49 West 27th Street, Suite 920
New York, NY 10001
2020 Summer Internship
The Lighting Design Group
The Lighting Design Group, a premiere company specializing in broadcast lighting design, offers a summer internship program to a select number of qualified candidates. This internship will give participants an opportunity to work at a professional level with expert lighting designers, gaffers, and production managers in an on-the-job learning environment.
Prerequisites: Candidates need to have completed at least one year of college in a BFA, MFA, or equivalent degree. All candidates will complete an application prior to being considered. Some experience with AutoCAD or Vector Works is preferred.
Time commitment/compensation: Interns will work 2-3 days per week and will receive a stipend of $100/day along with a Metrocard for public transportation. Interns will work for 8-10 weeks, beginning the week of June 1, 2020.*
As a result of your internship with LDG, you will discover:
Internship opportunities will be weighted towards lighting design, lighting direction, and drafting with a complement of production management and gaffing in the production process. By the end of the program, you will have a concrete idea of how the design and production processes work in tandem and the skills that are requisite to achieve expertise in either area. Your time at LDG will be structured based on current activities in process in order to maximize your exposure.
TO APPLY email Fred for an Internship application at Uebele@ldg.com
*Please note that we want you to carefully understand the financial commitments involved with assuming an internship in New York City. The daily stipend is just that, a modest amount of money which is unlikely to cover your living expenses. There may be opportunities where you can be hired as a crew member on specific projects, but please do not expect this income as part of your summer compensation.
The Lighting Design Group is looking for talented designers to join the largest television lighting design team on the East Coast. We are always looking for fresh new talent and would love to have your resume on file.
LDG’s Production Department is seeking experienced Project Managers who are highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to rapidly changing circumstances and who is a solid team player with excellent oral and written communication skills. Expert knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office is required; knowledge of Project Management, Mediapulse and Vectorworks software is a plus. A successful Project Manager works the hours required to get the job done.
LDG is looking for full-time production assistants. The purpose of this position is to support project managers in their management of broadcast lighting projects consistent with LDG standards. This position is accountable for ensuring that: projects are executed/implemented from pre-production through closeout, LDG policies and procedures are met, and deadlines are met. The Project Coordinator may also have primary responsibility for smaller projects, as deemed by the Vice President of Production.
The position requires a person who is highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to rapidly changing circumstances, a solid team player who has excellent oral and written communication skills. Expert knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office is required.
Candidates with experience in entertainment lighting for theatre and/or television, working in the field, and knowledge of broadcast television production are welcome to apply. The position requires the ability to work the hours required to get the job done. The position reports to the Director of Production.
Salary is commensurate with experience. LDG offers an excellent benefits package after probationary period. Send resume and a cover letter stating salary requirements and why you feel you will be a valuable employee to LDGjobs@ldg.com. Please include “Production Assistant” in subject line.
2020 Summer Internship
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