Interior design is more than just aesthetics, professional Interior Designers are creative and imaginative and are involved in coordinating the Interior Architecture of a space. Interior designers provide “design solutions for the interior environments while supporting the health, safety and well being of occupants” (IDA). Interior Designers bring both technical expertise and an understanding of the built environment to enhance the quality of an interior space.
The Interior Designer is responsible to evaluate the function and design of an interior space. They are utilized to develop spaces to make them functional, appealing and suited to the needs of the end-user, while ensuring they meet applicable fire code and safety requirements.
As a designer, you must create functional and aesthetically pleasing layouts for residential occupancies, commercial office spaces, medical facilities, restaurants, retail environments or public institutional spaces. The Interior Designer is responsible to coordinate with other professionals, contractors and suppliers, as needed, to see through the successful completion of the designated project. The Interior designer must communicate effectively with clients to make sure the design fits their style and purpose.
Projects can be broad in scope, ranging from structural alterations to the choice of furnishings, equipment and lighting and the role of the Interior Designer varies depending on their scope of involvement. The role includes, but is not limited to:
- Confer with clients to determine needs and coordinate construction specific details
- Advise client on space planning, layout and use of furnishings or equipment, interior finish selections and coordination.
- Detailing of custom millwork pieces for construction plans.
- Review details of technical drawings or specifications.
- Review of shop drawings during construction for compliance with working drawings
- Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers, and trades
- Estimate project budget costs for use during Design Development
- Present design alternatives and solutions to client for approval
- Render design ideas in form of paste-ups or drawings.
- Draw detailed or technical illustrations.
- Use computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce construction documents.
- Must be able to manage and execute projects with minimal supervision
- Provide guidance and mentorship to junior designers
Additional Skills: Prepare proposals, Tender contracts, supervise architectural technical staff, Monitor, and inspect work
Security and Safety: Basic security clearance
Transportation/Travel Information: Valid driver's license, willing to travel, Travel expenses paid by employer, parking paid by employer, public transportation is available
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Work Location Information: In office
Essential Skills: Reading text, Document use, Writing, Oral communication, working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory, Finding information, Computer use, Continuous learning
- Licensed Interior Designer or Intern Interior Designer
- Diploma or Bachelor of Interior Design
- NCIDQ Certification is preferred
- 8 – 10 Years of industry experience
- Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Sketchup, Microsoft Office
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70,000.00-$90,000.00 per year
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- Vision care
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-09-25