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Graduate Lighting Designer

Architecture/Computer Science/Building.

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Cundall’s Lighting Design Team deliver award-winning innovative design solutions which have over recent years been described as game changers in a number of sectors within the industry. 
The lighting designers support all of the Cundall office projects globally, in addition to working on independent lighting design commissions. With a progressively increasing workload there is a need for additional skills within the team.

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The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a Graduate/Trainee Lighting Designer to join the team in our London or Manchester Office. 
Cundall Lighting Design approach is to challenge the perception of what is good quality lighting design, and we use every project to advance our clients and the public’s understanding of light and its many benefits. You will be expected to push the boundaries both creatively and technically to deliver outstanding and award-winning lighting designs. 
Our projects are across a variety of sectors including workplace, retail, public realm, historic and lighting art installations. 

This role will suit a creative, proactive, and highly skilled person with attention to detail to take an approved concept which includes producing photorealistic renders, through design development and documentation to achieve an exceptional outcome.

As a medium-sized, but truly international consultancy, we are big enough to be able to provide a wide range of challenging projects for our staff, but still at a size where our graduates can be treated as individuals and given real responsibility at an early stage.

The Skills

Accredited to degree level in lighting design and a keen ability and understanding of interior design and architecture and possess creative flair and an enthusiasm for a career in design. 

Understands Lighting effects and control and has the ability to complete hand sketches, lighting details, photorealistic renders and lighting calculations as required in concept and development phases.

Given the collaborative and client-focused nature of this role, you need to have excellent communication, interpersonal skills and be a confident and credible relationship builder 

You should also have an appreciation of the commercial factors which affect design solutions and be IT literate. Software knowledge of AGI32, DIALux, DIALux EVO, REVIT, ADOBE Suite including Photoshop and RHINO. A knowledge of digital engineering programs such as Grasshopper and ladybug is advantageous but not essential.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a competitive starting salary which grows as you develop, as well as many training and development opportunities to make sure you keep progressing.

Aside from this, those who successfully join our graduate scheme also enjoy:

  • A one-off joining bonus of £1,500, payable during your first week of employment
  • A £2,000 bonus on gaining chartered status with a relevant professional body
  • 23 days' holiday per annum (plus statutory holidays)
  • A flexible benefits package which enables you to select additional benefits to suit your personal circumstances.

Cundall values equality and diversity, and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: October 16th, 2022
  • Starting: September 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £29,500 + £1,500 joining bonus + benefits
  • All grades
  • London
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Computer Science

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