Employment and Volunteer Opportunities for Students and Recent Grads
STOREFRONTMB
Project Coordinator

StorefrontMB is looking for someone creative, self-motivated, and passionate about promoting urbanism and celebrating design.

Responsibilities include management of SfMB programs and events, including event planning and management, marketing and promotion, and assistance with public art installation and decommissioning. Responsibilities also include website and social media development and maintenance, graphic design, maintenance of off-site storage and publications sales, and assisting SfMB’s director in developing strategic plans regarding SfMB initiatives, budgeting, and developing reports. Preference will be given to individuals with familiarity with local design culture. A driver’s license and access to a vehicle are considered an asset.

To apply, send your cover letter, CV, and an excerpt of your works to info@storefrontmb.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
Posted on November 12, 2019


MTA | URBAN DESIGN ARCHITECTURE INTERIOR DESIGN

Intermediate/Senior Interior Designer

Overview
This person is highly motivated, has a strong sense of design and wants to learn about interior design and architecture. They are a team player with strong communication, organization, and problem solving skills. They will have 7 to 10 years of experience working in an architectural or interiors office delivering projects from concept through design development and construction drawings. They will have graduated from a recognized University program and being registered with a governing association is considered an asset.

Position Overview

- 7 to 10 years of experience working in an architectural or interior design office delivering projects from concept through design development and construction drawings for a variety of building types.
- Highly motivated, has a strong sense of design and wants to learn about interior design and architecture.
- Demonstrate practical knowledge of materials, detailing, construction techniques, related engineering principles, functional planning, FF & E procurement, lighting and construction costs and building codes.
- Assist with the organization and updating of the Interiors Sample Library.

Characteristics & Skills
- Assists in the planning and execution for various phases of project delivery
- Organizes own work efforts
- Assists in the coordination of consultants with interior and architectural documents
- Knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, materials application and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness.
- Collaborate on concept and schematic design and design development.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Chau Tran at careers@mtalink.com

Further information on the position with MTA can be found here.
 
Posted on October 31, 2019


DESIGN WORKSHOP

Winter Intern

Overview
Design Workshop internships are designed to expose students to a collaborative, professional office environment and a team of experienced design professionals. Selected individuals will participate in an internship at Design Workshop during December or January 2020. Dates are flexible based upon the student’s schedule. Students will be exposed to both the creative and business environment.

Qualifications

Recent graduates as well as students pursuing degrees in landscape architecture, urban design or planning are encouraged to apply. Dual degrees in both landscape architecture and urban design or planning are strongly encouraged to apply. US work authorization is required.

Responsibilities
Assignments will vary and may include project research, site visits, sketching, computer production, design reviews and assisting on marketing proposals. Students must possess exceptional graphic, AutoCAD, analysis and digital production skills. Proficiency in Adobe Suite, the ability to produce high-quality illustrations and computerized models in 3-D Max and/or SketchUp and impeccable writing skills are essential. Additional requirements include strong technical skills (grading, construction knowledge) as well as a positive attitude and open mind towards involvement on a wide range of project types. Candidates must be energetic, self-motivated, great communicators and possess strong leadership qualities.

Application Deadline is September 29, 2019 at 11:59pm


Application form and further details on the Winter Internship with Design Workshop can be found here.
 
Posted on September 6, 2019


DESIGN WORKSHOP
Spring Intern

Overview
Design Workshop internships are designed to expose students to a collaborative, professional office environment and a team of experienced design professionals. Selected individuals will participate in an internship at Design Workshop from January through May 2020. Students will be exposed to both the creative and business environment.

Qualifications

Recent graduates as well as students pursuing degrees in landscape architecture, urban design or planning are encouraged to apply. Dual degrees in both landscape architecture and urban design or planning are strongly encouraged to apply. US work authorization is required.

Responsibilities
Assignments will vary and may include project research, site visits, sketching, computer production, design reviews and assisting on marketing proposals. Students must possess exceptional graphic, AutoCAD, analysis and digital production skills. Proficiency in Adobe Suite, the ability to produce high-quality illustrations and computerized models in 3-D Max and/or SketchUp and impeccable writing skills are essential. Additional requirements include strong technical skills (grading, construction knowledge) as well as a positive attitude and open mind towards involvement on a wide range of project types. Candidates must be energetic, self-motivated, great communicators and possess strong leadership qualities.

Application Deadline is September 29, 2019 at 11:59pm


Application form and further details on the Spring Internship with Design Workshop can be found here.
 
Posted on September 6, 2019


BLUE MOON FURNITURE

Sales Associate

Dynamic, Multifaceted Sales Associate
We are looking for a competitive sales professional who is passionate about Blue Moon Furniture products, having strong design skills, to be part of our team.

Candidate must have the following skills:
Outstanding oral and telephone communication skills, supporting team player to help our furniture and decor sales, problem solver with the ability to process and resolve issues quickly, great writer who loves helping our customers, strong computer skills, able to lift 50 pounds, ability to make complicated situations simple and painless, great written skills, a desire to progress in a career in sales, zero call reluctance and the ability to ASK FOR THE SALE.

The tasks in this position include:


Sales Associate: Communicating with clients. On the spot floor plans, fabric selection and product design in fast paced high energy environment. Interact with customers via email, phone, chat,, and social media channels and return all messages within 24 hours. Record pertinent customer information, inform customers of product and/or live event details. Respond to problems or concerns to the customers’ satisfaction. Continually study and learn how to better and more efficiently serve our customers and most importantly ask for and CLOSE THE SALE.

Additional Duties May include the following, especially where candidate shows proficiency:

Logistics:
Organize deliveries, liaison between clients and delivery people, help with delivery pick ups, sign for deliveries.

Visual Merchandising:
create display concepts and floor plans. Assist display set up and continually improve and maintain displays to make beautiful & shop-able store.

Furniture Maintenance:
clean, oil and polish products when needed.

Content Creator: assist in content creation from brainstorming to execution. Take photos, brainstorm ideas, write copy and post content.

Web Design / Maintenance: assist with website maintenance, posting pictures, updating, products and blog posts, showcasing current events. Contribute ideas for more efficient organization and greater visual appeal.

Design/Drawing: create appealing and functional floor plans. Assist in custom design pieces and drawings. Create spec sheets and technical drawings. A proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop is an asset.

Film Making: Assist in filming and editing videos.

Please submit resume to sales@bluemoonfurniture.ca.
 
Posted on August 20, 2019

BIRD
Project Design Coordinator

Location: Winnipeg
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

We are looking to add a Project Design Coordinator to our team. Reporting to the Design Manager, and working in conjunction with operations and clients, the Project Design coordinator will be responsible for planning, scheduling, setting objectives and controlling activities associated with the preparation of project plans for both estimating and project securement and for permitting and construction.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Production and review of both preliminary and construction drawings using Revit and AutoCAD.
- Active participation in the building design process from project inception through design and working drawings, including coordination with outside consultants.
- Design collaboration using BIM 360 Design.
- Assessing and resolving building construction issues including code review and zoning review.
- Assisting our Project Managers and Project Coordinators with plans and details on projects as needed.

Qualifications:
- Preference will be given to individuals who have completed a degree or diploma from a recognized architectural technology, architecture, interior design, or engineering program, and have a minimum five years of experience in a related position. A minimum C.E.T. or C.Tech designation is preferred.
- Candidates should have a basic knowledge of construction types and methodologies and be motivated to successfully complete projects in a Design-Build environment.

For full details on the position at BIRD click here

Apply:
Candidates interested in this opportunity at BIRD may apply online here

Posted on July 19, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

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