• Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10459
  • Salary: CA$95,000.00 Per Hour

MatchBox Consulting Group is seeking an Architect to join our client, a well-established architectural firm located in Vancouver, BC.  

The Architect will be responsible for managing all aspects of projects coming into the pipeline. They will be working closely with the principals on large scale projects, while managing smaller scale projects on their own, coordinating with the team and clients as necessary. This position offers a competitive compensation, strong benefits, a positive and dynamic work environment, and an opportunity to work on some of the largest projects in Vancouver.


  • Serve in support of the Project Team Leadership and can independently determine procedures for all phases of design and document production
  • Prepare and/or supervise preparation of architectural plans and renderings, consult with manufacturers, evaluate and select materials
  • Develop design and technical design solutions for specific areas of project and  ensure the design integrity through the Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Phases
  • Supervise less experienced staff members to effectively utilize their efforts on projects
  • Present solutions in-house and to others as required
  • Establish productive working relationships, and deal effectively and cooperatively with team members, consultants and government agencies
  • Coordinate design intent and documents with consultants
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the appropriate use of building systems, materials, and technologies. Show initiative in the research of alternative systems
    and materials
  • Develop project specifications
  • Review completed reports, plans, estimates, and calculations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of building, planning and zoning codes as they relate to the project and its design
  • Integrate building performance goals into design solutions and the ability to document performance metrics
  • Coordinate cost estimating of design intent
  • Review shop drawings and submittals for technical and design intent Compliance
  • Contribute to the effective performance of the project relative to quality goals, production schedule and production budget
  • Provide a positive design leadership to project teams and to the office
  • Contribute to the overall professional development of other project team member


  • Master’s degree in Architecture
  • Minimum 4+ years of architectural experience
  • Registered with AIBC
  • Experience working with high rise projects is a requirement
  • Sufficient broad knowledge in architectural design and planning, with the ability to develop site and building concepts into detailed design solutions
  • Ability to perform work requiring independent judgment in evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation or modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria; independently solves problems encountered
  • Ability to independently perform most assignments
  • Sufficient ability with design tools and Building Information Modeling (BIM) to manage the design, production and documentation phases of a project
  • Sufficient knowledge to support project teams on all phases of design and document production, and the ability to identify areas of specific design process efficiencies and apply knowledge towards project goals
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of the architectural and engineering components of a building, and the relationship these components have as part of a building system
  • Verbal, written, graphic and drafting skills necessary to communicate concepts and solutions to team members, clients, consultants and contractors
  • Organizational, leadership, technical and design ability to participate significantly in the development of Schematic Design documents, Design Development and Contract Documents and follow-through during Construction Administration
  • Knowledge of building, planning and zoning codes as they relate to the project
    and its design

About MatchBox
Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivalled expertise with our teams extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.

Equal Opportunities
MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Work Permits
Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application.

Further Consideration
We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.
Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com 

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