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Lighting designer
at Speirs Major

Speirs Major is looking for a lighting designer to join its team in London.

Do you have a passion for light? Do you want to work on top-quality lighting projects in the UK and around the world? Right now we have positions available in our London studio for creative, driven designers with excellent design, production, and visual communication skills.

About us

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

Our unique portfolio of diverse types and scale of project helps to keep our output exciting.

We take a responsible approach to lighting design balancing our wish to create unique experiences for people with the needs of the planet.

Having helped to shape the lighting design profession over three decades we are recognised for setting a global benchmark for excellence. We not only provide excellent creative opportunities but also training and specialist skills.

We can offer you the opportunity to work on a wide variety of UK and international projects, with some exciting new schemes about to start.

Other benefits include:

  • a recently refurbished studio located a stones throw away from buzzy Shoreditch
  • a large workshop space for testing and making
  • subsidised professional subscription
  • a programme of structured, interesting and fun CPD sessions for your ongoing development

Wellbeing initiatives include:

  • regular social outings
  • fresh fruit, snacks and drinks
  • casual dress
  • work from home Fridays
  • flexible hours for project designers and above

Financial initiatives include:

  • 20 days holiday increased to 25 days after two years’ service
  • company pension
  • cycle to work scheme
  • access to a private medical insurance group scheme
  • sick pay

We offer competitive salaries commensurate with ability and experience.

About you

Previous experience of lighting design is preferred but is not essential. We encourage our designers to seek inspiration from all aspects of design. We encourage brave, innovative thinking and a collaborative approach.

You must be able to hand sketch and should be an experienced user of Photoshop, Relux/Dialux or similar, AutoCAD, Revit and a current 3D software package.

All applications must include a covering email or letter, CV and examples of work that demonstrate your thinking, your visual communication skills and your passion for light.

Portfolios must include at least one example of the following:

  • hand sketch
  • Photoshop render or collage
  • creative idea development
  • technical detail drawing in AutoCAD or similar

These must be predominantly your own work.

We operate a blind recruitment process which means any identifying factors are removed from your application. Strictly no agencies. Speirs Major is an equal opportunities employer.

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

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