Washington, DC-based George Sexton Associates, LLC, a lighting design firm, is in search of a Senior Lighting Designer to join its Washington, D.C. office.
An ideal candidate would possess:
Excellent communication skills in order to understand design needs and specifications, including energy requirements, for lighting design projects.
While working on a team, ability to develop a lighting design and all lighting design documents in response to client’s specifications and needs.
Familiarity with commercial lighting fixtures and ability to select appropriate fixtures for projects in order to meet the client’s requests.
Ability to develop architectural drawings that will ultimately be included in the final plan-set.
Understanding of whether or not lighting installations are occurring in compliance with the design documents and ability to work to rectify issues that arise in order to satisfy the client.
Full-time or Part-time: This is a full-time position. Location: Washington, D.C. Travel: Travelling for meetings and site visits is expected, as required by the project.
Please send resume, cover letter and portfolio to Ashlea Smith, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Required qualifications: Degree in lighting design, architecture, or related field and 5+ years of experience in the lighting design field.
Required skills: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Microsoft Office, COMCheck, daylight design, energy code compliance, Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Revit, and final aim and adjust on site.
Employer is willing to accept any equivalent combination of experience and education.
FIRM DESCRIPTION George Sexton Associates has established a highly professional and innovative approach to the field of museum and lighting design. In thirty-five years of practice we 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 the beginning stages through to construction. Our team approach develop...s a design which combines the creative expertise of all the team members. As an international design firm we have built relationships with a wide range of clientele in various multi-disciplinary team settings. We can start quickly and provide sophisticated problem solving expertise with an uncompromising attitude toward client cost controls and project scheduling, while keeping the full satisfaction of the contract requirements at the forefront of the design process. George Sexton Associates offers a comprehensive, interpretive approach to design; working from models, mock-ups and prototypes to final designs, we deliver the highest standard in design solutions for our clients. George Sexton Associates’ main office is located in Washington DC. We also maintain offices in New York City and in Norwich, England, to provide time-sensitive and responsive design services for clients and projects in the Americas, Europe and across the globe. George S. Sexton III I.E.S., I.A.L.D., established George Sexton Associates, an office dedicated to providing consulting services in the areas of lighting design, and museum design and planning services. Prior to forming his own firm in 1980, he worked as a lighting designer for Claude Engle, as a museum specialist for the National Gallery of Art, as Acting Director for the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in England, and as Chief Exhibitions Designer and Head of Design with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. George Sexton lectures widely on lighting and exhibition design. He is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society, the International Association of Lighting Designers, the American Institute of Architects and the Museums Association. Washington D.C. 2121 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Suite 220 Washington, DC 20007 +1.202.337.1903 phone +1.202.337.0047 fax New York 110 Lafayette Street, Suite 201 New York, NY 10013+1.212.736.4842 phone +1.212.239.0394 fax UK 3B St Andrews Hill Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1AD +44.1603.620.507 phone +44.1603.624.701 fax www.gsadc.com