Interior Design Lead - ( 220002MP )
The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?
Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!
Our Architectural and Interiors group creates high-performance, and award-winning buildings and interiors. We are passionate about the built environment, and we strive to design to impress in an intelligent and sustainable way. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers are realized. In our multidisciplinary, team-based environment, collaboration is key among a talented group of architects, interior designers, project managers, engineers, and technologists, who work together to create innovative and integrated solutions for a wide range of clients.
The Interior Design Lead is a key member of our British Columbia Sector and Discipline Leadership team, responsible for the Interior Design Studio within the broader architecture and engineering practice. The role will provide great career opportunity for an ambitious leader ready to work with a growing team of energized and talented staff from diverse backgrounds and with an established client network. This opportunity provides career growth is all areas particularly in new client development, staff mentoring and excellence in design execution.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Co-lead the interiors team with individual responsibilities in projects and business development
+ Grow the practice in terms of project backlog, client diversification, revenue generation and staff capability.
+ Deliver creative, high quality, fiscally responsible project solutions based on best practices and meeting client goals
+ Develop relationships with clients and industry leaders
+ Act as company representative at client and industry functions, conferences, and seminars
+ Recruit, retain and attract great staff
+ Effectively lead, challenge, and inspire staff to work together cohesively as a team
+ Provide design direction and mentorship of team
+ Collaborate with sector leads to deliver truly integrated project solutions and strengthen/broaden the interiors team experience base
+ Collaborate on the creation of proposal submissions. Solicit and manage input from others to create an integrated solutions proposal
+ Liaise with Stantec Interior Design Groups across region/sector and opportunities
+ Participate in strategic business development for the Interior group.
+ Work with marketing team to enrich our marketing materials and exposure
+ Contribute towards the development of goals, strategies, and client focused culture of the practice
+ Be an active member in local or national industry associations
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Proven ability to steward client relationships; identify, develop, and negotiate regional, national accounts and contribute to strategies that enhance existing accounts; and be versatile enough to bring ‘work on the street’ to the team through industry networking
+ Commitment to excellence and high standard of internal and external communication and brand representation
+ Strong leadership, organization, communication, and relationship management skills.
+ Proven ability to engage colleagues and communicate the needs of the client to bring the right strategic solution to project.
+ Able to communicate complex design concepts to clients
+ Strong presentation skills, able to story tell and sell the concept
+ Able to collaborate with the management team in the development of goals and marketing strategies for the commercial group.
+ Proven ability to manage multiple opportunities, priorities and meet deadlines.
+ Demonstrated experience in a variety of sectors is desirable; commercial, workplace, retail, food and beverage, hospitality, aviation, education, healthcare.
+ Understanding of industry software required in project delivery; REVIT, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, PowerPoint, Bluebeam
+ Engaging and collaborative nature & passionate about design
+ Strong leadership qualities and a calm demeanor
+ Enjoy people and the opportunity to engage and inspire
+ Are creative, strategic, and organized. Able to create a game plan, delegate and execute
+ Articulate and a good facilitator
**Education and Experience**
Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or other relevant course of study. 15 years of experience including business development responsibilities. Member of IDIBC, or other industry association.
_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
**Primary Location** : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver
**Organization** : BC-1443 Buildings-CA British Columbia
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : No
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Jul 22, 2022, 6:00:22 PM
**Req ID:** 220002MP
Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
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