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Specialist Design Applications I - Remote

Req ID:  4869
Remote Opportunities:  Remote

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces and light. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (“ABL”) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (“ISG”), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management systems, and location-aware applications.

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About this Team

A successful Design Applications Specialist understands the requirements of a project by reviewing construction documents and specifications. The DAS effectively communicates with our sales agents/customers in order to design factory drawing layouts that meet the projects application. Requested deliverables range from factory submittal drawings, lighting layouts and/or 3D models.

How you will contribute:

  • Design factory drawings based on construction documents, specifications and/or sales agent/customer directive i.e. fixture schedules, details, single line diagrams, etc.
  • Utilize Adobe Illustrator, and at times Solidworks, to create and review factory submittal drawings.
  • Possess and maintain a solid understanding of Alight product lines and Acuity controls products portfolio.
  • Manages own workload to ensure projects are completed on schedule, with the supervision of the manager
  • Supports our sales agents/customers as it pertains to project specific technical questions for their product applications
  • Collaborate and assist on special projects through meetings with the ASM, Engineering, Design and Development and Inside Sales teams
  • Actively contributes to a culture of problem solving and continuous improvement

Qualified Applicants will have:

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant technical experience
  • 0-2 years’ experience
  • Understanding of 2D drafting
  • Strong Design and Analytical Abilities
  • Basic/Intermediate knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (including, but not limited to, Illustrator)
  • Basic/Intermediate knowledge of Solidworks a plus
  • Problem Solving
  • Comprehensive understanding of Engineering documents
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Industry standard Soft Skills

Travel Requirements

    Physical Requirements


      We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


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      We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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      Nearest Major Market: Riverside
      Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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