General Electric Lighting Designer in Budapest, Hungary

About Us:

GE Lighting was born from Thomas Edison’s invention of the world’s first affordable incandescent lamp, and in the 125 years since, has invented nearly every major lighting technology, including the world’s first visible LED. Today, the business is bringing the future to light through a new generation of lighting that is as different from Edison’s first light bulbs as smartphones are from the first telephones. As part of our robust lighting portfolio, we have teams innovating ultra-efficient, high-quality and affordable LEDs for every socket and every room in the home. Plus, we’re unleashing the ultimate living experience through a mission-based connected team and a suite of connected lighting products that enable homeowners to do more, be better and connect simply.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop detailed lighting schemes to support our distribution partners with sales of solutions. This will primarily cover outdoor projects (street lighting) but also may include retail shops, hotels, sports lighting, flood lighting, industrial and commercial interiors

  • Work / apply applications design software to produce lighting designs that meet industry standards and customer specifications

  • Manage and develop designs with input from sales team / customers during the project.

  • Be knowledgeable and able to apply relevant industry and segment guidelines, standards and regulatory trends and be able to translate these to the commercial team

  • Collaboration on product and projects presentation to end users, specifiers, partners (ESCOs), engineers and architectural offices, municipalities and local governments

  • Create best in class presentation of the lighting solutions proposed for clients

  • Interact with the stakeholders to ensure the lighting effect meets the customers and regulatory requirements.

  • Implement design changes (if required)

  • Support lighting payback calculations (ROI) on a project by project basis in order to meet customer expectations.

  • Travel to client locations to educate, direct and coordinate design of lit spaces.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Relevant industry qualifications in Lighting Design disciplines

  • Experience of delivering lighting design projects

  • Knowledge of lighting design software, fully conversant with AGI32 & Dialux software

  • Knowledge of industry organizations and understanding of standards influencing industry designs

  • Understanding of the use of Photoshop is an advantage but not essential

  • Knowledge of International lighting and photometric standards

  • Able to understand and communicate technical and commercial data to sales teams and customers

  • PC literate (MS Word, Excel, Power-point, MSX/ Outlook)

  • Fluency English

  • Skilled in Autocad (Drawing manipulation and output) is essential

  • Desire/drive to improve knowledge and skills

  • Organized, attentive to detail

Locations: Hungary; Budapest

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.