Position Title: Interior Designer
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Position Type: Full-Time – Permanent
Language Required: English (Bilingualism is an asset)

About Tiree

Tiree is a leader in construction, architecture and engineering project management focused on delivering large, complex, leading edge projects across Canada and abroad. Since 2000, Tiree has enjoyed steady growth, stability and success, attracting and retaining industries’ top talent, including Construction Specialists, Engineers, Architects, Interior Designers and technical experts in diverse practice areas, as well as business and project management professionals. Our philosophy and focus on providing solutions and service excellence ensures that they continue to have exciting opportunities and an outstanding reputation.

Tiree’s capability is founded on the recruitment and retention of highly experienced and dedicated professionals with proven management, leadership, and project delivery capabilities. In building a dynamic and skilled team of professionals and provisioning them with leading methodologies and tools, the company has been successful in bringing solutions to the most complex and challenging business and project environments. Our people are passionate and committed to achieving exceptional results for their clients.

Tiree works in joint venture partnership with Colliers Project Leaders (formerly MHPM Project Leaders) to provide superior project management support services on significant Canadian real property projects. Together, we provide enterprise solutions to meet the growing capital project demands of our clients. Colliers and Tiree have over 600 project management professionals, operating across 30 offices throughout Canada.

The Role

The Interior Designer will be responsible for supporting the design of new, modern workspaces throughout all phases of the design process – from concept design to space planning and furniture selection. The portfolio of projects to be supported will range from designs for new facilities, to the revitalization of existing spaces within heritage buildings.

Responsibilities

  • Review and document client interior design requirements;
  • Assess space function and people flow to create a design for a usable and efficient space;
  • Develop space plans and design concepts to outline design intent;
  • Support the development of functional programs;
  • Select materials and furnishings, such as lighting, furniture and finishes;
  • Develop final designs in AutoCAD;
  • Coordinate the development of construction drawings;
  • Coordinate tender review, site instructions, change orders, change logs etc.;
  • Attend construction meetings and complete walkthroughs to ensure projects are progressing as scheduled; and
  • Oversee the installation of the design elements, responding to design changes/modifications as required.

Qualifications

  • Degree/diploma in Interior Design;
  • 7+ years of experience working as an Interior Designer;
  • Experience with AutoCAD to develop drawings;
  • Knowledge of aspects of interior fit-up, including building code requirements, material and finish selection & specification, construction methodologies, M/E, IT and furniture systems;
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing;
  • Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project), word processing (Word) and spreadsheet (Excel) software applications; and
  • Candidates must be eligible to obtain and maintain a relevant federal government security clearance. Asset: existing security clearance.

Why Tiree?
Tiree is focused on attracting and retaining the highest caliber of talent. It is the people within the company that make Tiree a great place to work. We provide our people with a constant flow of challenging and new opportunities for professional development.

Tiree is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes employment equity. Tiree is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding an opportunity with us, please advise our recruitment team of accommodation measures you may require.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Tiree, but wish to note that only qualified candidates will be asked to attend an interview.