Senior Project Designer

Job Description

Working within a collaborative design studio environment, this position is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Develop and execute signage and wayfinding projects for hospitals, college/university campuses and other public environments as part of a project team;
  • Develop schedules to meet project deliverables;
  • Manage clients and design support by providing deadlines for drawing, nomenclature, budget and project approvals;
  • Schedule suppliers, production and installation requirements to meet client & internal deadlines;
  • Manage and maintain client and internal project budgets;
  • Create and refine signage drawings, specifications, graphic standards and other documents pertaining to signage and wayfinding programs;
  • Create and refine message schedules and location plans;
  • Report on project status and keep internal management and clients up to date with project progress;
  • Ensure and double check all project documentation is accurate and meets project requirements;
  • Build client relationships, both new and existing.

Required Skills

  • Five years experience in a design project environment;
  • Proven experience in a project management role on large scale initiatives;
  • Ability to provide direction, assemble and coordinate project team and other staff;
  • Advanced proficiency with Adobe CS (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), MS Office Suite (Word, Excel) or equivalent;
  • Degree/diploma from a recognized University or College;
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills;
  • Well organized and proven ability to problem solve;
  • Ability to work autonomously and juggle multiple high priority clients/projects.

Also an Asset: 

  • Experience in project management software;
  • Experience working on signage and wayfinding programs;
  • Experience working with fabricators, suppliers and other vendors to supply client products;
  • CAD experience – AutoDesk or Vectorworks; and/or SketchUp
  • Knowledge and understanding of building codes and accessibility standards.

Job Location


Edmonton, Alberta

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