- Associate Theme Lighting Designer (Project Hire)

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Associate Theme Lighting Designer (Project Hire)


Associate Theme Lighting Designer (Project Hire)

• Emerging Level


Associate Theme Lighting Designers are responsible for researching and identifying readily available items or fixtures, as well as designing original and unique custom pieces to meet specific project requirements.

Category Graphic Design  Grip / Lighting / Electric  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date Jan 03, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Associate Designers working with a project leads, provide drafting support, production/procurement support, shipping coordination as well as direct field installation at a project construction site. No travel is expected with this role.

  • Provide support to various Theme Lighting design projects by assisting in project design development and technical documentation
  • Prepare Theme Lighting fixture selection information and documentation
  • Provide design documentation in the form of illustration, photographs, scaled images, research and documentation on assigned projects.
  • Perform various basic technical tasks and documentation including plotting elevations, showing fixtures in scale, reading a plotting reflected ceiling plans, elevations and area development plans.
  • Support the Theme Lighting project leads with scope tracking and their cost estimating process.
  • Be a part of the Specialty Design Production team supporting fixture procurement, vendor oversight and shipping coordination.
  • Direct field installation if assigned at project construction sight and reporting regularly with your team leader on status and issues.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Self-starter with excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to deliver under tight deadlines
  • Ability to give and take direction, adapt to change, establish relationships and work in a team environment
  • Experience in specialty item or fixture design and/or fabrication
  • Ability to draft/draw by hand
  • Knowledge and a strong interest in the Live Entertainment and or/Theater, Themed Entertainment, and Immersive Experiences
  • Skilled with 3D Software, AutoCAD, Inventor, Adobe Creative Suite, Internal software systems for purchasing and logistics tracking.
  • Knowledge and direct use of computer systems and software used by WDI for drafting, design, project tracking systems and business communications.
  • Read and understand architectural drawings and interfaces
  • Understand basic principles of Lighting to interface with Show Lighting counterparts
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Organizational skills to track the project scope, delivery and installation per schedule
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of one year experience in a design practice, or a professional internship, specialty item or fixture design and/or fabrication
  • Experience in design of a specialty item, fixture design and/or fabrication
  • Familiarity with product or industrial design and construction techniques
  • Familiarity with related areas, including architecture, interior design facility lighting etc.
Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in theatrical, industrial, or interior design
The hiring range for this position in Glendale, CA, USA is $63,386.00 to $85,030.00 per year. 

Job Type Contract  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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