Stantec is looking to hire a Interior Design Lead to support on ongoing design projects.
Lead the delivery of interior design package on multiple projects with hands-on involvement in generating interior design concepts and carrying through with all stages of design up to construction documents;
providing design / technical support to construction supervision teams.
Ensure that the interior design of projects progresses in alignment with the project objectives and meets or exceed the time, cost and quality expectations of internal and external stakeholders.
Assisting in business development endeavors including preparation of technical presentations, concepts and other deliverables related to interior design scope for proposals and competitions;
prepare resource schedules / workplans for interior team to establish project budgets; attending client interviews when required
Represent Stantec as a thought leader at various local and regional industry events related to interior design.
Guide a team of interior designers and technicians to prepare & develop drawings, specifications, models, images, material & mood boards and other technical documents relating to the interior design of building projects.
With the help of the interior design team, lead the development and maintenance of library of interior design / details, materials, finishes etc.
and other templates / benchmarks / references that are needed for efficient delivery of interior design projects.
Develop and implement strategies for leaner workflows in interior design and delivery of projects.
Keep abreast of the latest local and international design trends, technologies and materials in interior design through research.
Develop presentation packages for interior design of various building typologies that can be used for marketing / client presentations.
Liaise, where appropriate, with members of the external design team and other associated organizations or companies.
Seek continuing professional development & mentor junior members of the team
This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group / department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time.
Qualifications : Required Skills
Excellent written, graphic and verbal communication skills to be able to independently prepare technical material and present at industry events and client interviews, prepare design reports and technical narratives
Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team, interacting with internal and external stakeholders
Knowledge and expertise in application of special aesthetic and technical requirements for healthcare interior design
Knowledge and expertise in application of local and international codes, standards and best practices in interior design and detailing including the requirements for infection control, acoustics, accessibility, fire & life safety and environmental sustainability
Able to formulate design ideas and concepts and present for discussion
Able to translate design concepts into practical and buildable details
Strong sense of aesthetics and proportions in design and detailing including selection of color schemes, materials, finishes and textures, selection of FF&E and accessories
Able to adjust design schemes, detailing and material selection to align with the budget expectations of the project
Able to coordinate, integrate and align interior design schemes with other design disciplines
Able to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project
Able to work well under pressure, prioritize tasks and organize the interior design team to meet deadlines efficiently
Able to mentor and manage a team ensuring harmonious relationships, continuous development of team skills and quality control
Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
Understanding of financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget
Able to use some or all of the following :
o Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign
o Autodesk AutoCad
o 3D modelling & rendering software like Sketchup, 3DS Max, Rhino, V-ray, Lumion etc.
Accreditation / certification for sustainable design LEED, Estidama, GSAS etc.
Other industry relevant certifications / specializations
Job Category : Architecture, Design
Preferred Specifications :
Ability to work in a team / multidisciplinary environment;
Strong design and project management skills to include all phases of production. Must be proficient in space planning, contract documents (includes detailing, specifications, production management, design production), contract administration, project management, and FF&E
Prior experience in higher education interior design
Good computer skills (AutoCAD, Revit, MS Excel and other graphic programs);
Experience in urban design, sustainable design and landscape / site planning & design
Proficient free hand sketching. Proficient in Sketch-up and / or other similar modeling and presentation software and In Design.
Ideally have a working knowledge of Revit.
Self-motivated, creative and able to work under minimum level of supervision within a heavy workload environment. Have sense of defining technical problems, collect appropriate and related data to establish solutions / results
The ability to acknowledge a crisis and take timely corrective action
Ability to make mid-project corrections as business conditions change
High level of computer literacy
About Stantec :
We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out.
We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus creativity, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.
The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring projects to life.
Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a solid history of success.
So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.
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