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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.

 
Lighting Designer
Minneapolis

Schuler Shook is seeking a lighting designer to work with our team in Minneapolis. The work will include design and documentation of architectural lighting for a variety of project types, including offices, healthcare, restaurants, hotels, casinos, museums, theatres, places of worship, parks, and exterior landscaping and facades.

Familiarity with evidence-based design and an interest in how light affects human health is a definite plus.
Schuler Shook works collaboratively and creatively to achieve excellence in design. We have over 35 employees in offices in Minneapolis, Chicago, Dallas and Melbourne, Australia. In addition to architectural lighting design, we also provide theater planning services to clients across the country and around the world. Our lighting designs are compelling, innovative, and meticulously detailed and integrated.

Desired background includes:
•    BA in lighting, architecture or design-related field, and/or work experience in architectural lighting
•    Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and lighting calculation software such as AGI
•    Working knowledge of energy codes and standards
•    Fluency in English; good written and verbal communication skills
•    Willing to work as part of the team, and to share our commitment to excellence

Please include a cover letter and resume with your response.
Michael David White
mwhite@schulershook.com

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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 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 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 Specialist
Chicago

Our Chicago office is seeking an organized, detail-oriented design expert with Revit and CAD drafting experience.  Do you have a strong technical and graphic skills set?  Then we want to hear from you!

You will be part of our collaborative team of architectural lighting designers. You will document lighting designs for commercial spaces that range from museums to offices to landscapes to hospitality and healthcare. Your architecture, theatre, or lighting design background will inform your work and allow you to participate more completely in our design studios and discussions. The more graphic skills you have, the more aspects of our work you will be able to impact.

You must have a minimum of 3 years' experience drafting with AutoCAD or Revit. You must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook and be able to manage multiple tasks to meet client deadlines. Proven expertise with Photoshop, and Bluebeam or Acrobat is required. Previous experience with InDesign, AGI32 and daylighting calculation software is a plus.

We are a client-driven office, so you will go beyond the drafting aspects of the job. Strong communication skills, organizational skills, and personal initiative are required. Knowledge of or strong interest in architectural lighting design is necessary. 

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 in .dwg format to...
Jim Baney, Partner
Schuler Shook
E-Mail: jbaney@schulershook.com
Indicate in the subject line, “Lighting Specialist."

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

No agencies need respond.