Stantec System

Team Lead

1 week ago
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Architecture & Interior Design

Your Opportunity

We could design buildings just because we can, but we’d rather create places that inspire. Through our Architecture and Interior Design work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces that foster a culture of collaboration—spaces that are designed for community.


We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space—good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose. We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities. Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring spaces for all.


Stantec's dynamic Architecture team is looking for a professional Team Lead. The successful individual will have a minimum of 5 years experience working on retail/commercial related projects or programs.

Your Duties

  • Under the direction of the Project Manager, assists in the preparation of plans, drawings, details and specifications in accordance with client standards and specification.
  • Under the direction of the Project Manager, assists in the design and/or production aspects of small projects or parts of the design of larger, complex projects.
  • Coordinates closely with the project team regarding design and production concepts.
  • Coordinates closely with the Project Manager regarding production standards and procedures as well as technical requirements;
  • Serves as secondary contact for client, communicating progress and status.
  • Ensures designs meet applicable codes and regulations.
  • Conducts design review and meets with clients to evaluate and comment upon concept designs and plans.
  • Works cooperatively with city/county planning, public works agencies and staff, neighborhood associations, developers, consultants and others. Maintains effective communication and cooperation with and among these partners.
  • Acts as company representative at site walks, planning staff meetings, public hearings, bid walks, turnover meetings and post-construction walks.
  • Responds to city comments through drawing revisions, direct negotiation or written responses.
  • Maintains high satisfaction rating from clients through superior service, quality workmanship, timely production and quick project turnaround and thorough understanding of client requirements.
  • Ensures that clients are made aware of the latest services offered by the company.
  • Participates in other marketing activities benefiting the company.
  • Understands future trends in architectural design/materials and related industries. Develops designs based on these trends.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance, supervision, motivation and development of subordinates.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor degree in architecture or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Architectural license is a plus. 
  • 5+ years’ experience with retail/commercial related projects or programs.
  • Shopping Center, Restaurant and/or Grocery experience a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of architecture, urban design principles and construction materials.
  • Must have proven ability to grow existing client programs. 
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities. 
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as manage a diverse team of staff and consultants. 
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, priorities and workflows, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to direct and recommend cost-effective creative design solutions.
  • Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance.

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