INTERIOR DESIGNER

Location: Kitchener or Hamilton

Practice: Architecture

Posted: 04-13-2021

Expires: 06-13-2021

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Thank you to all applicants in advance. Due to the volume of applications, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged.

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for the future and we need the best talent to make it happen. As a multi-discipline architecture, engineering, and construction firm, the business is always evolving. Our team needs to be agile, ambitious, and persistent in the pursuit of our shared goals.  

 

We have a long history in the Waterloo Region, but that doesn’t mean we’re old-fashioned. We strive to push the envelope, think differently, and address everything we do with creativity. When we consistently approach projects in inventive ways, clients get better results, our team thrives, and we challenge our industry to redefine what’s possible. 

 

At WalterFedy, collaboration is a key part of our identity. With so many talented professionals under one roof, you’ll find cross-discipline support for your projects is always within reach. Our team is made up of the industry’s best architects; civil, electrical, mechanical, and structural engineers; technologists; energy and carbon specialists; asset and facility management specialists; construction managers; and corporate services professionals. Together, we’re building better communities with smart, influential design.  

 

Role Overview

Are you an Interior Designer looking for an opportunity to collaborate with a well-established and design-focused Architecture department?  We are looking for an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for innovative design as a lead in interior design. The focus of this position will be to continue to strengthen and grow our interior design portfolio.
 
This role will be responsible for planning, designing, and drafting detailed specifications for creating a pleasing and functional interior environment. This role will require a focus on aesthetic details and consideration for all finishes and overall look. This role provides you with a great opportunity to continue to excel and challenge yourself in your profession.

 

What We Love
  • You are relentless in your pursuit to be the best
  • You are a big picture thinker who understands how to effectively listen to clients and build consensus
  • You sweat the details in your commitment to meet our client’s high expectations
  • You embrace progressive change, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment
  • You are proactive, constant and consistent with your communication to both our client and our project team 
 
What You Will Do
  • Guide the creative process culminating in intelligent, innovative and sustainable workplace design solutions
  • Co-ordinate activities of in-house architects, engineers, other consultants and vendors
  • Manage resources with emphasis on efficiency and quality of work
  • Improve internal processes, approach or tools within an area of expertise
  • Consult with clients to determine factors affecting planning interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, and purpose and function
  • Research materials and design concepts
  • Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval
  • Manage project budgets and schedules in interior design
  • Meet with vendors, suppliers and contractors
  • Review interior needs with sales representatives and vendors to determine who can provide the best service
  • Develop standards for WalterFedy as required for our interior design process
What We Need
  • Membership with ARIDO and/or IDC 
  • Design development experience including finishes and material selections, rendering and preparing concepts
  • Excellent time management abilities to balance several competing deadlines and handling multiple projects
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in post-secondary, corporate interior, and high-end residential projects 
  • Bachelor’s degree in interior design or diploma with NCIDQ certification would be considered assets 

 

What We Offer
  • Competitive salary plus performance-based bonus. 
  • Three weeks’ vacation. 
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations. 
  • Employee referral program. 
  • Employee social club – employees attend a variety of recreational and cultural events. 
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we support Habitat for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility and many other organizations. 

 

Why Join Our Team? 

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. To learn more about our company visit our website at www.walterfedy.com/about

 

How to Apply

Please apply above through our internal system with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. 

 

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged. 

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!

 

Location: Kitchener Office
675 Queen Street South, Suite 111
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2M 1A1

 

Location: Hamilton Office
20 Hughson St. S
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 2A1