TFMS - Bilingual Intermediate Interior Designer
Montreal, CA
5d ago


The TFMS Intermediate Interior Designer is part of a team delivering Space Layout & Interior design, Functional Space Planning and Furniture Procurement Support services.

The intermediate design role supports information gathering, needs analysis, space planning and design development activities for complex projects as well as working drawings for low complexity design projects.

They may also lead smaller projects with the support of Sr team members.

The Intermediate Interior Designer works with internal BGIS staff as well as client and external consultants, as required, to ensure timely, successful implementation of TFMS Services and client project work.


Service Delivery - Functional Planning Services

  • Supports the Sr Workplace Strategist and other studio members in information gathering and functional planning activities.
  • Develops stacking and blocking plans as well as detailed space requirements workbooks.
  • Develops room data sheets for typical and special purpose spaces as required by the project.
  • Supports the delivery of information gathering work-shops.
  • Participates in needs analysis and requirements documentation.
  • Service Delivery - Space Layout & Interior Design Services

  • Applies information from the functional program through space layout and design activities to translate requirements into functional space layouts in AutoCAD.
  • Develops interior design and furniture concept documents including research of materials / finishes as required.
  • Develops digital presentations to communicate design concepts, options and intent in support of client decision making.
  • Renders design ideas in the form of 3-D renderings, work drawings, plans, models and schemes using computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  • Performs site verification, site measurements, furniture inventory and equipment inventory.
  • Delivers space planning services including layouts for reconfigurations and or minor modifications.
  • Develops complete working drawing packages and specifications for low complexity design projects in accordance with all applicable codes and standards.
  • Provides other interior design services as required.
  • Complies with all regulatory, environmental, health and safety requirements.
  • Incorporates sustainable practices, where practical, into project delivery, in accordance with client and BGIS processes.
  • Completes technical assessments of client locations in support of strategic planning and programs.
  • Service Delivery - Furniture Procurement Support

  • Develops detailed furniture specifications and documentation required to procure furniture in accordance with the client standards, requirements and supply arrangements and procurement policies.
  • Develops detailed workpoint typicals to communicate functional requirements including 3D models.
  • Coordinates furniture specifications and requirements with internal and external consultants for effective implementation of space based projects.
  • Supports the development of tender documents for the client.
  • Finalizes orders including finishes, quantities and other details upon client furniture tender awards.
  • Supports the hand-off of delivery and installation of furniture to the MAC team and provides guidance and consultation as required through the implementation process.
  • Project Management Support

  • Manages time on different tasks effectively and reports delays, barriers to progress and or schedule impacts to their project lead.
  • Supports the development and management of project reporting materials.
  • Reports progress to the project lead on a regular basis to support the effective management of project schedules and costs.
  • Relationship Management

  • Consults with and maintains relationships with client representatives at the project level.
  • Maintains positive relations to meet client objectives.
  • Effectively and pro-actively communicates with stakeholders, such as Clients, contractors and and project lead to ensure Client satisfaction and BGIS’s success.
  • Develops strong internal relationships with other line of business in order to ensure alignment and promote and support integrated delivery of services One BGIS.
  • Provides mentoring to junior team members through knowledge sharing.
  • Maintains strong industry relationships.

  • Proficient in interior design and documentation. (5 + years in interior design role delivering interior design projects)
  • Excellent drafting and AutoCAD skills. (Experience with and understanding of activity based workplace models)
  • Ability to develop 3D models and rendering using sketchup, AutoCAD 3D or other. (Experience working in a multi-discipline team including coordination and collaboration of different disciplines working drawings and specifications)
  • Knowledge and understanding of building and fire codes, accessibility standards and other industry standards such as LEED, WELL or others.
  • Experience planning and designing corporate interiors including work with specification of systems furniture.

  • Ability to develop creative and functional interior design solutions to solve client issues. (Experience leading low to medium complexity design projects)
  • Strong communication skills (written, oral and visual) to effectively convey design information and intent as well as general relationship and service delivery tasks.
  • Experience working through the full lifecycle of a project from program development to implementation)

  • Strong organizational and time management skills. (Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously)
  • Software proficiencies including MS Excel, MS Project, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, AutoCAD, Sketchp, Bluebeam, Publisher.
  • Licenses and / or Professional Accreditation

  • NCIDQ Certification or working towards NCIDQ certification.
  • BAID degree from a CIDA accredited post-secondary school or equivalent program (CIDA accredited).
  • LEED AP & or WELL AP is an asset including development.
  • BGIS is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome you to apply for a position with us! If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact us at askHR.

    Upon request for accommodation, we will consult with the applicant in question and provide, or arrange for the provision of, a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

    BGIS est un employeur qui respecte l'égalité des chances et nous vous invitons à postuler pour un poste chez nous ! Si vous avez besoin d'un accommodement pendant le processus de recrutement, veuillez nous contacter à askHR.

    En cas de demande d'accommodement, nous discuterons avec le candidat en question et fournirons, ou ferons en sorte de fournir, un accommodement approprié d'une manière qui tiendra compte des besoins d'accessibilité du candidat en fonction de son handicap.

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