Intermediate Architect

Architecture · Toronto, Ontario
Department Architecture
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

SVN Architects + Planners is looking for Revit-capable Intermediate Architects, preferably with with experience in multi-residential design, for a number of unique architectural projects. This position is both design and technically focused, requiring individuals who can synthesize strong design intent with technical resolution.


Critical thinking is at the core of our approach to design. We encourages design input at all levels and are looking for candidates that will invest in projects with the same level of passion that we bring to our work.


Critical thinking is at the core of our approach to design. We encourages design input at all levels and are looking for candidates that will invest in projects with the same level of passion that we bring to our work.


Competencies:


  • Listen First – Listen without dogma to the project team to understand: project context, clients, design ambitions, budget, etc.;
  • Think Critically;
  • Consider EVERYTHING – the success of the project lies in the details;
  • DYFB - Give everything you have;
  • Be Human - Respect is universal. We are thoughtful at all times. We are all connected;
  • Finish Strong - The last minute is as important as the first. Finish strong;
  • Exceptional design skills – generating creative and innovative solutions to problems;
  • Excellent and organizational skills including planning, organizing, scheduling in an efficient productive manner with focus on key priorities;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about the work;
  • Effective communicator: articulate and patient;
  • A self-starter who is able to work independently.

 

Qualifications include:


  • 5+ years of experience;
  • Experience in multiple typologies an asset;
  • Exceptional design, communication, organization and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong in Revit;
  • Technical understanding of building construction detailing including experience in mid-rise and high-rise mixed-use buildings an asset;
  • Project management experience an asset.

 

About SVN Architects + Planners

 

SvN is one of Canada’s premier integrated design firms with a multidisciplinary team of architects, planners, urban designers and landscape architects engaged with the dynamic social, economic and environmental forces that define and govern where we live and work.


Since our original inception over 40 years ago, we continue to shape the built environment in regions, cities, and towns across Canada and worldwide. With offices in Toronto and in Mexico City (known as SvNMX), we’ve revitalized industrial waterfronts, developed many new forms of affordable housing, designed resilient neighbourhoods, and promoted rural and urban economic development.


We are committed to engaging with projects that put people, the planet and local economies at the forefront of design. We believe the multiple crises we face today are fundamentally design challenges. We are unique in providing design-intensive services and believe that ideas and expertise together with optimism and generosity can help make a better world.

 

Compensation and Benefits


SvN offers a competitive salary, full health benefits, a generous professional development allowance and a group retirement savings plan with a matching component. Our bright, airy suite of offices is at 110 Adelaide Street East, near the St. Lawrence market in downtown Toronto. During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we have transitioned to a virtual work environment but are looking forward to returning to our office, while also embracing the new hybrid work environment.


How to Apply

 

Candidates may apply through our Bamboo HR platform. The link can be found here.


As an employer committed to employment equity, SvN encourages applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Architecture
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level