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Intermediate Interior Designer


This is a Contract position in Peel region, ON posted September 8, 2017.

Job DescriptionJob Title Intermediate Interior Designer Reports To Head of Design/Project Manager Overview Sensyst is a full service project management, interior design firm and contract furniture dealership, specializing in commercial interiors. We have a strong focus and a firm commitment to intelligent planning, creative design, principled construction standards and value-based furnishing. Sensyst is proud to offer project management, interior space planning, commercial interior design, and office furniture services in the Greater Toronto Area. Our team has the capability to accept and adapt to complex project challenges, which are often shied away from by other design institutions. It is our philosophy to provide thorough service and communication at all stages of a project in order to establish and build relationships with existing and prospective clients, to capture their vision and make their space a functioning reality. We are currently seeking a professional, experienced Intermediate Interior Designer to complement our design team in our Mississauga Office. Duties and Responsibilities * Create working drawings for all stages of project delivery including client approval, coordination with consultants/engineers tender submission, permit approval, construction, & as built (Post Construction) * Develop details with design intent * Prepare presentation drawings * Create full sets of working drawings compliant with applicable building codes and bylaws * Space planning * Client Correspondence * Order samples and create sample boards * Development of constriction contract documents for projects of varying scope; from schematic design through to construction administration with minimal supervision * Preparation of architectural drawings using AutoCAD; including by not limited to plans, elevations, cross-sections, wall sections, details, schedules and specifications * Analysis of applicable building codes, by-laws and other technical documents and reports a project may be subject * Document coordination with other disciplines, analyzing potential risks or conflicts and progressing solutions in a timely manner * Contract administration duties including municipal approvals, shop drawing review, responding to RFIs, site visits, field observations, reporting, etc. * Liaising with Project Managers, lead Designers and engineers as required. * Assist with and or managing construction administration services * Access to vehicle for site visits, permit pick-up/drop off and client meetings Personality and Qualifications * You describe yourself as positive, enthusiastic and outgoing * Must be self-motivated with strong time-management skills * Superior organizational and prioritization skills * Strong team work skills * Exceptional problem solving skills and good interpersonal skills * Ability to meet deadlines and follow-through * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Creative and thoughtful attention to detail * Ability to manage multiple projects at once with minimal to no supervision * Ability to assemble construction documents * Knowledge of construction practices and building/finishing materials * Strong knowledge of building technology and assembly, construction methodology, materials application and interpretation of manufacturers requirements * Working knowledge of the Ontario building code and National Building Code Salary/Compensation * Based on experience but negotiable Education and Experience * Degree/ Diploma in Interior Design, Architecture or equivalent * 3+ years of experience working full time on commercial, mixed-use, institutional or healthcare projects * Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of 20/20 and Giza is an asset * Knowledge of 2D and 3D rendering/modeling programs (Photoshop, InDesign, ,Sketchup) and Microsoft Office 365