We are seeking an experienced Lighting Designer with a positive mindset and collaborative approach to join the Lighting Design Studio at CallisonRTKL Architects P.C. located in New York City. The Lighting Design Studio works globally with our Commercial, Customer Experience (CX), Hospitality, Healthcare, Retail, Sustainability, and Workplace teams.
As a Lighting Designer, you will collaborate with a team of managers, lighting designers and other team members to develop design ideas, concept presentations, models, mock-ups, details, specifications, and project drawings, while coordinating with clients and other stakeholder representatives.
TO APPLY: Submit application with portfolio through CRTKL career webpage: https://www.callisonrtkl.com/careers/
Collaborates and leads during all phases of a project from concept to construction administration
Works closely with managers to review work for design integrity, accuracy, clarity, and quality
Interacts well with other disciplines and clients in a manner that builds and stewards productive relationships
Generates development design concepts, presentations, details, and contract documents
Establishes and maintains project budgets related to lighting scope of work
Researches new products, working methods, and technology trends within the lighting design profession
Researches materials, building codes, and specifications as they relate to lighting strategies
Writes lighting specifications and control narratives
Navigates critical and controversial issues with appropriate parties
Attends on-site meetings with clients, contractors, and project team members
Bachelor’s degree in Lighting Design, Architecture, Engineering, or related field
5+ years of professional experience in architectural lighting design preferred
Exceptional design and visual graphic presentation skills
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritize and concurrently service multiple projects
Proficient in lighting design principles, photometry metrics, and light source qualities
Proficient in AGI32 and/or DIALux photometric analysis software
Proficient in Daylight analysis software preferred
Proficient in AutoCAD and related Autodesk workflows
Proficient in Revit and related BIM workflows (document creation, family management, BIM360) preferred
Proficient in 3D modeling programs (3DS Max, Rhino, or SketchUp) preferred
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) preferred
Proficient in MS 365 (Office and Excel)
Proficient in Bluebeam preferred
LEED accreditation preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
CallisonRTKL abides by all Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regulations. We conduct all business without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information veteran or military status, political ideology or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, training, compensation, transfer, promotion, demotion, leave of absence, termination, layoff and recall. Furthermore, we will continue to provide equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities and for qualified disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam-era.
With over 1,500 employees in offices all around the world, CallisonRTKL’s global reach means unlimited opportunities to create a positive impact on the built environment. At CallisonRTKL, you will be a critical member of a network of design professionals who value collaboration, fresh insight and bold talent. You will also be part of a sought-after corporate culture that supports dynamic career advancement and prizes work/life balance.