Forming an integral part of the overall Inhabit Lighting team structure, the Senior Lighting Designer/ Project Leader - Shanghai, working in collaboration with the Shanghai Director and the Lighting Principal, will be responsible for project management, coordination and delivery for projects within the region, along with generating and developing business growth for the lighting discipline.
The successful candidate should be a highly experienced lighting designer with an established industry network and a strong commercial acumen. In return, you will be working with a talented and fun team which is focused on providing excellent service coupled with innovative and unique designs that are supported by high-quality technical rigor.
Inhabit takes pride in employing people who are passionate about their expertise, are ambitious and strive for excellence. To be considered for this role it is mandatory the candidate possess the following attributes and skills:
• Possess a minimum of 7+ years experience in lighting design and on projects of various scales;
• Good interpersonal skills with ability to build strong rapport with clientele and key project team members;
• Track record working with top tier clients and architects;
• Working relationships with existing clients within PRC/ Asia;
• An ability to conduct service pitches and presentations at a professional scale;
• Be business minded with a strong understanding on offering excellent results in and efficient and cost-effective manner
• Ability to communicate design ideas effectively, responsible, highly organized, flexible and a supportive team player;
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin
• Conversant in Dialux (or equivalent), AutoCAD, Photoshop and MSOffice;
• Strong eye for detail, accuracy and the technical aspects of lighting;
• Capable of managing multiple projects at any one time; and,
• Ambitious and self-motivated with a desire for personal and professional growth.
The following will be considered advantageous for the application:
Rhino, Grasshopper Revit SketchUp, V-Ray, LightUp Radiance or a similar Day Lighting Calculation Software
Please send your Curriculum Vitae, Portfolio, salary expectations and a 1 page introduction letter by email. The subject line should be entitled “Job Application; Senior Lighting Design/ Project Leader - Shanghai”
Inhabit is an innovative consulting group exclusively focused on providing specialist design and engineering services with offices in Asia, Middle East, Europe and Australia. We partner with some of the world's most well-known architects, developers, and industry regulatory authorities in the development and creation of sustainable, built environments that redefine design and engineering.
Our Lighting Design team specialise in creating unique visual experiences for facades, landscapes and interiors across a wide range of industry sectors including: hospitality, commercial office, retail, transportation, entertainment facilities and residential projects.