Lighting Designer L-2
Job Details
San Francisco Office - San Francisco, CA
Full Time
Provide entry level lighting design support to lighting team in a fully engaged role, promoting the development of fundamental lighting design skills and proficiency including design creativity, production and analysis.
Who We Are:
Sustainability isn’t a catch phrase at Luma. It’s the way we live and work. Since 2001, we have been leaders in integrating sustainable practices into our designs and our work environment. Three quarters of our designers are LEED Accredited Professionals. Our office space is LEED Gold.


Through our holistic, innovative and meticulous approach, we maximize the use of sustainable lighting practices – meeting or exceeding the project’s goals and always catering to the human experience. We have a passion for sustainability and the experience to back it up. We have provided expertise for a wide variety of high-performance buildings, including more than 30 that have achieved LEED, Net Zero and Living Building ratings.


Our Culture:

The success of Luma Lighting Design is based on providing great products and services to our clients, every day. As team members, we are held accountable to putting our Culture Statement and Core Values at the forefront of our daily interactions with our Community members, business partners, and each other. Through deliberate execution, we will foster a culture that empowers each team member to constantly improve and deliver the best results.

At PAE and Luma,

  • We treat each other with diginity and respect.
  • We take individual responsibility and pride in our work.
  • We are responsible for the success of the company.
  • We value and recognize contributions.
  • We promote creativity and growth.

We are a firm that values and respects our staff, fosters an environment that encourages learning and growth, and is committed to the success of our clients.

The Job:

Provide entry level lighting design support to lighting team in a fully engaged role, promoting the development of fundamental lighting design skills and proficiency including design creativity, production and analysis. The following job description is a general summary of duties typically performed in this position. It is not all-inclusive and is not an employment contract. PAE and Luma employees are expected to perform duties as assigned by management.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop design and technical skills to improve skill sets required for this position
  • Develop AutoCAD/Revit system design and documentation that may include project required deliverables including AutoCAD/Revit plans, photo realistic renderings utilizing Photoshop, calculations utilizing AGI or other similar products and programs
  • Able to effectively communicate design options to a diverse stakeholder group
  • Interact and promote the core values of PAE and Luma with project team members both internal and external. Attend meetings with team members as a representative of PAE and Luma
  • Complete projects within budget and schedule
  • Prepare project deliverables with attention to detail
  • Utilize tools within the project quality management plan (QMP)

Key Competencies & Skills:

  • Photoshop
  • AGI
  • Drawing production techniques
  • Organization
  • Clear communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Extensive AutoCad/Revit
  • Sketchup


  • College Degree required, preferably in Architecture, Interior Designs, Lighting Design or related field
  • Minimum 3 years as CAD/Revit production or related work or design experience


Working Conditions:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally life and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


Direct Reports:

This position has no supervision responsibilities.



Commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience and to include a generous benefits package. Additional information about our highly-competitive benefits and additional company perks can be found at:



PAE Consulting Engineers, Inc. is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.