Job Title: Lighting Designer
City / Area: San Francisco, CA
Type: Full Time - Experienced
Contact Person Name: Darrell Hawthorne
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Contact Phone: (415) 857-8402
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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.