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Senior Architect

Edmonton, AB · Architecture/Engineering
Senior Architect
Edmonton, AB
Architecture and Design Firm
Award-Winning Projects
Salary Range: $100k - $120k


Get To Know Our Client:
TalentSphere is proud to be partnered with a full service, award-winning Architecture & Design firm with an office in Edmonton. 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 Senior Architect with 9–15 years of post graduate working experience. This individual will be well-rounded, with excellent leadership skills & registered as an architect with the AAA. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Capable of providing leadership in design and mentoring team members
  • Coordinate and deliver presentations to a variety of user groups
  • Contribute to business development initiatives such as Request for Proposals, Fee Proposals
  • Regular review of monthly client and consultant invoices
  • Oversee project status, schedule and costs 
  • Coordinate/Assist in the development of representations of conceptual design options for further discussion by the design team
  • Guide the preparation of drawings, models, visuals, graphics, and other documents relating to the project design
  • Develop programming aspects of the project design
  • Exercises maturity in architectural judgement in anticipating and solving complexities, determining project objectives and requirements
  • Coordinate and administer client and / or consultant meetings
  • Manage client relationships and actively develop these throughout the project process
  • Assist and guide where necessary project presentations including drawings and sketches
  • Assist and guide the illustration of the scale and character of a project
  • Is able to work on multiple projects of different scales at various project stages of the project delivery process
  • Ensure projects are delivered effectively through efficient resource management and achieving scheduled milestones
  • Coordinate and provide guidance to project consultants as required.
  • Develop project work plans, schedules, and budgets
  • Liaise with authorities having jurisdiction as required for approval processes
  • Oversee/Prepare required documentation for clients and / or consultants
  • Coordinate/liaise with construction drawing team and implement information from consultants
  • Guide the development of construction documentation with the technical team
  • Liaise with the construction administration department with respect to design questions and or issues during the construction phase.
  • Mentor and facilitate development of Senior/Intermediate Design staff
  • 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


  • 9–15 years of relevant post graduate experience in design/architectural/engineering industry
  • Architectural degree from an accredited institution
  • Registration with Provincial Architectural Association (Registered Architect, AAA)
  • 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 in leadership

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 #16455074

Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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