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Project Architect

Calgary, Alberta · Architecture/Engineering
Project Architect
Calgary, Alberta
Architecture and Design Firm
Competitive compensation package

Other Titles: Registered Architect /  Highrise Architect / Architect / Design Architect

TalentSphere has partnered with a well established and reputable Architecture firm with an office in Calgary, Alberta, to find a talented Architect to join this leading firm.
This firm has a collaborative culture where they create sophisticated designs for large and complex projects across Canada. Projects include large residential/multi-family towers, mixed use towers, high rise, commercial and hospitality projects.

As an Architect or Project Architect you will be working on a range of high rise, mid rise, mixed used and commercial projects. Tasks and responsibilities will include and not be limited to:
  • Contribute to all phases of design, working collaboratively with clients and project teams
  • Attend client meetings and work with project proposals, budgets and fee schedules
  • Anticipate from your experience, key planning and development issues early in a project which may impact the designs schedule, cost effectiveness, constructability, and be able to communicate those concerns to the Partners and Client
  • Analyze building-zoning code for active & potential projects, work with municipality guidelines with regards to projects and consultants.
  • Some knowledge of both in office and out of office contract/construction administration including the processing and review of shop drawings, issuance of additional information and drawing revisions is preferred
  • Prepare development application approvals
  • Create full working drawing packages and construction documents
  • Foster collaborative relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to junior staff, review work from junior staff
  • Work with senior leadership to create best practices within the office and improve project processes and workflow
  • Produce detailed reports and proposals where needed

  • You bring exceptional creativity and superb technical knowledge in large and complex projects - some mid rise/high rise experience is strongly preferred. If no high rise experience, then other, large complex project experience is essential.
  • Building and project performance are top priorities for you.
  • You are open-minded, collaborative and enjoy experimentation and well-considered risk taking, which complements your strong building science and technical skills.
  • Your communication skills are excellent and enable you to establish and maintain project criteria and communicate it to project teams
  • You possess a good understanding of development application approvals
  • You have and maintain high quality standards, and have a proven track record for delivering inspired design within tight deadlines.
  • You are proficient, if not an expert, in Revit and ideally Bluebeam as well
  • You have a Master of Architecture degree (preferred) and are registered with AAA or eligible for registration.
  • You want to be continuously challenged and supported, while progressing your career and developing your skillset
  • Possess good knowledge of building codes and bylaws
  • 8 to 15 years of experience, with experience working in the Alberta market preferred
  • Based in Calgary or willing to locate to Calgary, Alberta
  • Opportunity to work for a fantastic Canadian Architecture firm, well managed and well established
  • Opportunity to step directly into a leadership role and contribute to the operations of the firm
  • A competitive salary and compensation package
  • Opportunity to work on some high profile projects
  • Extended health care benefits including dental and vision care
Keywords: Architect, Registered Architect, Calgary, Alberta, Red Deer, Edmonton, Multi-family, high rise, Design, Project Architect, AAA, Design Architect


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