Lighting Designer


Gwen Grossman Lighting Design / Chicago, Illinois (IL)


Gwen Grossman Lighting Design, established in 2010, is a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) lighting design firm based in Chicago. Our staff draws upon the diverse backgrounds in theater, architecture, interior design, and fine arts, which combine talents to create exemplary award winning work. Founding designer Gwen Grossman boasts 24 years of experience and is Lighting Certified (LC) by the NCQLP, a professional member of the International Association of Lighting Design (IALD), and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). GGLD has successfully collaborated on numerous large and small scale projects ranging from; corporate interiors, hotels, hospitality, education, religious spaces, exterior landscaping & facades, as well as private residences. Our clients range from architects, interior designers, developers, and engineers.


Gwen Grossman Lighting Design (GGLD) is a flourishing practice with significant year-to-year growth, specializing in commercial and hospitality projects throughout the US. We are looking to hire a lighting designer to join our energetic and enthusiastic team. GGLD is a Chicago-based, award-winning firm located in the downtown loop area. You, as a designer, must be creative and dynamic, with a love for detail and a desire to be a team player as well as work independently. Ideally, you would bring professional experience from an independent lighting consultancy, interior design, or architecture firm. 1-3 years professional experience is preferred. Responsibilities include: • Design of lighting layouts, lighting control systems, and calculations • Fixture specifications and design of renderings • Preparation of documents and reports from concept design through advanced technical design documentation • Assist in the review and markup of shop drawing submittals • Visit job site to walk-though and verify existing conditions and observe construction progress • Communicate with clients and reps directly, creating a positive project experience This is a great opportunity for a candidate to grow their professional skills alongside a talented mentor. If you are a client-focused, experienced or inspiring designer who approaches assignments in an enthusiastic manner we'd like to hear from you.


• Degree in Lighting Design, Theatrical Lighting, Interior Design, Architecture, or Architectural Engineering • High level of proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD • MS office (Power Point, Excel, and Word). • Experience with AGi32 (lighting calculation software) • Adobe Suite (InDesign and photoshop) • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage workload to meet project deadlines • Excellent spoken and written communications skills


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