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March 2015


In 2004 Control Lighting was set up to unite a dedicated teams of architectural and theatrical lighting professionals to offer customised, highly reliable and user friendly lighting control solutions. As a professional lighting controls and systems integration company, our controls design through to system integrations, project management and delivery is completely independent.  

With extensive experience in the design of architectural lighting control systems, incorporating both static and colour changing schemes have been employed by cruise ships, corporate headquarters, the retail sector, public spaces, places of worship and exterior lighting schemes, to list just a few of the market areas that Control Lighting are engaged in. The unique lighting control projects are based on well established technology and sensitive application, which are hallmarks of our contribution to a variety of architectural, artistic interior and exterior lighting projects.

Due to the companies continued expansion and involvement with exciting new projects, Control Lighting has a vacancy for a Projects Engineer based at our Oxford office.

Key Responsibilities

•  Highly supportive role to the Projects Director in delivering technical solutions.

•  Demonstrate the ability to project planning, ordering components and building lighting control systems according to wiring schematics.

•  Be able to liaise with project site contractors/ electricians and discuss delivery of the project within specific timescales.

•  Be able to carry out off-site preparation of the technical solution including pre-programming and formulation of relevant documentation.

•  Be prepared to work with client requirements and where required, demonstrate the lighting control solution before final delivery.

•  Have the ability to write project specific technical operational manuals and carry out end user training as required.

•  Have some lighting and/or programming experience.

•  Have some knowledge of the industry standard lighting control protocols.


•  Enthusiastic, highly motivated, confident of taking on independently full project responsibilities, pro-active, have excellent communication skills and be a team player.

•  Have experience of creative problem-solving to find solutions to technical challenges, as well as being thorough, accurate and highly organised. 

•  Numerate with an understanding of lighting and electrical technology.

•  Have some lighting and/or programming experience.

•  Have an understanding of the industry standard lighting control protocols.

•  Be educated to A-level but must have a minimum of 5 O-Levels/ GCSE’s including Maths and English. 

•  Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Excel and Word, Some experience of using Autocad, Publisher and Visio would be advantageous but not essential.

•  Have a clean full UK driving licence, and be prepared to travel in UK and abroad.

In return, we offer a competitive remuneration package and a unique opportunity for professional and personal development.

To apply, please submit your CV together with a supporting statement clearly addressing how you meet the candidate criteria, your current remuneration package and expectations to: 

Mrs Nainesh Vasistha


February 2015


Electrolight is a specialist lighting design consultancy with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and London. We are currently ranked #2 in the prestigious illumni Creative Ladder. 


We are looking for a specialist lighting designer to join the growing London studio in Shoreditch, EC2A. 

The role in brief:

● Managing a range of projects from client brief to commissioning.
● Formulating lighting concepts, selecting luminaires.
● Documentation of concepts, layouts, details and schematics.
● Project cost estimating.
● Communicating with clients throughout the project.

Your skills:

● You will be passionate about light and the built environment, something that will be demonstrated through your portfolio.
● You will have a degree and masters qualification in design or architecture, with a recognised lighting design qualification at NVQ level 3 equivalent or above.
● You will have an excellent working knowledge of the following software: AutoCAD, Photoshop, Indesign, Revit, Rhino, Sketchup, Dialux, AGI32.
● Moreover you will be able to demonstrate excellence in computational rendering using the AGI32 Plug-in for Autodesk Revit.
● You will be fluent in English, both spoken and written, and you will be comfortable meeting with and presenting to clients.
● You will be able to demonstrate that you have managed your own projects from concept to commissioning, and that you have worked independently on simultaneous projects.   

In return, we will provide an inspiring work environment, some cool projects to work on and some cool people to sit next to. 

Salary between £25,000 and £42,000 depending upon experience.

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV and folio to

The closing date for applications is Friday 27th March.


February 2015

is an award-winning, independent and free-thinking firm of lighting design consultants, with an extensive portfolio spanning multiple disciplines. We create unique lighting design solutions and provide innovative product designs for an international clientele.

We have the following vacancies within the team at our beautiful offices located close to Welwyn Garden City:

Product Designer

We need a resourceful, enthusiastic and talented product designer who will be predominately designing architectural lighting products. You must have strong initiative, be able to think for yourself and adjust to challenges when they arise, in a professional manner. Experience would be beneficial in Solidworks, Adobe In-design, Photoshop and Illustrator along with Photoview 360. 

Lighting Designer 

We need an enthusiastic lighting designer with experience in AutoCAD, Dialux, Photoshop and ideally Adobe In-design. Initially the role will be to support different project teams on a variety of jobs within the retail and architectural sectors. Visual communication of ideas is essential.

For more information on the above roles please email:

February 2015

Business Development Manager – London

Leds C4 offers an exciting opportunity to be a part of one of the strongest and fast growing company in the lighting industry worldwide.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced lighting salesperson with local knowledge and contacts in the specification market. This person will be a dynamic, self-motivated and driven to results, professional that has good communication skills and confidence to present solutions to customers.

We are looking for a professional to create brand awareness and generate specification sales. The ideal candidate will have solid contacts especially with Lighting & Interior Designers, Architects and M&E and project Consultants. We are especially interested in finding a person who has good contacts with international practices managing international projects.

The package will include Basic salary + Performance Related Bonus

If you are interested, please contact:

Contact: Mireia Merida

February 2015

Senior lighting designers

£competitive + great benefits | London or Epsom

Join our specialist lighting team in our building services division and we’ll develop your talent and give you the chance to shine. Making your mark on some of the world’s biggest and most exciting engineering challenges, you’ll play a lead role in creative and technical lighting projects.

From architectural to technical solutions in public realm and cityscape, hospitality, sporting events and residential and commercial developments, you’ll enjoy pushing the boundaries and exceeding the expectations of our clients. If you’re a talented leader, communicator and lighting designer - your story starts here.

So, discover more and apply at:
Or contact Marie Kiernan on 0207 121 2675,
or email

February 2015

Lunoo is looking for SALES PARTNERS

Lunoo is a lighting manufacturer located in Belgium, focused on the contract market. With our lighting solutions we are aiming at the best shopping experience, the cosiest restaurant, the perfect working atmosphere, ...

In order to expand our business we are looking for motivated sales agents in several countries with the purpose of establishing a long-term business relationship.

What do we offer?

• Project-based lighting calculations and lighting plans

• Technical support

• Representation and support for your region

• Commission on sales

Our ideal partner?

• Has strong interpersonal skills and able to build a business relationship with professional people.

• Is experienced in project management and lighting consultancy

• Is looking for a long-term business relationship


Please contact Mr. Sven Callewaert

+32 56 676 128


February 2015

Anolis Product Manager Valasske Mezirici - Czech Republic

As Product Anolis Manager, you will guide an experienced engineering and manufacturing team in all aspects product development.

This extends from increasing the profitability of existing products to developing new products for the company. You will be expected to build the product line from existing ideas, and to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and pro- spects. You may be required to spend time in the field to understand the problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market. You must be able to communicate within all areas of the company as you will work along side the R&D and engineering departments to define pro- duct release requirements as well as working closely with the sales and marketing departments to define the go-to-market strategy and helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target Customer, ultimately reporting directly to the CEO.


Managing the entire product line, life cycle from strategic planning to final delivery of product to the sales team.

• An understanding of market requirements for current and future products based on market feedback from the sales teams, supported by on-going visits to suppliers, trade fairs etc.

• Driving a solution set across development teams, primarily Research & Development/Engineering, and Marketing.

• Developing and implementing a company-wide go-to-market plan, liaising with all relevant departments within the company.

• Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product.

• To provide product training and product support to the internal

and external sales teams.


• A proven managerial record in a technical manufacturing role.

• Excellent organizational skills and computer literacy.

• Fluent English speaking / literacy.

• As the role will be primarily based in our HQ in Valasske Mezirici the successful candidate will be suitably located in order to be in attendance at the HQ on a daily basis.

• Must be willing to travel on both domestic an international basis. Previous experience within the lighting industry although not essential would be a distinct advantage.

• CRM system competence also preferred

Your CV send to:


February 2015


Future Light Design are a forward thinking and creative lighting design company with showrooms in Wimbledon and Central London.

We are seeking talented and motivated designers to work with us on a range of exciting and prestigious high end residential projects.

Lighting Designer
We are looking to recruit a Lighting Designer with at least 1-2 years of experience in the lighting industry or a similar design role, who has previously managed their own projects.

The position will be based at our Wimbledon head office and involve providing lighting designs for a large range of new and innovative high end residential properties.

The role involves dealing with clients, architects and designers, therefore the ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be a proactive team player and be committed to deadlines.

Experience in AutoCAD or a similar program is essential, while a knowledge of MS Excel is also beneficial.

The right candidate will immediately become an integral part of our small team based in Wimbledon, working on a wide range of exiting projects. You will often take part in site visits and we also have a central London showroom where you will regularly meet clients and designers.

Candidates should apply with a CV and cover letter/email, along with any examples of work which may be relevant to the role.

The salary is dependent on experience, and some international travel may be required.

Please send applications to
For more information please visit



Lighting Design Assistant
We are also looking to recruit a Lighting Design Assistant, who will offer support to project managers and the design director on various residential lighting projects, ensuring that projects are monitored and administered to a high calibre.

The position will be based at our Wimbledon head office.

This role will involve working with clients, architects and designers, therefore the candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

You will initially be providing support and assistance to senior designers, with a view to being able to manage your own projects within 12-18 months.

You may also be asked to attend site visits and to meet clients at our Central London showroom.

Candidates will need to be hardworking, able to work both individually and as part of team, while being able to work to deadlines.

While experience in lighting design is not essential, a design background and an interest in lighting is extremely beneficial.

Experience in AutoCAD is an advantage, as is a knowledge of MS-Excel.

Candidates should apply with a CV and cover letter/email, along with any examples of work which may be relevant to the role.

The salary is dependent on experience.

Please send applications to
For more information please visit


February 2015

Kreon is a privately owned Belgian manufacturer of high end architectural luminaires and ceilings with offices globally. They are currently seeking people for the following roles at their London office.

Lighting Sales Consultants

Kreon are seeking sales professionals with strong contacts within architectural practices, M & E consultants and lighting design practices to promote and win specification for Kreon luminaires and ceilings within the London and Home Counties areas.

The successful candidates must be self-motivated and should have a successful and proven track record in specification sales (though enthusiastic sales starters would be considered).

They should have an understanding and appreciation of lighting design and be able to demonstrate a good level of technical competence.

Remuneration package will reflect level of experience.

The roll reports directly to the UK general manager.

Please email your CV to

January 2015

Speirs + Major are award-winning international designers who work with light.

We have positions available in our London and Edinburgh studios for individuals with excellent design and visual communication skills and who have a passion for light.

We are recruiting for:

Assistant Designer - London
Applicants must be able to hand sketch and should be experienced users of Photoshop, AutoCAD and a 3D software package. 

Previous experience of lighting design is preferred but is not essential.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with ability and experience. 

All applications must be made in writing and include a covering letter, CV and  examples of work that demonstrate both your interest for light, your thinking and your visual communication skills via a range of media such as hand sketching and Photoshop.

Project Designer - Edinburgh
Applicants must be able to hand sketch and should be experienced users of Photoshop, Relux / Dialux or similar, AutoCAD and a 3D software package. Experience of using Revit would be advantageous.  

You should have a minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role and must be able to demonstrate experience in all stages of the design process from concept development through technical design to commissioning and the ability to manage projects independently. 

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with ability and experience. 

All applications must be made in writing and include a covering letter, CV and  examples of work that demonstrate your interest for light, your thinking and your ability to communicate light through a range of media. Portfolios should be a maximum of 10 pages and must include at least one example of each of the following*:

1. Hand sketch

2. Photoshop render or collage

3. Lighting calculation

4. Technical detail drawing in Auto CAD or similar

* Note that these must be predominantly your own work.

If you are interested in either position, please contact:

Contact: Anna Grant

Strictly no agencies. Speirs + Major are an equal opportunities employer.

January 2015

Mawa design, in manufacturing and marketing their own lighting collection, has made a name for themselves in the last 10 years with the planning and construction of custom lighting. Over the past 30 years, we’ve been well-known as an accessories manufacturer, but today our core competence is in the field of lighting design and the production of custom lighting.

Distribution Partner

To extend our capabilities, in addition to specialist lighting retailers, to public buildings, museums, churches as well as banks, we are looking for a competent distribution partner for Great Britain.

Your mission

Expansion and development of the market position for mawa design; Working and accompanying projects in your territory; Further development of existing client relationships; New acquisitions in the areas of retail, architects, planning offices and specialty stores.


Technical or commercial/business training; several years experience in provi- ding consultant sales or project management involving technical, decorative lighting with demonstrable sales success; Independent work ethic and a high level of commitment; Pleasure in dealing with people; Dedicated team player with a talent for organization; Flair for architecture and design

Our offer

We offer a very attractive success oriented income, as well as an interesting and multifaceted variety of work.

We look forward to receiving your informative application:

Tina Krauß · ·

mawa design GmbH · Neu-Langerwisch 36 · D - 14552 Michendorf

January 2015

Senior Lighting Designer – Manchester

About the team and role

BDP Lighting delivers people centred designs.  Team work, concept development and collaboration are at the heart of our working methods and we are firmly committed to the sustainability of our environment.  We have opportunities in our Manchester studio for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our team at Senior Designer level and take responsibility for a wide range of exciting projects from client brief to commissioning.   

Our work encompasses all aspects of artificial and natural lighting design both in UK and Internationally.  For more information please visit

Our Manchester studio is located in the city centre; rated BREEAM ‘Excellent’ it is a spacious office, designed to use natural light and which is naturally ventilated.  There is a subsidised café offering fresh meals daily and a dedicated committee organising various subsidised sports, social and charitable events.

About you

You will hold a formal qualification in Lighting Design either BSc or MSc or a Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers with full membership of an appropriate professional body (IALD, ILP, SLL or equivalent)

You will have minimum 5 years experience of working in the architecture, design or construction industry as a lighting designer.

In addition you will:

•  be able to demonstrate exemplary design skills, a conceptual approach to lighting design and have a proven track record of creative lighting design (evidenced in a portfolio)

•  demonstrate a firm commitment to sustainability

•  have the ability to work with on complex lighting design problems independently and manage a number of projects simultaneously from client brief to commissioning

•  be able to communicate with colleagues and clients alike – in written word, visually and verbally (English).  It would be an advantage if experience in other languages is held (in particular Mandarin)

•  be able to lead teams with intermediate and assistant designers and work to tight deadlines

•  have an excellent working knowledge of CAD packages including AutoCAD, InDesign, Dialux, Office, Photoshop.  It would be an advantage if experience is held in 3D Studio Max, AGi32, Revit, AutoCad 3D, SketchUp


BDP offers an excellent opportunity for your personal development as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, contribution towards professional subscriptions and a great working environment.

To apply

Please email a covering letter and current CV, demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the position, along with a portfolio of relevant work to:  by 13 February 2015.  Please include an indication of your expected salary. Quote vacancy reference MR15-006 in the subject heading.

BDP is an equal opportunities employer
No agency or third party CVs will be accepted

January 2015

Lighting Design Partnership International (LDPi) are Architects and Interior Designers who work with light.

We are experiencing substantial growth and have vacancies for staff of multiple experience levels.

The following criteria are essential for the successful candidates;

Assistant Lighting Designers – Edinburgh

· You will have a Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
· Proficient AutoCAD and Adobe Package skills
· The ability to communicate professionally

Intermediate Lighting Designers - Edinburgh

· Previous experience in a Lighting Design role is essential
· You will have project management experience and previous involvement in the design process of prestigious projects
· You will have seen international projects from concept to completion
· Excellent interpersonal skills

Business Development Manager - Dubai

· You will be interesting and have excellent interpersonal skills
· The ability to present confidently and professionally
· You will have seen international projects from concept to completion demonstrating commercial awareness
· An understanding of branding and development of a niche business model
· Previous experience in a business development role and the ability to sell professional services are essential

Salary and incentive schemes are commensurate with experience. Full training will be available.

International travel may be required.

Please email CV and Portfolio to


January 2015

In skilled hands, lighting enhances, sculpts and inspires. It can also influence wellbeing.

Senior Lighting Designers required, Bristol, Solihull, Manchester and Edinburgh

Lighting Design at Arup brings together art, science and technology. Our team of designers create authentic, expressive and award-winning concepts with light. Arup’s commitment to sustainability drives a creative approach to the application of state-of-art technology.  We work in harmony with aesthetics and vision, delivering people centric solutions for clients.

You will be a Senior Lighting Designer who enjoys pursuing new business, leading and supporting the bidding, design and delivery of projects, nurturing talent and fostering a creative and innovative culture. You will also contribute to the leadership and direction of the Lighting business in the UK regions.

You will have:

a degree in a relevant subject (preferably lighting related)
lighting design experience in the UK
proven experience of business development and project delivery 
excellent communication and report writing skills
strong planning and organising ability
leadership and management expertise and collegiate mind-set

We offer a generous reward package which includes salary and flexible benefits and twice annual profit share. 

Apply via our website: or contact for queries.

December 2014


WE are seeking talented lighting designers to help us craft new and exciting projects for our clients in more than 30 countries, worldwide.  

WE can provide opportunities for creativity, professional growth and international travel.

WE are an award-winning, multi-disciplinary lighting and controls design firm, developing the foremost theme parks, casinos, resorts, commercial towers and retail centers, every day.
YOU must have at least 3 years of experience in architectural lighting design and be fluent in English.  Proficiency in Mandarin or Arabic is a plus.  Ideal candidates will possess a comprehensive knowledge of international lighting, controls and industry practices and will have proven experience with Autocad, AGI32, Adobe CS, Dialux, Revit, Sketchup and Microsoft Office. 
Please submit a CV and cover letter describing your interests to
CD+M is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our team and our work, please visit us at:

December 2014


into is an award-winning multi-disciplined lighting design consultancy with over 35 years’ experience working with talented architects, interior designers and clients on projects worldwide. We have offices in London, Hampshire and New Delhi along with established partnerships in Germany, Hong Kong and the USA. This allows us to provide lighting design services for projects throughout the world.
Due to the progressive acquisition of new business in various sectors, along with a strong client base both in the UK and internationally, we are currently looking to further expand our team.
You will at present be a Senior Lighting Designer with a minimum of five years’ experience in an independent fee-based lighting consultancy [two of these in a senior role]. You are now looking to further your career, take on greater responsibility with your work and use your creativity to drive projects.
You will be experienced in working on a wide range of projects internationally and able to run large-scale projects from conception to completion. You will be an effective communicator at both board and contractor level and able to manage, guide and inspire a team of Lighting Designers. As well as possessing excellent creative and technical skills, you will have extensive knowledge of all relevant software packages.
We are offering a highly competitive remuneration package, commensurate with experience. Package includes profit share, company pension scheme and private healthcare.
All applications will be treated with the utmost confidence. Please apply in writing to: Sophie Gibson –
You should include your educational history, employment history, a list of lighting design projects you have significantly contributed to, examples of your work and your salary requirements. Excellent written and spoken English is essential.

December 2014


Business Development Managers - Saudi Arabia

iGuzzini Middle East is excited to announce the expansion of its operations in Saudi Arabia with 2 fantastic career opportunities to work within a strong and successful team.

Fundamentally responsible for the territory with the aim of improving turn-over and achieving an agreed annual invoice sales target, the candidates will be based in Saudi Arabia promoting the range of lighting products to the specification market and building/maintaining a strong project backlog.

The responsibilities will include raising brand awareness and organising appropriate marketing activities to build a strong customer database and relationships at all levels as well as working in partnership with the local trading partners to ensure a good cooperation to maximize opportunities by using individual and the company strengths and resources appropriately.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced lighting/ electrical salesperson with local knowledge and contacts within the region with architects, con- sultants and designers - a driven and creative, self-motivated professional that has good communication and presentation skills with the confidence to present ideas and solutions to customers. Commercially minded he should have an ability to think creatively and have confidence to promote new ideas and execute them. Positive energy, drive and a will to achieve goals are essential. Knowledge of the Arabic language and a proven specification sales experience in Saudi Arabia would be an added advantage.

Applications and inquiries on the roles can be sent to:

iGuzzini is an international community




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