General: AKF Group, LLC is currently recruiting a Junior Lighting Designer to support the lighting design team within Lightcraft at our New York City office to create beautiful and functional lighting design for multiple project types in a collaborative environment working with architects, interior designers, building owners and fellow team members.
What you Will Do: •Assist in producing sketches, drawings, layouts, and other graphic material which communicates the design
•Specification of lighting equipment and control systems to realize a project’s design intent and budget
•Confirm designs meet current energy codes
•Ensure proper IES-recommended foot-candle levels are achieved
•Updates job knowledge and technical expertise by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, participating in technical organizations and obtaining certifications in area of expertise
•Represent the company in a professional manner in all dealings with owners, architects, vendors, other design professionals and contractors
•Enhances the firm’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing internal and external client requests
•Perform other duties as assigned
What You Will Need: •Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, Theatrical Lighting or Architectural Lighting is required
•0-3 years of experience in lighting design
•Proficiency in AutoCAD, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, AGI32 is preferred
•Knowledge of Revit is preferred
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
•Ability to work collaboratively, effectively and professionally as part of a project team
•Possess clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
•Ability to maintain meticulous attention to detail
•Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
Job Classification and Scheduled work hours: •Full Time Salaried Exempt Employee. Exempt employees are ineligible for Overtime Pay.
•Standard workweek is Monday-Friday
•Minimum 8 working hours/day (40 hours/week Monday-Friday) within the firm’s hours of operation of 7:00a.m.-6:00p.m.
•You may be required to work extra hours in order to meet client’s demands and project delivery target dates.
•Travel to client meetings and worksites may be required on occasion.
Internal Number: 1126
About AKF Group LLC
AKF Group® is a full-service consulting engineering firm serving public and private sector clients across the United States and around the world. Our practice is founded on and our members driven by our core values: integrity, empowerment, and internal client. We believe that, by fostering a firm-wide culture of service and commitment to the needs and successes of one another, we ensure that our relationships with clients are informed by the same culture and values. We are collaborative, innovative, and client-focused, creating effective, efficient, and adaptable solutions, building enduring partnerships, and delivering life-cycle engineering services.