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Manager, Interior Design

IBI Group

IBI Group

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 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

    Our Global Architecture & Urbanism Division offers a diverse range of solutions focusing on human-centric design, sustainability, and technology.

    Our Vancouver office is seeking a Manager, Interior Design to lead the interiors team. As a senior designer joining our team, you should be of a professional mind that appreciates architecture as much as interiors and is willing to work closely to support our architectural projects and grow our interiors practice. As an integrated design team, we believe knowledge in both architecture and interiors will be an asset to any project and your overall growth in the company long-term. We are looking for an individual who has the drive and ambition to expand our Vancouver interiors practice into all areas of design including corporate, commercial, high-rise residential, daycare design, hospitality, healthcare, and institutional projects.

    Role Accountabilities:

    • Provide overview and leadership in all aspects of interior design: programming, schematic design working drawings and contract administration as well as leadership to junior and intermediate interior and technologist staff
    • Be an effective communicator and relationship builder with clients and stakeholders and lead project meetings and client presentations
    • Prepare interior design proposals, contract documents, including floor plans, finishes plans, reflected ceiling plans, power and communication plans, interior elevations, millwork sections and details, schedules, general notes and information, all which must comply with Building Code
    • Provide direction for junior staff to develop renderings of conceptual designs for effective execution of working drawings
    • Prepare and overview preliminary costing and comparative material sourcing


    Qualifications and Experience:

    • 10 -15 years experience in an interior design related position
    • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Interior Design from a CIDA accredited program
    • Strong design and leadership skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with Interior Design drawing package coordination and production, including all relevant plans, elevations, details, schedules and specifications; familiarity with local Building Codes
    • Experience in programming, planning principles, materials and furnishings.
    • Proficiency with Revit an asset; experience with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketch Up is beneficial
    • Has obtained or is working towards NCIDQ registration
    • As part of your application submission, you must provide your PORTFOLIO OF WORK or samples in either PDF form that is under 10MB or a link to your design website

    Salary range for this position is $100,000 - $135,000 per year.

    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 also like to have fun with office social events to enhance connection, interaction and local culture.

    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 (as applicable under state law). These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence, drug testing and driver’s license record.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.