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Project Architect

Ottawa

Figurr Architects Collective is looking for a talented & experienced Project Architect to join our growing Ottawa studio.

Figurr Architects Collective is an award-winning, medium-sized architectural design practice, with offices in Ottawa and Montreal. We are looking for a talented & experienced Project Architect to join our growing Ottawa studio. 

Main Responsibilities

The successful candidate will contribute their outstanding skills to the design and construction of a variety of project types.  The candidate must have an excellent understanding of the design and management of architectural projects. They will work closely with Partners, associates, and architects in a collaborative studio environment to execute design ideas, the projects’ developments and provide mentorship and to lead project teams at all phases of the projects. 

  • As part of larger team, work directly with Partners or Associates or lead various large-scale projects;
  • Manages design process for entire project, including as interface with our internal team and outside consultants;
  • Manages other design and technical team members during the implementation of design to ensure clarity and quality of concept is maintained through detail level;
  • Contribute to the successful development of the projects’ BIM model to ensure quality in design and technical resolution;
  • Monitors project budget and schedule related to design team efforts;
  • The successful candidate will work on various project types and at various scales as a member of larger teams and as the lead on smaller-scale projects.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in design development, construction drawings, and contract administration;
  • Ability to manage projects through the early municipal planning process;
  • Thorough knowledge of building systems and detailing, to develop and coordinate contract documents and document checking;
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, and SketchUp;
  • Strong understanding of the OBC;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams and on multiple projects;
  • Self-motivated, well organized, with a demonstrated passion for design excellence;
  • Bilingualism is an asset;
  • The position is within our Ottawa Studio, but will also accommodate hybrid work opportunities.

Benefits

  • Full-time position, 37.5 hours/week
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to a group insurance plan after 3 months
  • Employer-paid professional contribution after 1 year
  • Employer-paid training and development

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please forward your resume, including references and a brief portfolio (pdf format) to jobs@figurr.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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