Development Architect – Kitchener, ON

Development Architect – Kitchener, ON

Job ID: 79426
  • Direct Hire
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Wage: $85,000 / year + 5% Bonus
  • Position specifics: Both positions with a fast-growing design-build modular company with plants in both the US and Kitchener. Their patented modular system allows Developers and Architects to build faster and more-efficiently than ever before. Excellent opportunities to be involved with a progressive company leading the way in modular building. Comprehensive benefits package as well as tuition assistance and excellent RRSP program. Full details to be provided during the interview process.

Job Description

The Development Architect will be responsible for analyzing properties for development, including by-law review, site planning, building massing, proforma and municipal submittals.

Responsibilities to include the following, but not limited to:

  • Working with development team to assess property yield based on modular standard
  • Property analysis and zoning requirements
  • Municipal submittals and review
  • Weekly development meetings
  • Generating overall project schedule and budget and administering design team
  • REviewing planning documents and applying to the design options
  • Overseeing drawing package for Zoning and Site Plan Approval
  • Assisting in management of Sharepoint, Procore and BIM360
  • Assisting in developing generative design software
  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures for site design process
  • Assisting with office operating procedures
  • Assisting with sales, outreach and presentations
  • Assisting in resourcing and delegating tasks to design team
  • Assisting in onboarding training and mentoring for new designers and PMs
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Degree in Architecture
  • OAA license in required
  • Minimum eight (8) years experience in a design office and experience as a Project Architect
  • Experience running a design team on the front-end of a project
  • Expertise in planning principles, zoning, variances, site planning and design
  • Knowledge of CCDC contracts, management and administration
  • Advanced understanding of Revit and BIM360


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