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Edmonton, Canada
Senior interior designer
at makepsace

There is an opportunity for a senior interior designer to join makepsace in Calgary/Edmonton, Canada. 

Our studio description

makespace. transforms shared spaces into gathering places for modern creators and consumers. We partner with building owners and specialty brands to activate urban spaces through design, retail, food, hospitality culture and community. We also own, operate and co-invest in new ventures focused on changing the way we work, build and live together. Founded in 2014, Makespace Group Inc. (makepspace.)Working is led by a multidisciplinary team combining brand, built environment, digital strategy, retail/hospitality and product development experience under a singular strategic mindset. Together, we produce human-centric, design-led solutions with our partners at the intersection of culture, brand and physical space.

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Who we are looking for

An interior designer who is passionate about design, who understands the psychology design has on space and people, appreciates an aesthetic that is minimal, pure and honest and has the technical skills to execute drawings to reflect refined details. You should have a relentless eye for detail and a thorough work ethic. A positive, proactive approach to projects is a must and being able to work under pressure is key. Being able to approach problems creatively and support them with solutions that are inspirational, curious and align with our design philosophy.

About the role


  • research/realize new and innovative ideas from a global perspective
  • designing/ability to think beyond the norm and push beyond the box to realize clients’ vision
  • leading/able to manage project designers and coordinate with clients, consultants, contractors and suppliers


  • six+ years experience in hospitality and commercial space design
  • globally minded with exceptional taste in minimalism
  • sensitivity to design and psychology of space
  • strong skills in AutoCAD, Rhino, Revit (or any other 3D program) + Adobe Creative Suite
  • ability to prepare full sets of accurate and detailed drawings for tender and contractors
  • completion of accurate and detailed specification and costing documentation+schedules with strong record keeping skills
  • strong relationship between creativity and technical design and project management
  • good knowledge of FF&E and specifying appropriate products for hospitality and commercial projects
  • ability to review and apply current municipal and provincial codes and regulations
  • strong, clear and confident communication skills in English
  • work with creative direction and apply accuracy and creativity to technical drawings
  • work effectively with team members as well as working individually based on project size
  • report clearly to senior management
  • managing stakeholders, ensuring key milestones are met and deliverables are in line with contract

Working environment

  • an informal, relaxed office environment encouraging creativity and group participation as well as
  • independent initiatives

How to apply

Interested? Submit your portfolio and your resume using the ‘apply’ link below. Successful applicants will be notified for interviews.

  • Applications have closed.