Our client one of Ontario's leading multi-disciplinary engineering firms with sights set on extensive growth for 2017 has an immediate need for an Intermediate/Senior Architect to join their team in Ottawa, Ontario.
Required Skills and Qualifications will include:
• Architectural degree from an accredited institution
• Licensed Architect in Ontario
• 5+ years of experience with a portfolio demonstrating built work with a significant authorship role
• Strong conceptual design skills in exploring innovative approaches
• Ability to discuss, develop and communicate ideas with verbal and graphic clarity
• High level of technical experience to initiate and develop conceptual, schematic and design development framework for building systems, cores, site plan, etc.
• Passionate and inspirational with a collaborative approach
• Understanding of applicable building codes
• Confidence in presentation skills and experience presenting ideas to clients and in public forums
• Involvement and network within the design community
• Proficiency in Revit and other advanced visualization software desirable.
• Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
• Bilingual (English / French) would be considered an asset.
Duties and Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Discuss, develop and communicate ideas with verbal and graphic clarity utilizing a design process and collaboration model which includes wide range of tools used to communicate and explore ideas including: drawing/sketching, modelling, diagramming, 3-D work
• Develop and explore conceptual and schematic designs for building systems and site plans
• Develop articulate design narratives and project presentations in written form
• Use digital software in the process of design including REVIT, AutoCad, Adobe Suite, Sketchup, etc.
• Understand and inspire clients, prepare and make presentations, lead and collaborate with team members and other disciplines
• Be involved in the local design community, be active in teaching and mentoring, and lead the intellectual discourse surrounding design and architecture.
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