SHAPE Architecture is an award-winning architectural practice of architects and designers located in downtown Vancouver. SHAPE Architecture’s work includes public buildings, housing and larger scale urban mixed use projects that together form a critical perspective on how we might live as public citizens in the modern city.

What’s it like to work at SHAPE Architecture?

SHAPE Architecture was founded on the belief that our work as architects is central to creating an engaging, humane and sustainable future in the built environment. The studio culture is based on the pursuit of excellence where the best idea wins. We believe that great projects result from great people working together toward a common goal. We work hard to make that happen, but we also know how to have a good time along the way. If you feel your experience and skills align with our ethos please contact us!

Available Positions

Senior Architect

This is a one-year contract, with the potential to extend. The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Architect with 8+ years post-graduate professional experience
  • Project Management experience running complex public and urban mixed-use projects
  • Leading large architectural teams and the coordination of Consultants
  • Experience securing approvals from local authorities, specifically rezoning and permit applications
  • Strong conceptual and technical design skills
  • Experience developing and coordinating contract documents
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada, and be registered or eligible for registration with the AIBC.

Apply now!

If the ideas that drive us here at SHAPE Architecture resonate with you, please send your CV and Portfolio to We carefully consider all applications, however we appreciate your understanding that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. And although we enjoy meeting new people, we are quite busy so please connect with us via email rather than telephone or visiting the studio.