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Interior designers and interior decorators

Halifax, NS


About the Role

Interior designers and interior decorators conceptualize and produce aesthetic, functional and safe designs for interior spaces in residential, commercial, cultural, institutional and industrial buildings.

Job Duties

Interior designers and interior decorators perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Consult with clients to determine needs, preferences, safety requirements and purpose of space

  • Develop detailed plans and 3-D models showing the 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 the selection of colors, 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, color consulting, and home organizing.


  • Languages: English

  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

  • Personal Suitability: Accurate, Client focus, Excellent written communication, Initiative, Organized, Excellent oral communication

About MDAD

In 2014, Maritime Digital Art and Design (MDAD) LTD, was formed to fill the void in the marketplace for 3D visualization, multimedia, immersive and interactive media.

The studio has grown to create world-class, interactive multimedia software products, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), 3D Modeling and illustrations, Safety, and educational training applications, to take advantage of the rapidly expanding market. MDAD Studio follows an artistic vision of interactive storytelling and entertainment art; defining new boundaries of professional involvement with digital media design and training applications.
It continually explores the territory of this new media, charting ways to bring together user interaction with immersive Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) experience and education-training; gaming, video, text, graphics, animation, and web.
MDAD Studio now intends to capitalize on the immediate opportunities for growth in VR/AR immersive and interactive media explosive market by building our business to the next tier, expanding our operations to encompass publishing as well as production, and significantly increasing the number of innovative titles we produce each year.

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