Architectural Designer
Hedgeford & Berkley
London, ON

We require someone with strong design skills who can work independently to develop and design building elevations, floor plans, and site plans. We are looking for an individual with an eagerness to learn and develop their design abilities as well as gain technical knowledge.

Main responsibilities and requirements:
A) creating floor plans in 2D and 3D
B) creating plumbing, electrical, tile installation plans
C) proficient with Ontario building code
D) project management skills
E) strong interior design skills
F) manage and support custom home builds
G) have commercial build experience
Detailed Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in Architecture, or Architecture-related discipline in Canada
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant project experience, ideally within both the commercial and residential sectors
  • Excellent computer rendering abilities with particular proficiency in software including AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Photoshop
  • Basic technical construction knowledge (as it relates to functional design) is required
  • Experience with municipal submissions (Site Plan Approval process) is strongly desired
  • Ability to lead and work within a team environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Each day may consist of a combination of the following activities, for a range of different project sizes and types, each at different phases.

Master Planning

  • Develop efficient and creative land use design scenarios given a site
  • Review and resolve land developmental constraints including:
  • Unique site features
  • Municipal codes/by-laws
  • Client needs and wants
  • Economic restraints/concerns
  • Submit planning applications (site plan approval process), and coordinate with municipalities at each step
  • Meet with planning departments to resolve outstanding issues, interpreting municipal by-laws and building codes along the way

Detailed Design

  • Work with clients to understand and assess needs
  • Use AutoCAD to develop architectural drawings including floor plans, site plans, and elevations, for project marketing or proposal use
  • Design creative and impactful building features
  • Efficiently “space plan” areas within a building to suit client specific needs
  • Specify details including materials, products, colours, and finishes
  • Coordinate with sub-consultants and construction team to complete conceptual design
  • Communicate with product representatives, manufacturers, and suppliers to stay up to speed on latest product offerings and capabilities

Construction Support

  • Work with the production and construction teams to transition designs into working drawings
  • Evaluate design alternatives, provide suggestions from a value engineering perspective
  • Re-develop design features to incorporate a practical application

Pay will be based on experience, ranging from $65,000-$85,000 annually.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year

Location:

  • London, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • architect (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)