Now Hiring!! Interior Designer / Project Manager

Who we are…

“Every great dream begins with a great dreamer. At Metric, we dream of your space as much as you do. Our value is placed not only in what we do but in how we do it. We continue to be an industry leader in design-build services, and our philosophy is what drives us. Construction created from a careful design is our business, people are our passion, and it is this passion that gives meaning to our lives.”

About the position…

For immediate hire, Metric is looking for a highly dynamic and engaged Interior Design & Project Manager with a thirst for creativity, a passion for providing great leadership and an elevated client experience to discerning clients in the lifestyle market. Metric offers concept to construction in-house, which requires a key skill set to coordinate and manage a project professionally, while balancing the vision of the company and that of the client consistently from beginning to end. Projects are delivered from curated design packages with a high attention to detail by utilizing quality products and providing exceptional service from team members and trade partners. Furthermore, projects are planned effectively and efficiently from design to implementation, providing clients with swift timelines and on-budget projects from small scale renovations to high value commercial and residential build-outs and additions.

Key Role Requirements

  • Meet and enhance Metric beliefs, values, policies, and professionalism standards
  • Lead multiple, large-scale design projects, by appointment
  • Initializing and manage client relationships throughout their project
  • Strategize project delivery and delegate tasks as required to the supporting team
  • Liaise with the project management team throughout the project to develop and implement the scope of services
  • Oversee design work produced by design assistants/ associates and provide direction/ delegate tasks to the design team
  • Foster close partnerships with all the devisions within the company; Showroom, Stylist, Design Team, Project Management, HR and Administration.
  • Produce design presentations reflective of Metric’s standards through; concept design, space planning and product selections
  • Manage Projects throughout all phases of design;

Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Drawings/Specifications, Budgeting, and Construction Administration.

  • Efficient reporting, assessment, and documentation

Key Attributes of Position Candidate

  • People and relationship driven
  • Collaborative & team oriented
  • Strong sales ability
  • Self growth motivated
  • Prioritize personal presentation
  • Passionate about design
  • Energetic & maintain a positive attitude
  • Time management & organization skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong understanding of construction processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technically inclined & detail oriented

Experience

  • 5+ years of combined interior design & construction management or relevant experience
  • Professional portfolio required
  • Leadership experience required
  • Hands-on interior installation experience required
  • Proficient in building codes & construction drawings, both commercial & residential
  • Successful track record in sales and client satisfaction
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Sketch up, 20/20, Mac devices & programs, Google Sheets, and other related space planning/rendering programs preferred
  • Strong artistic skills, including hand rendering and sketching capabilities preferred

Education

  • Degree in Interior Design or Architectural Technology preferred
  • Industry accreditations/certifications are an asset

Working Conditions

  • Most work is in an office environment and some visiting of work sites.
  • Schedule consists of a standard work week but may be required to work some evenings and weekends to meet project milestones.
  • Some travel, site-work, and overtime will be required.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift and mobilize small to medium items
  • Ability to travel locally or out the city with access to a vehicle & valid drivers licence

What We Offer

  • Benefits package
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • Some flexibility and empowerment, including team culture activities
  • Educational opportunities
  • Pension option

Metric Philosophies

  • A team with aligned values and beliefs
  • Provide a superior experience for Metric clientele
  • Produce brand appropriate design concepts, product selections, and marketing materials
  • Drive consumer demand and engagement through creative storytelling
  • Represent the Metric lifestyle brand through communication, personal client relationship development, cultivation and retention
  • Carry out the vision of Creative Director
  • Work as a team to develop and grow
  • Creative development
  • Work towards achieving team goals
  • Cultivate positive change and implementation
  • Follow through on responsibilities
  • Seek reputable brands that add to our repertoire
  • Embrace design
  • Encourage and support the team

Appearance & Professionalism

  • Provide brand advocacy and support in recruiting efforts
  • Maintain a strong interest in the luxury and design industry
  • Support the visual and quality standards within the showroom
  • Your image is your best tool to represent your story and why you love design
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