Jozhe Fonseca

Jozhe Fonseca

Newark, NJ, US



Academically I began in illustration and advertising, thus visual communication, graphics, branding and fashion.. I have worked freelance, I have managed teams, I have managed, developed, produced projects from beginning to end in illustration, multimedia and design.

I am proficient in fixture selection, light calculations and controls, control intent, control narratives, wiring diagrams,  schedules, mock ups, image editing, 3D rendering, hand drafting, sketching, visual representation, photometry. Besides a solid understanding of lighting manufacturers and lighting applications,  I am familiar with IESNA  guidelines for LPD and lighting design best practices. 

I am experienced in the media industry as a visual designer. I know I am a creative problem solver in several areas. I have strong knowledge of trends in many fields, art, design, fashion, music, TV. I am skillful in computer graphics, video post production, audio composition and post production, lighting, filming, photography. 



LAB L+D - Association of Lighting Designers, Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal, Statutory Body Secretary, Media Manager.

Setting up Media Sites and Content Management.

Oct 2015 - current

LightDesign Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal, Lighting Assistant Internship

Project planning in hospitality and residential interiors, designing creative concepts in AutoCAD, follow firm style procedures, Sketchup 3D interiors with V-Ray, image editing Photoshop, presentations in InDesign.

Feb 2015 - May 2015

NBNY, NY, Lighting Assistant

Lighting Installation following Plots. Event lighting layouts, specification, wiring diagrams, mock-ups, retrofitting fixtures. 2D lighting plans and construction documents with senior lighting designer and took responsibility in choosing the appropriate light fittings.

Oct 2013 - Jan 2014


New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Masters, Communication

Media Visualization

Oct 2011 - Jan 2014

NYSID, NY, Masters, Lighting Design

Lighting Design

Oct 2012 - Jul 2013


New York State Business Plan Competition - People’s Choice Award Winners, Award

Green Kids – An app game where kids save endangered species


Areas of Specialization