Welcome to Kasian, where over 38 years of design excellence have sparked a passion for transforming ordinary spaces into extraordinary experiences. Our passion is strengthening connections between people and places by creating built environments that inspire and improve lives. With offices across Canada, we leverage the experience of our 250+ Kasian team members to deliver innovative and unique design solutions in multiple market sectors: commercial, workplace, healthcare, senior living, industrial and public.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a motivated and passionate Intermediate  Interior Designer to complement our Calgary office, where we are involved in exciting work across a range of building types including commercial, mixed-use, retail, industrial, hospitality, public buildings, and healthcare.

You will work closely with the Senior Interior Designer and/ or Project Manager (PM), or act as Project Manager, to complete interior design and technical assignments.  May be responsible for contract administration.    

Here’s what you’ll be doing at Kasian:

•    Work with Senior Designer or PM to create work plans, drawing lists, scope of services, budgets, and staffing requirements
•    Review and monitor project scope and initiate corrective actions in cooperation with the Senior Designer or PM 

•    Contribute to the Kasian design process including the creation of design concepts, generation of presentation material, and required submission documentation
•    Produce successful design and contract documentation in alignment with Kasian’s standards of quality and client program and budget needs 
•    Prepare outline specifications and assist in detailed project specification development
•    Participate and assist in design/ production meetings 
•    Participate in client presentations
•    Coordinate with project consultants and construction manager 
•    Coordinate and apply for building and development permits   
•    Work with PM and authorities having jurisdiction to interpret and conform to codes and bylaws
•    Meet project criteria and deliver scheduled tasks
•    Build relationships with clients through working with PM  to meet program and budget requirements
•    Properly maintain project records
•     Keep current with innovative and forward-thinking design including research on materials and products 

•    Conduct code and shop drawing reviews
•    Review project quality and monitor budget and schedule on an ongoing basis 
•    Manage project performance issues and work to resolve problems

Here’s what you bring to Kasian

•    Diploma or Degree in Interior Design  
•    5 to 10 years of interior design experience

•    NCIDQ certification is an asset

•    Strong knowledge of graphics software (Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Adobe Suite) 
•    Demonstrated design skills, knowledge of design principles and elements, and creativity 
•    Understanding of construction and construction administration process

•    Knowledge of applicable building codes and by-laws
•    Permit application knowledge is an asset
•    Excellent time management and teamwork skills
•    Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills

•    Ability to present ideas to clients 

This opportunity is an exceptional career fit for a candidate with long-term ambitions to contribute to one of Canada’s top architectural practices. If you are looking to be part of a progressive environment and deliver innovative projects, we’d like to hear from you. Please feel free to submit your resume directly to elena.cowan@kasian.com


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