Lighting Designer Resume

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Career Objective:

To be associated with Micra Engineering as a lighting designer and use my artistic and technical knowledge in designing interior and exterior lighting for residential and commercial buildings, and different types of events.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experienced in designing lighting for theater, films, stage shows, live performances, television programs, and buildings
  • Proficient in Frame Forge, Storyboard X, Visual Master, Light It and other software packages used in designing floor plan for lighting schemes
  • Knowledge of mixing and matching different lights to set the mood
  • Fluent in writing and communicating in English
  • Ability to work for flexible shifts as per the schedule of the project
  • Excellent track record with music and entertainment industry
  • Physically fit to climb ladders, lift, and carry heavy materials
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, MS Office, and Adobe software packages

Work Experience:

Lighting Designer
Graffiti Studio, Los Angeles, California
October 2012 – present

  • Perform lighting design for facilities and performances
  • Determine best lighting design and technique according to location and situation
  • Work with producers and directors and become familiar with their vision and needs
  • Discuss the script and theme with the art designers and directors to analyze the requirements of lighting
  • Provide cost estimates and cost cutting suggestions to the production department accordingly
  • Design floor plans and roof plans for the lighting design schemes
  • Arranged lighting plans for rehearsal and set light levels
  • Coordinate with suppliers to order and book the lighting equipments
  • Communicate with master electricians and ensure that electricity supply is uninterrupted during rehearsals and final shoot

Lighting Designer
Bubble Productions, Los Angeles, California
December 2010 – September 2012

  • Analyzed the lighting requirements reading the scripts and discussed with director and art designers on desired effects
  • Prepared and submitted lists of hardware and accessories to producers
  • Repaired and replaced burned out lamps as necessary and avoided breakdown
  • Developed light plotting charts for rehearsals and final shoot
  • Provided lighting schemes for stage shows including “Rock in Rio”, “Metallic Honors”, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Lighting Design
    California Arts University


On request.