Careers

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Intern Architect

We are:                                                                                   

  • A values-driven architecture, interiors and urban design firm with a GTHA focus
  • A tight-knit team of 15 professionals with a passion for design and public engagement
  • In an inspiring studio space in downtown Hamilton, with 360° panoramic views of the city
  • Working on a diverse portfolio of public and private sector projects of varying scales

Our values include:

  • We are passionate about our responsibility to sustain our communities
  • We choose to be positive and humble
  • We encourage you to be true to yourself
  • We rely on open and honest communication
  • We believe that experimentation and improvisation are vital to the design process
  • We believe in public education and design advocacy
  • We support a healthy life work balance and offer a great benefits and pension plan

Your role:

  • Our team is highly collaborative. You will be expected to take on a broad range of activities, from predesign through to construction administration, proposal writing, and internal administrative tasks. You will not be relegated to menial tasks. You must be a team player
  • You are passionate about your chosen profession and are hoping to find a career position. You are fluent in Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, 3-D modelling and Microsoft Office, willing to ask questions, make decisions, and take initiative
  • You need to be challenged and are able to manage projects independently, with support
  • Experience with fabrication and VR is an asset
  • A working knowledge of sustainability, accessibility and applicable codes is required

We ask that you submit a cover letter explaining why you feel that dpai would be a good fit for you, your resume and samples of your work to work@dpai.ca.  We sincerely appreciate all expressions of interest, but please understand that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.