Join us at Paul Raff Studio

We are looking for a thoughtful, artful, and technically skilled Junior Architectural Designer.

Our small-scale and team-based structure encourages work-life balance, professional development and technical growth. If you are looking for a flexible, respectful, and collaborative environment to develop your skills, this position might be for you.

About Us

Based in Toronto, our Studio assists clients locally and internationally. Our collective effort is dedicated to creative vision of the highest calibre. Our goal is to balance each project with innovation and thoughtfulness. We strive to tailor each project to individual clients’ desires while maintaining a clear focus on the holistic design vision. We execute a collaborative and rigorous design process for each project, with a discerning focus on spatiality, material richness, and the qualities of light. We aim to poetically and systematically integrate outdoor spaces such as gardens, plazas, and promenades to create vivid living spaces.

Responsibilities

Ideally, you will have a minimum of 2 years’ professional experience. Your duties will include, among other assignments:

3-D modelling and visualization to explore design options and for presentation to Clients.
Schematic design, design development, and construction drawings.
Graphic Design (presentations & marketing)

Requirements

Fluent in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe.
Articulate and a good listener with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Well-organized, self-motivated, flexible, and with a positive outlook.
Ability to work well either on a team or independently.
Ability to manage assigned tasks in a timely manner, and provide updates to the project manager.

Assets

Interest in sustainable building features and design.
Knowledgeable in construction drawings and developing details, especially pertaining to building envelope.
Knowledge of Part 3 and Part 9 of the OBC.
Familiarity with municipal approvals process for building projects.
Experience in residential design.

How to Apply:

Email hiring@paulraffstudio.com with the subject line “Junior Architectural Designer

Send us an email to let us know why this position interests you, and why your experience meets the qualifications of this position. Please include your CV and portfolio with work samples in PDF format.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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