Product / Lighting Designer

About us

In 2014 the journey of Giopato & Combes began. After years of designing for design companies and gaining high-level experience, two designers chose the light and decided to risk everything by launching their first independent collection. After 7 years, they are still moved by the same passion. Focusing on innovation, craftsmanship, and an authentic vision, Giopato & Coombes has become one of the opinion-leading lighting brands in the world.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a talented Product / Lighting Designer to join our fast growing and dynamic team, in a position where technical innovation, collaboration and customer experience are key. Our collection is made-to-measure to our customer’s dreams, and this is where you can make a difference.

Your role

You will be working within the design team reporting directly to Co-founder and Industrial Designer Christopher Coombes. On a daily basis you will be working on made-to-measure projects collaborating with both sales and production teams as well as our coveted group of artisans that bring everything to life. You will have direct contact with clients before, during and after installation to ensure a wonderful customer experience.

Responsibilities

• Creative and technical lead of made-to-measure projects from concept to installation

• Actively translate and develop clients’ requests into proposals and final solutions

• Production of technical drawings and bill of materials

• Technical assistance to clients and/or installers before, during and after installation.

• Project management of made-to-measure process improvements

Requirements

• Active learning approach to gain deep knowledge of the standard collection and made-to-measure modifications.

• Develop positive relationships in a highly collaborative environment with strong verbal and visual communication skills

• Problem-solving under pressure in client-facing situations.

• Extreme attention to detail.

• Autonomous time management and priority planning, that also considers the priorities of the whole team.

• Ability to critically evaluate our design process and software capabilities within a logic of continuous improvement.

Qualifications

• At least 3 years of experience in a similar role.

• BA or MA Degree in Architecture, Design or similar.

• Experience with 3d parametric software, Autodesk Inventor preferred.

• Experience with rendering software, Keyshot preferred.

• Experience with presentation software, Adobe InDesign and Illustrator preferred.

• Fluent or Professional in both Italian and English.

Next Steps

To join our dream makers please send your CV to hr@giopatocoombes.com with Product / Lighting Designer in the email subject.