What does a Lighting Designer Do?

A good lighting designer will do as much or as little as you need. You may just need some advice and ideas or you may need a full service solution. The four main services we provide are:

Lighting Design – Design a lighting system that is practical yet attractive and meets your technical requirements while keeping to your budget

Lighting Specification – Produce a full lighting specification including lighting design plan, lighting controls plan and lighting specification with full budget breakdown

Installation Management – On site meetings with electrical contractors Attend site for lighting first-fix electrics checks. Attend site for second-fix electrics checks to ensure that works are moving on smoothly and to answer any queries face-to-face that may result during this phase. Make paperwork revisions to the lighting design and specification, as necessary. Answer technical or design queries that arise during this phase.

Commissioning & Delivery – Attend site to supervise the aiming of any adjustable lights, assist with the hanging lengths of pendants, dress chandeliers, etc. Carry out an inspection of the lighting installation to prepare a snagging list. Assist in the initial lighting controls scene setting.
Attend site to check all snagging items are rectified. Produce an Operations and Maintenance (O and M) Manual.