Dys Architecture – Intermediate Architect

Position / Title Seeking: Intermediate Architect

Level of Experience: Intermediate

Organization Name: dys architecture

Organization Description:

Our Firm
Driven by a strong sense of social and environmental responsibility, dys architecture has been making a positive impact on people and communities since 1982. We are well-known for our advances in affordable housing, health care, passive house and managing complex multi-use projects. We are also heavily involved in the master planning of large-scale communities and projects. We are located in Vancouver’s Armory district just a 10-minute walk to Granville Island and Kits Beach.

Our People
We are core-values driven, which means that we approach life and work with a deep sense of purpose. We are curious, creative, and innovative collaborators – high on skill and low on ego. There’s a reason we write the name of our firm in lower-case letters.

Job Description:

The Position
The ideal Intermediate Architect is well-rounded, but particularly enjoys front-end design and managing projects through the rezoning and development permit phases continuing on through to the completion of construction.
Your Knowledge, Skills & Experience
• Architectural degree from an accredited program.
• 5-10 years’ experience with an emphasis on larger projects.
• Highly proficient in AutoCAD and Sketch-up.
• Revit proficiency an asset but not mandatory.
• Experience in all phases of design with the ability to see a project through from schematic design through to working drawings and completion of construction.
• Strong understanding of building technology with a thorough understanding of construction detailing of both wood and concrete construction.
• Self-directed with the ability to both work in, and potentially lead, project teams, achieving project goals within budgets.
• Familiarity with dealing with consultants, contractors and authorities having jurisdiction.
• Understanding of BC Building Code and local by-laws.
Architect candidates must be registered with the AIBC or eligible for registration in the province of British Columbia
Core Competencies
• Trustworthy with ability to build professional, positive relationships within all levels of a business.
• Self-motivated, confident and emotionally intelligent person
• Strong team player
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; people know what you want, what you mean, or what you’re asking for.
• Resourceful, flexible and adaptable to changing demands and priorities.
• Willing to share and contribute without an ego getting in the way of doing the right thing.


Contact Info:

Please submit your resume with cover letter, references and examples of your work to: careers@dysarchitecture.com
Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview – thank you for your interest in joining our firm.



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