Design Director – Retail or Corporate (Toronto)

Calling all extroverts! This is your opportunity to let your personality shine along with your design skills. If you enjoy interacting with people, love dealing with clients and want to be the main point of contact for a complex and fast moving project…this could be the opportunity for you.

Our client, an internationally recognized leader in the retail design industry with a uniquely dynamic work environment, is currently looking for a Design Director to join the team.

In this role you will be working on corporate and retail rollout projects at all stages from concept design to production of working drawings. A major part of this position is to manage an account that is multi layered and be the main point of contact for multiple players internally and externally. Project Management responsibilities include tracking the project from a scheduling and financial perspective as well as ensuring quality of deliverables. This includes proactively planning work-flow, schedules and coordinating resources as well as coordinating with an  internal account services team, financial team and design team.

You will work in a fluid and flexible manner, to suit client requirements and workload, working independently and managing others as required. This position is best suited for an experienced designer who is  able to work independently, initiating, managing, executing and presenting their work and plans both internally and externally as required.

The right candidate for this role should have at least 10 years experience in Interior Design of either retail, corporate or hospitality projects and a demonstrated strength in client and account management  A high level of organizational skills and a comfort in dealing with numbers is essential as well as project management skills. Lastly, a joy in dealing with people and interacting with co-workers and clients.

if you are an experienced designer,  the kind of person who can “read the room” and deliver results and you have a true love for ice cream…we should talk (ask us about the ice cream!)

We invite you to send over your resume and portfolio to greatjobs@iklein.com to be considered for this opportunity.

 

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