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Role summary

This interior design role will lead various phases of interior design projects and / or integrated design projects with oversight from a Senior Designer and/or Project Lead and will provide support as required. This individual will coordinate directly with the Client, Consultants, Contractors, and representatives from Public Authorities. Work may be associated with project tasks for mid to large scale projects. This interior design role is expected to work in collaboration with all project team members, Consultants and Vendors.   

What you will require:

Education, Licenses & Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma from CIDA accredited post-secondary institute
  • AAA Intern Interior Designer (or in progress) is an asset
  • NCIDQ – IDFX and IDPX practicum exams (or in progress) is an asset
  • IDA/IDC Intern Member (or in progress) is an asset

Experience:

  • Minimum 5-9 years of working experience within the interior design industry

What you will work on:

  • Conducts site verifications and gathers space inventory data
  • Prepares programming analysis and attends client interviews 
  • Develops space planning and code studies 
  • Develops design concepts, presentations, and presentation materials
  • Selects materials and finishes and prepares sample boards
  • Develops furnishing selections and the preparation of furnishings documentation
  • Prepares contract documents and specifications
  • Coordinates with Consultants and Vendors
  • Preparation/review of construction administration documentation and attends site walkthroughs  
  • Attends Client meetings, participate as required and prepares meeting minutes
  • Able to work on multiple projects under the guidance of the project leader
  • Keeps Departmental and Project Leads apprised of task progress and issues as they arise
  • Confirms understanding of tasks including expected timeline of deliverables and how long they should take to complete (ask questions/take notes/reiterate understanding)
  • Mentor and facilitate development of junior interior design staff
  • May be required to provide support or assist with various tasks at various skills levels as may be required for project and / or firm success

You will need knowledge competencies:

  • Intermediate understanding of building code
  • Intermediate understanding of design and construction process
  • Intermediate understanding of contract documents, details, and specifications 
  • Intermediate knowledge of finish specifications and materials applications
  • Intermediate skillset in graphic/visualization
  • Intermediate skillset in hand sketching

You will need technical competencies:

  • Intermediate Autodesk Revit Skills
  • Intermediate Autodesk AutoCAD Skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite Skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of InDesign, Sketch-Up, Photoshop and other rendering software
  • Intermediate knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, Bluebeam Studio, an asset

The above description is not a comprehensive list of all activities, duties or responsibilities of the role, responsibilities and duties may be assigned or adjusted at any time with or without notice. S2 Architecture supports an inclusive and diverse workforce. S2 Architecture values and respects the diversity of our team, and we work to create opportunity for each team member to reach their full potential.

Apply for this position with your resume and cover letter: jobs@s2architecture.com