Architectural Designer - Extensive Skills in Design Production Required

Are you a creative, passionate, and detail-oriented Architectural Designer interested in collaborating with some of the greatest talents in architecture and design?

As a core member of the Design team, you will use your Revit expertise to complete the design production, detailing, and coordination of a range of complex, and high-quality High-Rise, Mixed-use, Residential, and Commercial projects. 

You will utilize your knowledge, skills, creativity, and innovation in Revit, modelling, and building sciences to develop and execute technical details that provide high-quality production information that is aligned to a project’s design intent and goals. You will also collaborate with Associates, Architectural Designers, Technicians, and Project Managers. The role reports to the Associate or Project Manager and is based at our office in Toronto. 

About Hariri Pontarini Architects

Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA) is a leading Toronto-based, full-service architectural studio known for crafting projects of enduring value. Founded in 1994 by Siamak Hariri and David Pontarini, the firm’s portfolio covers a diverse range of institutional, cultural, mixed-use, commercial, and residential projects of international acclaim. Distinguished by an unwavering commitment to design excellence, and an aspiration to create architecture that can uplift and inspire, HPA’s growing body of work has helped to elevate and expand Canada’s architectural profile on the global stage.

As an Architectural Designer, you will: 

  • Collaborate with Designers to define the client’s requirements, specifications, budget, timelines and applicable Building Codes
  • Utilize Revit to develop, coordinate, and execute technical design details, drawings, and documents that successfully meet design intent and project requirements
  • Participate and contribute to the preparation of client presentations that showcase the projects design solutions as required throughout a project’s lifecycle
  • Ensure that the production adheres to drawing standards and procedures
  • Incorporate production information into tender documentation and contract documents
  • Continuously develop skills and knowledge of Revit, Building Codes, and Municipal By-Laws
  • Formulate and prepare design presentation strategies and presentations
  • Conduct material and product research as required for project development
  • Collaborate with other discipline team leaders

To achieve your objectives as an Architectural Designer, you will need to have: 

  • 5+ years of experience in the production of Architectural projects such as low- and high-rise residential projects and mixed-use development
  • Advanced level of experience and skill in utilizing Revit
  • Experience in using AUTOCAD & Sketchup
  • Experience and knowledge of Ontario Building Codes and Municipal By-Laws
  • Familiarity with City of Toronto approval processes and submission documents

As an Architectural Designer, you will have

  • A bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in architecture, design, or a relevant field
  • Advanced skills in Revit, AUTOCAD and SketchUp
  • An OAA / AATO membership / Architectural license is an advantage

As an individual, you will

  • Be a self-motivated, detail-oriented, and creative designer that accepts accountability
  • Adhere to deadlines and complete projects as defined with strong attention to detail
  • Communicate clearly and concisely
  • Successfully demonstrate a collaborative team approach and attitude
  • Provide innovative solutions

If you are interested in joining our team, please send the following documents to our Talent Acquisition Lead at

  1. Resume - MS Word/ PDF
  2. Architectural Design Production portfolio of High-Rise, Mixed-use, Residential and Commercial projects

Please note that you will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition Lead for further discussion and set for a REVIT SKILL ASSESSMENT if your experience and qualifications are aligned with the role. 

Thank you for your interest in a career with Hariri Pontarini Architects.

Hariri Pontarini Architects is compliant with all standards set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Hariri Pontarini Architects welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.