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Intermediate Architect

Vancouver, BC · Architecture/Engineering
Intermediate Architect
Vancouver, BC
Architecture and Design Firm
Award-Winning Projects
Salary Range: $75k - $90k


Get To Know Our Client:
TalentSphere is proud to be partnered with a full service, award-winning Architecture & Design firm with an office in Vancouver. With a sustainable focused design vision and projects that improve the well-being of the end users and communities, this firm has gained the respect of the industry and many repeat clients. Their portfolio spans across commercial, education, healthcare, hospitality, mixed use, residential, public, emergency services, retail, seniors living and sports and recreation.

This firm has spent many years focusing on the culture of their offices, as they recognize the importance of happy employees with a healthy work-life balance. They offer a hybrid working model (3 days in office and 2 from home), flexible hours, excellent health and dental benefits, matching RRSPs, social events/activities, profit sharing, learning opportunities in the form of conferences, courses and 'lunch n' learns' along with many opportunities for career advancement & project exposure.

Summary of Position:
Our client is looking for a full-time Intermediate Architect with 3-8 years of post graduate experience in local architecture firms. This individual will be well-rounded and be on track for registration with the AIBC. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Development of conceptual design options for discussion by the design team
  • Prepare drawings, models, visuals, graphics, and other documents relating to the project design as supported by the project lead.
  • Assist in programming aspects of the project design as supported by the project lead
  • Coordinate and administer client and / or consultant meetings as supported by the project lead
  • Prepare project presentations including drawings and sketches
  • Prepare and assist as needed in the preparations of illustrations of the scale and character of a project
  • Work on multiple projects in varying phases in a team setting / smaller projects may require to be looked after solely
  • Assist in the development of project work plans, schedules, and budgets
  • Liaise with authorities having jurisdiction as required for approval processes as supported by the project lead
  • Prepare required documentation for clients and / or consultants as required as supported by the project lead
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of information from consultants
  • Assist in the development of construction documentation development with the technical team
  • Participating in business development initiatives such as Request for Proposals, Fee Proposals, etc.
  • Participating in the review of monthly client and consultant invoices
  • Mentor and facilitate development of Junior Design staff / delegate tasks where required
  • May be required to provide support or assist with various tasks at various skills levels as may be required for project and / or firm success


  • 3–8 years of relevant post graduate experience in design/architectural/engineering industry
  • Architectural degree from an accredited institution
  • Registered as an Intern or Architect with AIBC, or eligible to be
  • Strong understanding of all phases of the design delivery process and how they are interconnected
  • Good knowledge of all project phases & project management functions
  • Knowledge of BC building, fire, and energy codes, as well as Bylaws and municipal authority processes
  • Understanding of specifications, building materials, installation methods & construction process
  • Strong understanding of architectural document preparation and layouts
  • Good knowledge of building envelope and principals
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam REVU, Adobe Creative Suite & Sketch-Up
  • Excellent communications skills with a strong desire for career growth

What Our Client Offers:
  • Compensation, competitive to the 2024 market based on experience
  • Flexible working environment / work from home options
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of sustainable projects 
  • Continuing education / professional development
  • Opportunity to mentor & manage junior staff
  • A collaborative and open concept office
  • Profit sharing program – open to all employees
  • Extra days on top of long weekends (4 day long weekends)

If you are interested in this position and tick all the boxes above, please apply here or contact me directly at dchita@talentsphere.ca.
Only candidates who match the description above, will be contacted.

Job #16455017

Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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