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love your work

Are you curious? Are you driven by great design? Do you enjoy collaborating across project teams? We want to hear from like-minded designers who are looking to work in a supportive team environment that fosters growth and believes you never stop learning in this business.​

At Dark Light, we love what we do. We think lighting design is an amazing career that offers the opportunity to affect the lives of people from every walk of life - and we take that seriously. What we also take seriously is the growth of the people on our team.  Our goal is to create a place where people work in a supportive team environment to deliver great projects. If this sounds like a place you want to be a part of, let's talk.

lighting designers

Dark Light is seeking early career lighting  designers to join our team. We work collaboratively within our studio and alongside our clients to create lighting that enhances the experience of spaces across a broad range of project types and sizes – from treehouses to city-wide planning exercises.

You: have a strong sense of design, think conceptually about light as it relates to materials and space, communicate well, care about your work and your team, are well-organized and self-directed.  You will use your skills to establish design criteria, create lighting concepts, enhance sustainable design efforts, and work with a team of skilled designers from concept stage through construction.

We: provide a competitive salary and benefits, ongoing learning opportunities, a supportive team environment, interesting work, and the opportunity for growth.


These positions are located in either our Seattle or St. Louis locations. We work a hybrid schedule and collaborate closely with team members in multiple locations. 

Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office applications is required. Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Architectural Engineering, or Theatrical Lighting is desired. 

Applicants must be authorized to work legally in the United States. Because we care about our team and our community, proof of COVID vaccination is required to work at Dark Light. Please send a cover letter, resume, and PDF or link to your portfolio to:

Because we are a small independent practice, you will be working and collaborating with clients directly, so good verbal, written, and visual communication skills are imperative. This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual to have a direct impact on design as part of a collaborative team!


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