Foodservice Designer – SmartDesign Group

We are Smart. We connect people with places and help our clients create innovative spaces that inspire customers to explore. And when we say spaces, we mean gargantuan global developments with a million moving pieces. Smaller local projects, we do those too. We are expanding our food service design team and are seeking a technically adept food service designer to join our growing studio in Vancouver.

About the Role:

  • A minimum 3 years of experience in foodservice design for a consultancy firm or equipment supplier working on production of construction documentation.
  • Experience and understanding of food service operations – processes, flow, efficiencies, and applicable codes.
  • General understanding of construction, as well as mechanical and electrical design.
  • Knowledgeable about impact of design on construction, cost and practicality to clients
  • Start to finish foodservice facility design and equipment specifications along with an ability to coordinate internal and external design teams.
  • Demonstrate a passion and ability to deliver a high attention to detail
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, including timely follow-up and commitment to deliverables, collaboration and openness to give and receive feedback

Who you are:

  • A team player and a culture builder, sharing ideas and solutions, supporting and encouraging your colleagues
  • A multi-tasker with ease, balancing multiple projects at a time
  • Visionary with an exceptional eye for detail
  • Looking for a long-term career in foodservice design including on going professional development and membership in Food Service Consultants Society International (FCSI)
  • Skills (Required):
    • Bachelor’s degree in Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Management, Project Management, Interior Design or a related field.
    • Experience with a range of commercial food service design
    • Proficiency working with AutoCAD, KCL and Microsoft Office
  • Skills (Asset):
    • Experience with Bluebeam, PlanGrid, Revit and Auto quotes.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary plus performance bonuses
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Collaborative design culture in a cool studio space
  • Will pay for FCSI
  • Craft Beer on tap – Yes we have a kegger in the studio to celebrate milestone deliverables or to just unwind on a Friday afternoon.
  • Dog Friendly
  • Career development and growth programs
  • Centrally located office, close to the Skytrain station / transit
  • Fun

For more information about our culture, check us out on Instagram: @smartdesign_group

Submit your resume to

SmartDesign Group

Suite 102 1150 Station Street

Vancouver BC, Canada V6A 4C7