Careers

Brook McIlroy is currently has several full-time positions open for our Toronto office, including:
  • Urban Design Architect
  • Landscape Architectural Technologist

Urban Design Architect

This is a unique position requiring an architect with technical experience in building design and an interest in urban design – capable of taking projects from concept through to the schematic design and approvals phases of project development.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Project management of urban design projects including preparation of Site-Specific Development Applications, Campus Master Plans, Downtown Plans, Corridor Plans, Mobility Hubs, Community Plans, Urban Design Guidelines, Master Plans, Peer Reviews, etc;
  • Preparation of urban design/architectural visions and documents, including Urban Design Rationale Reports, Official Plan & Zoning By-law Amendments, Draft Plans of Subdivisions and Minor Variances;
  • Architectural experience in technical aspects of building design;
  • Presenting materials at public workshops, client meetings, internal workshops, and Council meetings;
  • Collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of architects, landscape architects and planners on planning and urban design projects;
  • Coordination of sub-consultants
  • Preparation of proposals in response to RFQs and RFPs
  • Manage project budgets and team allocations
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Support other project work within the studios as needed

Qualifications and skills required:

  • A Master’s degree in architecture/urban design and a minimum of 5 years of urban design/architectural experience
  • Professional Membership in or eligibility to become a member in the design professions
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail, analytical and organizational skills
  • Motivated, flexible and enthusiastic team player able to work in an open studio format
  • Experience in the project management of urban design projects
  • Experience in municipal planning approvals
  • Skill in design software applications including AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign etc.
  • Ability to travel within North America.

Landscape Architectural Technologist

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage, coordinate and prepare contract documentation in AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Work with our in-house team of landscape architects, architects and urban designers to create integrated design solutions.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with consultant teams.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of contract drawing and modeling standards for landscape architectural and architectural projects.

Required Experience

  • Exceptionally proficient in AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge and experience with BIM (Revit).
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the preparation of contract documentation for landscape architectural projects.
  • Experience in the preparation of contract drawings for architectural projects is considered an asset.
  • Experience in specification writing.
  • Experience conducting site inspections and contract administration.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines.
  • Energetic and self-motivated.
  • Detailed-oriented with a deep understanding of landscape construction materials and techniques.
  • Experience with Adobe CS, GIS software, SketchUp, Rhino, and/or Grasshopper considered an asset.
How to Apply:

Please submit a PDF copy of your resume, cover letter, and samples of your work to resumes@brookmcilroy.com with the job title in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.