Employment and Volunteer Opportunities for Students and Recent Grads
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

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.


- 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

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

Communications Coordinator

StorefrontMB is looking for someone creative, self-motivated, and passionate about promoting urbanism and celebrating design.

Responsibilities include website and social media development and maintenance, graphic design, and management of SfMB programs and events. Preference will be given to individuals with familiarity with local design culture. A driver’s license and access to a vehicle are considered an asset.

To apply, send your cover letter, CV, and a portfolio of work to info@storefrontmb.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posted on December 4, 2018

Design Focused Occasional/Project Position

- Knowledge of products and design
- Enthusiastic about products
- Ability to work to create floor plans, colour palettes and put together complementary groups
  of furniture and decor
- Ability to listen to requirements and find suitable solutions

- communicate in person, on the phone, by email and social media platforms

Computer skills
- General computer skills required
- Create digital floor plans
- Ability to create digital images of products a bonus
- Knowledge of photoshop
- Correspond by email
- Create marketing emails a bonus

Communication skills
- Perfect communication skills

Interested candidates should contact: sales@bluemoonfurniture.ca
Posted on November 13, 2018

Architects, Architectural Interns & Interior Designers

We are looking for architects, architectural interns and interior designers for exciting and challenging career opportunities.

We . . . 
Are an established architectural firm and affiliated interior design group with work across Western Canada 
Have an extensive 30 year firm history including primarily commercial projects and a variety of other project types
Provide support for self development to achieve the highest level of quality work
Learn from each other and invest in the growth of each person
Have a collaborative approach that allows individuals to contribute based on their own strengths
Offer excellent experience and learning opportunities

. . . and what We offer
Exceptional range of experience on projects from design to technical construction detailing to contract administration
Support, teaching and shared knowledge from our most experienced people and principals at every stage of project development
Learning environment for you to grow and develop as a consummate professional
Opportunity to be your best and develop into a senior position in our office

You . . .
Are ambitious to learn in a collaborative and dynamic architectural practice
Have initiative to develop as a professional
Have a high level of self motivation
Take on challenges with enthusiasm and determination to get results
Thrive in a team oriented environment

. . . and what You will do
Help to develop a project from start to finish
Be responsible for high quality work
Work under the direction of senior management and one of our principals to gain experience towards your professional registration if you’re an architectural intern

If you want to be part of an encouraging and supportive team of dedicated professionals, we welcome your application.

Registered with the MAA or the ability to be registered with the MAA If an architectural intern
Interior design graduate
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please submit resume in confidence to:
Nejmark Architect/ Retail Hospitality Design
2-54 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, MB R3A 0V7
(t) 204.947.3775  (e) josef@nejmark.mb.ca
Posted on November 5, 2018

24 / 7 INTOUCH
Project Design Coordinator

About the Job
We are changing the way people think about customer service, and we need your help!

Are you someone who likes to make things happen? We are seeking a Project Design Coordinator to be the ultimate organizer, supporting and managing initiatives with corporate expansion, new client onboarding and campus renovations. We’re looking for a multitasking mindset and a passion to meet the needs of our clients.

As Project Design Coordinator, You Will…
•    Work with clients to develop floor plans with color palettes, furniture and decor
•    Present client-specific concept drawings and design ideas, defining clear project scopes
     and objectives
•    Design new campus layouts
•    Manage feasibility, cost benefits and quality assurance
•    Prepare and manage status reporting
•    Communicate with both internal and external team members in-person, on the phone
      and via email
•    Perform other project administrative duties as required

As a Project Design Coordinator, You Have...

•    A post-secondary degree or diploma in Architecture and/or Interior Design
•    Experience in vendor selection (BONUS if you have 3+ experience in the BPO space,
     construction industry or in a project management role)
•    Strong design and graphic communication skills with working knowledge of Photoshop,
     Adobe Illustrator, InDesign & AutoCad
•    Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
•    Excellent project management skills, handling multiple concurrent projects
•    The ability to work effectively with multiple teams
•    A commitment to outstanding customer service
•    A self-motivated, creative and efficient personality
•    Strong leadership skills, with the ability to perform responsibilities with a high level of
      integrity and tact

Interested candidates should contact: Jillian Robertson
Posted on October 22, 2018

Architectural Graduate / Intern Designer

Roles + Responsibilities
We are looking for someone who:
•    has a healthy appetite for design, complemented by a commitment to detail, excellence
      and thoroughness,
•    has a self-driven and positive attitude,
•    contributes positively to the office culture and atmosphere,
•    has an inquisitive and curious nature,
•    is committed to learning and growing both in the office and outside the office, and
•    demonstrates highly-developed personal organizational skills.

The successful applicant will participate in all phases of project work, including conceptual/schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction contract administration -- including producing models, renderings and other materials required to explore and communicate design solutions. Other tasks may include general office administration and/or preparation of promotional materials.

Qualifications + Skills

Ideal candidates should have a post-secondary degree in architecture and demonstrate proficiency at the following:
•    oral and written communication skills
•    conceptual/schematic design
•    physical model building
•    3D model building (with SketchUp and/or Rhino)
•    rendering (with V-Ray) for architectural visualization
•    Adobe Creative Suite products (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc)
•    2+ years experience with Revit in an office environment

The following skills would be beneficial, but are not necessarily required:
•    AutoCAD
•    Grasshopper
•    experience in wood frame and residential construction
•    familiarity with local codes and building practices

MIZA Architects is a proponent of the AIBC’s “Intern Friendly Firm” initiative, and preference may be given to individuals currently registered, or intending to register, as an Intern Architect with the AIBC. Intern Architects must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.

Please send Cover Letter, CV and Portfolio in PDF format to work@mizaarchitects.com (maximum 15MB email attachment).
No phone calls please.

Organization description

MIZA Architects is an ambitious, design-driven and detail-oriented architecture office based in Vancouver. To learn more about us and our work, please visit our website at mizaarchitects.com
Posted on October 19, 2018

Architectural Designer

Otto Cheng Architect Inc. is currently seeking motivated and passionate individual to join our team for the position of ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER. We are an established architectural firm serving a number of established clients and developers. We have a stable and consistent workload involving a wide range of projects in commercial, multiple residential, private residential, institution, hotels, and restaurants. Opportunity is available for a capable individual to gain practical experience and to participate in project design, design development, working drawings, field review services and the day to day general
office responsibilities.

• Graduate of Bachelor of Environmental Design (B.Env.D) or newly graduate of
   Master of Architecture (M.Arch);
• Have work experience in architectural office an asset;
• Fluency with AutoCAD, SketchUp and Photoshop;
• To provide support to our team to deliver project documentations through
   all project phases;
• Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and work independently;
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
• Passion for design excellence;
• Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.

Please submit your CV and samples of your work (max. 5MB in PDF) via email to:
Otto Cheng, M.Arch, MRAIC, MAA, Principal

We thank all applicants. Only qualified candidates will be notified for an in-person interview. Candidates will be expected to show samples of work at the time of interview. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Posted on October 17, 2018








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