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    Architect (Retail/Commercial)

    January 13, 2020


    We are in search of a client-savvy architect with experience in the commercial/ retail market sector. The projects are customized retail roll-outs for a single client, which will vary in terms of complexity and construction dollar value.  

    In this role, you will:

    • Lead architectural and integrated projects through developing design concepts, presentation material, and contract documentation
    • Have active involvement in the delivery of services across all project phases - from user group consultations, visioning, planning and concept development through all phases of design, construction, and occupancy
    • Create a variety of material including sketches, renderings, models, presentation boards, material boards, graphics, details, sections, elevations, and schedules
    • Prepare development permit and rezoning submission packages
    • Provide preliminary code and by-law analysis
    • Oversight of individual project performance within the portfolio including tracking milestones, schedules, construction progress, and budgets
    • Ensure scope of work, schedule and staff allocation for the portfolio team is consistently in line with client expectations and deliverables
    • Maintain client relationships by managing projects within budget and time constraints, and providing reliable client service on a consistent basis; lead client presentations 
    • Monitor deliverables and ensure client deliverables meet Kasian standards of excellence
    • Attend site visits and meetings with clients, consultants, contractors and municipalities as required
    • Coordinate with consultants and contractors to ensure project scope is met

    You bring:

    • Registration with the OAA
    • Exceptional creativity, ability to think through design issues critically, knack for visual communication
    • Well-rounded architecture experience in terms of project stages
    • Passion for design excellence
    • A high level of skill in current versions of Revit considered a definite asset
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional communication skills, able to manage relationships and project performance
    • Experience in all phases of project delivery from schematic design, design development, through contract documentation and contract administration
    • Able to work in a dynamic environment with changing client priorities
    • Self-starter and able to motivate a team
    • Innovative thinking, able to identify ways to improve the efficiency of project management and delivery processes

    This opportunity is ideal for a collaborative and self-motivated individual capable of assuming increasing responsibility for both current and future projects and who, in particular, is interested in growing with the Firm.   

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    Kasian Architecture Ontario Incorporated


    Toronto, ON