Interior Designer

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Interior Designer

Job Type: Full-time, 1 year contract with potential to become permanent full-time

About Boardwalk REIT

For over 30 years, Boardwalk has been driven by community, forging relationships, and creating memories. We believe our communities are more than just a place to live: every Boardwalk building is a place where our resident members feel a sense of family and community, a place they can call home. Our focus on people, genuine relationships, and shared values have created a truly unique and defining culture that differentiates a Boardwalk community. We put our heart and soul into everything we do, and we take pride in knowing that our communities are a place where residents celebrate life’s precious moments.

Who You Are:

  • You are ready to work alongside industry-leading professional architects, engineers, project managers and executives
  • You prefer a mentor to a boss
  • You are highly team-oriented
  • You have a deep passion for commercial interior design and transforming spaces through creative and innovative approaches
  • You welcome new challenges in your daily role and are adaptable to always expanding your creative horizons on a multitude of project scopes ranging from suite, office, lobby, amenity room, exterior landscaping, and mural and artwork designs, along with exciting marketing initiatives
  • You are an exceptional verbal and written communicator
  • You have strong administrative and budgeting skills
  • You enjoy a fast-paced environment and stand out as a top performer
  • You adapt quickly and effectively to changing needs and priorities
  • You have strong planning and organizational skills enabling you to multi-task and prioritize
  • You are driven to succeed and achieve excellence in every endeavor
  • You are always humble, optimistic, and very respectful towards others
  • You have a thirst for expanding your knowledge

Your Responsibilities:

  • Create full drawing packages from inception to completion, including but not limited to design layouts, finishing plans, furniture and artwork plans, and detailed elevation plans
  • Prepare furniture selections, procure all furniture, and carry out hands-on final staging of all designed areas
  • Attend project sites regularly to help gauge project goals, ensure alignment of design visions with actual site conditions, and rapidly modify scopes as required to address possible changes in project needs
  • Work to help standardize design approaches across a nation-wide portfolio, while finding creative ways to apply coherent design principles to newly encountered situations
  • Assist team as necessary with portfolio-wide (BC, Northern/Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Quebec)
  • Rebranding project design implementation
  • Assist in the preparation of technical project specifications and documentation
  • Trouble-shoot design challenges daily throughout the construction cycle, in a highly collaborative manner with
  • Design team peers, contractors, and consultants
  • Assist Team with quality assurance implementation on Rebranding projects, portfolio-wide suite renovation work, and common area scopes
  • Communicate effectively with all project teams including design team, executive management, operations,
  • Marketing, asset management, capital projects, IT, etc.
  • Assist with project budget-tracking
  • Assist design team with additional priority tasks as required

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of design experience
  • Experience and passion for Interior Design required
  • Bachelor of Interior Design or Bachelor of Applied Interior Design required
  • AutoCAD/drafting software experience required
  • Rendering software experience required (Sketch-up Vray, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively use all tools required (hammer, drill, level, etc.) for furniture and artwork installation
  • Ability to travel (fly within Canada/US) regularly/monthly for project progress site visits and staging
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Parking spot
  • The opportunity to constantly expand knowledge-base by working with a supportive team of top-performing, compassionate, and driven professionals

For questions or to submit applications email pmiranda@bwalk.com.

For more information visit bwalk.com.

Please visit our Instagram account to view some of our exciting past projects @bwalk_design – instagram.com.

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