Junior Lighting Designer

Job Overview: GSA is seeking to hire a creative, ambitious Junior Lighting Designer 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.

Location: DC Office or NYC Office

George Sexton Associates (GSA) is seeking to hire a creative, ambitious Junior Lighting Designer to add to our collaborative design team at our NYC office. The work involves lighting design and production for world-class museums, commercial and residential projects. Working with GSA offers an opportunity to challenge yourself professionally and work with a highly-regarding and globally-recognized firm.


Overview: The junior lighting designer collaborates with project managers, senior lighting designers and other team members to develop a design which combines the creative expertise of all team members. The junior lighting designer plays an integral role in supporting the design team by:

  • Helping analyze and select lighting from appropriate sources.

  • Producing architectural drawings using software tools such as AutoCAD or Revit.

  • Creating and working with models, mock-ups and prototypes.

  • Working with senior designers and project managers to provide excellent lighting design services to clients

Other duties may include client communication and traveling for meetings and site visits to ensure that the lighting installations are in compliance with the design document.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Architecture or Lighting Design OR minimum one year architectural lighting design experience   

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)

  • Microsoft Office

  • Ability to use software tools to produce architectural drawings

  • Basic understanding of lighting control systems

  • Strong problem solving, research, and communication skills

  • Proficiency in Revit and AGI32 Software strongly preferred

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience. GSA provides excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision and 401k. There is opportunity for advancement with this position and within the firm.


How to Apply: Please address application materials (resume and portfolio) to Mary Beth Fiedler and email them to: gsadc-careers@gsadc.com


Senior Lighting Designer

Job Overview: GSA is seeking to hire a creative, ambitious Senior Lighting Designer 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.

Location: DC Office

Duties: An ideal candidate would possess:

  • Excellent communication skills in order to understand design needs and specifications, including energy requirements, for lighting design projects.  

  • Ability to develop a lighting design and all lighting design documents in response to client’s specifications and needs, while working on a team.

  • 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.

  • Other duties may travelling for meetings and site visits is expected, as required by the project.

Requirements: 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 skills: Project or Program Management experience

How to Apply: Please address application materials (resume and portfolio) to Mary Beth Fiedler and e-mail them to: gsadc-careers@gsadc.com


Compensation

Salaries arecommensurate with experience. GSA provides excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision and 401k. There is opportunity for advancement with this position and within the firm.

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.