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Stantec Lighting Designer in Chicago, Illinois

Lighting Designer - ( 22000378 )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

Are you an upcoming graduate or junior lighting designer with a passion for design, sustainability and creative problem solving? Are you seeking an exciting job opportunity where you can experience the field of lighting design within a collaborative multidisciplinary environment?

Stantec's Lighting Design group offers talented professionals the opportunity to transform visions into designs that illuminate some of the most impressive buildings in the world. Our Denver office is currently seeking an entry to junior-level lighting designer with 0 – 4 years of experience join our award-winning Lighting Design group. The candidate would be responsible for working on lighting designs, fixture selection, lighting controls, energy code compliance and all aspects of lighting design and documentation. The preferred candidate will be a self-starter that enjoys working collaboratively alongside other creative minds and problem solvers.

This position will be comprised of a mixture of remote and in-person working. Location could be in Denver, Seattle, San Diego, Chicago, or our Butler / Pittsburgh offices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Developing lighting design solutions and collaborating with the design team.

  • Producing lighting layouts in Revit.

  • Photometric calculations utilizing AGI32 or LightStanza software.

  • Implementing energy code compliant designs and providing code calculations.

  • Lighting control intent, documentation and specifications.

  • Report writing.

  • Developing presentation materials, renderings and graphic packages.

  • Developing luminaire schedules and pulling product specification sheets.

  • Develop and review mock-ups.

  • Collaboration with design team.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Can-do approach to project work and assignments.

  • Competent knowledge of and proficiency in Revit.

  • Familiarity with BIM applications such as SketchUp, Enscape, Navisworks, Lumion, Rhino.

  • Understanding of applicable building and energy codes and ability to apply them for typical project types.

  • Able to apply best practices of appropriate content for lighting drawings (plans, elevations, sections and details).

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to research and present design options.

  • Strong prioritization and time-management skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Familiarity with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator Adobe tools.

  • Competent knowledge of and proficiency with photometric calculation software such as LightStanza, AGI32, photometric toolbox, and IES files.

  • Ability to learn and deftly navigate customized database and software applications.

  • Interest in parametric design solutions.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors' degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Entry level new graduates to four years’ experience designing lighting systems and performing lighting calculations for projects.

Preferred Auxiliary Qualifications

  • Prior experience in the field of lighting design

  • IALD or IES membership

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Colorado-Denver

Other Locations : United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-San Diego

Organization : BC-2270 Buildings-US Southwest

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 15, 2022, 11:24:26 AM

Req ID: 22000378

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans