Store Designer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto


Position Title: Store Designer

Requisition ID: 36586

Career Group (ADSP): Administrative

Division: Qc – Gestion de projets (80069106)

Department: Engineering and Construction

Work Location: METRO ON – 5150 SPECTRUM WAY (#A-SPEC)

Province: Canada : Ontario

Position Type: Permanent

Joining our team has its advantages!

– Flexible schedule to promote work/life balance

– Telecommuting in hybrid mode

– Group insurance from the first day

– Very competitive pension plan

– Generous holiday policy

– Personal days

– Employee Assistance Program

– Free parking

– Opportunity for professional development

This position is responsible for preparing computer aided design drawings: Fixture plans, Store layouts, construction details and decor drawings used for internal presentation and external reference, corporate approval, tendering and permits, and construction execution. This position will also be responsible for reviewing Consultants working drawings to verify design and Company standards and according to Company banner requirements.


– Provide recommendations and review assigned store design proposals with Supervisor, Planners, and other departments to respect established budgets.

– Prepare Preliminary and Final Store design layouts, fixture plans, construction details and all required drawings for internal review and presentation to client.

– Responsible for drawings accuracy of Store layouts and all prepared drawings, that they are in accordance with Company standards. Drawings to be provided in timely manner as per published schedule by monitoring progress working closely with Supervisor and Planning

– Provide recommended solutions and weekly project status updates to Supervisor to proactively address any issues.

– Analyze project requirements and prepare written request for third party consultants to conduct OBC and/or structural feasibility studies.

– Communicate and follow up with the suppliers of materials for the samples acquisition as required by Supervisor.

– Review documents prepare by third party consultant

– Review and coordinate Décor drawings for the projects whether it is done internally or by external consultants, including review and approval of Proofs by signage vendor for fabrication

– Recommend solutions and weekly project status updates to Supervisor to proactively address any issues.

– Ensure drawings are accurate and completed according to project schedule. Ensures designs meet Company and Banner standards and that design intent has been met.

– Attend Planning and Design meetings as required.

– Visit stores and sites if required to determine site condition, limitations, and opportunities.

– Manage the electronic drawing filing system for both active and archived projects


– College Diploma or University studies (certificate) in Architectural Technology or Interior Designer.

– 5-7 years of experience creating retail / commercial design concepts

– Strong understanding of applicable legislation building codes and regulations.

– Strong knowledge of construction set of drawings and ability to design Store Layout to implement that layout into Construction drawings

– Ability to plan and achieve project activities and identify and prioritize urgent and critical tasks both identified by Supervisor and self.

– Must be highly proficient in Auto CAD.

Knowledge of Revit is a plus. Must have an intermediate knowledge of the Windows PC environment, working with PDF and a basic understanding of SAP as a plus.

– Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing

– Self-motivated with good organizational skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines. Able to adapt to peak periods

– Ability to manage multiple projects and achieve deadlines

– Ability to provide accurate, detail oriented and quality work at all times

– Detail oriented and have ability to multitask

– Valid Ontario driving license

Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.

Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.

Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.

Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.

We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.


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