Our Calgary studio is growing and we are looking for the right candidate to add to our team. The Senior Architect will have experience in all phases of development including programming, pre-design, schematic design, design development, implementation, and delivery of multiple or significant large scale and complex projects. The incumbent should experience running CD and CA for multiple large projects.
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Collaborates with Project Managers, Design Principal, and others in developing and executing design concepts.
Generates design ideas and solutions and communicates effectively to project team and client.
Designs in accordance with project schedules, budgets, applicable codes and ordinances.
Develops architecturally-significant designs consistent with Perkins and Will’s commitment to Design Excellence.
Develops and prepares design documents including preliminary designs, contract documents, and presentation materials.
Understands and responds to the technical implications of design decisions.
Facilitates firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, sustainability, and resilience.
As we often work with other P&W offices on our projects, highly developed communication, interpersonal, verbal and written skills are mandatory.
Works with the team to integrate the design and technical aspects of the project.
Demonstrates thorough understanding of project management process including scope, budgets, and schedule.
Exercises maturity in architectural judgment in anticipating and solving complexities, determining program objectives and requirements.
Stays current with evolving building technology and systems applicable to the design process.
Performs tasks according to the Perkins and Will standards and Project Delivery Manual.
Leads, organizes, and directs project design team.
Leads, organizes, and mentors staff.
Must be able to pitch and participate in new business pursuits.
Professional Degree in Architecture; registered AAA Architect preferred
Advanced knowledge of architecture and design concepts, practices, and methods
High level of creativity, innovative thinking, and problem solving
Excellent sketching and/or computer skills and conceptual design skills
Experience in Revit
Experience directing or coordinating work efforts of junior staff
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Collaborative and professional work ethic
LEED GA or within 6 months of hire
Qualified candidates should upload a resume and their portfolio (4MB max) to this application/their profile.
We thank all interested candidates but due to the volume of applications we receive, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
At Perkins and Will, we value diversity, inclusion, and equity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution. Our diverse teams fuel innovation and creativity, which in turn support our excellence in design.
We believe that inclusion spurs creativity and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people and ideas. By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status; we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve.
Associate of Science or better in Architecture.
Master or better in Architecture.
Licenses & Certifications