Jake Whittingham,
lighting and video designer.


Jake Whittingham is an experienced Live Event Technician and Designer based in London, UK.

Jake trained at Rose Bruford where he graduated in 2011 with a First Class Honours degree in Creative Lighting Control, a pioneering course created in response to an industry demand for specialist live event technologists. Here, he developed a fundamental understanding of Lighting and Video systems and how they can be used to enhance and influence the storytelling process.

Since then, Jake has worked in a variety of performance contexts including Theatre, Opera, Live Music and Corporate Events, gaining a comprehensive knowledge and a broad experience of industry standard and emerging performance technologies. Jake has a passion for utilising the growing capabilities of technology to create and deliver new immersive and engaging experiences to future audiences.

Jake Whittingham

“I specialise in the coordination of lighting and video elements in order to compliment, rather than compete with each other.”

Lighting Design

From Rock to Opera, your show can be developed from initial concept renders through to scalable touring packages.

Video/Projection Design

Using video as a device to enhance storytelling. From television LED walls to projected scenic elements and projection mapping buildings.

System Design

Systems for permanent installation, touring packages & repertory theatre, from power distribution & networking to fixture selection.

Lighting Programming

All major consoles. Full system design, specification and implementation. From theatre cue stack to timecode sync and busking.

Media Server Programming

Media server programming in a standalone, timeline based environment or controlled via DMX by any leading lighting console.


WYSIWYG Perform License allowing a full show to be programmed before setting foot on site. A powerful tool for showcasing concept renders.

Key Skills
    • Lighting & Video Design
    • Full System Design
    • GrandMA2 Series
    • ETC Eos Series
    • Hog III & Hog 4
    • Timecode Sequencing
    • WYSIWYG Pre-visualisation
    • Catalyst V5
    • Green Hippo V3 & V4
    • D3
    • QLab
    • Content Creation
    • Maxon Cinema 4D
    • Vicon Motion Capture
    • AutoCAD 2017
    • Vectorworks
    • Adobe CC Suite
    • Moving Light Maintenance
    • Projection Maintenance
    • HSE First Aid at Work
    • IPAF 3A + 3B