Lighting Designer- Live Events Industry

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Buzzblock Recruitment


  • Matric
  • Relevant diploma or tertiary qualification
  • Extensive knowledge of industry and event technical supply
  • In-depth knowledge of lighting equipment, practices and safety standards including their application to live events installations
  • Working knowledge of design principles and cad design programs
  • MS Office proficient
  • Passport Current and available to tour
  • Project and time Management skills
  • Multitask and problem solving

 Main Responsibilities:

  • Design Lighting for Live events (in consultation with Director/Client), including, but not limited to:
  • Develop, design concept, and create Lighting Plot, schedules and equipment lists.
  • Dissemination of necessary Lighting information to designated Lighting team.
  • Facilitation of get-in and operation.
  • Overall responsibility for the visual appearance of the Event.
  • Function as Senior Lighting Technician as required, including:
  • Execution of the technical aspects of a Live Event within field of expertise according to top production standards.
  • Controlling and coordinating all Lighting aspects and personnel on a specific job.
  • Ensuring that preparation, installation and dis-assembly of Lighting equipment and associated activities are carried out safely according to the South African Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of Health and Safety Practices within the Live Event Industry.
  • Proactively develop Lighting staff through skills transfer and mentorship.

 Salary Range:  Market Related

 Candidates are selected strictly according to the vacancy criteria and won’t be considered if they don’t comply with the job specifications as per the advertisement.




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