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Director of Lighting Design

Dainolite Ltd.

This is a Full-time position in Mississauga, ON posted September 5, 2017.

Dainolite Ltd.

is looking for an experienced product designer and manager for our modern and contemporary import and in-house manufactured residential, hospitality, and commercial lighting products. This is an opportunity to design, build, and sell industry leading, innovative, dynamic, and trendy lighting product for the North American market. The ideal candidate will have experience in design as well as a strong back ground in the technical aspects of lighting.Responsibilities:

– Manage product development from concept to sale- Develop and design attractive and profitable products using current and new technology- Work with current suppliers and find new suppliers for products and parts (China and elsewhere)- Work with Sales, Marketing, Management, Production, Purchasing, Inspecting, Customers and Vendors to achieve company goals- Provide drawings, renderings, instruction sheets, documentation, costing, bill of materials and product information- Attend trade shows worldwide- Travel overseas to meet suppliers- Work with customers on custom needs- Work with and teach junior designers, engineers, sales and customer service personnel- Assist in business development and marketing (identifying opportunities)- Improve product development process- Maintain customer satisfaction- Identify and resolve technical, operational and organizational issues- Product inspections and testing, including certifications- Actively research and develop new lighting technologies- Costing, Quality control, and TestingRequirements:- Minimum 5 years’ experience with North American lighting industry- 3 to 5 years of lighting product design experience- Proven designs- Experience with CAD software- Manufacturing experience- Mechanical and drafting skills- Strong knowledge of LED technology- Experience with low voltage systems- Experience with UL and other testing agencies- Overseas purchasing experience- Ability to sketch and generate visualizations of concepts- Organized and detail oriented- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook- Overseas and US travel required- Work from our head office in Mississauga, Ontario, CanadaCompany Since 1986, Dainolite has been a leader in contemporary designed lighting. Today we offer the best in contemporary lighting in North America and around the world for customers and designers. We have the skills, resources and experience to bring your lighting visions to life. See more at