JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Architectural Technologist (Senior Level)

 

thinkform architecture + interiors is an established studio with an exciting portfolio of innovative residential, commercial and institutional work and a roster of quality clients. We believe that a fully integrated and collaborative design approach is the most powerful tool for transforming the way we live, work and play.

Are you feeling under-utilized in your current role? Do you have proven technical knowledge but are looking to better develop your project management, design and leadership skills? This opportunity allows for those who toiling in an intermediate capacity to develop senior-level skills in all aspects of project design, management and administration, from design workshops right through to contract administration and close out.

We walk the talk on life-work balance and offer a flexible work schedule, allowing you time for family, hobbies and outside interests.

 

Responsibilities

  • Management of multiple projects at a time, varying in size and type

  • Prepare and/or work with junior staff to coordinate drawings and specifications for client review, permit application, bidding, and for construction.

  • Coordination with consultants

  • Construction administration services

  • Research on products and participate in the choice of materials and construction systems

  • Support and supervise junior staff

 

  • Qualifications

  • Professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch) or Diploma (DEC) in Architectural Technology

  • Licensed OAA or MAATO member

  • Minimum 5 years experience in an architecture environment

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Building Code

  • Thorough knowledge of building systems and detailing

  • Able to manage multiple projects at a time

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Highly organized & self motivated

  • Strong work ethic & team player

 

Qualified candidates may apply with their cover letter, CV, and portfolio of professional work. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in thinkform.

Junior/Intermediate Interior Designer

We are looking for a Junior or Intermediate Interior Designer who can use both their keen technical knowledge and aesthetic judgement to play a key part in our firm's growth while developing their project coordination and design skills.

We walk the talk on life-work balance. At thinkform, we work hard during regular office hours so we can come in rejuvenated for the next day. We believe in the importance of maintaining family life, hobbies, and other interests outside of work to help to inspire interesting and quality designs.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop conceptual designs to communicate with both clients and stakeholders

  • Provide overview and leadership in functional programming, schematic design, working drawings, and contract administration

  • Undertake space planning responsibilities for projects of varying sizes, as required

  • Select and specify finishes and fixtures for a variety of projects

  • Assist in leading project meetings and client presentations

  • Prepare contract documents, including floor plans, finish plans, reflected ceiling plans, interior elevations, millwork sections and details, schedules, and specifications, in compliance with the Building Code

  • Render 3D design concepts

  • Produce digital and physical sample boards for presentation to clients

  • Be responsible for project coordination and management duties

  • Perform work with minimal supervision

  • Maintain the social media accounts including the website, Instagram, and LinkedIn

  • Prepare architectural and interior design proposals

  • Support management on large and/or unique assignments as required

Qualifications

  • 1-5 years of interior design experience within Canada

  • Degree in Interior Design from a CIDA-accredited program

  • Has obtained, or is working towards, NCIDQ registration

  • Experience in programming, planning principles, materials, and furnishings

  • Experience with Interior Design drawing package coordination and production

  • Attention to detail and commitment to producing accurate, complete, and legible drawings

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketch Up

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point

  • Familiarity with local Building Codes

  • Strong design and leadership skills and a professional work ethic

  • Excellent organizational and technical skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Qualified candidates may apply with their cover letter, CV, and portfolio of professional work. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in thinkform.