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join our team


You seek fast-paced work environments where collaboration and creativity is the norm.
You thrive on rethinking and challenging the status quo and you want to work with like-minded individuals. You are engaged and committed to your work and you continually pursue growth and learning, not only in your career, but personally as well. You’re also not afraid to bring the fun.



we are currently hiring!



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Your Qualifications:

  • 5+ years progressive experience working in an architect’s office on a variety of project types and sizes
  • Certificate or Diploma in Architectural Technology
  • An advanced understanding of building code, building systems, components and the construction process
  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Project

Your Strengths:

  • A desire to engage and invest in the growth and future of yourself, our firm and projects
  • Displays an ability to ensure critical deadlines are met, including an ability to handle pressure and managing multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously
  • Develops technical drawings and details which meet the design intent of and are rooted in best practices of Building Envelope science
  • Supports the team in the maintenance of project schedule and meeting project objectives and milestones
  • Demonstrate awareness of latest industry wide initiatives, technologies and processes within the Technology community
  • Participates in project reviews regarding project costs, budgets and adherence to schedule
  • Participates in the Construction Contract Administration phase and coordinate and review submittals
  • Capable of acting as a leader, coach & mentor to technical staff & junior architects / interior designers



calgary studio

Your Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in the preparation of contract documents in a team setting
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in standard contract administration functions, field and office
  • Experience in a range of construction and building types, with particular emphasis on building envelope expertise and medium and large scale mixed-use and multi-family (wood frame and concrete constructions.) 
  • Proficiency with REVIT, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Project 

Your Strengths:

  • A desire to engage and invest in the growth and future of yourself, our firm and projects
  • Client relationship management and team communication
  • Building envelope expertise
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills onsite
  • Experience resolving complex technical and design issues  
  • Proficiency generating technical drawings and specifications
  • Experience managing multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination
  • Broad knowledge of building codes and standards
  • Preparation of Bid documents and addenda
  • Preparation of all construction contract documents including Certificates for Payment, General Field Review
    reports, Change Notices/Directives/Orders, Supplemental Instructions, RFI responses etc
  • Shop drawing review
  • Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project
  • Experience in all aspects of construction administration  
  • Mentoring junior team members and supporting project leads
  • Interest in establishing and maintaining project budgeting and scheduling 

We request that qualified applicants send a resume and portfolio by email to


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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living a full life is the only path to great design.
— walker mckinley

Work with some of the brightest and most creative minds to push boundaries, rethink, and create every day.  We are proud to call some of the best brands in the world our clients, and we've worked in 23 cities in 9 countries around the globe in the last year alone. Our two beautiful studios, located in Vancouver and Calgary, collaborate as one.  

Our compensation package not only includes a competitive salary and benefits package but also an RRSP matching program. We invest heavily in the growth of our team through global R+D trips, conferences, and our McKinley Burkart University. Our wellness program is best practices.  We have a highly social culture; taking every opportunity to celebrate our successes as a team.

Oh... and did we mention we have beer on tap in our boardroom?

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