221 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10026
Tel 212-865-1565
Fax 212-865-4217

Career Opportunities

Focus Lighting is hiring!


We are seeking talented applicants with a background in theatrical design or architecture.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for candidates that are intelligent, energetic, and creative, and who are eager to contribute to the creation of world-class architectural projects.

Our office is located in Harlem and is a busy, yet very creative and exciting environment. Benefits are provided, including paid vacation, medical insurance, dental insurance, and 401(k).


Position: Junior Lighting Designer




•   Advanced degree in either theatrical or architectural lighting design required.

•   Excellent communication and organizational skills, with an eye for detail.

•   Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and function well under pressure.

•   Excellent AutoCAD and Adobe Photoshop skills are required.

•   Advanced sketching and drawing skills a big plus.


Please e-mail with “Junior Lighting Designer” in the subject and include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Position: Project Manager




•   Oversee budgeting, technical design, bidding, construction and close-out

•   Be the primary contact during construction for clients, contractors, and vendors

•   Review and do take-offs of architectural and electrical drawings and bid documents

•   Design and engineer architectural lighting control systems

•   Create bill of materials and quotations for lighting fixtures and control systems

•   Ordering, tracking and coordinating delivery of equipment

•   Mock-up unusual conditions and participate in the design and engineering of unique architectural details, custom fixtures, and controls

•   Coordinate installation of fixtures and controls with the contractors


The successful candidate will:


•   Have prior experience with architectural or theatrical dimming & controls and/or computer networking and/or LED fixtures

•   Have 1-2 years’ experience in project management for theater, design, or construction

•   Be proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and Adobe Suite and be able to learn new software easily.

•   Have excellent written and verbal communication skills (organized, prioritized, succinct)

•   Be highly organized and detail oriented

•   Be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work both independently and collaboratively, and function well under pressure

•   Have a BA or MFA in technical theater or a BA in architecture, design, engineering, construction, or a related field


This is an office-based position, but some local and domestic travel may be required.


Please e-mail with “Lighting PM” in the subject and include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.