Joining our team

We are always interested in receiving CVs from excellent applicants looking to join John Cullen. All applicants should be directed for the attention of Recruitment by email to

Lighting Design Assistant

Design Department

We are currently recruiting for a Design Assistant within our Kings Road Design Studio. This is a junior position ideal for a candidate looking to start a career in lighting design. In depth product and design training is provided in-house by experienced members of our design, technical and controls teams.

The ideal candidate will have 0 – 1 years’ experience and must be able to demonstrate a clear passion for architectural lighting as well as interiors and architecture. Successful completion of an interior architecture or interior design course/degree would be preferable.

This exciting and rewarding role will give the opportunity to work on some of the world’s most exciting luxury lighting projects for residential, hospitality and marine applications.

Some of the main roles for this position include;

  • Working as part of a team to create discreet lighting designs for clients
  • Creating lighting specifications for luminaires and controls
  • Producing CAD drawings of lighting layouts
  • Compiling mood board presentations to illustrate design concepts
  • Commissioning of the lighting system
  • Site meetings
  • Project management including co-ordination with other project members
  • Liaising with clients in our showroom to demonstrate lighting effects and to give design advice

Applicants should be able to demonstrate good design and technical skills as well as being highly organised. IT essentials include proficient use of AutoCAD, and MS Office with advanced software and product training given in-house. The candidate should be fluent in written and spoken English and a good communicator. We are looking for a team player who will be a valuable addition to our dynamic team. This is a full-time position and the vacancy is available immediately.

Bonus + benefits included

To apply, a portfolio of work which can be used to demonstrate a design approach is essential and should be emailed with CV and covering letter explaining why lighting is important to you to;


Specification Sales Manager

Field Based, London

The Specification Sales Manager is a field-based sales role focusing on the greater London region. This specification sales role is to sell our in-house designed LED lighting solutions to luxury markets such as high-end residential applications. This role requires demonstrating a proven UK sales record, specialist knowledge on the UK lighting industry and knowledge on LED technology. The role will also involve the promotion of our lighting design service. You must be highly organised, commercially focussed, a good communicator, networker and set a positive example of behaviour to colleagues. You are expected to have a thorough understanding of value based specification selling within the UK lighting market, including its stakeholders. You must be a brand ambassador and act in a professional manner at all times, setting a good example to customers and colleagues. Have good MS-Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), time keeping, presentation, networking and project management skills. Additional software skills such as CRM and AutoCAD are preferred.

Salary negotiable + bonus + benefits

To apply, please send your CV + covering to