Lighting Designer

L'Observatoire International L'Observatoire International Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Jul 12 '17Posted on:

L'Observatoire International, award-winning architectural lighting design firm, seeks a full -time ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING DESIGNER to join our team.

We are a New York City-based lighting design office collaborating with prominent architectural firms worldwide on projects of the highest caliber.
Candidate should have experience working within a team, working on a full spectrum of lighting projects and all phases of work.  Position requires a strong sense of detail, extensive knowledge of available lighting equipment and how it works, skills to analyze and mock-up unique lighting situations, and creative problem solving abilities. 

> Ideal candidate has ~4 years experience
Masters degree (MS or MFA) in lighting is required
> Sensitivity and appreciation for design aesthetics (of all kinds)
> Knowledge and experience with all architectural phases 
> Excellent proficiency in AutoCAD software
> Proficient knowledge and experience with AGi32 software
> Working knowledge of Rhino or other 3D modeling software 
> Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office
> Excellent written and verbal communication skills
> Ability to work on multiple projects at various design stages  
> English fluency required

> Lighting design solutions as per client brief, budget and relevant standards
> Develop lighting design solutions with calculations
> Construction of temporary mockups, in studio or on site
> Create CAD layouts, RCPs, lighting details, etc.
> Create fixture specifications and schedules
> Research fixture alternatives, review samples
> Control schedules and equipment specifications
> Value engineering of project lighting specs within budget 
> Review construction progress at project site
> Create and issue field reports and punch list
> Final aiming of light fixtures and lighting controls 

Please visit our website for a review of our portfolio. 

Submit your resume and examples of your work to with you name and the position title in the email’s subject line. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health and dental insurance, 401K plan options, paid vacation & sick days. Work visa sponsorship possible. EOE. NO CALLS PLEASE.

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