Carl is a lighting designer working in theater, dance, opera, architecture, and television. Among other freelance affiliations, Carl was a designer in the 2011 Lincoln Center Directors Lab, he is resident lighting designer at Ed Iskandar's creative collective Exit, Pursued by a Bear, and he is lighting director for Chase Brock's concert dance company The Chase Brock Experience. Carl works among many lighting disciplines, and in 2009 founded Sense Lighting Design, a consulting design firm for architectural clients in the high-end retail, residential, institutional, hospitality, and public realms. His architectural experience dates to 2004, when he began a series of relationships with firms including Speirs+Major, Fisher Marantz Stone, and Focus Lighting. He was recently appointed the Board of Directors of the Designers' Lighting Forum of New York.