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Position Overview:

This position will play an integral role in the design development of RioCan Living’s portfolio of purpose-built rental and condominiums. This role will be responsible for the execution of the design while adhering to the market research, positioning, and branding strategies for each community.

Responsibilities:

Product Design

  • Provide oversight and feedback to internal stakeholders and third-party consultants on the following:
    • Concept and schematic design for interiors
    • Floor plan design
    • Features and finishes
    • Signage & wayfinding
    • Electrical plans
    • Site plan recommendations (landscape, exterior architecture)
    • Product innovation
  • Contribute to product related sections of the project parameters process to outline design standards and ensure specifications are being upheld throughout design process
  • Participate in value engineering exercises, and evaluate proposed solutions for all projects
  • Create FF&E budgets for all projects and ensure the team stays within budget
  • Develop and maintain product specifications database for reference purposes
  • Provide assistance through the interior design process toPlanning and Construction teams as needed
  • Support the rendering process and review assets to confirm accuracy working alongside consultants

Décor

  • Develop product library and work closely with construction and the design consultant to finalize catalogue and retail pricing
  • Manage design consultant to ensure appointments are being conducted as per construction timeline
  • Field purchaser questions from design consultant and escalate as required 
  • Manage reporting and review all completed colour charts and construction documentation to verify accuracy
  • Coordinate all invoices related to décor management
  • Coordinate cross-functional meetings to keep projects on track
  • Other duties as assigned to support the team

Qualification Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in residential design, décor, and/or marketing
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Interior Design, Architecture, or Real Estate Marketing
  • Prior experience working with condominiums and purpose-built rental is considered an asset
  • Proficiency in Adobe and MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to stay organized while working on various projects throughout different stages of the development lifecycle
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proficient written and verbal communicator 
  • Passion for real estate and interior design

RioCan brings together smart, talented people from diverse backgrounds, and creates spaces where we can all prosper.  People are at the core of who we are, and we respect that they have taken all kinds of paths to get here.

We are committed to creating an environment in which all employees are valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas. We value different voices and perspectives, and appreciate that unique backgrounds and identities make our organization stronger.

RioCan welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process please let us know and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.