Careers

We believe that buildings and interior spaces affect everything in our lives. They influence our mood and our behaviour, and impact our overall wellbeing. Our people are our biggest asset – and it’s about having the right people in place. Are you that person?

Come Shape the World With Us

We believe that work and fun mix well together. Office life shouldn’t be a total grind – after all, if you’re happy, then you’ll be more inspired. When you’re inspired, you’ll be more engaged, motivated and driven.

At S2, you’ll be part of an amazing team of diverse individuals across three studios – Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. We provide full service architectural, interior design and master planning with an approach of inclusion, respect and collaboration among studios to creating enduring architecture that provides meaningful and moving contributions to the built environment.

Our work spans a broad range of building and project types and the foundation of our success is deeply rooted in the delivery of creative and functional solutions for our clients, our communities and the environment.
If you have a passion for great design, teamwork, superior client service and a little bit of fun, then you may be a great match.

S2 offers the chance to work (and play) in an engaging team environment that supports fine tuning of skill sets and expertise, while being given the opportunity to pursue professional goals. We offer valuable benefits and are committed to providing opportunities, excellent professional and personal benefits.

Work/Life Benefits
  • Competitive health and dental insurance plan
  • Employee life and dependent life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Personal / sick time
  • Community involvement
  • Learning and development programs
  • Flexible work hours / Work from home options
  • Continuing education / professional development
  • S2 days for time to spend with family
Profit Sharing Program (S2PSP)

The S2PSP is a profit sharing program open to all employees.

Work Hard/Play Hard

Our social committee at S2 is always organizing new events, contests or activities to promote team building. Some past events have included:

  • Employee anniversary and milestone celebrations
  • Various seasonal holiday contests
  • International potluck
  • Employee annual golf classic tournament
  • Long weekend wine raffle
  • Bowling
  • Holiday weekend celebration in the mountains
  • Oktoberfest beer raffle
  • Wellness Challenges
Teamwork

We believe in working together with respect, trust and support for each other.

S2 Architecture is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to the principle and practices of employment equity. We invite all qualified individuals, including persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal Peoples to apply for our career opportunities.

Registered Architect or Designer – Junior

We are currently seeking a Junior Registered Architect or Designer for our Vancouver studio.

This position recognizes an entry level designer who provides support to the senior Project Manager, Architect or project design lead. This individual will assist and contribute to the programming, development of design concepts and presentations of a variety of projects under the guidance of a senior project manager, architect or project design lead. They will also assist and participate in the production of construction documentation. This junior position is expected to work in collaboration with all project team members and third-party participants. The successful candidate will have a basic understanding of the construction drawings and specifications, the building code and have good graphic/visualization and hand drawing skills.m.

Qualifications
  • Experience with graphics software: Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUP and Adobe Design Suite
  • Strong organization and time-management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work together in a team environment
  • Ability to manage project resources, costs and schedules
Education and Experience
  • Degree in Architecture from accredited University

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