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Interior Designer

About Us and Our Integrated Approach

At WalterFedy we believe in True Teamwork. We have architects, civil engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, structural engineers, construction managers, energy management specialists, and facility management specialists under a single roof and we are an industry leader in our approach to integrated building services. This role will provide you with an opportunity to develop as a mechanical technologist while also allowing you to work towards developing a unique skill set as an expert in integrated design.

Role Overview

Are you an Interior Designer that is 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 great opportunity for an individual to continue to excel and challenge themselves in their profession.

What We Love

  • Strong portfolio that demonstrate your abilities as a creative, design oriented individual
  • Self-motivated and has ability to instill confidence and communicate new ideas with clients and subcontractors

 

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 area of expertise
  • Consult with client 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 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
  • Previous experience in business development would be considered an asset
  • 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 volunteer with Habitat with Humanity, Nutrition for Learning, United Way and many other organizations.

Working Conditions and Safety

Standard hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm, and some overtime hours may be required from time to time. Ability to travel away from the office is required to assist and attend on-site project meetings.

In this role you will work within the company safety policies and procedures, and adhere to any applicable federal or provincial legislation.

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/firm/about

How to Apply

Please Apply Here with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for. Also, visit our website for other career opportunities: www.walterfedy.com.

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