Reporting to Senior Interior Designer and/or Director, the Junior Interior Designer is responsible for assisting the project team to plan and design interior spaces.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in formulating preliminary design concepts that are functional, fiscally appropriate and aesthetically pleasing
  • Fundamental understanding of structural requirements of the plans, life safety issues, building codes and other technical aspects
  • Prepare working drawings and assist with specifications for interior construction, space planning, materials, finishes, furniture, furnishings, fixtures and equipment as well as assist with creation of sample boards under direction of supervising designer
  • Assist in developing and presenting preliminary space plans and two- and three-dimensional design concept recommendations to supervising designer
  • Plan a space and present that plan visually within project group
  • Select materials and products that will be used to create and furnish the space and know how texture, colour, lighting and other factors combine and interact to make a space
  • Develop documents, drawings and diagrams which outline client needs to appropriately portray the design concept and to meet functional, maintenance, performance, environmental and safety requirements under direction of supervising designer
  • Understand the process of selection, specification and documentation of furniture, furnishings, equipment and millwork, including layout drawings and detailed product description; contract administration to facilitate pricing, procurement and installation under the supervision of the senior interior designer
  • Proactively seek out resources and information from senior staff

Position Requirements:

  • 1-4 years’ experience as an Interior Designer with degree in Interior Design
  • Fundamental understanding of the design process and ability to comprehend the client’s needs and goals
  • Well-developed time management and organizational skills required to undertake multiple projects or facets of various projects
  • Comfortable meeting and dealing with architects, contractors, other consultants, other interior designers, material suppliers and specifiers
  • Software/Technology: AutoCAD, 3D Software knowledge preferred (Sketchup or 3DMax), Microsoft Office 2003 (including Excel), Presentation Software (Image Ready, Power Point or Photoshop)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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