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Intermediate / Senior Interior Designer

JOEY Restaurant Group

Vancouver, BC

May 18
Job Description

This is about you. Your attitude, passion, and potential. When you join our corporate office team, you can expect to be a part of something big. Whether in Finance, Marketing, Payroll, IT or Design, you will find yourself working alongside the industry’s best talent. As individuals, we are ambitious and driven, curious and engaged. Together, we are a high-performing team committed to each other’s development and growth, and the success of over 45 Restaurant locations throughout North America.

What does this mean for you? It means if you're looking for a place to meet your potential, we'd like to meet you. Your journey starts here.

Working in the Restaurant Development department, the Project Designer is responsible for developing design solutions aligned with approved project goals for JOEY Restaurant Group’s new store growth. Working alongside Project Management and Construction, the Project Designer develops the design solution for concurrent projects from schematic design through construction.

• Extended health plan.
• Industry partner incentives.
• Mental and Physical health support plans.
• Tuition & Education and Professional Accreditation subsidies.
• Recruiting & Referral bonus programs.
• Ongoing Leadership Development Courses.
• Enjoy 50% off Food & Beverages at any JOEY Restaurant, LOCAL Public Eatery, Saltlik Steakhouse or Earls Restaurant location.
• Pursue personal and professional development, through a Coaching Partnership. Being paired with a coach will give you ongoing support and feedback so that you are able to pursue your life goals.

• Develops the design concept through the selection, detailing and documentation of finishes, furnishings and lighting, appropriate for the approved project budget and schedule
• Creates design intent for project drawing development from initial schematic floor-plan iterations to detailed and complete construction drawing submissions.
• Prepares design-related budgetary inputs relevant to the FF&E, Signage, Millwork and landscape requirements of a project alongside the Project Accountant and Project Manager.
• Presents project-specific design concept and details at specified milestones to key stakeholders, consultants, and vendors.
• Coordinates design intent with consultants of all disciplines to ensure a cohesive integration of building systems.
• Coordinate with the Project Manager to review shop drawings, submittals and RFI’s during construction phases for compliance with contract documents and compliance with design and brand standards.
• Prepares design-related documentation to accompany construction documentation including site instructions and change orders.
• Attends regular site meetings at pre-determined milestones through pre-construction, construction and post-construction phases to ensure a cohesive execution of design intent.
provides post-occupancy evaluation of inhabited space to glean lessons in durability, maintenance and general effectiveness of the design intentions.

• Strong ability to conceptualize and create 3D environments through visual presentation of sketches, computer renderings, and material selections.
• Ability to build strong relationships internally and with consultants, contractors, and vendors.
• Strong ability to present and communicate design concepts to peers, external partners, and internal stakeholders.
• Strong understanding of development and reading and producing construction documents alongside Technologists.
• Independent and collaborative attitude in a high functioning development team with the ability to meet multiple deadlines.
• Strong understanding of the design and integration of all consultant disciplines required to construct and operate a full-service restaurant project.

This is an in-office role based in Vancouver, BC.

Education & Training
• Minimum 4-year degree in interior design or similar curriculum.
• 3+ years' experience related to Interior Design, hospitality (restaurant) project experience preferred.
• Completion of NCIDQ an asset.
• Working knowledge of building codes and accessibility codes.
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop for high-level renderings and communication of design intent.

• You value honesty and humility. You have integrity and do what you say.
• You approach life with fearless determination & a sense of fun.
• You are creative, risk-taking, visionary and cutting edge. You choose to lead.
• You contribute to a strong culture and are committed to the team.
• You are passionate about quality and professionalism.
• You are a networker and create strong relationships internally and externally.

JOEY Restaurant Group

The JOEY Restaurant Group is a multi-concept organization known for its high-performance coaching culture. Through industry leading education and development programs they pave the way for future ready leaders. Through a focus on people development, the majority of their leaders have been promoted from within, many have been with the company since the beginning. The JOEY Restaurant Group is all about opportunity, and their ongoing success is attributable to our exceptional, team-oriented, and performance-driven partners (employees) who are in the game of constantly mastering their skill set. The multi-concept Restaurant Group has been voted as a Great Place to Work for over 13 consecutive years and has been awarded the International Prism Award by the International Coaching Federation. These awards are a testament to their commitment to creating an environment where people are inspired to learn, grow, and discover their full potential.

JOEY Restaurant Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

JOEY Restaurants provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees, including due to disabilities, medical conditions, and religious beliefs and practices.