Lighting Design Apprentice - September 2024

We are looking for a Lighting Design Apprentice to join our Lighting Application team in September 2024 in Guildford.

Working for Signify means being creative and adaptive. Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career. Together, we’re transforming our industry.

As the world leader in lighting, we’re constantly ahead of the curve. Through our leadership in connected lighting and the Internet of Things, we’re breaking new grounds in data analytics, AI, and smart homes, offices, cities and more!

Signify is one of the, few companies in the world to achieve carbon neutrality and our next sustainability goals are even bolder: doubling our positive impact on the environment and society by 2025.

You'll be a part of our UK&I ‘Lighting Application Specialist’ (LiAS) Team, based in our Guildford office. As a team we are responsible for producing lighting solutions (lighting level calculations, visualisations, lighting layout drawings, etc.) for a variety of Internal and External applications.

As an apprentice you will be enrolled with a local College/University and given day-release to complete your apprenticeship. The course will be specific to you, and previous Lighting Design Apprentices have studied Engineering, Project Management, Creative Digital Design and Business Management.

During your 3-year apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Produce outdoor lighting calculations for Applications such Urban public spaces, Bridges & Facades, Road/Street/Car Parks and Sports Pitches/stadiums

  • Produce mains lighting and emergency lighting layouts for Indoor Applications such as Offices, Industrial Premises, Retail Stores & Hospitality spaces

  • Review design briefs to understand the client’s requirements and the technical performance requirements

  • Communicate with Key Account Managers to provide progress updates, discuss ideas and identify areas for possible innovation

  • Attend site visits and customer meetings where required

  • Update the project management database with design progress and ensure deadlines are achieved

  • Work closely with fellow Lighting Application Specialists to share best practice and grow capabilities

What you’ll need

  • Experienced using Microsoft Office packages (Excel, PowerPoint and Word). A knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Photoshop would be beneficial (in-house training to be provided)

  • A fast learner, reliable and able to work to deadlines

  • Passionate for design and engineering

  • An excellent & confident communicator, both verbally and using sketches/visualisations

  • Proactive with your approach

  • Interested in working in a Lighting, Architectural & Technological environment

  • Satisfactory GCSE (English and Maths included) & A Level attainment

  • Resident in England and able to be based in the Guildford office

  • Between the age of 16 plus

What you’ll get in return…

  • Annual salary from £20,500 and 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

  • An annual bonus

  • Various Flexible Benefits

  • Qualification opportunity with an external provider

  • An extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personalized learning platform, free training and coaching

  • Opportunity to buy Signify products with discount

  • Develop your workplace skills and experience and help you build the foundations of your future career

  • Learn how decisions and actions are made within a global business environment

  • Great working environment with Gaming Area, Free Friday Breakfast, Daily Fresh Fruits and Social Events

What happens once you complete the apprenticeship?

Most of our Apprentices are offered a role at Signify having successfully demonstrated the appropriate skills and behaviour for effective performance. Alternatively, there are opportunities for Higher-Level Apprenticeships which can be topped up further to full degree level.

 Advanced Apprenticeship
 Published on 06-12-2023
 Deadline NA