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    Intermediate Interior Designer

    July 09, 2018


  • DESCRIPTION


    Diamond Schmitt Architects is a leading Canadian architecture practice based in Toronto and Vancouver with a reputation that is worldwide. The firm is recognized for design excellence across a broad range of building types for cultural, civic, academic, healthcare, residential and commercial property clients. Over 250 regional, national and international awards have been won, including six Governor General’s Medals for Architecture. The company is a leading proponent of sustainable design innovation with 35 LEED certified buildings and a number of zero net energy projects.

    The firm’s design sensibility is matched with a successful business model that positions it among Canada’s Top 100 Employers, GTA’s Top Employers and Canada’s Best Managed Companies™.

    Qualifications include:

    • 3-8 years of experience; specifically in Commercial Interiors;
    • NCIDQ qualifications, registered with ARIDO;
    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design;
    • LEED certification is preferred;
    • Strong knowledge of federal, provincial and municipal building laws, building and safety codes, health and environmental standards and regulations for commercial interiors;
    • Strong conceptual design and presentation experience through the use of AutoCAD and Revit/or other 3D; or graphic design programs;
    • Proficient in SketchUp, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Reader/Writer;
    • A strong portfolio demonstrating significant design skills on projects from concept through completion.

    Duties include:

    • Exercise their expertise, strong knowledge of furniture materials and finishes;
    • Undertake the development of design solutions;
    • Coordinate architectural, electrical, mechanical, structural consultants, and other consultants or vendors;
    • Build and maintain great client relationships with external and internal clients;
    • Prepare working contract documents, plans, details and schedules, using AutoCAD/Revit software;
    • Co-ordinate and/or undertake the selection and specification of furniture systems, fixtures and equipment;
    • Prepare and co-ordinate project schematic/conceptual design drawings;
    • Prepare required layouts, sketches and space plans required to convey design intent;
    • Establish and maintain project budgeting and scheduling;
    • Coordinate and/or undertake the preparation of required project documents, minutes, schedules and specifications;
    • Attend on-site visits and field reviews and direct contractors and vendors as required;
    • Responsible for keeping a project on schedule.

    We are located at 384 Adelaide Street West Toronto, Ontario M5V 1R7

    DSAI encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process.
     
    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Please send your resume to:  HR@dsai.ca

    Website:  https://dsai.ca/


  • COMPANY


    Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated

  • LOCATION


    Toronto, ON