Kasian – Interior Designer


Interior Designer, Intermediate  


Kasian is one of the largest integrated architecture and interior design firms in Canada. With a network of offices across Canada and overseas, we are a local firm with a global reach. We strive to enhance the human experience through great design. Our passion is rooted in strengthening connections between people and places by creating environments that inspire and improve lives. From complex operational facilities to finely-crafted workplace interiors, Kasian’s breadth of expertise and dedication to excellence has been the driving force behind great design and strong relationships for over 30 years.

We have an opportunity in our Vancouver office for an Interior Designer, Intermediate to join our team.  Our Vancouver office has delivered impressive interior design projects for both public and private sector clients including corporate offices for KPMG, McCarthy Tetrault LLP, and Translink as well as the Vancouver International Airport.

About the Opportunity
We are looking for a talented and creative individual to support our exciting portfolio of stand-alone and integrated projects.  At the intermediate level, our Interior Designers are involved in coming up with design concepts, space planning, presentations, producing drawings, researching materials, client interaction, and project management.

What you’ll be doing at Kasian:

  • Work directly with Principals and Associates to take on a key role in the design process including creating design concepts and presentation material
  • Participate in client presentations and actively build relationships with clients through the project process
  • Keep current of innovative and forward-thinking design including research on products and materials
  • Prepare layouts, sketches and space plans required to convey design intent
  • Produce design and contract documentation in alignment with Kasian’s standards of quality, client program and budget needs
  • Coordinate with project consultants (ie. electrical, mechanical, structural), contractors and vendors
  • Interpret and conform to building codes and bylaws
  • Prepare outline specifications and assist in detailed specification development
  • Create work plans, drawing lists, scope of services, budgets, and staffing requirements; on a larger-scale project this may be done in conjunction with the Project Manager
  • Assist with contract administration including shop drawing reviews

What you bring to Kasian:

  • CIDA-accredited Degree in Interior Design
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a variety of market sectors, ideally including transportation and workplace
  • NCIDQ certification, or working towards obtaining it
  • Strong technical knowledge and technical drawing experience with Revit and AutoCAD
  • Excellent graphic communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of furniture systems
  • Understanding of construction and construction administration process

Have we sparked your interest?  To apply for this position please visit our website at www.kasian.com/careers.




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