The better the people. The better the work.
At S2 we recognize that we are only the sum of our parts - we look for talented, inspired individuals who bring energy and passion to our culture along with a collaborative spirit to our work. We aspire to cultivating a fun and creative work environment that encourages creativity, innovation and teamwork.
Community. Pragmatic. Collaborate.
These are just some of the words our employees use to describe their environment and work life at S2. The culture at S2 is built around a passion for great design and superior client service. That philosophy is shared by everyone who works here. Empowerment and inclusion is paramount to great design, consequently, we encourage and promote both individuality and teamwork.
S2 offers the chance to work (and play), in an engaging team environment, to work on exciting, innovative projects and to be a part of something bigger. At S2 you’ll fine tune your skills and cultivate your expertise while being given the opportunity to pursue your professional goals.
Our people are integral to our success. We offer valuable benefits and are committed to providing our opportunities, with excellent professional and personal benefits which in turn promote professional growth, wellness and work/life balance.
- Competitive health and dental insurance plan
- Employee life and dependant life insurance
- Long-term disability
- Personal / sick time
- Community involvement
- Learning and development programs
- S2 design charettes
- Flexible work hours
- Continuing education / professional development
- Inspired workplace
- Memorable social events
- S2 days for time to spend with family during the holiday season.
S2 Profit Sharing Program (S2PSP)
The S2PSP is a profit sharing program open to all employees. This program is financially beneficial to both the employee as well as the firm as a whole and promotes loyalty and long-term commitment.
In addition to industry and provincial holiday standards, S2 provides additional ‘S2 Days’ throughout the year. This provides employees with additional paid time off around the long weekends as well as during the Christmas Season.
We work hard – and we play hard. Our social committee at S2 is always organizing new events, contests or activities to promote team building. Some of these events have included:
- Employee anniversary and milestone celebrations
- Find the elf Christmas contest
- International potluck
- Employee annual golf classic tournament
- Valentines employee appreciation candy grams
- Long weekend wine raffle
- Annual bowling event
- Christmas desk decorating contest
- Christmas weekend in the mountains
- Oktoberfest beer raffle
- Calgary Corporate Challenge (CCC)
- Pumpkin carving competition