Junior (Intern) Architect
Gibbs Gage Architects (GGA) is a Calgary based firm that takes pride in offering exceptional professional services in Architecture, Urban Design and Interior Design. Over the past 35 years, Gibbs Gage Architects has developed into one of the largest pure Architecture firms in Western Canada, employing nearly 100 professionals. The firm is comprised of six Partners, Architectural Designers, Interior Designers, Architectural Technologists, Specification Writers, Contract Administrators, along with Office Administration/Support personnel.
Gibbs Gage Architects are presently working on some of Calgary's most exciting and challenging projects. We are involved in a variety of exciting projects including Residential, Hospitality, Institutional, Health Care, High Rise Office, Recreational, Educational, Retail and Industrial.
We are always looking for professional and talented people to join our team of experienced designers, architectural technologists and contract administrators.
Description of Role
GGA is seeking an innovative and talented Junior Graduate Architect with a professional degree in Architecture to join our team of experienced design professionals and industry-leading technical staff. The successful candidate will be disciplined, creative, and an enthusiastic individual who is able to translate our client's requirements into exciting architectural propositions, reflecting our pursuit of sustainable design excellence.
GGA's integrated design/production studio is an exciting professional development environment, supported by active mentoring with opportunities to lead small to medium-sized projects. In addition to career satisfaction, GGA personnel receive an attractive benefits package that supports our priorities of health, family and professionalism. You will work directly with project/studio leads and Partners to conceptualize and develop design concepts for a variety of project types and sizes.
Qualities & Minimum Requirements
The chosen candidate must possess a professional and energetic attitude, excellent communication/interpersonal skills and a passion for collaboration and teamwork. You must have proven problem-solving skills and an ability to work on multiple projects; managing your time and prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines. You will liaise with consultants, clients, project managers and approving authorities. Your portfolio should demonstrate proven design and visualization ability, as well as the design methodology you employ in your design process. Work experience will be considered an asset and preference will be given to those with a strong graphic communication skill set.
Experience in Sketch Up, AutoCAD,and Adobe CS are necessary. Revit, Mental Ray, Vray, Grasshoper, Rhio, and AAA Intern Membership as well as LEED® AP will be considered an asset. Gibbs Gage Architects offer a creative and rewarding work environment and an attractive benefits package.
Please forward your covering letter, resume and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.