Intermediate Lighting Designer - Hiram Banks Architectural Lighting Design

Job Title: Intermediate Lighting Designer
Company Name: Hiram Banks Architectural Lighting Design
City / Area: San Francisco, CA
Type: Full Time - Experienced
Contact Person Name: Sam Russell
Contact Email: samrussell@comcast.net
Contact Phone: (415) 215-0869
Company Website: http://www.hirambanks.com

Job Description: 

We are looking for a confident Intermediate Designer to join our growing team of professionals. The Intermediate Designer role is key in maintaining project deliverables and assisting the Design Director.

Responsibilities Include:
• Work directly with the Design Director to manage overall project scheduling.
• Collaborate and initiate ideas with the project team in the design process (developing ideas, bringing ideas to the table) and in the production of interior architectural lighting design and construction documents on all project types
• Assist and collaborate with the project team in producing presentation materials and in presenting designs to clients and other consultants
• Assist and collaborate with the project team in conducting construction-phase activities including requests for information, document updates, project record-keeping
• Assist and collaborate with the project team on all required design documentation, including but not limited to; drawings, specifications, fixture selections, detail developments, cost estimates, etc.
• Proofreading
• Interacting with various consultants on projects
• Developing lighting design resources (vendors, professional sources)
• Maintaining and developing clients relations

Education and Skills Requirements
Qualifications and Requirements include:
• An accredited professional degree in architecture, lighting design, interior design – or work equivalent
• 4 - 7 years of lighting industry experience
• Proficiency in AutoCAD2013 (we use LT)
• Fluency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
• Excellent attention to detail
• Great time management skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and English proficiency
• Efficiency in Adobe CS6 (we use InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
• AGI 3.2 or other lighting calculation software

Company Background: 
Led by Hiram Banks, we are an award-winning lighting design firm specializing in commercial, hospitality, and high-end residential projects. Our studio offers a collaborative environment with an emphasis on unusual and cutting edge lighting design solutions. A good Work / Life balance is one of our core values.

We offer competitive salary & benefits, continuing professional development and a collegial atmosphere.

Quotation Specialist - Lighting Systems

Job Title: Quotation Specialist
Company Name: Lighting Systems
City / Area: Berkeley, CA
Type: Full Time - Experienced
Contact Person Name: Paul DeMers
Contact Email: pauld@ltgsys.com
Contact Phone: (510) 982-3927
Company Website: http://ltgsys.com/

Job Description: 

Position Summary
The primary responsibility of the Quotations Specialist is to build projects and provide price quotations on the given bid date in coordination with the sales team. The Quotations Specialist must maintain good working relationships with all customers and manufacturers to provide exceptional service leading to repeat business and increased sales and profitability.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Work with sales to determine the bid strategy and communicate the strategy to all appropriate sales personnel on that project. 
• Responsible for the proper filing and maintenance of all quotation related documents in Oasis software. 
• Coordinate with sales team to bid the job and acquire commitments from distributors and contractors.
• Develops sales opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts; soliciting new accounts; building rapport; providing technical information and explanations; preparing quotations. 
• Builds and maintains customer relationships via email and telephone contacts
• Updates job knowledge by studying new product descriptions; participating in educational opportunities.

Education and Skills Requirements: 

Qualifications & Skills Required
• Knowledge of Lighting and the Electrical Industry
• Knowledge of computer skills including Outlook, Microsoft Office
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Attention to detail
• Customer service oriented and personable
• Results-oriented and self-motivated
• Professional verbal and written communication skills
• Understand design and construction documents

Company Background: 

Lighting Systems is one of the largest well respected lighting and control manufacturer’s representatives in Northern California. We work closely with Lighting Designers, Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Electrical Distributors.

Lighting Systems offers a competitive salaries and benefits package as well as a friendly, nurturing and supportive work environment. Please send your resume to Paul DeMers.

Lighting Designer - ARCHITECTURE & LIGHT

Job Title: Lighting Designer
Company Name: ARCHITECTURE & LIGHT
City / Area: San Francisco, CA
Type: Full Time - Experienced
Contact Person Name: Louise Hughes
Contact Email: info@architectureandlight.com
Contact Phone: (415) 676-3999
Company Website: http://architectureandlight.com

Job Description: 

We have positions available in our lighting studio for creative and lively assistant and project lighting designers who possess excellent visual communication skills and are passionate about light to work on a range of challenging projects in the US and abroad.

Salary and a full range of benefits are commensurate with proven experience and ability.

For consideration please send or email a cover letter, resume, and samples of your work that demonstrate your skills to Louise Hughes. A&L, 60 Brady St, SF CA 94103

Education and Skills Requirements: 

Project designers should have a minimum of two years’ experience and be versed in all elements required to produce lighting layouts and equipment specifications. For assistant designers, previous lighting experience is preferred but not required.
Candidates must have a minimum of a four year degree from a major university in architecture, lighting, design, theater or the arts. Candidates must be able to hand sketch, be experienced users of AutoCAD, Photoshop, and a 3D software; Revit, SketchUp and AGI/Visual skills are a plus.

Company Background: 

ARCHITECTURE & LIGHT is an award winning San Francisco firm of architects and lighting designers. In nearly twenty-five years of practice, A&L have built an extensive history of involvement with challenging projects of all scales. We like to work as part of a larger design team, from beginning stages through construction. Our team approach develops a design that combines the creative expertise of all the team members. We can start quickly and provide sophisticated problem solving expertise with an uncompromising approach toward client cost controls and scheduling. At A&L our collaborative interpretive process delivers the highest standard in design solutions for out clients.