I am a professional lighting designer / lighting engineer, who specializes on indoor and outdoor lighting calculations, mostly lighting upgrade projects with replacement traditional lighting by new LED fixtures.

Experienced in LED-lighting products development and calculation lighting projects with them. Have significant experience in lighting calculations for tennis courts and swimming pools, large area sites up to shipping wharfs, factories and warehouses.

Also I am familiar with photometric measurements.

Summary

  • Lighting designer/lighting engineer specialized in design of artificial lighting systems for indoor and outdoor applications
  • Experienced in field of LED-lighting products development and creating of lighting designs with them
  • Specialist in photometric measurements

Education

Doctor of Philosophy

Defended a thesis on speciality Lighting Engineering and Light Sources and received a degree Candidate of Engineering Science (comparable to the Academic Degree of Doctor of Philosophy). Thesis: “Measurement of the photometric characteristics of LEDs”

Department of Lighting Engineering and Light Sources, October 2015

O. M. Beketov Kharkiv National University of Urban Economy, Ukraine

Master’s Degree

Lighting Engineering and Light Sources, 2008 – 2009

Kharkiv National Academy of Municipal Economy, Ukraine

Bachelor’s Degree

Electrical Engineering, 2005 – 2008

Kharkiv National Academy of Municipal Economy, Ukraine

Junior Technology Specialist

Manufacturing of lighting devices and facilities, 2001 – 2005

Poltava Polytechnic College, Poltava, Ukraine

Skills

  • DIALux 4.13 advanced user
  • AutoCAD 2013 advanced user
  • Skills in work with a goniophotometer measuring system
  • MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Adobe Photoshop basic skills
  • Team collaboration using issue tracking systems (Redmine, Basecamp, Trello)

Foreign Language Skills

Language Written Spoken
English Upper-Intermediate proficiency Upper-Intermediate proficiency
Russian Bilingual proficiency Bilingual proficiency

Teaching Experience

O. M. Beketov Kharkiv National University of Urban Economy (NUUE), Ukraine

Teaching Assistant at Department of Lighting Engineering and Light Sources (February 2013 – January 2016).

Addressed individual students’ questions and needs. Supervised and instructed students in techniques of lighting design and related disciplines in department laboratories. Assisted students individually with homework problems or material they found difficult to understand. Created several video tutorials for easier perception of studying material by students.

Professional Experience

D2 Group Pty Ltd

Lighting Designer (October 2011 – September 2018)

Responsibilities:

  • Calculation of an artificial lighting using company product range
  • Preparing reflected ceiling plans with lighting layouts
  • Development of a company’s drawing template with dynamic blocks and personalised title block
  • Search for team members and team management (team consist of draftsman, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, 3D designer)
  • Development of new products for continuously growing product range
  • Reviewing measurement data from photometric laboratories to confirm that they are correct and performed in accordance to standards
  • Development of spec sheet template for product catalogue

Key Accomplishments:

  • Aqualink Box Hill Pool. Indoor direct/indirect lighting system for pools
  • BAE Systems Australia, Melbourne Airport. Hangar lighting
  • TOLL shipping wharf, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia. High-mast lighting for large outdoor area
  • CitiPower/Powercor – large-scale LED retrofit project throughout 11 sites in Victoria, Australia
  • Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre, Indoor Competition Pool. Victoria, Australia
  • Over 300 of different size designs

O. M. Beketov Kharkiv NUUE, Ukraine

Head of Scientific Research Center of Photometric Measurements (April 2015 – January 2016)

Responsibilities:

  • Organization of works in field of certification and calibration of laboratory equipment
  • Development of new standards for measurement process
  • Manage employees (2 engineers)

Key Accomplishments:

Lighting Design Consultant

Individual Entrepreneur (May 2013 – Present)

Responsibilities:

  • Consultations in lighting projects concerning lighting products and lighting systems, standards requirements and maintenance
  • Creating of artificial lighting concepts and calculations for indoors and outdoors – offices, public, industrial, retail and sports lighting

Key Accomplishments:

  • Several small-to-middle scale lighting designs in Ukraine, Poland, Russia, Czech Republic

MAXUS Ukraine

Lighting Design Consultant (August 2012 – February 2013)

Responsibilities:

  • Calculation of artificial lighting using company product range
  • Preparing reflected ceiling plans with lighting layouts
  • Reviewing measurement data from photometric laboratories on Chinese factories to confirm that they are made properly
  • Seminars in lighting basics for sales managers
  • Recruitment of lighting engineers for design department, their knowledge verification

Key Accomplishments:

  • Finished several local lighting designs

LEDLIFE Ltd.

Senior Lighting Designer, Head of Photometric Laboratory (July 2011 – October 2012)

Responsibilities:

  • Calculation of artificial lighting using company product range
  • Preparing reflected ceiling plans with lighting layouts
  • Development of technical specifications for new products for continuously growing product range
  • Collaboration with mechanical engineer to improve design of lighting products
  • Collaboration with interior designers for several projects
  • Measurements of luminaires and retrofit lamps at a factory photometric laboratory

Key Accomplishments: