Atelier Ten’s New York Lighting Design Studio is seeking a full-time Associate Director. As a member of the senior management team, the Associate Director (AD) will be responsible for or share responsibility for managing and developing the firm’s Lighting Design Practice, overseeing at minimum: project delivery, business development, and financial profitability.
Serve as Project Principal ensuring timely delivery of considered and accurate project information within budget; acting as a senior point of contact for contracts and key design and project management decisions; and enhancing Atelier Ten’s relationship with clients and other key team members.
Write and negotiate fee proposals with signing authority over project contracts.
Resolve internal and external issues concerning projects, authorizing follow-up actions/procedures when necessary.
Provide high-level technical assistance to project managers as necessary.
Represent the firm at conferences, client office talks, project interviews, and other industry events.
Maintain client and design community relationships.
We encourage the design of highly innovative and sustainable solutions that incorporate a mix of technologies and seek someone who can think beyond their own discipline and is willing to contribute to collaborative problem-solving in a multi-disciplinary environment. You will be proactive and self-motivated with an appreciation and willingness to learn on multiple projects. In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and opportunities for career growth while working on interesting projects.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a field related to lighting design
8+ years’ experience as a professional lighting designer, with marketing and business management responsibilities preferred
5+ years supervisory experience
Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a team of consultants and nurture client relationships
Established speaking, published, and/or teaching background
IALD, LEED, and/or WELL accreditation preferred
Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not send portfolios. Reference “NYC Associate Director” in your subject line. No phone calls.
Please visit our website at www.atelierten.com for additional firm information.
About Atelier Ten
Atelier Ten is a collaborative, interdisciplinary and innovative firm of environmental design consultants and lighting designers dedicated to sustainability for the planned and built environment. An international firm, Atelier Ten provides a seamless, integrated service, marked by accessibility, reliability and efficiency at every level. Our core objective is to meet the needs of our clients by developing well-integrated buildings with simple systems that work with natural laws of physics to increase comfort, reduce energy consumption and contribute back to the greater environment. Founded in 1990 in London by a team of progressive engineers, we have since expanded, with offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, New York, New Haven, San Francisco, Doha, Bangkok, Singapore, and Sydney.