Assistant Lighting Designer – BDP

Assistant Lighting Designer
Manchester, UK.

About the role

BDP’s lighting team delivers people centred designs. Team work, concept development and collaboration are at the heart of our working methods and we are firmly committed to the sustainability of our environment.  We have an opportunity within our Manchester office for a suitably qualified individual to join our team at assistant level to be an integral part of a wide range of exciting projects.  You can visit our Lighting website here:

About you

Whilst you may not have experience in lighting design, you must be able to learn quickly, to demonstrate a fascination with light, and be able to illustrate lighting concepts.  Ideally, the successful candidate will be a graduate (or equivalent) or have equivalent skills and qualification, such as the LET Diploma or certificate.  We’re looking for skills in Photoshop, InDesign and AutoCAD.  Knowledge of lighting calculations, daylight design, Revit and 3D CAD will be advantageous.

You will demonstrate a collaborative team-working style and enjoy working to tight deadlines. You will be able to work effectively with people from all backgrounds and have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

BDP offers

In return, BDP offers an excellent opportunity for your personal development and career progression as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, profit share, contribution towards professional subscriptions and a great working environment.

About us

BDP is a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists working together to create outstanding ‘places for people’.

We work closely with users, clients and the community to create special places for living, working, shopping, culture and learning across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Founded in Preston in the UK in 1961, we now have studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, the MENA region, India, and China. BDP has a leading track record in all major sectors including health, education, workplace, retail, urbanism, heritage, housing, transport, leisure, public safety and energy utilities, having won over 750 awards for design quality from international and national bodies.

BDP is an equal opportunities employer. To apply, please visit here.

No third party applications will be accepted for this role.

11 Aug