Dubai, UAE

Lighting Design Engineer

AE7 Dubai is looking for a senior level Lighting Designer to work on regional and international projects. Preferred candidates will have experience with projects of various sizes and scale.

Reporting to: Director of Electrical Engineering



  • Assist with the concept development, visualization, calculations and design development of specialist lighting (i.e. front-of-house, landscape and façade)
  • Ability to develop conceptual and creative design options based on the end user expectations and vision
  • Coordinate with the Client, Interior and Landscape Designers to understand their requirement and articulate this into a look, feel and define the lighting theme for the development
  • Attend and present the lighting design to clients to obtain their approvals
  • Coordinate closely with the Interior and Landscape Designers to ensure that the proposed lighting themes reflect their vision of the project
  • Coordinate with and provide the electrical engineers with all technical cutsheets of the selected light fixtures
  • Ability to use lighting program design software. Complete knowledge, understanding and experience on lighting simulation software such as Dialux and AGI32
  • Technical experience with smart lighting design including lighting themes, zones and controls
  • To have experience with lighting requirement and the interdependencies that enables advanced technologies to be applicable and feasible such as hallogram, interactive screens, etc.
  • Design within safety practices, cost-effective solutions, and energy performance
  • Awareness of the latest insights, trends and creative influences in lighting design and controls.
  • Intimate knowledge of industry design practices, regulations, and products.
  • Quality design needs to be produced and dispatched in a timely manner to meet clients’ schedules and expectations.
  • Able to prepare project specifications for the specialty lighting section


Qualities & skills required


  • Proficiency in REVIT is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a lighting designer
  • Excellent English (written and verbal) communication skills
  • Excellent computer literacy and application skills in MS Outlook and MS Office applications
  • Strong work ethic and ability to use own initiative


Qualified candidates should provide their resume, portfolio, and if desired, a cover letter. All attachments should be in PDF format not exceed 10 MB in total. The submission should be sent to and include the exact position the candidate is applying for in the subject line.