Lighting Designer

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

Job Description: Responsibilities:
• 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 drawings, requests for information, document updates, project record-keeping
• Interacting with various consultants on projects
• Developing lighting design resources (vendors, professional sources)

Education and Skills Requirements: Qualifications and Requirements include:
• An accredited professional degree in architecture, lighting design – or work equivalent
• 2 - 7 years of lighting industry experience
• Proficiency in AutoCAD 2017/18
• Revit 2017/18 proficiency
• 3D Modeling or rendering experience
• 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 CS3 (we use InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
• AGI 3.2 or other lighting calculation software

Bonus Qualifications:
• LEED Certification
• Expertise with Title 24 compliance
• Expertise with JA8 compliance 2013/16
• Project Management

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.

Entry Level Lighting Designer

Job Title: Entry Level Lighting Designer
Company Name: Weller Design Architectural Lighting
City / Area: San Francisco
Type: Full Time - 0 - 3 Years
Contact Person Name: Sherry Weller
Contact Email: sherry@wellerdesign.net
Contact Phone: (415) 499-8352
Company Website: http://www.wellerdesign.net

Job Description: We are currently seeking an entry level Lighting Designer to join our small but impressive team. The ideal candidate will be an independent thinker but also flexible so as to work with the entire team of players on our projects. Eagerness to learn and the desire to expand and excel with hands on experience is a plus.

You will be requested to participate in:
o Assist in collaboration with design teams
o Project team meetings, note taking & distribution
o Site visits and observation reporting
o Your time management on projects
o Project in house and fixture budgets
o Specifier lunch and learn visits to promote new products
o Develop relationships with manufacturers reps and get pricing information
o Develop Construction Documents
o Preparing As Built documentation
o Survey of existing conditions if remodel
o Preparing ‘Look and Feel’ presentations @ start of project
o Preparation of detailed fixture and dimming load schedules
o Producing photometric calculations
o Build and or work with builders on Mock Ups or prototypes
o Manage and Produce CAD and or Revit documentation
o Assist in developing lighting details
o Assist in development of custom applications & custom fixture design
o Assist in writing proposals for new projects
o Enjoying lunch in the Park on beautiful days

Weller Design Architectural Lighting offers paid holidays, ten days of paid vacation and paid sick leave (sick leave as required by the City of San Francisco). We are pleased to offer health insurance and optional 401k benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.

Education and Skills Requirements: Four Year Degree in Interior / Architecture or Illumination Design is required. 0-3 years experience in the field.
Demonstrated ability in:
AutoCAD
Revit
SketchUp
InDesign
Photoshop
Bluebeam
Photometric Software

Company Background: Weller Design Architectural Lighting was established in 2001 and has enjoyed collaborating on a variety of building types with Developers, Architects, Interior Designers and
Building Owners.Weller Design Architectural Lighting, WDAL, brings over 20 years of expertise to both residential and commercial lighting projects. Our clients include architects, landscape architects, interior designers and property owners. Our objective is to form a strong partnership with the design team resulting in thoughtful solutions and responding uniquely to the project requirements, including budget, energy and aesthetic requirements.

The LEED certified team has experience which encompasses architectural lighting and construction management as well as electrical engineering. It is this understanding of the built environment that allows us to have a unique and efficient approach to each project. We are proficient with light modeling, photometric software and all conventional computer aided drafting software. We strive to achieve the highest quality of light, utilize the most current technological lighting equipment, meet or exceed strict requirements of existing energy codes and work within our clients budget and timelines.

Lighting Designer

Job Title: Lighting Designer
Company Name: ARCHITECTURE & LIGHT
City / Area: San Francisco, CA
Type: Full Time - Experienced
Contact Person Name: Darrell Hawthorne
Contact Email: darrell@architectureandlight.com
Contact Phone: (415) 857-8402
Company Website: http://www.architectureandlight.com

Job Description: ARCHITECTURE & LIGHT is an award winning San Francisco firm of architects and lighting designers. 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.

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.

Education and Skills Requirements: 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 Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, and a 3D software; SketchUp and AGI skills are a plus.

Salary and a full range of benefits are commensurate with proven experience and ability.
Candidates must be currently eligible to work in the US.
Candidates with existing transferable H1b visas will be considered.

All applications must include a cover letter, resume, and samples of work that demonstrate both your thinking and your ability to communicate light through a range of media.

Company Background: San Francisco-based ARCHITECTURE & LIGHT (A & L) has been practicing world-class lighting design for more than two decades. Under the direction and leadership of firm principal, lighting designer and architect Darrell Hawthorne, A&L has designed the lighting for literally scores of major projects in the United States, Europe and Asia. The breadth of work includes hundreds of hospitality and restaurant venues, major university projects from auditoriums and classrooms to large research laboratories and medical facilities, international art galleries, museum facilities, exceptional residences as well as millions of square feet of commercial space for Fortune 500 companies.

Entry Level Lighting Designer

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Job Title: Entry Level Lighting Designer
Company Name: O'mahony & Myer
City / Area: San Rafael
Type: Full Time - 0 - 3 Years
Contact Person Name: David Orgish
Contact Email: dorgish@ommconsulting.com
Contact Phone: (415) 492-0420
Company Website: http://www.ommconsulting.com

Job Description: O'Mahony & Myer is looking for a full-time, entry-level lighting designer. As a small firm, we highly value self-motivated learners who enjoy a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to design challenges. Responsibilities include all aspects of lighting design including written narratives, concept sketches, renderings, illuminance calculations, switching and dimming systems design, emergency lighting, project management, and construction administration including meeting with other design team consultants and visiting project sites, and oversight of design production work.

Education and Skills Requirements: A college degree in Illumination Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Architecture, Interior Architecture, Lighting Design, or another related field is required. Applicants should be proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, AGi32, Photoshop, and MS Office; have excellent communication and writing skills, the ability to work as part of a diverse team, and enthusiasm for sustainable building and energy-efficient design.

Company Background: O’Mahony & Myer is a consulting engineering and lighting design firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area that has provided electrical engineering and lighting design services to architects, engineers, and building owners for over 2,600 projects over the past 35 years. Our attention to detail and commitment to excellence has resulted in numerous illumination design awards and dozens of LEED-certified buildings throughout California, as well as a reputation for the highest quality work.

Lighting Designer

Job Title: Lighting Designer
Company Name: Weller Design Architectural Lighting
City / Area: San Francisco
Type: Full Time - Experienced
Contact Person Name: Sherry Weller
Contact Email: sherry@wellerdesign.net
Contact Phone: (415) 499-8352
Company Website: http://www.wellerdesign.net

Job Description: Collaborate and participate in the design process, team meetings
Production of interior and exterior architectural lighting design and construction documents
Assist in all aspects of project: CAD drawings, specifications, fixture selection, installation detail and mock ups

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 AutoCAD2019 (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

Bonus Qualifications:
- 3D Modeling or rendering experience
- Revit
- LEED Certification
Bluebeam

Send resume, portfolio and salary requirements to sherry@wellerdesign.net

Company Background: Weller Design Architectural Lighting was founded in 2001 by Sherry Weller and is located in the heart of SOMA.
The firm specializes in creating unique lighting designs for both residential and commercial projects. Weller Design Architectural Lighting, WDAL, brings over 20 years of expertise to both residential and commercial lighting projects. Our clients include architects, landscape architects, interior designers and property owners. Our objective is to form a strong partnership with the design team resulting in thoughtful solutions and responding uniquely to the project requirements, including budget, energy and aesthetic requirements.

The LEED certified team has experience which encompasses architectural lighting and construction management as well as electrical engineering. It is this understanding of the built environment that allows us to have a unique and efficient approach to each project. We are proficient with light modeling, photometric software and all conventional computer aided drafting software. We strive to achieve the highest quality of light, utilize the most current technological lighting equipment, meet or exceed strict requirements of existing energy codes and work within our clients budget and timelines.

Senior Lighting Designer

Job Title: Senior Lighting Designer
Company Name: LUMA
City / Area: San Francisco
Type: Full Time - Experienced
Contact Person Name: Jonathan Plumpton
Contact Email: jonathanp@lumald.com
Contact Phone: (415) 767-2741
Company Website: http://lumald.com

Job Description: Luma is a prominent leader in lighting design because we hire people who dance to the beat of a slightly different drum. We value creativity as much as precision, beauty as much as practicality. We care deeply about the work we do and the impact it has on the planet. We listen.

If you work with Luma, you will be a part of PAE. We share our inspiration, success, and trials, making us a stronger team and allowing us to further inform and enhance the future of design.

Luma is currently looking for an experienced lighting designer to help bolster our San Francisco team.
Typical duties & responsibilities will include:

• Provide project design and team leadership.
• Communicate design options to a diverse stakeholder group.
• Manage multiple projects on budget and schedule.
• Knowledge and collaboration within an interdisciplinary project deliverable.
• Detailed knowledge of design industry standards.
• Provide lighting and controls selection and specification.
• Provide mentoring and training to project team.
• Provide complete job oversight and responsibilities from SD- CA
• Edit/writing specifications; provide input into standards.
• Implements the project quality management for design and documentation.

Education and Skills Requirements: Past experience in a Lighting Design firm.
Bachelors Degree or higher in Architecture, Interior Design, Illuminating Engineering or other design related field.

Company Background: Luma is a dedicated lighting-design practice within PAE.
Shaping and controlling light to provide positive, humanistic experiences in architecture has been at the core of our design practice since our founding in 2001. From simple daylit structures to highly integrated and interactive electric lighting and control systems, our designers employ design strategies and technologies that fit the unique requirements of each client. From concept to execution, our design process is highly collaborative, inherently sustainable, and more than a little fun. When more than lighting design is needed, we offer holistic, customizable, cross-discipline teams. This intimate collaboration of light, air, water, and information keeps us relevant and successful as we design some of the most sustainable buildings in the world. We cannot do it alone.



Lighting Designer

Job Title: Lighting Designer
Company Name: Dot Dash
City / Area: San Francisco Bay Area
Type: Full Time - 0 - 3 Years
Contact Person Name: Brian Cheap
Contact Email: brian@dotdash.me
Contact Phone: (212) 951-0660
Company Website: http://www.dotdash.me

Job Description: Dot Dash is looking for creative, enthusiastic, and self-motivated lighting designers to join our new California based team. Candidates should have a degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or Lighting Design with a minimum of 1 year of experience at a lighting design firm. More experienced candidates with project management experience are desirable but not required. Candidates should be willing and interested in a broad range of project types and scales and have the ability to work on many projects at the same time with aggressive schedules. Candidates should be passionate about design, have a strong fundamental understanding of architecture, and a long term interest in lighting design. Candidates will need the creativity to formulate ideas, the willingness to present ideas, and the practical ability to execute ideas. The candidate must be comfortable and willing to work with others in a collaborative, team environment.

Education and Skills Requirements: Required software knowledge: Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office
Candidates must have the ability to work on many projects simultaneously with aggressive schedules.
Candidate must be meticulously organized to facilitate fast paced project schedules.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US upon application and be proficient in English with excellent communication skills.
Strong graphic skills are beneficial but not required.
Beneficial but not required software expertise: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,3ds Max, AGI32, and Sketchup. Sketching and hand drawing skills are an added benefit.
Please include a resume and work samples.

Company Background: Dot Dash is a young, award winning studio with very exciting upcoming projects, prominent architectural clients, and an unparalleled opportunity for professional growth. We foster a fun, inclusive studio environment where everyone can bring ideas – not only for projects but for every aspect of the Studio.

Check out our Instagram for our recent and ongoing work.
@dotdashlighting

Consultant

Job Title: Consultant
Company Name: personal
City / Area: Redwood City
Type: Contract / Consulting
Contact Person Name: John Bell
Contact Email: jbell@etherbell.net
Contact Phone: (650) 595-5264
Company Website:
Job Description: Short term consultant.

My neighbor has put solar panels on her roof that for an hour each day for part of the year reflect the sun directly down into my home. I need a professional who is familiar with glare to give me an objective, quantitative assessment of the situation, such as a Unified Glare Rating, working either from their measurements or mine. Furthermore, I need to have this assessment put into context by referring to the literature to describe the average person's reaction to such glare.

Education and Skills Requirements: Knowledgeable in indoor lighting and glare.

Company Background: My home.

Lighting Designer

Job Title: Lighting Designer
Company Name: Dot Dash
City / Area: San Francisco Bay Area
Type: Full Time - 0 - 3 Years
Contact Person Name: Brian Cheap
Contact Email: brian@dotdash.me
Contact Phone: (212) 951-0660
Company Website: http://www.dotdash.me

Job Description: Dot Dash is looking for creative, enthusiastic, and self-motivated lighting designers to join our new California based team. Candidates should have a degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or Lighting Design with a minimum of 1 year of experience at a lighting design firm. More experienced candidates with project management experience are desirable but not required. Candidates should be willing and interested in a broad range of project types and scales and have the ability to work on many projects at the same time with aggressive schedules. Candidates should be passionate about design, have a strong fundamental understanding of architecture, and a long term interest in lighting design. Candidates will need the creativity to formulate ideas, the willingness to present ideas, and the practical ability to execute ideas. The candidate must be comfortable and willing to work with others in a collaborative, team environment.

Education and Skills Requirements: Required software knowledge: Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office
Candidates must have the ability to work on many projects simultaneously with aggressive schedules.
Candidate must be meticulously organized to facilitate fast paced project schedules.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US upon application and be proficient in English with excellent communication skills.
Strong graphic skills are beneficial but not required.
Beneficial but not required software expertise: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,3ds Max, AGI32, and Sketchup. Sketching and hand drawing skills are an added benefit.
Please include a resume and work samples.

Company Background: Dot Dash is a young, award winning studio with very exciting upcoming projects, prominent architectural clients, and an unparalleled opportunity for professional growth. We foster a fun, inclusive studio environment where everyone can bring ideas – not only for projects but for every aspect of the Studio.

Check out our Instagram for our recent and ongoing work.
@dotdashlighting

Junior Lighting Designer

Job Title: Junior Lighting Designer

Company Name: Weller Design Architectural Lighting

City / Area: San Francisco SOMA

Type: Contract / Consulting

Contact Person Name: Sherry Weller

Contact Email: sherry@wellerdesign.net

Contact Phone: (415) 499-8352

Company Website: http://www.wellerdesign.net

Job Description: Requirements for Junior Lighting Designer Position:

•Effective verbal and written communication

•Be self motivated

•Team player and able to work and play well with large project teams

• Draw and Manage CAD drawings, Revit a plus

•Must have great note taking skills

•Be experienced in AGi32 photometric software

•Excel in Adobe Creative Suite and Bluebeam, Sketch up a plus

•Produce project documentation

•On site observation

•Design or help to manage multiple projects

Education and Skills Requirements: 4 year degree in Architecture, Theater Lighting, Interior Design, or Illumination Engineering

For skills, see above.

Salary Commensurate with experience

Company Background: Weller Design Architectural Lighting is the right place for you if you are looking to jump start your career! We are a small firm located in the heart of South Park, a gem in the south of market area. You will be exposed to all aspects of lighting design for various type of projects such as high end residential, small restaurant venues to large developments and private street art installations. Founded in 2001, WDAL has a solid foundation in San Francisco. We have developed relationships with clients that continue to grow and challenge us with exciting opportunities. If you join our team you will be able to take on as much creativity and professional challenges as you like.

Why work here? We offer flexibility and are looking for someone who does have a life outside of the office! We are looking for an employee committed to working 3 days a week with a start date of January 7, 2019. You will be involved in construction observation on a high rise project and schematic design on a multi-family residential project both located within walking distance of the office.



Senior Lighting Designer

Job Title: Senior Lighting Designer

Company Name: Hiram Banks Lighting Design

City / Area: San Francisco, CA

Type: Full Time - Experienced

Contact Person Name: Sam Russell

Contact Email: careers@hirambanks.com

Contact Phone: (415) 215-0869

Company Website: http://www.hirambanks.com/

Job Description: The Senior Designer role is key in managing projects, staff and resources devoted to assuring quality and profitability.


Responsibilities:
• Work directly with the Design Director to manage projects and overall project scheduling.
• Asses project staffing levels for projects in conjunction with the Design Director with an emphasis on proper utilization rates and good profitability
• Design development of interior architectural lighting design and production of construction documents on all project types
• Develop presentation materials and in presenting designs to clients and other consultants, assigning tasks and managing the project team as required
• Coordinate construction-phase activities including requests for information, document updates, project record-keeping, assigning tasks and managing the project team as required
• Produce all required design documentation, including but not limited to; drawings, specifications, fixture selections, detail developments, cost estimates, etc., assigning tasks and managing the project team as required
• Client, architect and consultant relationship building and management
• New business development, including networking, outreach and industry representation at event
• Proposal preparation

Education and Skills Requirements: Qualifications and Requirements include:
• An accredited professional degree in architecture, lighting design, interior design – or work equivalent
• 7-10 years of lighting industry experience
• Proficiency in AutoCAD & Revit
• Fluency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
• Excellent attention to detail
• Great time management skills
• Ability to manage teams and bring out the best performance in staff
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and English proficiency
• Efficiency in Adobe CS6 (we use InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
• Proficiency in AGI 3.2 or other lighting calculation software

Bonus Qualifications:
• 3D Modeling or rendering experience
• LEED Certification

Company Background: Our goal
Our philosophy is to work closely with the design team to integrate the lighting into the architecture.

Our mission
Our mission is to merge technology and creativity to achieve lighting designs of distinction, sophistication and utility, always respectful of the architecture, the experience, the needs, and the vision of our clients.

Our experience
With a combined experience of over 75 years, the Hiram Banks Lighting Design team has completed projects worldwide. Each design is tailored by the unique set of each client's needs. We meet the challenges of each new assignment with innovative and proven solutions.

Our technology
As a consultant, our team level of technical competence and project organization is often recognized as being a leader and role model for other consultants on the same project. Our team is accustomed to coordinating drawings and other documents for large, complex projects to small scale renovations using the most advanced technology available and standard project formats.

Lighting Quotations Specialist

Job Title: Lighting Quotations Specialist

Company Name: Aion LED, Inc.

City / Area: San Francisco, CA 94107

Type: Full Time - 0 - 3 Years

Contact Person Name: Alexandra West-Harvey

Contact Email: careers@aionled.com

Contact Phone:

Company Website: http://www.aionled.com

Job Description: This position is a blend of customer service, inside sales, lighting specification support, quotes, and account management.

Education and Skills Requirements: Must have one year of lighting industry experience with consistent verifiable experience in customer service or sales.

Or

Have an interest in the lighting industry with one years of consistent verifiable experience in sales or customer service.

• Must possess excellent attention to detail, maintain a high commitment to excellence, and accuracy on a daily basis.

• Must exhibit excellent communication, grammatical, and organizational skills.

• Database and computer skills required.

• Must be accountable, exhibit a positive attitude, and decision-making skills.

• Support Account Managers as needed.

• Possess basic mathematical and logic skills with the ability to read wiring diagrams and blue prints or have the desire to learn.

Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement required.

SF Residents preferred.

College students & grads welcome.

Company Background: Aion LED is a growing LED lighting manufacturer located in San Francisco.

Photometric Calculations Professional

Job Title: Lighting Application Engineer
Company Name: CAL Lighting Sales
City / Area: San Ramon, CA
Type: Full Time
Contact Person Name: Melinda LaValle
Contact Email: Melinda.LaValle@Cal.lighting
Contact Phone: 925-242-0111
Company Website: http://www.info@cal.lighting

Job Description: 

JOB TITLE - Photometric Calculations Professional
Location - San Ramon, CA

 

This person would join our photometric calculation and inside specifications sale support team. Primary function would be completing photometric calculations for our customers in the lighting design industry using AGI. Familiarity with Auto Cad or AGI required. Full time position in our San Ramon, CA office. Health and 401K benefits. Pay commensurate with experience. 

Education and Skills Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications

·         Proficiency in CAD or AGI32

·         Self-problem solving

·         Detail-oriented

·         Familiarity with IES Standards

·         Organized

·         Ability to follow directions/instructions accurately

 

Please respond with your cover letter and resume to info@cal.lighting. Please do not call about this position. We will contact qualified applicants for an interview.

 

 

 

Lighting Design Professional- Tucci Lighting

Job Title: Lighting Design Professional
Company Name: Tucci Lighting
City / Area: San Francisco, CA
Type: Full Time
Contact Person Name: Marissa Tucci
Contact Email: marissa@tuccilighting.com
Contact Phone: 415-347-6568
Company Website: http://www.tuccilighting.com/

Job Description: 

JOB TITLE: Lighting Designer
Location: San Francisco, CA

 

The person in this position will provide creative and production support to the Company’s team of designers. This person must be self-motivated, extremely organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task on a variety of projects on short notice. The person must have good verbal, written, communication and problem solving skills. Looking for someone that is able to take direction but also prepare design projects with little supervision while working well with others. Friendly personality, positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills to work in a creative and collaborative design studio environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Architectural lighting design
  • Concept graphics and visual image presentations
  • Project management
  • Project drafting
  • Lighting fixture research
  • Photometric calculation studies
  • Equipment pricing research
  • Document control
  • Assistance with onsite reviews, mockups, focus aiming, lighting programming

Education and Skills Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications

·         Formal training in lighting design, theatre production, architecture, or interior design is required

·         Minimum 2 years in an architectural lighting design consultancy is ideal

·         Must be fully eligible to work in the United States

·         Must have reliable transportation and live within reasonable (45 minute) commute of the studio.

·         Fluency in English (verbal and written).

Desired Qualifications

·         Very proficient in AutoCAD, Bluebeam, AGI

·         Strong knowledge of Revit

·         Advanced level in Word, Excel, Acrobat

·         Solid experience with all Adobe Creative Suite programs

·         Experience with Sketch Up (advantageous, but not mandatory)

·         Experience with lighting control systems is a plus