Updated: Mar 23

Employment Type Full-Time Location Melbourne CBD, Australia BAR Studio

International, collaborative and culturally-engaged, BAR Studio specialises in the design of hotels and resorts throughout Asia Pacific and Australasia. We have established a portfolio of refined and sensitively realised projects, including Park Hyatt Sydney, Rosewood Beijing and Rosewood Phuket.

We are committed to design responses that ground each project in a material and aesthetic landscape. Above all else we value material and spatial quality, detail, and the integrity of the designed outcome.

The key to creating successful design outcomes lies in our personal approach and our creative and professional collaboration with strong, cohesive and effective consultant teams. We structure our studio so that key senior members are across all projects, ensuring each project is prioritised company-wide, and our directors and key staff are integrally involved in all aspects of design and delivery.

The Role

Finding people who are a good fit for our studio is important to us, and we have an exciting new opportunity for a Lighting Designer to join our growing team. Working closely with the Lighting Design Director and Lighting Design Leader you will be responsible for implementing the lighting design in hospitality projects from concept through to completion.

This exciting opportunity will suit a collaborative, proactive and highly skilled person with a high attention to detail to take an approved concept through design development and documentation to achieve an exceptional outcome.

As the Lighting Designer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Creation of design in collaboration with the Lighting and Interiors Team;

  • Developing and documenting the design in 3D Rhino/Sketchup and 2D AutoCAD;

  • Project coordination and creation of specifications and dimming schedules;

  • Communication with both internal and external stakeholders;

  • Quality Assurance to ensure documentation complies with BAR’s documentation standards, current regulations and satisfies scope requirements


  • Proficient in Rhino, Sketchup, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite and Excel desirable

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong time management skills

  • Ability to handle pressure in a fast-paced design environment

Key Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor of Industrial Design

  • Proactive and able to manage own workload

  • Proven strong communications skills with various stakeholders

  • Ability to articulate and interrogate overall design process and objectives to enable independent workflow

Please visit our website to learn more about our projects and our team.

To apply for this great opportunity, please send your resume to