The Firm ELECTROLIGHT is an international lighting design firm, dedicated to making a difference through light. Our San Francisco studio, opened early in 2016, is growing fast, already has a diverse portfolio of work and an impressive list of high-caliber clients.
The Position We are looking for a confident, decision-making, Senior Designer to join our growing team of professionals. The role is key in assisting the Director, supervising a team of Designers and managing our exciting projects.
The Opportunity This position represents a rare opportunity to become a key player in one of the world’s leading lighting design firms. We will provide a stimulating work environment, interesting projects and a generous benefit package. We’ll challenge you and will help you to develop and grow with us. As a progressive firm that’s always looking ahead; we are searching for the right person who wants to join us on our journey.
Responsibilities You will be required to work closely with the Director in developing lighting design concepts and then you will lead the design team and be responsible for delivering the project’s milestones to the highest standard possible. Further, you will be our clients’ point of contact across a range of projects and accordingly you will be required to communicate effectively with them to keep projects running smoothly. You will collaborate with the Director, assisting with the management of the studio. This will include project record-keeping, scheduling resources and project planning. You will be responsible for keeping abreast of the latest developments in the lighting industry and helping the rest of the team to develop to their full potential.
Qualifications and Requirements You will be an experienced (5+ years post-grad) lighting designer with several successful completed projects across a range of sectors. You will be confident in dealing with clients as well as other members our design team. You will be organized, independent and self-motivated, and operate with the highest level of integrity and professionalism. You will be very computer literate with excellent knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe suite, AGI, Google Docs and MS suite, and be comfortable working on MacOS. You will have excellent written and verbal English skills and be able to communicate ideas through sketching and other means. Our international portfolio will require you to work in imperial and metric units. Knowledge of US energy codes, such as ASHRAE 90.1 and Title 24 is important. Experience with Revit and accreditation in LEED or WELL would be an advantage.
Additional Salary Information: Please e-mail your cover letter explaining why you would be interested in the position and what your dreams are. Please also include a resume, portfolio and let us know your salary expectations.
We are an equal opportunity employer and your application will be treated with strict confidence.
Electrolight is a design studio dedicated to making a difference through light.
We believe that light has the power to change lives. Regulating our bodies, fueling our emotions and inspiring our soul. We are intrinsically fascinated by the way in which we see and experience the world around us. Central to that is vision – and by definition – light.
Sculptors of light and curators of the visu...al realm, we draw talent from the best creative minds in the design industry. We leverage technology so that our practice transcends geographic borders; our team is united by a belief that our work makes a difference.
Founded in Melbourne in 2004, our practice has grown to include studios in Sydney, San Francisco and London. Like all siblings, we each have our own individuality that is embraced and encouraged, making us a global family spanning 3 continents.