Designer (Architectural / Interior)

Breakhouse Halifax, NS, Canada

Benefits Offered

Dental, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Longtime socially conscious community partner, creative and rewarding environment, exciting clients, good benefits, great people.”


Joining our small and mighty team of Architects and Designers, our new Designer (Architectural / Interior) will lead the design development of retail, hospitality, and community built environments from conception to production.

The successful candidate will have experience with retail strategy and hospitality (restaurant / accommodations) space design, and an appreciation for the power of brand and visual identity to support engaging experiences to meet strategic business goals.


Retail / Hospitality Experience Design

Breakhouse is known for our eye to consumer experience, brand building, strategic design, and creativity in the retail and hospitality sectors. The successful candidate for this role will have a track record of imagining, and then bringing to life, engaging “places for people”.

2D & 3D Modelling + Rendering

We will need you to get your hands a bit dirty. The successful candidate will have experience working with drafting and modelling software (e.g., CAD, SketchUp, etc) and representation software (e.g., Adobe Suite, Vray) to help convey design concepts and produce construction documentation.

Project Leadership

As a small interdisciplinary team, everyone is a leader at Breakhouse. The successful candidate will have an ability to liaise directly with our clients, internal team, and external vendors and consultants.


  • 2+ years of experience designing retail / hospitality environments

  • Experience with global brands and national network companies

  • Proficiency with drafting and modelling software (e.g., CAD, SketchUp, etc) and representation software (e.g., Adobe Suite, Vray)

  • Awareness of technological, cultural, media trends & best practices

  • Ability to create and manage schedules and deadlines

  • Demonstrates passion for design and desire to bring innovative solutions to creative challenges

  • Must have excellent sketching / 3D skills and is continually improving

  • Understands graphic impact and applications in spatial design

  • Ability to translate research findings into easily understood and meaningful insights

  • Canadian resident

  • Located in Nova Scotia or willing to relocate to Nova Scotia

  • Fluent in English


About Breakhouse:

Breakhouse is a multidisciplinary strategic design consultancy based in Halifax. We help leading Retail and Hospitality brands reimagine their human experience to connect to audiences and grow their competitive edge. Our work covers branding, research, built, architecture, interiors, and digital integration. We even have a podcast.

Inspired by our belief that ‘design makes everything better,’ our approach is highly collaborative, investigative, iterative, productive, and thoughtful. We are rooted in our desire to truly understand and solve our clients’ greatest challenges.

Company website:

Company address: 1096 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS

Posted date: 25 days ago

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