Senior Architect/ Designer

Gian­none Pet­ri­cone Asso­ciates relies on its senior staff to see the big pic­ture and lead the suc­cess­ful exe­cu­tion of projects by being a leader and ded­i­cat­ed team play­er, bring­ing cre­ativ­i­ty and approach­ing tasks with inge­nu­ity. This role is diverse and will involve indi­vid­ual work as well as sig­nif­i­cant team­work. A senior staff mem­ber is a crit­i­cal point per­son who will need the abil­i­ty to man­age dif­fer­ent work­loads while coor­di­nat­ing effec­tive­ly with team mem­bers, clients, con­trac­tors, and oth­ers.

A Senior Archi­tect has a com­mit­ment to design excel­lence and exe­cu­tion, and strong skills in the pro­duc­tion and co-ordi­na­tion of con­tract doc­u­ments with anno­tat­ed and dimen­sioned draw­ings and must be able to demon­strate expe­ri­ence rang­ing from con­cept design through to con­tract admin­is­tra­tion on a vari­ety of project types.

Project Level Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Work with Associates to co-ordinate internal project deliverables.
  • Provide oversight in the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of project phases.



  • Oversees, develops and guides design conception, design detailing and production of presentation materials.
  • Leads development of construction documents and follows up with design work as drawings and construction progress.
  • Supports Associates with ensuring design continuity.



  • Supports Associates in site coordination, works with contractors in solving construction & site issues.
  • Oversees and leads the production of architectural drawings and models.
  • Supports Associates in maintaining and managing all project documentation related to architectural design and contract administration.
  • Guides contract administration & works effectively with contractors to resolve construction/ site issues.
  • Performs effective analysis of applicable building codes, by-laws and other regulations and technical documents / reports to which a project may be subject.

People Level Responsibilities

  • Inspire and motivate; collaborates across teams
  • Provide oversight, quality assurance and review work produced by team members to ensure that GPA standards are being met
  • Assist in determining project staffing requirements
  • Mentor team member by identifying areas for improvement in their work through teaching and coaching
  • Motivate staff by challenging them, engaging their creativity and recognizing achievement
  • Model behaviour towards and expectations for quality of work

To Apply

As designers, we celebrate, support, and thrive through our differences. GPA is an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applicants to join us regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. At GPA we believe that our differences help us rise to the challenges of tomorrow and ensure a comittment to equitable hiring, training, and place making- in the studio, and beyond in the spaces we design.

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