28 Dec 28 2017

Opportunity for Interior Designer

Interior Designer, Intermediate/Senior

We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional interior designer at an intermediate to senior level to join our fun and talented team. Based in Vancouver, SSDG Interiors is an award-winning commercial interior design firm with nearly 40 years experience and one of the largest interior design firms in BC.

Great design happens when people are inspired, encouraged, and allowed to explore, create and learn. At SSDG we take pride that we have created an environment that promotes the sharing and development of ideas, the feeling of community, the ability to enjoy the people we work with and the knowledge that our work makes a difference.

The role:

  • Take ownership of projects, working both in teams and independently
  • Exercise good judgment and decision-making
  • Coordination and communication with all members of the project team including client, contractor, trades, suppliers, and consultants (electrical, mechanical etc.)
  • Design development, programming, and space planning
  • Contract documentation, project documents and schedules
  • Selection and specification of furniture systems
  • Attending site for progress and deficiency reviews
  • Managing the project team with excellent organization and people skills

Who you are:

  • A self-starter who thrives from being given space to explore the design process
  • Believe that design is a collaboration between client and designer, working towards the best solution for the end user
  • A team player, sharing ideas and solutions, supporting and encouraging your colleagues
  • Have built great relationships with suppliers, contractors and consultants.
  • Don’t get lost in the details but rather keep your eye on the big picture, completing your project both on schedule and on budget
  • Multi-task with ease, balancing multiple projects at a time
  • Can put together and deliver a persuasive presentation, both visually & verbally
  • Visionary with an exceptional eye for detail
  • Know local and provincial building code like the back of your hand
  • Skills (Required):
    • Degree or diploma in Interior Design from a CIDA accredited school
    • Experience with a range of commercial interior design, with an emphasis on corporate design
    • Proficiency working with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
  • Skills (Asset):
    • Completed the BC building code course
    • LEED accreditation
    • Experience with SketchUp, Revit, Microsoft Project & Powerpoint, or Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) would be an asset.
    • Completed NCIDQ

What we offer:

  • Base salary plus performance bonuses
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Will pay for NCIDQ and IDIBC dues for Professional Members
  • Education fund for career development
  • Friday wine time where we mingle and share design inspirations
  • Weekly project status meeting with breakfast provided
  • Career development and growth program
  • Central downtown office, close to Granville skytrain station and restaurants/shopping
  • Access to showers and bike lockers
  • Annual staff appreciation day (spa and dinner) and semi-annual team building events
  • Office closed between Christmas and New Years

If you’re interested in being a part of one of the best design cultures in the city please send us your resume highlighting why you would be a great fit with our team.

Email: Susan Steeves –

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