Project Architect

Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning

Welcome to Kasian , where almost 40 years of design excellence has sparked a passion for transforming ordinary spaces into extraordinary experiences. Our passion is strengthening connections between people and places by creating built environments that inspire and improve lives. With offices across Canada, we leverage the experience of our 250 Kasian team members to deliver innovative and unique design solutions in multiple market sectors: commercial, workplace, healthcare, senior living, industrial, transportation, post-secondary and other public opportunities.

The Opportunity: We are seeking a motivated and passionate Project Architect to complement our Vancouver office, where we are involved in exciting work across a range of building types including commercial, mixed-use, retail, industrial, hospitality, public buildings, and healthcare. Commercial and Industrial projects experience is essential. Our Architects are involved in all design and technical aspects of projects from the schematic design phase through to contract administration and typically oversee the whole process with guidance from a principal.

You will have a leadership role in coordinating the project team, consultants, and the client as well as liaising with authorities having jurisdiction to meet project objectives. Here’s what you’ll be doing at Kasian: Work with talented architects and technologists to produce quality projects for private sector clients Develop project criteria, the scope of services, detailed work plans, drawing lists, schedules, and resource (staff, technical, budget) requirements over the project lifecycle Push the boundaries of design while meeting the needs of clients and end-users; participate in stakeholder meetings, create design concepts and presentation material Lead, motivate, and manage the project team to produce successful design and construction documentation Coordinate with project consultants (ie. electrical, mechanical, structural) Resolve complex design and technical issues Manage client relationships and actively develop these throughout the project process Ensure projects are delivered effectively through efficient resource management and achieving scheduled milestones Undertake site reviews and construction administration Here’s what you bring to Kasian: A recognized degree in architecture coupled with a minimum of 8 years of experience; 5 years minimum in Industrial and Commercial projects AIBC registration preferably Experience leading projects of at least $25m (construction value) with minimal supervision An innovative and forward-thinking approach to design and a natural curiosity for staying current with new trends, materials, and construction methods Strong technical knowledge and technical drawing experience in Revit Excellent graphic communication and presentation skills An ability to add value to all stages of project delivery Salary starts at $90,000 per annum, based on a 40-hour work week. Actual compensation is subject to variations due to education, experience, and skill set This opportunity is an exceptional career fit for a candidate with long-term ambitions to contribute to one of Canada’s top architectural practices.

If you are looking to be part of a progressive environment and deliver innovative projects, we’d like to hear from you. Please feel free to submit your resume to elena.cowankasian.com

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