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Cherry Hills Community Church

Lighting Designer

Cherry Hills Community Church
Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 07/16/2015
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Cherry Hills Community Church is a passionate community of Christ followers, committed to fulfilling the Great Commission while growing in love for God and love for others. Our vision is to be a church bursting at the seams -- up in worship, down in discipleship and out in mission, and our community is distinctly intergenerational, focused on creating a place for every person to grow and thrive.




The Lighting Designer uses the art of lighting to create an environment of worship, and leads volunteers to implement lighting technologies for Sunday services and other events in the Worship Center.  The Lighting Designer provides guidance and expertise in the realm of lighting technologies for areas outside the Worship Center on the Cherry Hills campus.




Design Lighting Schemes to Support the Creative Direction of Sunday Services

  • Partner with Programming Department to elicit vision and translate into compelling lighting, using various stylistic techniques, including but not limited to: concert, theatrical, television
  • Establish consistency and cohesion between lighting and video
  • Actively research new lighting, staging, and rigging technologies and techniques
  • Administrate routine maintenance and repairs to the lighting system, whether by self or outside contractor


Recruit and Manage a Highly-Effective Volunteer Lighting Team

  • Build a culture defined by love and unity
  • Recruit, train, lead, and direct volunteers for maximum impact
  • Cast vision regularly by sharing stories and celebrating wins
  • Provide coaching and feedback for continuous improvement
  • Strive to increase quality, effectiveness and creativity of the team


Collaborate with Members of Weekend Team to Create Visually Exciting Stage Designs

  • Partner with other team members for the creation and implementation of set design (including set construction)
  • Set up/strike for weekly events (i.e. choir rehearsals, Wednesday night rehearsals, etc.)
  • Provide backstage maintenance management


Model a Growing and Vibrant Relationship with Christ

  • Pursue full devotion to Christ and live the life we are inviting others to live
  • Manifest the fruit of the spirit in all work habits and relationships
  • Embody other-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions

Demonstrate Commitment to Cherry Hills Community Church

  • Pursue church membership
  • Accept and uphold CHCC’s Essentials of Our Faith



  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience in production/lighting field
  • Ability to lift and position heavy lighting instruments (50 lbs.)
  • Ability to work comfortably at heights (such as in the stage ceiling/catwalk area)
  • Ability to manage and operate complex technical systems


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