Lighting Designer

Dwaal Lighting Design Dwaal Lighting Design Employer:
Wed, Oct 10 '18Posted on:


Dwaal Lighting Design, established in 2014, is a small, young, woman-owned architectural lighting design studio looking to expand. Dwaal is known for research, alongside thoughtful creative design. We will try to discover the essence of the space and find ways to express this through lighting. We consider first and foremost the people who will be using, occupying or wandering through the spaces. Dwaal offers architectural lighting design at a high level of creative design, research and development, and technical proficiency.

We keep the studio small, and focus on just a few projects at any time. Dwaal focuses on projects that have the potential to create a positive impact; include public spaces and landscape, energy efficient home lighting design, private institutions and custom lighting fixture design.


We are seeking an architectural lighting designer to work on a contract basis. Candidates must be flexible to accommodate fluctuations in workflow. Ideal candidates live near Belfast Maine, but we will consider remote applicants who are self-directed and excellent communicators. Previous experience in the lighting design industry is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Interior Design and/or Lighting Design, and must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be excited about the potential of lighting to make a positive impact on the human condition

  • Previous research experience is preferred

  • Excellent rendering skills, both hand drawing and Photoshop

  • Full proficiency in the Adobe Suite, Autodesk CAD, and MS Office.

  • Savvy with developing presentation packages; physical modeling skills for presentations and mock-ups also required.

  • If working remotely, must be excellent at communication including presentation skills and keeping up with project management software.

  • Be highly-attentive to detail, and comfortable with multi-tasking for diverse work on a variety of projects.

  • Must be able to travel for site visits, mock-ups and meetings.

  • Must be able to take on extensive responsibility and deliver for tight deadlines.

  • Knowledge of AGI 32 or other photometric software, and daylighting

Please send a copy of your resume, cover letter and samples of your work via the Archinect Job Application Center.  We look forward to meeting you!

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