Lighting designer roles

Senior Lighting Designers


Represent the firm in a professional manner, and enhance Ning Field’s value to the client and promote the firm.
Coordinate team members to complete the lighting design (SD, DD, CD) and displays judgement and independent thinking in the design process.
Assessing specific project needs and communicating effectively to the client or team members.
Position is available in Beijing office.
Work well with their equal at other firms.
Interface among the principals, design/technical staff and business team.


Bachelor’s degree or above in lighting design or architecture or interior design or related education and experience.
5 to 8 years’ experience in lighting design.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to prioritize/time management skills.
Team player and Dependable.

Lighting Designers:


Supports the work of 1 or more team members, complete assigned design tasks and meet deadlines.
Assessing specific project needs and communicating effectively to the project team leader.
Manage own work time and priorities and show ability to also do this with the project team.
Position can be in Beijing office or remotely.


Bachelor’s degree or above in lighting design or architecture or interior design or related education and experience.
2 to 4 years’ experience in lighting design.
Certification in Lighting design or certification related to architecture / design.
Computer programs: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Dialux EVO,Enscape, D5, AutoCAD, Lumio, AGI, 3Ds Max, SKetch Up, Daysim, Rhino.
Ability to prioritize/time management skills.
Team player and Dependable.

To apply please get in contact:

Tel: +86-10-50923474

Lighting Designer Roles

Senior Associates, Associates, Senior Lighting Designers and Designers – Oxfordshire, London and Dubai Studios

We are looking for creative and technically knowledgeable Senior Associates, Associates, Senior Lighting Designers and Lighting Designers to join our studios in Oxfordshire, London, and Dubai. Excellent written and spoken English is essential.

Senior Associates, Associates and Senior Lighting Designers:

Responsibilities would include, working within a team environment on all aspects of the lighting design process, from concept to completion, attending design and site meetings in the UK or UAE and overseas, as well as supervising the work of lighting designers within the studio. Candidates should have a strong portfolio of completed exterior and interior projects. IT skills must include Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, InDesign, Photoshop and DIALux. Knowledge of BIM/Revit would be beneficial but not essential.

Only applicants with professional independent lighting design experience will be considered.

Lighting Designers:

The role will involve being part of a design team and providing support in the production of concept presentations, layout drawings and details, specifications etc. with the opportunity to progress within the Practice. We will consider both graduate level candidates and applicants with some lighting design experience. Applicants should have Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and Photoshop skills. An understanding of InDesign, visualisation programmes and other lighting related packages such as DIALux would be beneficial. BIM/Revit experience would also be advantageous but not essential.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and includes bonus opportunities. The Dubai position enjoys a tax free environment subject to personal taxation circumstances.

Please email your application letter and CV along with a portfolio of examples of completed projects where you have had a significant contribution, to: Elizabeth Grundy at Please clearly state on your email if you are applying to work in our Oxfordshire, London or Dubai studio.

Lighting Designer

Stileman Lighting Design is a small multi-disciplined lighting design consultancy working on prestigious projects around the world. We have been operating for 10 years and are looking to expand to support new project demands.

Our work is mainly focused in the high-end residential field as well as restaurants, retail and hotels. We also develop bespoke lighting fixtures for these projects and for an exciting upcoming collection.

Lighting Designer

We are looking for creative candidates with a passion for design who are able to work collaboratively as part of a small team. Lighting design experience preferred, ideally a couple of years in the industry. Candidates without experience but with a lighting qualification will also be considered.

Team members are involved from the conception of a project through detailed design, project management and final commissioning.

Candidates must be well versed in AutoCAD, InDesign, Photoshop, MS Office, Dialux and must also have excellent spoken and written English. Eligibility to work in the UK is essential.

To apply, please send a covering email or letter and your CV and portfolio to 

Our office is in Great Western Studios, which is in Westbourne Park and close to Paddington Station

Principal Lighting Designer

Principal Lighting Designer [Oxford]

We are CBG Consultants, we Invest in People. 

We are a practice of building services consultants, covering a wide range of mechanical and electrical engineering solutions including sustainability, building physics, and Passivhaus. Our award-winning projects cover all sectors across the industry including rail. In 2023, the lighting design company Light Perceptions joined CBG Consultants to be able to offer a more extensive service to our clients.

We recognise that CBG Consultants wouldn’t be where it is today without the ideas and energy of our staff. Since 2008, we have maintained the Investors in People accreditation to show our commitment to developing our talented employees so that they can reach their full potential.

The opportunity.

As part of the successful integration of the Light Perceptions team into CBG as CBG Light Perceptions we are seeking to appoint an experienced Principal Lighting Designer to play an important part in the planned growth of this well-established team and the company.

The candidate will have experience of leading a strong team, managing resources efficiently, meeting deadlines across multiple projects, and have a proven track record of delivering substantial technical lighting projects at senior level.

They will be confident attending face to face, and remote meetings with clients, architects, engineers and contractors on projects across the UK and occasionally overseas. 

As a designer they will have well rounded experience across all sectors although experience in heritage buildings would be a distinct advantage.

What will you do?

You will be working closely with other team members seeing projects through from inception to completion and handover.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Leading project surveys
  • Producing feasibility study and concept design reports
  • Producing project design documentation and specifications
  • On-site inspection and contract administration
  • Witnessing and overseeing the commissioning of completed schemes
  • Managing client handover meetings

What we are looking for.


  • A minimum of ten years experience in a professional lighting design role
  • A knowledge if historic buildings work and common practices  
  • Track record of working with clients, architects, surveyors, contractors and other stakeholders
  • Delivery of small and medium projects semi autonomously, with limited supervision
  • Up to date knowledge of SLL Guidelines and common lighting standards
  • A collaborative and inquisitive approach, with enthusiasm for new ideas, good initiative, and excellent communication skills
  • Thorough technical knowledge of lighting design software, Microsoft office and AutoCad
  • Driving license and vehicle is strongly beneficial due to the remote locations of many project sites


    • Knowledge/use of Revit software is an advantage

The benefits.

  • 25 days paid holiday + bank holidays
  • Career growth & development – we enjoy promoting from within!
  • Unrivalled perks (but not limited to):
  • Paid for social events such as summer parties, Christmas parties, team lunches, and activity days 
  • Private healthcare
  • Bonusly reward scheme, a platform offering company-paid gift vouchers from top leading brands of your choice 

We are an equal opportunities employer and always looking to enhance diversity within the company.

For more information about this role or to apply please send a cover letter/email and CV to 

Senior Lighting Designer

Senior Lighting Designer, UMAYA Lighting Design

Job Description

UMAYA’s on the lookout for a well-rounded and experienced Senior Lighting Designer to join our Dubai studio. Our ideal candidates are not only inspired by light and lighting, but equally passionate delivering their work on time, on budget and with a lot of fun throughout the process. UMAYA multi-disciplinary team works on some of the most intriguing, challenging and award-winning large-scale developments with projects that cut across a diverse range of typologies, scopes and geographies.


-           University degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Product Design, Theatrical Design and Electrical Engineering.

-           Minimum 5 years’ experience in an independent lighting design consultancy with at least 2 years as lead lighting designer on large scale projects within the Middle East.

-           Excellent communication skills; both verbally and in writing.

-           Proactive project management skills with particular focus on time and task management.

-           Ability to meet strict deadlines and resource allocation.

-           Strong technical knowledge about luminaires, accessories, and lighting controls.

-           Knowledge of industry’s standards, guidelines, and best practices.

-           Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop, Dialux Evo, AutoCAD and Office suite.

-           Overall knowledge of Revit/BIM and ideally, fluency in designing with BIM

-           Priority will be given to candidates already based in the UAE and/or with experience working across Middle East and/or American projects.

As a Senior Lighting Designer, you will require minimal supervision, working independently for extended periods of time and taking responsibility for your own projects. Reporting directly to our Design Director and Principal you should manage and monitor the workload of you own team, being responsible for the general output and profitability of the projects assigned to you.

Apply to

Junior Lighting Designer

Hoxton, London

About us:

LAPD is an award-winning, independent and free-thinking lighting design consultancy, with an extensive portfolio spanning multiple disciplines. We create unique lighting design solutions and provide innovative product design for an international clientele.

Our business has been operational for 23 years. We are currently expanding to meet increased project demands in new locations and disciplines. We are at an exciting moment in our history, and we need a growing team with fresh ideas to grow with us.

We are based in Hoxton, which is easily accessible and an exciting place to work amongst other creative professionals. Our office is bright and light with good coffee, diverse places to eat, and spaces where we can test light fittings and hold meetings on-line or in person.

About you:

We are interested in candidates who are creative, innovative and able to work collaboratively. Experience in lighting design is preferred but not essential. In our experience lighting designers start their careers from a variety of creative backgrounds, so we are keen to hear your reason for wanting to work with us as a lighting designer and understand how you would fit within our team.

Experience in the use of lighting design software is an essential part of the role, we use Dialux and we would require you to be able to use this software from the start of your employment. The use of Sketch-up, AutoCAD, Revit and other 3D design packages are all part of our design process. Whilst we do not expect you to be proficient in all of these programmes, your ability to work creatively between software types will enable you to work technically and creatively as part of the LAPD design team.

We also use the Adobe Creative Suite. Experience in the use of Photoshop and Indesign is required to allow clear and effective communication.

Your skills:

  • Degree or educational background in Architecture/ Architectural Engineering/ Design / Engineering or related field.
  • Experience of working for a lighting consultancy or with a manufacturer would be beneficial.
  • Proficiency in English with good verbal, interpersonal and writing skills. Any other language skills are a bonus and add to our potential for global communication.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Creativity, enthusiasm and technical awareness of architecture, engineering, light and lighting.

The role:

The projects we work on are global and varied in scale and type. As a new designer you will work in a support role for the senior design team. At times this will require you to meet with clients and project design teams. On occasions you will attend meetings face-to-face and go to site with a senior designer. We will always try to engage you in the hands-on experience of lighting design and in doing so we will expose you to different types of project experiences as they occur.

In your role you will work with all of the senior members of the team at different moments on different projects, this will help to give you a full understanding of the projects we work upon and an opportunity for us to understand where you excel.

Our design team work flexibly from the office and from home. We are happy for you to work from home for up-to 2 days of your working week. We believe it is particularly important at the start of your career to spend time working alongside others so that you can gain awareness and knowledge that may otherwise be difficult to communicate.

Your application:

All applications must include a covering email or letter, CV and examples of work demonstrating your thinking, your visual communication skills and your passion for light. Please include an indication of your salary expectations and notice period in your cover letter.

We aim to hold interviews in July for a start in September / early autumn.

If you are interested, please contact:

Contact: Mike Brown


Lighting Designer roles


Passionate about light, creative at heart, a stickler for detail, thrives in a dynamic team environment – does this sound like you?

We are looking for two ambitious lighting designers to join our growing team. If you’re looking for a new challenge with the opportunity of working on a range of prestigious projects around the world, we would love to hear from you. Excellent written and spoken English is essential and if you have another language to add to our multi-national studio, then all the better.

Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years’ relevant experience with an independent lighting design consultancy. You will be self-motivated and able to demonstrate a flair for design and a high level of project management and communication skills. Experience in high-end residential and five star hotels would be an advantage.

Ideal candidates must have at least 2 years’ experience in the lighting design industry. Although not essential, a lighting qualification would be preferred, along with a passion for design. You will be proficient in AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign and MS Office. Knowledge of Revit would be an advantage. You will be motivated, enthusiastic and able to thrive under pressure.

To apply, please send your CV and portfolio to Please state which position you are applying for in the subject line.

Lutron: Athena expansion

Athena, the highly-awarded lighting and shading solution from Lutron that powers next-level lighting experiences is getting even better.

A brand new touchscreen now gives you easy access to customise the environments.

Behind the scene, Athena’s flexible DIN panels make it simple to control any load type under one system.

The system further expands with the new DALI emergency-testing feature built right into the Athena app.

Extended 3rd-party integration now allows Athena to communicate with BACnet for building management, and with audio and video devices via API.

Athena is now available in more than 20 countries worldwide.

Let the story of your space play out with the newly expanded Athena.

Click here for more information.

Women in Lighting - Greta Smetoniute

Women in Lighting sits down with Greta Smetoniute, Project Designer at Michael Grubb Studio and UK Ambassador for WiL.

Video courtesy of Light Collective



[d]arc media is a supporter and media partner of the Women in Lighting initiative made possible thanks to Light Collectiveformalighting and Archifos.

Dark Source Reflections - The Vessel

The Vessel is a charity project developed in collaboration with the Vessel UK, Daughters of Africa Foundation and Dark Source. The project was focused on training 30 local electricians in Gambia about lighting design and solar energy to increase their employment potential. Following the technical training, the project was finalised with the practical installation of the solar-based lighting scheme at the community library in Abuko. The aim of the project was to improve the studying experience of the students, while eliminating the power cuts and costs indefinitely.

Women in Lighting - Monica Luz Lobo

As part of its series of interviews with female lighting designers, Women in Lighting talks to Monica Luz Lobo, Founder of Brazil’s LD Studio.

Video courtesy of Light Collective



[d]arc media is a supporter and media partner of the Women in Lighting initiative made possible thanks to Light Collectiveformalighting and Archifos.

Dark Source - The Black Hole

A man gets interrogated about the disappearance of his partner. He is held captive in a cell, along with his sentiments.
(Courtesy of Kerem Asfuroglu @ Dark Source)