Certified by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP), Shaun Fillion serves on the board of managers for the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) of North America, New York City Section, and advises the Student Lighting Competition Committee. Shaun was recognized with the IES Section Service Award in 2013, and was featured as a Future Luminary in the December 2013 issue of LD+A. He is also a member of the IES Progress Committee.
As senior lighting designer at RAB, Shaun oversees project lighting designs, energy audits and renderings. He provides calculation support and advice on IES recommended practice to the commercial and architectural communities.
Shaun also serves as a professor and lecturer of architectural lighting at the New York School of Interior Design, where he teaches and mentors future lighting and interior designers.
As the Lighting Project Design Manager for Osram Sylvania, Shaun designed and supervised new product application initiatives including turnkey design solutions for large-scale projects and national accounts. He was recognized with an Entrepreneurial Spirit award in 2013 for his collaborative contribution to project teams.
As staff designer at Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design, Shaun collaborated with architects to produce lighting designs for such projects as Grace Church, NYC, for which he received an Illumination Award of Merit, NYU Stern School of Business, the C-level Suites for CitiBank, and the animated facade of the Eventi Hotel.
Prior to his architectural lighting career, Shaun designed lighting for theatre and film, receiving the Fabergé Award for design from the Princess Grace Foundation in 2004. He holds an an MFA in Lighting Design and Integrated Media from the California Institute of the Arts, and a BFA in theatre (with a minor in mathematics and computer science) from New York University.