Junior Lighting Designer

Domingo Gonzalez Associates

New York, NY

Position overview:

Domingo Gonzalez Associates Inc. - Architectural Lighting Design is an award-winning NYC-based firm with a diversified practice reflecting our commitment to excellence in design. We are currently seeking to fill a full-time Junior Lighting Designer position.

The Junior Lighting Designer position is a very detail-oriented position critical to the success of the company, requiring curiosity, resilience and a commitment to professional excellence. We count on the Junior Designer’s efficiency, initiative and intuition, as his/her design responsibilities include work on multiple projects with various supervisors and competing deadlines.

Typical duties assigned to a Junior Designer may include:

  • Developing lighting layouts and luminaire families in Revit, in accordance with DGA standards
  • Creating, manipulating and reviewing AutoCAD drawings
  • Creating, manipulating and reviewing AGi32 calculations
  • Site survey and field work; photography
  • Creating, scheduling and attending mockups (in-house & on-site)
  • Supporting various QA/QC protocols
  • Assistance with preparing estimates and LPD analyses (Excel)
  • Creating detailed hand-drawn sketches and computer-generated renderings (Photoshop / Illustrator / 3DSMax / Rhino / Sketchup)

The right candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Good problem-solving and hand drawing skills
  • Excellent research and communication skills
  • The ability to function effectively in a team dynamic
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD (v.2013 or greater)
  • Understanding of computer-generated lighting calculations (preferably AGI32) and photometry
  • Experience with Revit, 3DSMax, Rhino, InDesign, MicroStation a plus

Additional Salary Information:

  • Salary is Negotiable
  • Overtime payment
  • Benefits after a three-month evaluation period:
  • Competitive compensation in a rewarding work environment
  • Flexible vacation time-off
  • Healthcare / Dental / Short & Long-Term Disability / Life Insurance
  • Generous 401(k) plan employer contributions
  • Incentives for professional development education
  • Financial assistance for H1b visa petitions.

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