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Project Architect – Vancouver

Oct 16, 2019

VIA Architecture is a strategic architectural and planning firm with offices in Seattle, Oakland and Vancouver BC. Highly networked across three offices, ours is a highly interactive studio based practice concentrated in urban planning, transit systems planning and design and architecture for urban mixed-use development. Our systems-level sustainable design strategies and community-based design studio set us apart from traditional architectural practice.

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Project Architect in our Vancouver office.

We are interested in exceptional candidates with strong analytical and communication skills who are passionate and involved in community building at all scales.  This person will work within our multidisciplinary team to coordinate and document multifamily residential and commercial public-sector infrastructure and urban design projects.

Experience Requirements

  • Registered Architect (or Intern AIBC on registration path) with 5 to 10 years of experience
  • Must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia.
  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture degree
  • LEED Certified, Passive House Certified and Step Code experience preferred.

Key Skills

  • Dedicated team player, excellent communicator, possessing demonstrated skill at the execution of technically complex projects.
  • Strong skills in architectural design, documentation, and illustration including mastery of Sketchup Pro.
  • Strong experience in the management and use of Revit 3D Building Information Modeling and AutoCAD. Fluency with document production in these programs.
  • Skill in the management and coordination of project documentation and preparation of graphic presentation material.
  • Strong experience in the management of collaborative design disciplines, including integrated project delivery experience.
  • Thorough familiarity with the technical considerations involved in coordinating and executing wood frame multifamily residential, concrete high-rise residential and commercial building types.
  • Passion for high quality design and sustainable design. Experience with sustainable building rating systems an asset.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits, including medical/dental insurance, retirement fund contribution matching, and transit subsidy.

How to Apply

VIA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, disability, sex, sexual-orientation or gender-identity.

Please submit cover letter, resume and work samples in PDF format (no more than 2MB please).

Email with “Project Architect” in subject-line.

Send to: Lauren Hamilton, lhamilton@via‐

No phone calls or office visits, please.

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