22.03.25

 
 

MULTI-UNIT RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECT / ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER (MID-LEVEL)

Superkül is a Toronto-based practice that works across typologies and scales to create vibrant, high-performance contemporary architecture of enduring value. We embrace a first-principles approach and enlist only the most advanced and sustainable methods to deliver vital and dignified design. The result: flexible, fluid, and functional spaces that are luminous and inviting.

Helmed by Meg Graham and Andre D’Elia, our mid-sized firm (35+ people) espouses a collaborative and convivial office culture that offers extensive opportunities for inspiring work, robust mentorship, and constructive career development. As we continue to grow, our goal is to maintain our award-winning residential practice while responding to an increased demand to execute exciting and complex institutional, multi-unit residential, and mixed-use projects.

THE ROLE

Superkül relies on its Architects / Architectural Designers to bring in-depth knowledge of design and architecture to support a range of projects, applying their skill and knowledge across settings to support various project goals. Architects / Architectural Designers should have the kind of experience and education that enables them to demonstrate superior creativity and insight with respect to structural and building requirements. 

We are looking for a mid-level Architect / Architectural Designer to work on our multi-unit residential team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and prepare design development materials and presentations
  • Develop designs and details with design intent, based on research and resolution of technical and design issues
  • Develop construction documents for projects of varying scope with minimal supervision
  • Manage projects from concept through contract administration phases
  • Prepare architectural drawings using REVIT, AutoCAD, SketchUp, and other modeling software
  • Perform effective analysis of applicable building codes, by-laws, and other regulations and technical documents / reports to which a project may be subject
  • Develop strong relationships with clients and internal teams
  • Manage and coordinate consultants
  • Other related duties will be assigned as required

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years of post-graduate work experience in an architectural practice with significant experience in institutional, multi-unit residential, and commercial projects
  • Project management experience, including managing an internal team
  • Previous experience using Newforma and Microsoft Teams for Project Management an asset
  • Completion of Master of Architecture from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and other 3D modeling software
  • Ability to work well either on a team or independently
  • Experience with Authorities Having Jurisdiction, including ZAA, SPA, building permit applications, and Committee of Adjustment
  • Experience and expertise in construction documentation, including envelope detailing, for institutional, multi-unit residential, and commercial projects
  • Experience with contract administration, shop drawing review, as well as on-site reviews and reporting
  • High level of understanding of the Ontario Building Code and City of Toronto’s Zoning By-laws
  • LEED and/or Passive House accreditation and knowledge of sustainable technologies beneficial
  • Member of the Ontario Association of Architects and/or Royal Architectural Institute of Canada beneficial
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Competency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and ExcelKind regards,

Interested candidates should submit their résumé, cover letter, and samples of their work (PDF file 5MB max) to [email protected] with “Multi-Unit Architect / Architectural Designer Position Application – Mid-Level” as the subject line.