Senior Designer / by Avery Calder

Straticom is looking for a senior designer to work alongside our Ottawa principals and lead our junior and intermediate designers in fulfilling the needs of our clients, while continuing to grow the business. This individual would lead the team on large projects and provide support to intermediate designers on smaller projects. If you are an enthusiastic individual with proven excellence in all aspects of the design process, we would like to meet you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • help maintain strong client and supplier relationships
  • guiding and supporting the design team
  • communicating and co-ordinating with architects, contractors and engineers
  • space planning and design concept development
  • furniture programing
  • produce and manage the production of working drawing packages
  • correct and update all design documents
  • source and research furniture solutions
  • design and detail custom millwork
  • prepare concept elevations and renderings
  • design administration
  • manage intermediate and junior designers within project teams
  • assist with project proposals, pricing and presentations
  • assist with various staff management, training and utilization tasks

SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS:

  • degree or diploma in interior design
  • demonstrated experience in design and technical production drawings
  • 7-10 years corporate interiors experience
  • knowledge of Ontario Building Code
  • knowledge of sustainability and LEED guidelines
  • ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • ability to lead in a team environment and meet deadlines
  • knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, and material application
  • knowledge of furniture, fixtures and equipment
  • proficiency in AutoCad 2014 is mandatory
  • proficiency in MS Office, including Excel is mandatory
  • proficiency in Deltek is not required, but is advantageous

Please email your resume to: inquiry@strati.com