VIA Architecture – Transit and Urban Infrastructure Architect

Position / Title Seeking:
Transit and Urban Infrastructure Architect

Level of Experience:
Intermediate – Senior

Organization Name:
VIA Architecture

Organization Description:
VIA Architecture is a multi-disciplinary firm of urban strategists creating connected communities. With offices in Vancouver, Seattle and Oakland we are a highly interactive studio-based practice concentrating in urban planning, transit systems planning and design and architecture for urban mixed-use development. Our systems-level sustainable design strategies and community-based design studio set us apart from traditional architectural practice.

Job Description:
We are seeking exceptional candidates experienced in leading and managing complex Transit and Urban Infrastructure projects.

Desired Experience:

  • Licensed Architect with a minimum of 10 years professional practice.
  • Career focus with recent projects in complex multi-disciplinary public sectors such as transit architecture, urban design, or infrastructure design.

Key Skills:

  • Client and project leader comfortable presenting to and facilitating process with both public and private audiences.
  • Connecter of disciplines, clients, stakeholders and municipalities, integrating disciplines to achieve the best results for the project.
  • 3D thinker comfortable with addressing complex sites, geometries and stakeholder groups.


  • Strategic leadership of Infrastructure and Transit market pursuits and projects.
  • Project management and design team leadership.
  • Client care and communication.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits include extended medical coverage, retirement funds contribution matching, and transit subsidy.

Contact Info:
Please email resume, cover letter/email, work samples in PDF (max. 3 MB) with “YourName_Transit and Urban Infrastructure Architect” in subject‐line, attention Charlene Kovacs, ckovacs@via‐ and Emma Hui, No phone calls or office visits.

  • Applicants must meet minimum experience qualifications to be considered for the position.
  • Applicants must be registered with the AIBC, or eligible to be registered in BC.
  • Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

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