Careers

Thank you for considering Diamond Schmitt Architects for your future employment.

Diamond Schmitt Architects accepts employees from a wide variety of sources and backgrounds. What unites our team, however, is talent, dedication and a high level of professional skills. Learn more about our culture and community involvement.

Please apply for job openings by contacting hr@dsai.ca.

Open Positions

Location

We are looking for an artistically focused Architectural Visualization Specialist with a minimum of 2 years experience to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated passion for creating atmospheric and photorealistic images to express the intent of the design. Positions are available in our Toronto studio.

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.

Key Responsibilities
  • Creating still images and animation for a variety of projects
  • Modeling, texturing, lighting, camera set up, and post-production
  • Constructing detailed and efficient three-dimensional models
  • Ability to work in a team environment, with management and other artists, on multiple projects
Qualifications
  • A degree or diploma in architecture, art, photography, design or relevant field
  • 2 years of experience in architectural visualization
  • Experience in creating renderings for both exteriors and interiors of various building types; commercial, institutional, residential, etc.
  • Advanced skills in 3d Max, Vray, Adobe Photoshop
  • Skills in Forest Pack, Railclone, Aftereffects, and Premiere are an asset
  • Familiarity with Revit, Rhino and Blender workflows are also an asset
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for a BIM Manager to join our Vancouver office to help shape the digital aspect of  design excellence through industry leading  collaboration, design and construction. The BIM Manager will represent our west coast team, while working collaboratively with our Toronto office to create a uniform way of working across the country.  The BIM manager  will work with the Toronto office to help us improve our office standards, project workflows, software adherence, and managing our future team of Vancouver  BIM Coordinators and BIM leaders.   We are looking for a BIM Manager who can work independently and communicate clearly with project teams and clients. A good understanding of construction means and methods is essential for developing consistent and thorough project workflows and standards.

Please send your resume and portfolio to hr@dsai.ca.  We appreciate your interest in working with DSA, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coach, mentor and supervise the process of virtually constructing a building with project teams
  • Facilitate learning sessions in group or individual format to ensure standards are followed
  • Create model setup package in with the project team
  • Assist in establishing documented processes, procedures, and workflows
  • Collaborate with DSA BIM team to improve current Revit template
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to bring forward innovative ideas, methods and technology uses to improve project team workflows
  • Explore BIM visual programming platform such as Dynamo and Grasshopper
  • Ensure standards defined on the project BIM Execution Plan and project workflows are adhered
  • Manage project models to ensure a healthy BIM databse
  • Understand clash-detection and conflict resolution
  • Understand model data extraction for CoBie and dRofus
Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 year College diploma or University degree from a recognized architectural program
  • 5 years progressive work experience in an architectural office
  • Excellent working knowledge of Revit, Revit families, and Navisworks
  • Ability to read specifications and 2D drawings
  • Understanding of common building components and how they are assembled to form a completed building
  • Multitasking,  project management and leadership skills
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Comfortable communicating in working groups of various sizes and able to work well with others in a highly collaborative, team environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Programming background is a benefit but not a requirement
  • Experience delivering and managing project data in accordance with industry IFC and COBie standards
  • Understanding BIM for Facility Management is considered an asset