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Senior Lighting Designer


Excellence Leaves a Lasting Impression: Bring Your Vision to shape a better world.

At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways — engineering, planning, designing, and consulting on many of the most renowned projects in the built environment. We aim to deliver technical excellence, innovation, and value to clients, while maintaining our core mission of shaping a better world. The firm opened its first office over 70 years ago and now employs 16,000 people globally. Since its founding in 1946, members of Arup have developed transformative ways of working. Adapting to the ever-changing environment, our work is focused on ambitiously reimagining a sustainable and resilient future for cities. Arup is rising to these new challenges: by bringing together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines, investing in research, innovating and creating better solutions for clients and the wider world.

We are currently looking for Senior Lighting Designers to join our team in Texas. The ideal candidate will enjoy interaction to our Americas regional team but also needs to be flexible enough to work independently. Candidates for this role will be eager to learn and will expand their knowledge and hands on experience by challenging themselves and using the highly creative and technical resources around them.

· Develop concepts and strategies for lighting projects with team members
· Lighting calculations
· Coordination and integration of electric lighting systems with daylight harvesting controls
· Produce lighting models including building computer and physical models (3-D and 2-D)
· Develop visual materials to represent lighting designs with software such as: InDesign, Photoshop, 3D Studio max, Rhino
· Report writing
· Working on projects using 3D AutoCAD and Revit
· Lighting and controls design for a variety of project types and markets
· Conceptual design through construction administration including supervision of lighting systems commissioning
· Attending design charrettes, internal and client meetings
· Commercial acumen to provide input into developing and managing budgets, scope, and resourcing
· Time management

· Bachelor or Master's Degree in Theatrical Lighting Design, Architectural or Interior Design, Lighting, or Architectural Engineering
· 4-6 years of relevant experience
· Core interest in the lighting design industry in areas of arts and culture, aviation and healthcare
· Ability to produce construction documents in Revit and AutoCAD
· MS word, Excel, AGI 32, InDesign
· Solid time management habits, ability to multi-task, ability to sustain focus on long-term tasks
· Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way
· Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, teamwork, creativity
· Working knowledge of architectural and theatrical luminaires, as well as analog and digital lighting controls (DMX, DALI, 0-10A, BACnet, KNX)


· WYSIWYG or other programming and previsualization experience
· Project experience in arts and culture, aviation and healthcare projects

Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine.

Arup offers an outstanding benefits package including healthcare, 401K match, time off and profit share.

Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.

Job Number: HOU000044
Category: Lighting Design
Location: Houston, Texas
Date Posted: None