Our nature is collaboration.

Our office is located in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown.

We are only two blocks away from the magnificent waterfront of Coal Harbour and only ten minutes’ walk to Stanley Park.

The surrounding environment is inspiring and uplifting which is a perfect location for an architectural office. We have an open studio environment where all levels of staff, including partners, are working together. We encourage vibrant dialogue amongst the principals, designers and technical staff during the design process. We promote exchange of design ideas and shared technical support among different design teams.

Our nature is collaboration. So you’ll find at CTA an open studio environment where all levels of staff work and share in the same space. We believe in the exchange of ideas and shared technical support among different design teams. We are culturally diverse with 15 different countries represented and 15 different languages spoken. 16 if you count the language of design. And over 50% of our staff is female. We prize personal and professional development and advancement. You can grow with this company. And we subsidize our employees professional development courses.

Want to know more? Listen to our CTA employees.

Job Openings at Chernoff Thompson Architects

Registered Architect

Location
Chernoff Thompson Architects (Downtown Vancouver)
Compensation
Salary to Commensurate with Experience and Education Level
Employment type
Full-Time

Chernoff Thompson Architects has a position available for a team member Registered as an Architect with the AIBC, or eligible for registration. We are continuing a growth phase and are looking for well-rounded architects with experience in all aspects of design, documentation and construction. We have a number of high tech/biotech private sector and institutional clients, and currently have projects for 8 different post-secondary institutions in Canada and the United States, as well as various projects for all levels of government.

Our office is located in downtown Vancouver and usually consists of approximately 35 staff.
We require motivated, highly disciplined staff with a strong design sense that enjoy working as part of a team.

We are looking for team players to join our leadership track, who are comfortable working with clients and consultants and have a high interest in design, detailing and construction administration. We are also looking for individuals who are moving fast in their career track, but are able to provide measured guidance to junior intern architects.

Ideal candidates will have:

• Registration as an architect with the AIBC or eligibility for such
• 8+ years’ experience in British Columbia or equivalent jurisdiction
• Excellent English language verbal and written skills
• Outstanding design skills
• Working knowledge of, and skills in, producing design and construction documents in Revit and Autocad.
• Construction Administration experience
• Experience in institutional building types
• Experience in all forms of structure – wood frame, steel, and cast-in-place concrete.

You will:

• Work closely with one or more Partners or Associates and more junior staff on teams of 3-6 persons.
• Be involved in project management gaining an understanding of firm management.
• Be available for travel to some project sites.
• Bring a collaborative and enthusiastic attitude.
• Bring a high level of attention to detail to all your work.

We offer:

• An international team, supportive of diversity, including a long-standing ratio of minimum 50% women/men in the studio.
• Strong hands-on partner leadership and mentorship.
• Competitive salaries renewed annually along with cost of living increase considerations.
• Open concept work environment, close to transit.
• LEED® office environment, including bike and gym facilities.
• LEED® accreditation recognition.
• For long term employees, financial support for professional development and registration.

Salary to be commensurate with experience and education level.

Please provide the following to info@cta.bc.ca:

• Cover Letter indicating interest in the position (PDF)
• Resume (PDF)
• Maximum 6 pages of printable PDF attachments indicating representative portfolio work.
• Salary expectations
• Current Work Visa stats and dates of such or confirmation that you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident.

No phone calls please. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Intern Architect

Location
Chernoff Thompson Architects (Downtown Vancouver)
Compensation
Salary to Commensurate with Experience and Education Level
Employment type
Full-time Internship

Chernoff Thompson Architects has a position available for a team member that is an Intern Architect registered with the AIBC, or eligible for similar registration. We are looking for well-rounded team members with experience or potential in all aspects of design, documentation and construction. We have a number of high tech/biotech private sector and institutional clients, and currently have projects for 8 different post-secondary institutions in Canada and the United States, as well as various projects for all levels of government.

We are looking for team players, who are comfortable working with clients and consultants and have a high interest in design, detailing, and construction documents. We are looking for team members who will benefit from working in small groups and directly with our Partners and Associates.

Ideal candidates will have:

• Registration as an Intern Architect with the AIBC or eligibility for such
• Graduation from a University professional degree in the study of Architecture from a Canadian or equivalent institution
• Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in British Columbia or equivalent jurisdiction
• Excellent English language verbal and written skills
• Outstanding design skills
• Working knowledge of and skills in producing design and construction documents in Revit and Autocad
• Experience in institutional building types

You will:

• Work closely with one or more Partners or Associates and on teams of 3-6 persons
• Bring a collaborative and enthusiastic attitude
• Bring a high level of attention to detail to all your work.

We offer:

• An international team, supportive of diversity, including a long-standing ratio of minimum 50% women/men in the studio.
• Strong hands-on partner leadership and mentorship.
• Competitive salaries renewed annually along with cost of living increase considerations.
• Open concept work environment, close to transit.
• A LEED® office environment, including bike and gym facilities.
• LEED® accreditation recognition.
• For long term employees financial support for professional development and registration.

Salary to commensurate with experience and education level.

Please provide the following to info@cta.bc.ca:

• Cover Letter indicating interest in the position (PDF).
• Resume (PDF).
• Maximum 6 pages of printable PDF attachments indicating representative portfolio work.
• Salary expectations.
• Current Work Visa status and dates of such or confirmation that you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident.

No phone calls please. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.