Turkel Design

Job - Project Architect

Project Architect


We are a growing, experienced, category-defying firm that is breaking through boundaries between industries. We are redefining how to build a home — designing at the intersection of design, construction, product procurement, and project fulfillment.

We work with an international and diverse clientele, guiding our clients through the entire project — from finding a site to specifying items from finishing to furniture — culminating in a stunning prefabricated home, delivered and assembled on-site.

This is where you come in.


If you are motivated by our mission to deliver high-quality residential architecture to a wide variety of regions, then read on.

You have:

  • 10-plus years’ experience reviewing and/or preparing construction documents

  • 10-plus years’ in design role

  • A degree in Architecture

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications

  • Proficiency in SketchUp

  • Experience supervising staff and coordinating consultants

  • A strong eye and design vocabulary

  • Architectural Registration (Preferred)

 You are:

  • Detail-oriented and organized

  • Highly self-motivated

  • Fun, sharp, enthusiastic

  • Committed to quality

  • Someone who has pride of authorship

You enjoy:

  • Identifying problems and working with others to find creative solutions

  • Discovering design solutions to accommodate client desires and budget

  • Working independently and efficiently to meet deadlines

  • Multi-tasking and maintaining focus on a portfolio of projects

The Job

  • Opportunity to augment Turkel Design’s creative voice

  • Act as primary designer during the schematic design process, and ensure that the design intent is maintained throughout subsequent phases

  • Customer-facing role, guiding the project and the client through site analysis, schematic design, permitting, construction documentation, pricing and specification

  • Coordinate and maintain lasting relationships with clients, staff, consultants, builders, and local regulatory officials

  • Ensure that projects are delivered within budget and on schedule

A typical day with us

  • Collaborating on the design of custom residences

  • Presenting and discussing designs with clients via online screen-share meetings

  • Providing innovative and thoughtful design direction for client consideration

  • Creating project schedules and coordinating with clients, consultants, and staff to implement them

  • Overseeing and reviewing the creation of complete sets of construction documents

  • Researching building codes, construction techniques, materials, industry standards, and local regulations

  • Traveling to perform site visits (across Canada and the US)

  • Participating in a collaborative studio culture

The Perks

  • Generous Profit-Sharing Program

  • Health coverage for you and your family through medical and vision plans

  • Salary that is commensurate with your experience

  • Potential work-from-home arrangement

The Application

Please submit your application to jobs@turkeldesign.com

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Work sample (digital files only)