Interior designers and interior decorators - Emploi d'avenir
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Interior designers and interior decorators

Create and realize aesthetic, functional and safe interior design concepts for residential, commercial, cultural, institutional and industrial buildings.
Creative and daring, you have a good eye and you know layout styles and fashion trends well. Your sense of observation and your ability to imagine space in three dimensions are highlighted, as is your ability to listen and advise.

 
Average salary19$ / hour
 

Description

Interior designers and interior decorators conceptualize and produce aesthetic, functional and safe designs for interior spaces in residential, commercial, cultural, institutional and industrial buildings. They are employed by architectural and interior design firms, retail establishments, construction companies, hospitals, airlines, hotel and restaurant chains, and other establishments, or they may be self-employed.

Main tasks

  • Consult with clients to determine needs, preferences, safety requirements and purpose of space
  • Develop detailed plans and 3-D models showing arrangement of walls, dividers, displays, lighting and other fixtures using computer-assisted design (CAD) software and graphics software
  • Develop plans, elevations, cross sections and detailed drawings, and advise on selection of colours, finishes and materials, floor and wall coverings, window treatments, interior and exterior lighting, furniture and other items, taking into account ergonomic and occupational health standards
  • Estimate costs and materials required and may advise on leasing, real estate and marketing
  • Prepare plans and specifications for the final interior designs in accordance with current practices and codes
  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • May direct site work crews and subcontractors.
* Interior designers are experts in the area of interior architecture, construction materials and building codes. They may specialize in designing interiors for residential, commercial, institutional, cultural and industrial buildings and for aircraft, ships or trains, trade shows and exhibitions. Interior decorators may specialize in decorating residential or commercial interior spaces, home staging, colour consulting and home organizing.

Training

DIPLOMA OF COLLEGE STUDIES (DCS)

Interior Design

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Lanaudière

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