumen: Strong analytical skills, adaptability to changing conditions, and a knack for problem-solving.
  • Effective Communicator: Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team Player: A collaborative spirit, eager to work within our project teams on multiple projects.
  • Creative Insight: Ability to participate in design work sessions, interpret architectural and interior design concepts, and contribute to lighting concepts.
  • Meticulous Planner: Assist fellow lighting designers with project documentation, including lighting layouts and fixture specifications.
  • Hands-On: Participate in the final aiming of light fixtures and lighting controls programming at project sites.


We expect nothing less than the utmost professionalism, courtesy, and dedication towards clients, vendors, and colleagues. As a Senior Lighting Design Associate, you should embody exceptional organization, resourcefulness, conscientiousness, and unwavering dedication to your craft.

We encourage you to apply if you’re prepared to elevate your career to new heights and be a crucial part of an innovative lighting design team. Your expertise and passion will illuminate our path to even greater success. Join us in creating unparalleled experiences through the artistry of light and architecture!

Benefits: This New York City-based lighting design office, with additional offices in Europe, has been in business for 30 years and collaborates with prominent architectural and interior design firms worldwide.

  • Competitive Salary 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
  • 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.

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