Careers

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Career Opportunities at Schuler Shook

Schuler Shook provides excellent career and internship opportunities in our Theatre Planning and Architectural Lighting Design groups.  We currently have the opportunities described below.

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Theatre Specialist
Dallas

Our Dallas office is seeking an organized, detail-oriented technical theatre expert with CAD and Revit drafting experience.

You will work with our collaborative team of theatre planners and consultants. You will document everything we work on, from seating layouts to back of house design to technical theatre systems designs. Your tech theatre background will inform your work and allow you to participate more completely in our design studios and discussions.  You will have the opportunity for some travel for meetings and site visits. Job location is Dallas.

A background in, or experience with, technical theatre is required. You must have a minimum of 3 years' experience with AutoCAD, 2 years in AutoCAD 2010 or higher.  Experience in Revit 2012 and higher is a plus. You must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook and be able to meet client deadlines. Familiarity with Photoshop, Acrobat, and Blue Beam are a plus.  We are a client-driven office, so be ready to pitch in beyond the drafting aspects of the job.

This is a full-time position available with benefits, 401k, health insurance, paid vacation, transit vouchers, and the chance to work in a collaborative, friendly environment.  Salary commensurate with experience and abilities. Includes opportunities for bonuses.

Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree.

Interested? Send your amazing cover letter, resume and samples of your work (CAD should be in .dwg format) to Mollie Prince at mprince@schulershook.com. Put CAD/Revit Drafting Theatre Specialist in the subject line of your email.

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Lighting Designer
Chicago

We have a position available in our Chicago office for an experienced, motivated Lighting Designer with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for lighting design who will excel in a creative, supportive and collaborative office environment.

Skills and abilities are more important to us than number of years worked, but you will need about 2-3 years of prior Project Design experience. 2 years' experience is required at minimum. You should have fluency in English, thrive in a team environment, be energized by working on multiple projects concurrently and meeting project deadlines, and enjoy sharing your strong technical and graphic skills.

You must be able to communicate design ideas visually and verbally, and should be a skilled user of Photoshop, AutoCAD, AGI32, and Acrobat and/or Bluebeam. Experience in Revit is a plus, as is experience with daylighting calculations using Rhino, Grasshopper, AGI32 or DAYSIM.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with your ability and experience.

All applications must include a cover letter, resume and portfolio to demonstrate your design capabilities, teamwork skills, thought processes and the ability to communicate effectively.

If you are interested in being considered, please contact:
Jim Baney, Partner
Schuler Shook
email: jbaney@schulershook.com

Indicate in the subject line, “Lighting Designer,”

All applications must be made in writing via email and include samples of your work in electronic format.

No agencies need respond.

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Lighting Designer - Entry Level
Chicago

Schuler Shook’s Chicago office seeks a motivated Lighting Designer with strong interpersonal skills for an entry level position. If selected, you will join a creative, collaborative team working on a variety of project types.

You must be fluent in English, thrive in a team environment, be energized by working on multiple projects concurrently and meeting deadlines, and enjoy sharing your strong technical and graphic skills.  You must possess excellent writing and communication skills.

Proficiency with AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop, Word, Excel, and AGI32 and required.

Daylighting analysis experience with Rhino, Grasshopper or Daysim is a plus.

This is a full-time position with benefits, 401k, paid vacation, public transit vouchers, and the chance to work in a collaborative, team environment.

Salary commensurate with your experience and abilities. Includes opportunities for bonuses.

Education: Bachelor’s degree.

All applications must include a cover letter, resume and portfolio to demonstrate your design capabilities, teamwork skills, thought processes and the ability to communicate effectively.

Interested? Send your amazing cover letter, resume and samples of your work or a portfolio link to...
Jim Baney, Partner
Schuler Shook
E-Mail: jbaney@schulershook.com
Indicate in the subject line, “Lighting Designer-Entry Level."

All applications must be made in writing and include samples of work in electronic format.