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Thank you for considering Diamond Schmitt Architects for your future employment. Please apply for job openings by contacting HR@dsai.ca.

Contract Administrator

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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We are seeking a Contract Administrator who will contribute their outstanding skills to the planning, design and furnishing of a wide variety of projects. The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of architecture and a passion for design innovation and excellence. They will work closely with principals, associates and architects in a collaborative studio environment to contribute design ideas and provide direction to project teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide construction administration functions to projects, including both office functions (certificates of payments, preparation of CO’s PC’s, CD’s etc.) and field functions (attendance at site meetings, preparation of site instructions, field review reports, etc.)
  • Organize, direct and manage contract administration for projects
  • Implement the project as directed by, or in consultation with the project team
  • Supervise the work effort on assigned projects
  • Work in a collaborative team environment, primarily in construction administration with involvement as required in other aspects of design including pre tender document review
  • Report to the project architect on a regular basis outlining status of job cost control and scheduling issues including general progress and time management issues
  • Knowledge of Revit and Autocad an asset
  • 10+ years experience required

Diamond Schmitt Architects encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process.

Please send your resume to hr@dsai.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Intermediate Architect

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Diamond Schmitt Architects is a Toronto based firm with a new office in Vancouver. Our dynamic team maintains international reputation for excellence in the design of buildings for performing arts organizations, colleges and universities, health care institutions, government, business and private clients. The firm has received over 250 regional, national and international awards for design, including 7 Governor General’s Awards for architecture.

The firm has been recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies since 2008, now achieving Platinum status. Business Week/Architectural Record have included Diamond Schmitt’s Israeli Foreign Ministry, the Four Season Center for the Performing Arts in Toronto and the Harman Center for the Arts in Washington DC on their list of the World’s 10 Best Buildings.

190 people work in the Toronto office including 150 architectural staff and 40 support staff.

We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic design focused individuals with a minimum of 5 years architectural experience to join our team.  The ideal candidates will have well-rounded architectural experience and a demonstrated passion for excellence in design.  They should also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, very good organizational skills, and be able to multi-task in a busy office.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architectural design, detailing and documentation on projects in collaboration with the project architects and team members
  • Developing and coordinating construction documentation on projects
  • Preparation of 2D, 3D and CAD drawings
  • Working experience with Revit is an asset

 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated pursuit of excellence in design
  • Bachelor of Architecture Degree
  • Revit trained and work experience an asset
  • Must also have working knowledge of current versions of AutoCAD.  Experience in modeling software such as Rhino, Sketchup, 3D Max and CS Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) would be considered an asset
  • Experience preparing design and construction documents for institutional and residential projects.  Contract Administration experience is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work in a team environment

 

Positions are available in our Toronto and Vancouver studios.

Please send your resume and portfolio to hr@dsai.ca.  We thank all applicants who have applied however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Diamond Schmitt Architects encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process.

Intermediate Interior Designer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Exercise their expertise, strong knowledge of furniture materials and finishes
  • Undertake the development of design solutions
  • Coordinate architectural, electrical, mechanical, structural consultants, and other consultants or vendors
  • Build and maintain great client relationships with external and internal clients
  • Prepare working contract documents, plans, details and schedules, using AutoCAD/Revit software
  • Co-ordinate and/or undertake the selection and specification of furniture systems, fixtures and equipment
  • Prepare and co-ordinate project schematic/conceptual design drawings
  • Prepare required layouts, sketches and space plans required to convey design intent
  • Establish and maintain project budgeting and scheduling
  • Coordinate and/or undertake the preparation of required project documents, minutes, schedules and specifications
  • Attend on-site visits and field reviews and direct contractors and vendors as required
  • Responsible for keeping a project on schedule

Experience and Skills

  • 3-8 years of experience; specifically in Commercial Interiors.
  • NCIDQ qualifications, registered with ARIDO
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design
  • LEED certification is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of federal, provincial and municipal building laws, building and safety codes, health and environmental standards and regulations for commercial interiors.
  • Strong conceptual design and presentation experience through the use of AutoCAD and Revit/or other 3D; or graphic design programs
  • Proficient in SketchUp, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Reader/Writer
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating significant design skills on projects from concept through completion

Please send your resume and portfolio to hr@dsai.ca. We thank all applicants who have applied however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Diamond Schmitt Architects encourages and welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process.