Interior Designer

  • 55 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M4V 1N5, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are a global architecture, engineering, planning, and technology firm defining the cities of tomorrow.

By connecting design and technology, we change how people experience their built environment. We work across disciplines to create the intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, and efficient infrastructure that shapes the way people live, move, learn, and heal.

With over 3,000 employees and 60+ offices around the world, we understand what it takes to work locally and scale globally.

At IBI, we’re defining the cities of tomorrow.

Our multi-disciplinary Interior Design practice produces long-term strategies that position living spaces for success in every aspect of the user experience.

Job Description

Most of the things you'll work on:

  • Develops and coordinates exceptional detailed design concepts, 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 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. 
  • 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.
  • Interface with clients, contractors, and consultants.
  • Demonstrate understanding of building codes and accessibility codes/standards.  


You'll Need To Have:

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

Additional Information

Office description:

We are currently in a work from home model during COVID-19 but when we do return to the office we're located at 55 St. Clair Ave West, this office is steps away from St. Clair station and is easily accessible by bike, TTC and car. Occupying 7 floors, with over 700 employees, it is the largest office at IBI Group. You will need to be local to the Toronto office and able to work remotely until we return to the office.

The floors are open concept and represent our collaborative approach to projects. You’ll have direct access to management while benefiting from our enthusiastic and helpful organizational resources team. As a global architecture, engineering and technology design firm, IBI Group also has offices across the country, continent and world. 

IBI Group provides a competitive benefit package and pays association dues and licensing fees.

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. 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 IBI Group's 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. Candidates will also need to confirm they are fully vaccinated in accordance with IBI Group’s mandatory vaccination policy in Canada. #ibi

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