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

Career Opportunities

Focus Lighting is hiring!

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


• Four year degree required, theatrical design or architecture degree preferred.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills, with an eye for detail.
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and function well under pressure.
• Proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Photoshop is required.
• Experience with MS Office is a plus.
• General creative abilities, capable of working independently.
• General technical skills, with the ability to pick up new technologies easily.

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