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Lighting Experience Designer

Posted 14 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Design Studio
Contact NameChloe Harvey

Job description

Position Title: Lighting Experience Designer

Duration: Contract

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

Description of the assignment

  • Our Client is seeking a visionary Lighting Experience Designer to join their dynamic team.
  • This role is at the intersection of art, technology, and automotive design, focusing on innovating how light shapes the interaction between humans and vehicles.
  • The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of lighting design principles and the ability to apply them creatively and interactively to enhance the automotive experience.
  • While previous experience in the mobility industry is not mandatory, a passion for leveraging lighting to redefine user interaction within the automotive context is essential.
  • You will work within the Technology & Innovation department, a cross-functional team where inter- disciplinary focus, curiosity and drive are highly valued.


  • Innovative Lighting Design: Develop and implement cutting-edge lighting solutions that enhance aesthetic appeal, user interaction, and safety within automotive environments.
  • Interactive Experience Creation: Design interactive lighting systems that respond to user inputs and environmental conditions, providing intuitive and engaging user experiences.
  • Collaborative Concept Development: Work closely with design, engineering, and product teams to integrate lighting concepts into vehicle designs, ensuring a seamless blend of functionality and style.
  • Research and Trend Analysis: Stay abreast of the latest trends and technologies in lighting design and interactive experiences, applying insights to drive innovation within our projects.
  • Prototyping and Testing: Build and refine prototypes to test and demonstrate the functionality and impact of lighting designs, using feedback to iterate and improve.
  • User-Centred Design: Prioritize user needs and comfort in all design activities, ensuring that lighting solutions enhance the overall user experience without compromising safety or functionality.

Qualifications and skills required for the role

  • Bachelor's degree in Lighting Design, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, or a related field.
  • A Master's degree or specialised training in lighting design is a plus.
  • Lighting Design Expertise: Solid foundation in the principles of lighting design, including knowledge of light sources, optics, colour theory, and the emotional impact of lighting.
  • Technical Proficiency: Familiarity with lighting simulation software and tools for design and analysis.
  • Skills in CAD software for creating design visualisations are highly beneficial.
  • Creative Problem Solving: Ability to think creatively and outside the box to solve complex design challenges with innovative lighting solutions.
  • Prototyping Skills: Hands-on experience in prototyping and testing designs, capable of iterating
  • based on feedback and technical requirements.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively across disciplines and effectively articulate design concepts and decisions.
  • Industry Experience: Prior experience in the mobility industry is optional.
  • Our Client values diverse perspectives and encourage professionals with expertise in lighting design across any sector to apply.