Gwen Grossman Lighting Design (GGLD) is a flourishing practice with significant year-to-year growth, specializing in commercial and hospitality projects throughout the US. We are looking to hire a lighting designer to join our energetic and enthusiastic team. GGLD is a Chicago-based, award-winning firm located in the downtown loop area. As a designer, you must be creative with a love for detail and desire to be a team player as well as the ability to work independently. We are looking for a passionate and proactive person who is overall dynamic in their personality and communication skills. A college degree in Lighting Design, Architecture, or Interior Design would give you the edge. Ideally, you would bring professional experience from an independent lighting consultancy, interior design, or architecture firm. 0-2 years professional experience is desirable. As well as excellent creative skills, you would have knowledge of: •AutoCAD and Revit •AGi32 (lighting calculation software) •Adobe Suite (InDesign and photoshop) •MS office (Power Point, Excel, and Word) Responsibilities include: •lighting design layouts and calculations •Fixture specifications •renderings •Assist in the review and markup of shop drawing submittals •visit job site to walk-though and verify existing conditions and observe construction progress •Communicating with clients and reps directly, creating a positive project experience This is a great opportunity for a candidate to grow their professional skills alongside a talented mentor. If you are a client-focused, experienced, and dynamic designer interested in pursuing lighting who approaches assignments in an enthusiastic manner we'd like to hear from you.
About Gwen Grossman Lighting Design, INC
Gwen Grossman Lighting Design, established in 2010, is a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) lighting design firm based in Chicago. Our staff draws upon the diverse backgrounds in theater, architecture, interior design, and fine arts, which combine talents to create exemplary award winning work. Founding designer Gwen Grossman boasts 24 years of experience and is Lighting Certified (LC) by the NCQLP, a professional member of the International Association of Lighting Design (IALD), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). GGLD has successfully collaborated on numerous large and small scale projects ranging from; corporate interiors, hotels, hospitality, education, religious spaces, exterior landscaping & facades, as well as private residences. Our clients range from architects, interior designers, developers, and engineers.