Stephen Gilliat

‘As part of my visits I’ve got to know many of our clients and I really enjoy seeing their stores with our lighting and how great they look just before opening.’

Steve joined Shoplight back in March 2017 and his employment was driven out of a desire to deliver more for our clients. ‘Shoplight has always been about more than delivering light fittings and my role highlights this. We know that the focusing of spotlights can make or break a retail lighting scheme so my role is to visit our clients shops just before opening to ensure this is carried out correctly’ said Steve. Many of our competitors either offer this inconsistently or don’t offer it at all so, as part of the Shoplight commitment to our retail clients, this service has become something our clients love and rely upon. ‘As part of my visits I’ve got to know many of our clients and I really enjoy seeing their stores with our lighting and how great they look just before opening. Of course, our clients are really nice people to work for so it’s also nice to catch up with them as part of the focusing service’, commented Steve. The service that Steve undertakes has become so popular that we have recently employed a second engineer to ensure our clients stores receive a visit on the date they requested.

‘My job is really varied as, when I’m not carrying out the focusing service, I also help the warehouse team so I get to see the products before they leave to go to the stores and then again once they’re installed’ said Steve. ‘It’s really great to follow their journey and to see how effective and dynamic lighting can transform our clients retail spaces’.