Our Firm

CHIL Interior Design is the Hospitality Interior Design studio of B+H Architects. CHIL is a boutique studio with a specialization and focus on luxury hotels and high-end multi-family residential design. We are one studio within B+H – a global, award-winning, full service design firm recognized for excellence in sustainable design, technical expertise and the delivery of complex, large-scale projects. A legacy of over 60 years of design innovation and problem solving has endowed B+H with a depth of knowledge, skill and agility that benefits each client we serve, wherever they are in the world.

With dedicated CHIL Interior Design studios in Vancouver and Hong Kong we bid and work on hospitality projects around the world. With B+H studios, we are represented in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Seattle, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Dubai, where B+H creates our first point of contact and the framework around which people live their lives. B+H’s ability to span across scales and levels of complexity is evidenced by our large portfolio of work ranging from the planning of entire regions and cities through to the defining and shaping of public spaces, individual buildings and interiors – each requiring the coordination of talented multidisciplinary teams.

We believe in the power of design to elevate people’s lives and we are committed to doing everything necessary to deliver environments that outperform our clients’ expectations, now and in the future.

Our Interiors Practice

With a history of over 45 years in hospitality design and more than 6 years as an important studio of the B+H practice, CHIL Interior Design has been providing high-quality design and project management services for our varied and prestigious clients.

A thriving standalone business with projects independent and distinct from our architectural practice has been established with 3 global hospitality interior design studios in Vancouver, Toronto and Hong Kong, where we lead the creative aspects of all hospitality interior design, developing unparalleled luxury hospitality and restaurant spaces for brands including Shangri-La, Fairmont, Starwood, Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. CHIL also creates leading edge residential design with projects built and in development in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, and Edmonton, as well as in Seattle, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

CHIL Interior Design as a specialty service offering within B+H focuses on creating unparalleled hospitality experiences. CHIL lends the experienced hand of a highly specialized studio to B+H’s global interior design team. Partnership and respect across our global teams allows CHIL to deliver the best of both worlds: the tailored, collaborative approach of a specialized hospitality interior design studio with the resources and expertise of full service architecture and design firm.

This Opportunity

Our Toronto, Canada studio is looking for a highly motivated Junior Interior Hospitality Designer, CHIL to join our Interiors Practice. This individual will be creative to the core, one who is driven by success, and embraces being part of a high performance, best-in-class team.

We are looking for a strong team player able to work in fast-paced collaborative environment and interested in working for a diverse, multi-disciplinary, multi-sector, global reaching firm. The Junior Interior Hospitality Designer, CHIL will be able to effectively interact and collaborate with a broad range of service providers (architects, contractors, suppliers, regulators, etc.)

Specific Position Responsibilities

  • Work with the team to produce compelling, informative proposals and presentations
  • Accompany senior colleagues to client meetings, being an effective presenter and representative of the B+H team
  • With guidance, provide space planning that accurately reflects the Program, functional requirements and design considerations of the project, and meets all building code requirements
  • Participate in the 2 and 3D development of design concepts, with emphasis on developing high quality renderings
  • Research, gather, recommend and present to the team appropriate finishes and furnishings that capture the functional, aesthetic, environmental and budgetary requirements of the project, understanding how texture, light, colour and other factors interact to create an environment
  • Help prepare documentation for the selection, specification, procurement and installation of furnishings and equipment, including detailed layout drawings and schedules
  • Aid in preparation of Contract Documents (plans, elevations, sections and schedules) in both AutoCAD and REVIT.
  • Maintain good client relationships through attentive and results-oriented service

Position Requirements

  • A degree or diploma from a CIDA accredited Interior Design program
  • Up to 3 years’ experience working with a recognized Interior Design or Architectural firm
  • An Intern membership with ARIDO (or other relevant regulatory body)
  • Attained, or are working towards attaining your NCIDQ certification
  • Attained, or are working towards attaining your LEED Green Associate certification
  • Sound knowledge of AutoCAD, REVIT, Windows (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint) and a host of 3D graphic programs such as 3Ds Max, Sketch-up, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.
  • A solid portfolio of diverse creative projects (from school or employment) with emphasis in Workplace, Hospitality and/or Healthcare design
  • A proven background of involvement with the Interior Design industry, through volunteer work on school, ARIDO or IDC events or committees
  • Technically savvy, able to learn and master new programs and apps at lightning speed
  • Comfortable with REVIT, both as a planning and modelling (3D) tool
  • Self-directed, able to work independently and know when to reach out for guidance and support
  • Ready to receive and welcome coaching from supervisors and colleagues, assimilate feedback and learn quickly from it
  • Armed with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude, passion and patience

For more information about our firm please visit www.bharchitects.com

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume and portfolio to bhresumes@bharchitects.com , with “Junior Hospitality Interior Designer, CHIL” in the subject line.

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