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Senior Interior Designer

IBI Group

IBI Group

Markham, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

The successful candidate must have a passion for design, be creative, organized and self-motivated. The successful candidate will help lead projects from the initial conceptual design phase, through to contract documentation, implementation and close-out. Working with a variety of clients and trades, the successful candidate must be capable of clear communication to effectively manage projects from commencement to completion.

We work with our clients around the world to create, support, and enhance smart, safe and sustainable places where people live, work, learn and thrive. Places impact on the quality of people’s lives. Whether new homes, shops, workplaces, schools and hospitals, manufacturing, research and development facilities, or data and distribution centers. People and communities thrive when the spaces in which they live, work, move and play are designed and managed in a way that best meets their needs.

In Engineering, you'll create some of the world’s most iconic and ground-breaking structures and spaces that transform the world around us, from making journeys easier to opening up public places that bring people together.

Role accountabilities:

  • Develops and coordinates exceptional detailed design concepts and leadership, with the ability to develop functional requirements and inspirational approach to meet project-design criteria
  • With input from the project Lead, oversee the interior design process and deliverable, establish project direction and work within project budgets and schedules
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and a team of designers to deliver all phases of the project
  • Ability to coordinate with contractors as well as: mechanical, electrical, structural, lighting, audio-visual, and client
  • Demonstrates clear understanding of the architectural design process, and how to effectively integrate interior elements and concepts with minimal supervision
  • Able to effectively review preliminary space plans and designs concepts to ensure code, accessibility and functional requirements are met
  • Strong understanding of contract administration
  • Ability to review shop drawings and submittals
  • Ability to produce innovative design concepts that meet the client and project needs, while also respecting the project budget
  • Displays strong project management skills
  • Able to make decisions and develop solutions to technical and design problems
  • Conceptualize and describe design ideas through 3D visualization and hand-sketching
  • Strong knowledge of finish materials, furniture, FF&E, and applicable reference standards
  • Lead in the preparation of design and construction documents to generate detailed design solutions
  • Interface with clients, contractors, and consultants; lead project meetings & client presentations
  • Demonstrate understanding of building codes and accessibility codes/standards
  • Able to delegate, as well as mentor/train intermediate and junior designers


Qualifications and Experience:

  • A professional degree in Interior Design or Architecture, or equivalent
  • Minimum 5+ years of residential/hospitality interiors focused project experience
  • ARIDO intern member or registered member
  • Excellent written, verbal, and graphic communication skills
  • Knowledge of Master Specification Format would be considered an asset
  • Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite and MS Office
  • Revit experience would be considered an asset
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with an ability to collaborate with team members
  • Residential design experience is essential

Additional Information

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.
You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of Arcadis selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

We request applicants submit their RESUME highlighting relevant work experience. Please limit PDF files to 10MB or provide a WebLink.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.