1. HENRY OPARA
Address – 4 Oak Road, Mobile – 07742434666
Salford, Manchester, M7 2HP Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal qualities such as fortitude and a desire to learn allow me to excel in a productive environment
individually or when assisting others to achieve high standards. I am bright and enthusiastic about developing
my natural ability and view every task put before as an opportunity to do so. Through working within a thriving
company alongside experienced professionals, I believe my existing skills will be challenged and allowed to
2011 LIF Certificate Professional Indoor Lighting Qualification
2004 to 2007 Birmingham City University BSc (Hons) Engineering Product Design 2.1
Areas covered on my degree include: Computer Aided Design, Conceptual and Mechanical Design, Market-
led Enterprise, Materials and Manufacture and Engineering Fundamentals
2001 to 2004 Redbridge College, Essex
Sports and Exercise Science - National Diploma, Merit/Pass
1996 to 2001 Kingsland School, London
6 GCSEs all grade C include Maths, English, Business Studies, Double Science and Music
April 2013 to Present Tyson Lighting – Senior Product Design Engineer & Lighting Scheme Designer
Product Design Responsibilities
Translate rough design concepts from clients into engineering drawings of feasible bespoke products
Sourcing technical components for bespoke light fittings
Finding and approving external fabricators to produce intricate components from detailed drawings
Coordinating externally manufactured components to be assembled into full bespoke light fittings
Providing accurate cost estimates of product design proposal from clients
Producing detailing information such as component and assembly drawings for the production dept.
Building BOM’s on the company’s ERP system in order to pass detailed information on for
Lighting Scheme Design Responsibilities
Sourcing technical products from specialist manufacturers to suit project specifications
Producing lighting, wiring and controls schematics to deliver a complete lighting solution that meets
the client’s expectations
2. Providing lighting calculations and 3D scenes in Dialux to visualize and verify proposed lighting
Liaising with contractors, architects, interior designers and end clients to produce bespoke products
that meet specification and help to coordinate the installation of them
CAD packages I have experience with include - AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Relux, Dialux, Photoshop, Sketchup
and Sage 200
November 2011 to March 2013 Luxonic Lighting – Lighting Scheme and Controls Designer
Design full lighting layouts including controls whilst adhering to the building specification or using my own
lighting expertise. Also providing lighting requirement calculations using Dialux.
Create wiring schematic diagrams to show how a full lighting control system will work.
Produce quotes from my designs along with technical documents and energy usage comparisons for
Liaise with architects, contractors, consultants and end users to provide technical information. Also attend
site for surveying when required or to advise contractors on installation issues.
May 2010 to November 2011 Whitecroft Lighting – Lighting Designer Engineer
Use my lighting knowledge and design skills to create complete lighting schemes for public buildings,
offices and commercials premises whilst adhering to industry regulations.
November 2009 to May 2010 Whitecroft Lighting – After Sales Engineer
Coordinate sub-contractors, product components and access equipment to rectify any complications with
company products on site.
September 2008 to November 2009 Whitecroft Lighting - Product Control Engineer
Evaluate proposed design concepts alongside the product designers to set up BOM’s, select components
and define essential design aspects for new product development.
March 2008 to September 2008 Inscape Interiors - CAD Technician
From surveyor notes produce 2D drawings of room layouts and CAD drawings of products for production
Design 3D models and animations of company products to be used as visual aids in project proposals
and quality control manuals.
Interests and Hobbies
In my spare time I teach myself how to build websites as a hobby and to satisfy my technical mind. I regularly
participate in physical activity especially football as I believe in the theory that a healthy body equals a healthy
mind. I also enjoy socialising and meeting new people as I believe it is important to build a network of reliable
Mr Peter Dennis - Design Manager, Luxonic Lighting - 0161 277 9861 email@example.com
Mr Michael Convery - E.R.P Supervisor, Whitecroft Lighting – 01613315757 firstname.lastname@example.org