Careers

Senior Designer, Interiors

At Giannone Petricone Associates we are designing environments inspired by a love of city building and contemporary urban culture. From well crafted interiors to large-scale urban redevelopments (and everything in-between) our work relishes in a close attention to detail and material expression, provocative programs, and thorough investigation and infiltration of local contexts.


We are a mid-sized firm located in Toronto since 1995. We are growing and looking to hire architects and designers that will complement our great team of creative individuals and help us rise to the challenges of the next level of exciting projects. Currently, we are seeking experienced candidates with a passion for the design of hospitality, residential and commercial spaces.


GPA relies on the Senior Designer to be experienced in interior design and space planning, to demonstrate a high degree of creativity and to apply a diverse range of skills ranging from concept design through documentation and contract administration.

They will have the ability to share design ideas, communicate clearly, develop concepts and present unique design proposals. The role is diverse and will involve individual work as well as significant teamwork. A senior staff member is a critical point person who will require the ability to manage different workloads while coordinating effectively with team members, clients, contractors, and others.

Qualifications

  • To be the successful candidate you will possess a commitment to design excellence and execution. You must be able to demonstrate experience ranging from concept design through to contract administration and you will have experience working on a variety of project types.
  • You must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in architecture and/or interior design, and possess a minimum of five years professional working experience not including cooperative education placements.
  • You must be proficient in REVIT.
  • Responsibilities

    Project Management

    • Work with Associates to coordinate internal project deliverables.
    • Provide oversight in the planning, implementation, execution, and evaluation of project phases.
    • You must be proficient in REVIT.

     

    Design

    • Oversees, develops and guides design conception, design detailing and production of presentation materials.
    • Develop and prepare design development materials.
    • Develop designs with intent, based on research and resolution of technical/ design issues.
    • Lead development of construction documents and follows up with design work as drawings and construction progress
    • Support Associates with ensuring design continuity.

     

    Technical

    • Supports Associates in site coordination, works with contractors in solving construction & site issues.
    • Oversees and leads the production of architectural drawings and models.
    • Supports Associates in maintaining and managing all project documentation related to architectural design and contract administration.
    • Guides contract administration & works effectively with contractors to resolve construction/ site issues.
    • Performs effective analysis of applicable building codes, by-laws and other regulations and technical documents / reports to which a project may be subject.

    People Level Responsibilities

    • Inspire and motivate; collaborates across teams.
    • Provide oversight, quality assurance and review work produced by team members to ensure that GPA standards are being met.
    • Assist in determining project staffing requirements.
    • Motivate staff by challenging them, engaging their creativity and recognizing achievement.
    • Role model behaviour and expectations for quality of work.

    To Apply

    As designers, we celebrate, support, and thrive through our differences. At GPA we welcome applications from members of designated groups and especially those who are part of the BIPOC community to help us rise to the challenges of the next level of exciting projects.

    To submit your CV and portfolio for consideration, send an email to careers@gpaia.com.

    We thank you for your application, however, only candidates invited to interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls.