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.
Duties: As we are hired by a multitude of clients, i.e. architects, museums, private individuals, the 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 lighting designer plays an integral role in supporting the design team by:
Helping analyze and select lighting from appropriate sources.
Utilizing software tools to produce architectural drawings.
Creating and working with models, mock-ups and prototypes.
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 documents.
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.
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.
Job Type: Full-time
Requirements: Lighting Design, Engineering and/or Architecture degree is required and/or one year of lighting design experience. GSA is willing to accept any equivalent combination of experience and education. Recent college graduates and upcoming graduates are encouraged to apply.
Required skills: AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and Microsoft Office.
Preferred skills: AGI32 Software and Revit.
About George Sexton Associates
George Sexton Associates (GSA), has brought an established yet innovative approach to the fields of lighting design and museum design since the firm was founded in 1980. During this period, GSA has completed a wide range of lighting design projects that vary in size from large scale urban, commercial and institutional projects to smaller scale residential projects. In each project, GSA strives to integrate architectural, aesthetic and functional considerations, with the technical, budget and schedule requirements of our clients.
George Sexton Associates has developed an extensive portfolio of involvement with complex lighting design projects, including educational organizations, museums and galleries, landscapes and parks, capitol buildings, opera houses, libraries, hospitals, office buildings, rapid transit systems, sports arenas, outdoor sculpture, churches and public plazas. Examples of smaller projects include private art collections, residences and specific portions of larger projects such as public areas.
The staff at George Sexton Associates is comprised of professionals with a wide variety of complementary skills which we believe improves our ability to respond to the... diverse needs of lighting design projects, design teams and our clients. Creative collaboration between the client's team and GSA, from the early stages of a project through completion, enhances our ability to assist with the development of effective design solutions that are informed by budget and scheduling goals.
George Sexton Associates is structured to handle all phases of a project from inception to completion, by consulting with architects, designers and engineers on the conceptual implications of light and identifying the critical issues involved. We offer detailed follow-through, including value-engineering, review of shop drawings, coordination, field observation, and on-site focusing to ensure that the lighting concepts are optimally achieved. Our method of team working is well suited for projects of varying size and complexity and the organizational structure of each project is determined by the requirements of the project itself.