ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING DESIGNER

 

We are looking for talented Architectural Lighting Designer for full-time position with L’Observatoire International. Candidate should have experience working on a full spectrum of lighting projects and all phases of work. This position offers opportunity for advancement, including work-related international travel and project work with prominent architectural firms world-wide.

 

Requirements:
5+ years of experience working in the field of Lighting Design Advanced degree (MS or MFA) in lighting preferred, or completed Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design along with substantial portfolio of project experience. Working knowledge of the following programs required: AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, AGI32 / Dialux, Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience Benefits include health insurance, vacation and sick days

 

Office Location:
120 Walker Street, 7th floor
New York, NY 10013
Please send your Resume, Cover Letter and Work Sample to:
info@lobsintl.com
(no phone calls please)

 

PROJECT MANAGER (ARCHITECT / INTERIOR DESIGNER)

 

L'Observatoire International seeks architect / interior designer with 8-10 years of work experience (minimum 5 years in project management role) for full time position.  

 

The project manager will be responsible for leading a team of lighting designers from Schematic Design through Construction Administration, for projects of various scales around the world. Short-term international travel (2-5 days at a time) to Europe / UK, China, SE Asia, and other locations may be required on an occasional basis. Excellent time management and client and team coordination skills are key, as is the ability to problem-solve within changing conditions.

 

Qualifications:

Excellent knowledge of and experience with all phases (SD through CA) of the architectural process.
Proficiency in AutoCAD; Revit experience a plus but not required.
Proficiency in Adobe suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, and Microsoft Office
Sensitivity and appreciation for design aesthetics (of all kinds)
English fluency required. French or Chinese (Mandarin) language ability a plus.
Strong analytical skills, an attention to detail, and the ability to problem solve and make decisions based on changing conditions.
The ability to manage multiple projects at various stages of design (some with aggressive timelines).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Diplomacy is crucial.
Excellent organizational skills including: prioritization, scheduling, time management, and team coordination.
The ability to interact with all levels of a project team, from client senior management to design team to contractor.

 

Responsibilities:

Manage 8-10 projects (lighting component only) from SD - CA phases (i.e. thru project completion and final lighting setup).
Leading an internal team of up to 3-4 people: project manager (yourself), senior lighting designer, junior lighting designer / production assistant, and intern. Working closely with our in-house team to produce documentation; the project manager will be responsible for some drawing production (RCPs, lighting details, etc).
Manage day-to-day communication and information exchange with the client and the design team.
Attend meetings with the client/owner/architect/other consultants, review mockups, provide on-site construction management and aiming/focusing for project openings worldwide (may require occasional short term travel 2-5 days at a time to Asia / Europe on occasional basis).

 

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include healthcare, 401k plan, vacation & sick days. Please submit your resume and examples of your work to zmessano@lobsintl.com with you name and the position title in the email’s subject line. No telephone calls please.

 

LIGHTING DESIGN INTERN

 

We are looking for talented lighting design interns for full-time three to six month paid internship at L’Observatoire International. Gain exposure to exciting projects, excellent leaders in the industry, and hands-on experience in all phases of project work. The lighting design intern will work directly with our project managers & full time design staff. Candidate must be committed, independent workers and willing to learn.

 

Requirements:
Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design -or- enrollment in Masters Degree program for Lighting Working knowledge of the following programs required: AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, AGI32 / Dialux, Microsoft Office Suite.


Office Location:
120 Walker Street, 7th floor
New York, NY 10013
Please send your Resume, Cover Letter and Work Sample to:
info@lobsintl.com
(no phone calls please)