Employment and Volunteer Opportunities for Students and Recent Grads
CONTEMPORARY OFFICE INTERIORS
Design Support Team

Contemporary Office Interiors, Herman Miller dealer, on cutting edge of ergonomics and workplace comfort seeks B.I.D or B. Env.Design to facilitate corporate planning and furniture selection. Working as part of our Design Support Team, duties include collaborating with the sales team to create floor plans and product specifications. Autocad and digital modelling experience preferred. Outstanding salary opportunities, creative workplace with benefits.

Resume to swerner@coi.bz
 
Posted on February 12, 2019

BORDER CROSSINGS
Special Projects Director and Administrative Assistant

Border Crossings seeks an experienced and passionate professional for the position of Special Projects Director and Administrative Assistant to the Editor. This position plays a fundamental and key role in the daily operations of the magazine. It requires an organized and highly motivated individual who is skilled in the area of graphic design and has a keen interest in marketing.

This position involves fundraising development, website maintenance and social media marketing in development and promotion, in-house graphic design and assisting the editor with correspondence, archiving, grant writing and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Education
•    Post-secondary degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate discipline such
     as English, Fine Arts, Creative Communications, Advertising and/or Marketing.
•    Minimum 1 year of related experience required.

Professional Knowledge   
•    Clear, concise, efficient communication skills
•    Superior written and graphic design skills
•    Ability to work effectively under pressure/time constraints
•    Strong time, management and organizational skills
•    The ability to design a variety of promotional materials for print and digital media
      including; ads, direct mail packages, digital graphics, posters, brochures
•    A well-developed attention to detail and a natural curiosity
•    The ability to prepare final files for press and web production
•    Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Office programs in a
     Mac based environment
•    Familiarity with local, provincial and national funding agencies and foundation grant
     application processes is an asset
•   An interest in and familiarity with visual arts and the arts community, locally
    and internationally

Deadline for Applications: February 12, 2019

Start Date: March 1, 2019
This position is 4 days a week.

Candidates should forward a CV, a cover letter, and a portfolio (PDF) of design/ creative work along with two references (min.) to editor@bordercrossingsmag.com

See more images, more exclusive content, and the latest news from Border Crossings on our website.
 
Posted on February 7, 2019

SUMMIT SEARCH GROUP
Designer / Project Manager

Position Overview
We are looking for a creative, dynamic, and ambitious self-starter to join our client's team as a Designer / Project Manager. Based in Winnipeg you will be focused on developing high-caliber, deeply technical, and aesthetically striking designs.

Reporting to a Senior Designer and working closely with the team, the Designer is responsible for supporting development, design, and execution / build of our projects. This role requires pushing the limits of design and managing complex projects with precision.
 
The Ideal Candidate

•    You are ambitious, creative and passionate. You understand luxury brands and products,
      and know how to conceptualize and design for an international audience.
•    You are goal-oriented in and outside the workplace. You love exceeding expectation, and
      are driven by working with clients through design, sales, and project management.
•    You are a trailblazer. You are an innovative self-starter who is not afraid to think outside the
      box, and put your energy to differentiating us from everyone else in the market.
•    You are a true team player. You can collaborate with colleagues to make ideas, designs,
      and client interactions better.
•    You are multifaceted, working in all aspects of design, quoting, and project management
      (including presentations, material specs, 3D sketching/rendering, lighting, electrical
      and climate control plans).
•    You see the big picture, and can provide general design and administrative support,
      while contributing to a fun and collaborative working environment.
•    You are technical and polished. You can fulfill design duties through producing computer
      models (in Sketch Up), presentation documents (using InDesign), and formal project
      quotes (using Excel), all at client-facing quality levels.
•    You are resourceful. You can conduct new product research and development, and lead
      material/product sourcing and ordering to ensure the best quality at competitive prices.
•    You are diverse. You appreciate both modern and classic design, and know how to infuse
      historic sophistication with current trends in architecture, fashion, and design.
•    You are creative, and can contribute to select graphic design and marketing work.
•    You are a natural “people person”. You understand strong relationships and high quality
      interactions are at the core of developing loyalty and referrals with luxury brand clients.
•    You are constantly identifying new opportunities and keep on-trend with industry shifts.
•    You can multitask, manage stress, and manage time and projects despite a busy
      schedule. You are reliable and dependable, and are an outgoing individual willing
      to go the extra mile.
•    You are flexible. You’re not a “9 to 5” and don’t want to be. You want to grow.
 
Requirements

•    You have 1-5 years of related experience in design, drafting, architecture, planning,
      sales, and/or project management.
•    You must have experience with SketchUp. Experience with Asana and Excel are
      considered an asset.
•    You have a graphic design, environmental and/or interior design, or architecture degree,
      and are looking for more responsibility and a chance to put your talent to work.

To apply or to learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Matt Erhard at Summit Search Group at matt.erhard@summitsearchgroup.com or (204) 926-8896.
 
Posted on February 05, 2019

DAVID PENNER ARCHITECT
Junior Designer

david penner architect is looking for a full-time junior designer or architecture intern to work on a diverse range of project types and challenges in a collaborative team environment. The successful applicant will be engaged in all aspects of the projects. Proponents should be committed and passionate about architecture, urbanism and the value of design.

Minimum Qualifications
• M.Arch degree;
• Drivers license and vehicle.

Required Skill Sets

• Expertise in digital 3D modeling and rendering;
• Experience with MAC platform software;
• Strong abilities in graphic, written and verbal communications;
• Experience in website development and maintenance;
• Strong ability in prioritizing, multi-tasking and self-management;
• Problem-solving, attention to detail, critically-thinking;
• Willingness and ability to engage in hands-on installations;
• Previous experience in an architecture or design office is an asset;

Apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and/or portfolio to d.penner@mts.net.
 
Posted on February 05, 2019

QUADRANGLE

Intermediate and Senior Architects and Technologists

Established in 1986, Quadrangle is among Canada’s most dynamic design firms. Our portfolio of projects illustrates a diversified client list that includes major players in the residential, commercial, retail, media and hospitality industries. Equally wide-ranging is our scope and expertise in the rehabilitation and conversion of existing buildings and interiors projects.

Quadrangle is seeking intermediate and senior architects and technologists. We are looking for people with a minimum of five years of experience in the design, production and coordination of complex projects. In addition to a high level of design expertise, candidates should possess a strong knowledge of building science.

The following skills and experience are required:
- Minimum of five years of experience in an architectural practice;
- Strong knowledge of building science;
- Experience using Revit in a professional environment is preferred;
- Excellent design and visual communication skills;
- Proven abilities as a team leader;
- Excellent communication skills.

We believe our people are our most valuable asset. The Studio is a fast-paced and supportive team-based environment. Quadrangle continues to expand, and we are seeking exceptional individuals to help us build a bright future. We offer outstanding opportunities, along with a mentorship program to develop your professional skills and to grow within the firm.

If you would like to pursue a career at Quadrangle, please submit your résumé, together with samples of your work (Acrobat PDF file only), via email to: careers@quadrangle.ca

Quadrangle is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices by accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.
 
Posted on January 21, 2019

QUADRANGLE
Design Leads - Intermediate and Senior Architects

Established in 1986, Quadrangle is among Canada’s most dynamic design firms. Our portfolio of projects illustrates a diversified client list that includes major players in the residential, commercial, retail, media and hospitality industries. Equally wide-ranging is our scope and expertise in the rehabilitation and conversion of existing buildings and interiors projects.

Quadrangle is seeking senior and intermediate architectural design leads. We are looking for people with strong conceptual design and design development abilities, which are demonstrated in a combination of graphic and verbal communication skills. Candidates should have the ability to work well with a diverse group of teams, mentor junior designers and deliver concepts quickly. The candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of experience, most recently as a lead architect designer, and preferably with experience in private sector multi-unit/mixed use residential projects. Proficiency with Revit, with additional skills in 3D modeling and rendering will be an asset. 

Roles and Responsibilities:
- Act as a point of client contact for design discussions while building trust at all levels;
- Inspire and lead design thinking and discussion;
- Maintain accountability and communicate to the team design integrity, economic feasibility and constructability of design ideas through all phases of project work;
- Work with the Project Lead to understand the project deliverables, deadlines and time allocation and provide feedback;
- Work with the Project Lead to ensure quality design output is realized by providing feedback on team talent and task distribution;
- Create design solutions through appropriate precedent selection, sketches, diagramming, renderings, materials research, technical details and preparation of drawing packages;
- Engage with the project Design Advisor on a regular basis to ensure an ongoing design feedback loop is created;
- Ensure that all presentation packages meet Quadrangle design standards and receive proper quality control review by the Design Advisor in a timely manner, prior to presentation;
- Demonstrate design initiative through outside interest in design, contributions to the Quadrangle design discussion and other initiatives.

The following skills and experience are required:
- Minimum of 5 years of related industry experience in a design role;
- Experience with private sector multi-unit/mixed use residential projects;
- Strong conceptual, graphic and design talent;
- Ability to mentor junior architects;
- Proficiency in Revit, with additional skills in 3D modeling and rendering;
- Excellent design and visual communication skills;
- Critical thinking, effective problem solving and decision-making skills;
- Strong collaboration skills.

We believe our people are our most valuable asset. The Studio is a fast-paced and supportive team-based environment. Quadrangle continues to expand, and we are seeking exceptional individuals to help us build a bright future. We offer outstanding opportunities, along with a mentorship program to develop your professional skills and to grow within the firm.

If you would like to pursue a career at Quadrangle, please submit your résumé, together with samples of your work (Acrobat PDF file only), via email to: careers@quadrangle.ca

Quadrangle is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices by accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.
 
Posted on January 21, 2019

GENUWINE CELLARS
Design Tech

Genuwine Cellars is the World Leader in Custom Wine Cellars. We are a design, build, install firm specializing in wine cellars for nearly 25 years for clients around the world. With a plan to drive unprecedented growth in the next three years, Genuwine is seeking exceptional and promising designers/architectural technicians that will embody our world class ethos.
 
As a designer/technician, you will be responsible for supporting the design, development, quoting, presentation, project management and execution of our boundary-pushing wine cellars. A working knowledge of, and experience with, Sketch Up and InDesign are required.
 
Candidates can apply by submitting a resume and a short portfolio of work to Brooklyn@GenuwineCellars.com
 
Please visit our website at: www.GenuwineCellars.com
 
Posted on January 7, 2019

ZGF, VANCOUVER, BC
Architectural Student (4 / 8 / 12 - month term)

This is an exciting time to join the No. 1 ranked architecture firm (2016 Architect 50: Architect Magazine) and work alongside the best talent in the world who will challenge and inspire you every day. The role is based at our new downtown Vancouver BC office, where each day we ideate, collaborate and create, supported by a culturally diverse group of architectural professionals, in-house leading-edge technology including digital fabrication, virtual design and realization, and physical modelling. Our Vancouver team thrives on multi-disciplinary engagement while practicing at the intersection of architecture and urban design. Each project informs the next, and our collaborative culture ensures that knowledge is shared from project to project, and team member to team member.

ZGF is distinguished by our creative and intellectual curiosity, and we expect you to be too! You are a student in a recognized architectural program, with relevant architectural design experience, and a reputation for asking, and successfully answering “what if “questions. You enjoy, and are good at hand-sketching, drafting, modelling and rendering. You are eager to learn and use tools such as Revit, SketchUp, Rhino, Vray, 3DMax and AutoCAD.  You are self-driven, engaged and hungry for knowledge, and seek the opportunity to develop a range of skills working on a spectrum of projects. This will not be a typical work term, and you will find your time here challenging and rewarding. You will achieve success by enriching our culture, and contributing to the overall growth of our practice, while gaining exposure and experience - so much so, that you may persuade us to invite you back after graduation.

About us

ZGF is an international architecture, urban design and interior design firm focused on design excellence, innovation and stewardship of the environment. We are thinkers, creatives, disrupters, designers, makers and doers who come from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.  Collaboration is in our DNA and our extraordinary talent spans the artistic to the analytical; unconventional to technical, which makes for a truly rich work environment. We learn from each other and invest in the growth and development of our talent.  Collectively, we strive to make a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve.

ZGF is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates are invited to Apply Online, posting resume and portfolio.

No agencies or phone calls, please.
 
Posted on December 14, 2018

COVER ARCHITECTURE COLLABORATIVE INC., NELSON, BC
Architect / Intern Architect

Who we are
Cover Architecture is a growing architect firm, located in beautiful Nelson, BC.  We work across a broad range of scales and typologies, including: health care, residential, commercial, institutional and industrial.  Cover Architecture is a leader in the application of the PassiveHouse low energy building standard, as well as the new Province of BC Energy Step-Code.

For more information visit: www.coverac.ca

Duties and responsibilities
- Assist Principals and staff with all phases and levels of variously scaled projects from inception to completion.
- Develop and help manage client and contractor relationships.
- Assist Principal with proposals, fee letters and requests for services.
- Compile and manage all technical drawing sets for complete permit submission.

Skills

- Must be registered with the AIBC, or be eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.
- Excellent verbal and written English communication and presentation skills.
- Highly proficient in: AutoCAD, InDesign, SketchUp, Revit
- Good graphic skills and keen design sensibility
- Highly organized and motivated individual who thrives in a team atmosphere
- High attention to detail

Contact
For more information call 250-354-4445 ext. 5
Or please send your resume, cover letter and portfolio to: alie@coverac.ca

We appreciate all interest shown in the position, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Posted on December 10, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

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