Assistant Systems Designer / Technical Project Specialist

Assistant Systems Designer / Technical Project Specialist for Permanent Installations

The Lighting Design Group (, an internationally recognized broadcast and entertainment lighting design and installation firm in New York City, is looking for an experienced full-time technical project specialist for permanent installations. The position is responsible for working as part of our project team to support the design, procurement, commissioning, facilitating and close out of projects involving the permanent installation of lighting control systems for broadcast as well as more hybrid projects involving the integration of architectural and entertainment control.

The assistant systems designer / technical project specialist will split their time between work in the field and the office (currently remote). They will be responsible for supporting all aspects of a project from inception through installation and close-out including: assisting project designers, assistance in developing proposals, budgeting and approvals from clients, equipment procurement and logistics, project commissioning and oversight of all on site aspects of the projects.

The technical specialist’s primary requirements are an understanding of networked lighting control systems, their set up and commissioning as well as the ability to assist the systems design team with technical research and development of system specifications for systems and lighting designers as well as provide additional AutoCAD drafting support when required to supplement the departments draftsperson.

The position requires an experienced person who is highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to rapidly changing circumstances, a solid team player who has excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of IP Networking protocols as well as ETC/Paradigm control systems is required along with AutoCAD as well as knowledge of other networked lighting control systems is preferred. Knowledge of REVIT, Vectorworks, Excel and other Microsoft Office programs is a plus. ETC Certification for system commissioning is preferred but training can be provided as long as the candidate has a strong knowledge of control system operation and IP networking.

Experience in entertainment lighting for theatre and/or television is required; field experience is preferred, and knowledge of broadcast television production is a plus. The position requires the ability to work the hours required to get the job done. The project specialists position reports to the Executive Vice President for Operations and Systems.
Salary is commensurate with experience. LDG offers an excellent benefits package after the probationary period. Send resume/cover letter with salary requirements to Lisa Aldisert Please include “Technical Project Specialist” in the subject line.