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Experienced Lighting Designer

Washington, DC-based George Sexton Associates, LLC, a lighting design firm, is in search of an Experienced Lighting Designer to join its Washington, D.C. or New York City office.

 An ideal candidate would possess:

  • Excellent communication skills in order to understand design needs and specifications, including energy requirements, for lighting design projects.
  • While working on a team, ability to develop a lighting design and all lighting design documents in response to client’s specifications and needs.
  • Familiarity with commercial lighting fixtures and ability to select appropriate fixtures for projects in order to meet the client’s requests.
  • Ability to develop architectural drawings that will ultimately be included in the final planset.
  • Understanding of whether or not lighting installations are occurring in compliance with the design documents and ability to work to rectify issues that arise in order to satisfy the client.

Required qualifications: Degree in lighting design, architecture, or related field and 2 to 5 years of experience in the lighting design field. Required skills: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Microsoft Office, COMCheck, daylight design, energy code compliance, Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Revit and final aim and adjust on site.  Employer is willing to accept any equivalent combination of experience and education.

Preferred qualifications: Project or Program Management experience.

Please send resume, cover letter and example portfolio via email, addressed to Kailee Dahan, at

  • Fulltime or Part-time: This is a full-time position.
  • Location: Washington, D.C. or New York City
  • Travel: Travelling for meetings and site visits is expected, as required by the project.

Architectural Lighting Designer

George Sexton Associates is seeking to hire a creative, ambitious individual to add to our collaborative design team. The work involves design and production for world-class museums, commercial and residential projects. Some travel is involved. There is opportunity for advancement. The salary is commensurate with experience with excellent benefits. Offices are located in Washington DC, New York City and the United Kingdom. 

Lighting, Engineering and/or Architecture degree is required plus a demonstrated experience in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and AGI32 Software.

Please send resume, cover letter and example portfolio via email, addressed to Kailee Dahan, at

EO Statement

GSA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.