Feel ready to contribute more to the creative aspect of projects you work on? Take the next step and join our small, award -winning, architectural lighting design firm. We are seeking creative, detail-oriented lighting designers to work directly with principal on institutional, commercial and high-end residential projects. MFLD maintains an intentionally small staff to keep the design approach personal and vibrant for both the client and our employees who are quickly involved in every aspect of the design process.
Typical tasks include collaborating with the principal on conceptual materials, meeting with clients, producing project documents, building mock-ups, performing calculations, providing administrative project management support and carrying out post-construction duties such as on-site programming and focusing. Most projects are within the tri-state metropolitan area allowing all members of the team to access the site frequently.
This position provides real growth opportunity for a motivated individual looking for more independence and responsibility in a job with a relaxed, flexible, family friendly office. We believe the best designers have interesting outside lives!
Candidates must have proficient CAD and/or Revit skills; illumination calculation (manual/computer) skills; minimum 1 - 3 years experience in Lighting Design, Theatrical Design, Interiors or Architecture firm and a deep, abiding interest in design, the arts, and all things creative. We are also looking for familiarity with illumination engineering basics, general design skills including sketching, visualization, and graphic communication,and the usual Microsoft Office programs. We expect candidates to have knowledge of the architectural design process. Fluency in English is mandatory and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Photoshop, InDesign, and Computer Illustration skills are a plus.PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE NO LIGHTING DESIGN EXPERIENCE. YOU MUST HAVE LEGAL PERMISSION TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES
Additional Salary Information: MFLD offers competitive salaries commiserate with experience and a standard package of benefits including flexibility in hours and reimbursed continuing education.
Melanie Freundlich Lighting Design is an award winning, collaborative design-centric architectural lighting design firm founded in 1997. We have made it our aim to create thoughtfully designed, carefully integrated, conscientious, lit environments for the private and public sector.