Senior Lighting Designer
Jonathan came to Visual Terrain in 2016 after four years with Vortex Lighting. He has also been lighting design faculty for California Institute of the Arts, where he taught a Masters Level course on architectural lighting design, as well as a freelance lighting designer. Jonathan brings considerable experience with multiple hotels, restaurants, residences, and live event venues, among other project types.
Jonathan’s lighting designs for Attractions and Area Development for major theme parks have won multiple awards and accolades.
Current projects include two hospitality projects that are under NDA, a themed attraction, two high-end residential projects and a family entertainment center in the United States, also under NDA.
Jonathan led the onsite lighting design team for the installation and onsite phase phase of this project, a 32-acre water park that featured 17 pools, rides and attractions and multiple restaurants, food kiosks and retail stores.
Jonathan is also a part of the Luminous Terrain™ team working with Lisa, Rose, Beaudry Interactive and Bandit Lites on the interactive lighting game designs and lighting looks.
Jonathan is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society’s BIM Technical Committee, where he is actively engaged in building BIM standards for adoption by electrical engineers, lighting designers, and lighting manufacturers. He is also a speaker for professional discussions with the IALD Southern California chapter on BIM Workflows