This Opportunity

This is a full-time, permanent, Vancouver-based Intern Architect position working with a dynamic design team on the development of a range of architectural projects. Under the direction of senior architects, this position will encompass all stages of project realization. As part of a global company, you would have access to a depth of resources through our experienced staff and project portfolio across all studios. Our project workflows capitalize on teams of individuals with complementary strengths and a ‘best idea wins’ mentality. Join our team in providing exceptional client service through a co-creation attitude for project success.

Specific Position Responsibilities

  • Participate in all phases of project development: conceptual design to contract administration and close-out, with a focus on the earlier design stages

  • Prepare design documentation: client presentations, conceptual diagramming, design development packages, site and environmental diagramming and analysis

  • Prepare construction documentation: Contract documents (Revit-based drawings and specifications), contract administration, authority submissions, and general site reviews

  • Identify and solve technical problems: may include planning solutions, sustainability strategies, code solutions, and/or building envelope detailing

  • Participate in Meetings: internal team meetings, consultant coordination, client workshops, and/or site meetings

  • Effective Communication: Ensure the flow of information (written and verbal) within the project team, with project consultants, and act as liaison

  • Perform industry-related research (project and/or sector based): building science, code issues, design research, detailing, sustainability, etc.

Position Requirements

  • Positive attitude, passion, and patience

  • Creative and pragmatic with a focus on design

  • Ability to work in a studio team environment

  • Comfortable working within the setting of a fully integrated global architecture, interiors, and planning & landscape firm

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work well with colleagues, clients, consultants, and contractors,

  • Ability to meet project deliverables in a timely manner

  • Graduated with a professional degree/diploma in Architecture and be a registered Intern Architect

  • Minimum 2 years of architectural experience

  • Fully proficient in Revit

  • Proficient with digital model-making (Rhino, Sketch-Up)

  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience with 3D rendering software (Enscape, Lumion)

  • Experience with AutoCAD is an asset

  • Knowledge of regional building code

  • Registration or ability to register with the AIBC is an asset

Position Nice-to-haves

  • Other graphic software skills

  • Analogue model making skills (3D printing, laser cutting)

  • VR modeling

  • Parametric design skills (Grasshopper, Dynamo)

  • Revit skills (BIM 360 collaboration, Rhino Inside)

  • Revit plug-ins (Revizto, Dynamo, Hive, dRofus)

  • Sustainability skills/certifications/experience (high-performance building envelope detailing, LEED, WELL, Fitwell, PassiveHouse)

  • Sustainability software (PHPP, CoveTool, Sefeira)


Benefit of working at B+H

People represent our most valued asset. By investing in our employees, we are also investing in the ongoing success of our company. We pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive, People First benefits package to promote health and wellness, enhance work/life balance and ensure long-term stability for our employees and their families.

  • Flexible work arrangements with a combination of working in the dog-friendly Vancouver Studio and remotely
  • Competitive pay
  • A great employer paid Extended Health & Dental Benefit, Life, and AD&D
  • Referral bonus program
  • Company’s perks/discounts (i.e Goodlife, perkopolis etc.)
  • You will be exposed to an open, continuous-learning environment (i.e lunch & learn) where professional development and career progression is encouraged
  • You will work within a dynamic, driven, high-achieving, close-knit, and fun-loving team

Bold+Human – About Us

B+H is a global, award-winning consulting and design solutions firm. We leverage the core visualization and integration skills of an architecture and design practice to understand and articulate complex data into trans-formative solutions across a broad spectrum of sectors and services.

Founded on a legacy of over 65 years of creating bold and inspiring spaces for people, B+H provides core architecture, planning, landscape, and interior design services. Today our team includes more than 400 curious designers, place makers, strategists, storytellers, and creative human beings who believe in embracing change and challenging the status quo to deliver resilient, healthy environments that make positive contributions to their communities and are characterized by vibrant human experiences.

Collaborating across ten studios in Toronto, Vancouver, Seattle, Dubai, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Singapore & Ho Chi Minh City, B+H’s architects, interior designers, planners, landscape architects, organizational design specialists, experience designers, researchers, analysts, and brand strategists combine strategic thinking, bold design, and advanced technology with the creative human energy of an interdisciplinary, multi generational team. B+H delivers strategic consulting and high-value design solutions that shape spaces, communities, and economies.

The Vancouver Studio

B+H’s Vancouver studio is a full-service practice offering architecture and interior design services and also is the headquarters of our CHIL hospitality interiors studio. Under the leadership of the Principals, the Vancouver Studio designs and delivers large and medium scale projects throughout Western Canada in the commercial, multi-family residential, healthcare, mixed-use, institutional, retail, higher education, and hospitality sectors. For more information, please visit and

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for the job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at B+H. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. B+H Architects is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employee. If this is a role you are interested in, we’d love to hear from you.