01 INTERN ARCHITECT WITH GRAPHIC DESIGN
Yamamoto Architecture is actively seeking a full-time, in-office, creative, and dynamic Intern Architect with graphic design experience to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a creative in-office environment where your designs will contribute to the visual storytelling of our architectural projects. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who collaborates effectively with others. We provide a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunities for professional growth.
Job Description:
  • Assist in all project phases from Design Development to Construction Administration.
  • Conduct research on building materials, systems, Zoning Bylaws, and Building Codes.
  • Prepare 3D models and renderings using SketchUp.
  • Collaborate with project teams to create compelling visual content for proposals, presentations, and marketing materials.
  • Translate architectural visions into graphic representations.
•   Assist in all project phases from Design Development to Construction Administration.
•   Conduct research on building materials, systems, Zoning Bylaws, and Building Codes.
•   Prepare 3D models and renderings using SketchUp.
•   Collaborate with project teams to create compelling visual content for proposals, presentations, and marketing materials.
•   Translate architectural visions into graphic representations.
Qualifications:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited architectural/design program. or working towards registration.
  • Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC.
  • 3+ years of experience with multi-family wood frame construction and graphic design.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Proficiency in Vectorworks, SketchUp, and MS Suite.
  • Provide a portfolio emphasizing multi-family wood frame construction and graphic design.
  • This position is not available for candidates working remotely.
•   Must be a graduate of an accredited architectural/design program.
•   Must be registered with the AIBC or eligible to register with the AIBC.
•   3+ years of experience with multi-family wood frame construction and graphic design.
•   Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
•   Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
•   Proficiency in Vectorworks, Sketchup, and MS Suite.
•   Provide a portfolio emphasizing multi-family wood frame construction and graphic design.
•   This position is not available for candidates working remotely.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume, outlining your relevant experience, and a portfolio of your work to admin@yamamotoarchitecture.com. Please limit PDF files to 10MB or provide a Weblink. Please reference the job title “Intern Architect with Graphic Design” in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls or drop-ins.
02 CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATOR
Yamamoto Architecture is actively seeking a full-time Construction Administrator with over 5 years of local experience in Residential Architecture and wood frame construction. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who collaborates effectively with others. We provide a competitive package, inclusive of medical/dental benefits, and opportunities for professional advancement.
Job Description:
  • Collaborate closely with Project Manager (PM) and project teams.
  • Attend site meetings, prepare site reports, and deficiency lists.
  • Ensure that design intent is maintained throughout construction.
  • Discuss with PM any changes that may affect design intent or code compliance.
  • Assist PM with the production and coordination of construction documents.
  • Assist PM with client and consultant coordination.
  • Keep project records up-to-date.
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Stay updated with construction methods, products, codes, and technological advancements.
•   Collaborate closely with Project Manager (PM) and project teams.
•   Attend site meetings, prepare site reports, and deficiency lists.
•   Ensure that design intent is maintained throughout construction.
•   Discuss with PM any changes that may affect design intent or code compliance.
•   Assist PM with the production and coordination of construction documents.
•   Assist PM with client and consultant coordination.
•   Keep project records up-to-date.
•   Work on multiple projects concurrently.
•   Stay updated with construction methods, products, codes, and technological advancements.
Qualifications:
•   Diploma or Degree from an accredited Architecture or Technical program.
•   5+ years of local experience conducting on-site visits, preparing site reports for high-rise residential, multifamily, and mixed-use developments.
•   5+ years of experience with multi-family wood frame construction.
•   Strong written and verbal skills.
•   Excellent time management and organizational skills.
•   Experience with Vectorworks and SketchUp.
•   Comprehensive understanding of current building codes: BCBC and VBBL.
•   Ability to meet tight project deadlines.
•   Excellent critical thinking skills with the ability to work remotely with minimal supervision.
•   Must possess a valid BC driver’s license and have their own vehicle for site visits.
•   Eligibility to work in BC.
  • Diploma or Degree from an accredited Architecture or Technical program.
  • 5+ years of local experience conducting on-site visits, preparing site reports for high-rise residential, multifamily, and mixed-use developments.
  • 5+ years of experience with multi-family wood frame construction.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience with Vectorworks and SketchUp.
  • Comprehensive understanding of current building codes: BCBC and VBBL.
  • Ability to meet tight project deadlines.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills with the ability to work remotely with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess a valid BC driver’s license and have their own vehicle for site visits.
  • Eligibility to work in BC.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume, outlining your relevant experience, and a portfolio of your work to admin@yamamotoarchitecture.com. Please reference the job title "Construction Administrator” in the email subject line. Please limit PDF files to 10MB or provide a Weblink. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls or drop-ins.
03 ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST
Yamamoto Architecture is in search of a talented and enthusiastic Architectural Technologist to join our creative team on a full-time basis. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with strong project architect skills and have 7-10 years of local experience in Residential Architecture and wood frame construction. We offer a competitive package, including medical/dental benefits, and opportunities for professional growth.
Job Description:
•   Generate technical drawings for Rezoning, Design Development, and Building Permit phases.
•   Develop Construction Contract Documents.
•   Support Code and Zoning Reviews.
•   Collaborate in coordinating the Consultant Team.
•   Assist during the Construction Administration phase.
  • Generate technical drawings for Rezoning, Design Development, and Building Permit phases.
  • Develop Construction Contract Documents.
  • Support Code and Zoning Reviews.
  • Collaborate in coordinating the Consultant Team.
  • Assist during the Construction Administration phase.
Qualifications:
•   7-10 years of local architectural experience.
•   Familiarity with current BC building codes: BCBC and VBBL.
•   Knowledge of wood frame and concrete construction.
•   Understanding of the City of Vancouver’s bylaws and processes is a plus.
•   Experience in large-scale residential/multifamily and mixed-use projects is a plus.
•   Proficiency in Vectorworks and Mac environment.
•   Exceptional organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
•   A deep passion for delivering top-notch architectural design.
•   Self-motivated, proactive, and adept at task prioritization.
•   Ability to thrive under tight deadlines.
•   Adaptable and open to changing design directions as needed.
  • 7-10 years of local architectural experience.
  • Familiarity with current BC building codes: BCBC and VBBL.
  • Knowledge of wood frame and concrete construction.
  • Understanding of the City of Vancouver’s bylaws and processes is a plus.
  • Experience in large-scale residential/multifamily and mixed-use projects is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Vectorworks and Mac environment.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • A deep passion for delivering top-notch architectural design.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and adept at task prioritization.
  • Ability to thrive under tight deadlines.
  • Adaptable and open to changing design directions as needed.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume, outlining your relevant experience, and a portfolio of your work to admin@yamamotoarchitecture.com. Please limit PDF files to 10MB or provide a WebLink. Please reference the job title “Architectural Technologist” in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.