Intermediate or Senior Architect - Sports + Rec
Perkins Will
Vancouver, BC V6B 2Y5, CA
3d ago


Reporting to the Sports + Recreation Lead for the Vancouver studio, this role will be responsible for providing comprehensive design for all phases of sports + recreation projects.

Successful candidates will be expected to have multiple years' experience designing small and large, complex sports + recreation facilities.

An understanding of sustainability, resilience, and design excellence as it relates to sports + rec architecture is essential.

Strong communication, interpersonal skills, time management, and project management skills are essential.

Join our team and help us keep our communities connected.

Responsibilities :

  • Develops architecturally-significant designs consistent with Perkins and Will’s commitment to Design Excellence.
  • Develops and prepares design documents including preliminary designs, contract documents, and presentation materials.
  • Understands and responds to the technical implications of design decisions.
  • Facilitates firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, sustainability, and resilience.
  • Performs tasks according to the Perkins+Will standards and Project Delivery Manual.
  • As we often work with other P&W offices on our projects, highly developed communication, interpersonal, verbal and written skills are mandatory.
  • Works with the team to integrate the design and technical aspects of the project.
  • To join us, you should have :

  • A positive attitude and commitment to being an active and positive participant of our culture
  • A professional degree in Architecture
  • 3+ years’ experience in sports + recreation projects, small to large
  • Registered Intern or Registered Architect
  • Proficient in 3D and 2D graphics software (Revit, MicroStation, Sketch-up, Rhino, Grasshopper).
  • Proficiency in hand-drawn design and illustration.
  • LEED GA or agrees to qualify within 6 months of hire.
  • Qualified candidates should upload a resume and their portfolio to this application / their profile.

    We thank all interested candidates but due to the volume of applications we receive, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    At Perkins and Will, we value diversity, inclusion, and equity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

    Our diverse teams fuel innovation and creativity, which in turn support our excellence in design.

    We believe that inclusion spurs creativity and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people and ideas.

  • By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status;
  • we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve.


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