Are you passionate about lighting?
Do you or would you like to live in the bustling Chicago Metropolis?
If you have answered in the affirmative to both then please see below.

Current Openings


SL Senior Lighting Designer

LD Lighting Designer

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  We are looking for a great, forward-thinking
Senior Lighting Designer
interested in growing their career with us!  

Award winning, Chicago based architectural lighting design firm, AKLD Lighting Design, Ltd. specializes in commercial, hospitality, and high-end residential projects throughout the US and beyond.

Founded in 1994, AKLD has developed a highly collaborative design studio which encourages creativity and growth while allowing for a terrific work/life balance.

We have designed over 1,500 projects and enjoy working on creative projects solving unique lighting challenges.

At AKLD, teamwork, creativity, collaboration, originality, attention to detail and timeless solutions form the foundation of our work.

The Desired Candidate Should

  • Have a strong sense of design, be self-directed, a good listener and a quick learner
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Oversee all aspects of their assigned projects including design, lighting calculations, lighting layouts, specifications, fixture schedules, mock-ups, presentations, energy codes, and oversee the project team
  • Have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in the Architectural Lighting Design industry
  • Have a four-year degree
  • Possess a high level of proficiency in AutoCAD, REVIT, AGi, Lighting Controls, Excel, MS Word, with excellent organizational and communication skills

Aside from offering a competitive salary commensurate with the position’s tasks and responsibilities, AKLD offers the following personal benefits program that includes:

  • 100% premium coverage for Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Reimbursement for membership in professional associations
  • Paid time off and holidays

Please contact us through email.

×

  We are looking for a great, forward-thinking
Lighting Designer
interested in growing their career with us!  

Award winning, Chicago based architectural lighting design firm, AKLD Lighting Design, Ltd. specializes in commercial, hospitality, and high-end residential projects throughout the US and beyond.

Founded in 1994, AKLD has developed a highly collaborative design studio which encourages creativity and growth while allowing for a terrific work/life balance.

We have designed over 1,500 projects and enjoy working on creative projects solving unique lighting challenges.

At AKLD, teamwork, creativity, collaboration, originality, attention to detail and timeless solutions form the foundation of our work.

The Desired Candidate Should

  • Have a strong sense of design, be self-directed, a good listener and a quick learner.
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Oversee aspects of their assigned projects including design, lighting calculations, lighting layouts, specifications, fixture schedules, mock-ups, presentations, energy codes, and oversee the project team.
  • Have a minimum of 4 - 7 years’ experience in the Architectural Lighting Design industry.
  • Have a four-year degree.
  • Possess a high level of proficiency in AutoCAD, REVIT, AGi, Lighting Controls, Excel, MS Word, with excellent organizational and communication skills.

Aside from offering a competitive salary commensurate with the position’s tasks and responsibilities, AKLD offers the following personal benefits program that includes:

  • 100% premium coverage for Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Reimbursement for membership in professional associations
  • Paid time off and holidays

Please contact us through email.

PH: 847.475.2010