Arup is an independent firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.
We offer a comprehensive lighting design service, from initial strategic advice and concept development through to construction documents and on-site support for all markets worldwide. Lighting at Arup brings together art, science and technology. Our team of designers create expressive, sustainable and award-winning concepts with light. We understand the interplay of structural form and lighting, and work with architects and artists to provide authentic conceptual designs. Our technical knowledge ensures that concepts become viable solutions. We also know how lighting affects people at work, at home, at school and at play. This equips us to shape solutions that are as positive for people as they are sustainable for the environment and for businesses. Arups commitment to sustainability drives a creative approach to the application of state-of-art technology.
1 x Manchester, 1 x Edinburgh, 1 x Sheffield
The candidate will support our Manchester/Edinburgh/Sheffield team in project delivery from concept to design implementation. To succeed in this role, the candidate must have aesthetic sensitivity and a passion for conceptual design. With an appreciation and aptitude for architectural lighting design the successful candidate will also have a technical appreciation for electrical requirements associated with lighting, as well as a keen desire to understand and develop their knowledge of different lighting control system topologies.
The candidate will be involved in the following activities:
Producing design concepts, lighting designs, sketches, graphical output drawings, specifications, artwork designs, proposals, design reports, lighting calculations, and technical lighting control schematics.
Attending meetings with clients and collaborators.
Producing specifications and technical reports, environmental impact assessments and co-ordinating the work of others.
Communicating with clients to establish their needs, and maintaining a dialogue throughout the project.
Supervising and co-ordinating the work of other junior team members and co-ordinating work with building professionals of other disciplines.
Requirements and skills
The candidate will possess the following requirements:
Degree in lighting design, electrical engineering, architecture or related relevant discipline, working towards professional qualification(s) in Lighting;
Experience in the successful delivery of lighting projects, a fundamental appreciation of lighting consultancy as a technical service;
Lighting design experience in the lighting industry is essential;
An understanding of daylight design and analysis techniques is desirable;
Excellent communication and report writing skills;
Good at planning and organising.
We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits package in our sector.
Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash, or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.
In addition all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firms financial performance.