Join Our Team!

We are always looking for talented and energetic
individuals to join our team. Applications should
include a portfolio, cover letter, and resume in PDF
format (< 10mb), and can be sent to either
careers@mgba.com for our Vancouver office or
toronto@mgba.com for our Toronto office.

Current Positions

07 11 2018INTERIOR DESIGNERVancouver, BC
07 11 2018INTERN ARCHITECTVancouver, BC
07 11 2018ARCHITECTURAL
TECHNOLOGIST
Vancouver, BC
09 18 2018MGBA RECEPTIONVancouver, BC

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Interior Designer

Vancouver, British Columbia
Competitive Salary and Benefits

MGBA is a full service architectural and interior design firm with offices in both Vancouver and Toronto. Our growth and success over the last decade is due to skillful integration of architecture, interior design, and planning services, combined with effective project delivery and project management. MGBA provides architectural and design services for a variety of clients ranging from hospitality, retail, and commercial, to multi-family residential, and institutional projects across Canada.

We offer an energetic and social work environment where each member of our team has the opportunity to take part and contribute to all aspects of project delivery. Positions at MGBA are dynamic as they continually grow and change with our employees.

As an Interior Designer in our Vancouver Office your
responsibilities will include:

  • Developing strong design concepts conveyed via orthographic & 3D drawings.
  • Participating in client presentations both independently and with a team
  • Managing fast paced projects in an environment that rewards people that take initiative and are self-starters
  • Guiding project design based on current workplace trends, design and planning
    principles, aesthetics
  • Efficiently zoning, block planning and space planning to programmatic requirements
  • Working with clients to identify program needs
  • Verifying code compliance of Interior Design Work
  • Developing FF&E packages while tracking budget adherence
  • Detailing extensive millwork packages and producing complete interior design
    drawing sets for design development review, for tender and for construction.
    Developing and issuing furniture RFP’s.
  • Demonstrating a strong knowledge of systems-furniture specifications and coordinating with local systems- furniture vendors.
  • Developing and managing work for varied project types that range from fast pace tenant improvements to large long-term corporate account work
  • Facilitating meetings to establish scope of work, budget, schedule requirements, client goals and design objectives of projects

You are able to demonstrate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • An ability to work independently and as a member of a larger team
  • Strong graphic and visualization skills and the ability to execute the principles and elements of design in all phases
  • Ability to effectively communicate design ideas and direction verbally and visually
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with coworkers, clients and other key stakeholders
  • Knowledge of building codes and regulations
  • Strong documentation and field observation skills
  • Ability to interpret and incorporate abstract concepts into concise, accurate drawings and details
  • Initiative, attention to detail and follow-through
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines for multiple, fast-paced projects
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, and Revit. Vectorworks and Rendering
  • skills an asset.

You must have:

  • 5+ years of experience in the design and construction of commercial interior spaces

Please submit your application in PDF format to careers@mgba.com and let
us know why you should be part of the MGBA team. Be sure to include your
resume and a small sample of your work.

We look forward to meeting you.

Intern Architect

MGBA is a full service architectural and interior design firm with offices in both Vancouver and Toronto. Our growth and success over the last decade is due to skillful integration of architecture, interior design, and planning services, combined with effective project delivery and project management. MGBA provides architectural and design services for a variety of clients ranging from hospitality, retail, and commercial, to multi-family residential, and institutional projects across Canada.

We offer an energetic and social work environment where each member of our team has the opportunity to take part and contribute to all aspects of project delivery. Positions at MGBA are dynamic as they continually grow and change with our employees.

As an Intern Architect in our Vancouver office your responsibilities will include:

  • Design
  • Drawing production
  • Consultant coordination
  • Contract administration

You are able to demonstrate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • An ability to work independently and as a member of a larger team
  • An enjoyment of learning and growing through the practice of architecture

You must be:

  • Registered with the AIBC, or
  • Eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia

Application / Submission
Please submit your application in PDF format to careers@mgba.com and let us know why you should be part of the MGBA team. Be sure to include your resume and a small sample of your work.

We look forward to meeting you.

Architectural Technologist

MGBA is a full service architectural and interior design firm with offices in both Vancouver and Toronto. Our growth and success over the last decade is due to skillful integration of architecture, interior design, and planning services, combined with effective project delivery and project management. MGBA provides architectural and design services for a variety of clients ranging from hospitality, retail, and commercial, to multi-family residential, and institutional projects across Canada.

We offer an energetic and social work environment where each member of our team has the opportunity to take part and contribute to all aspects of project delivery. Positions at MGBA are dynamic as they continually grow and change with our employees.

As an Architectural Technologist in our Vancouver office your responsibilities will include:

  • Working drawing production
  • Consultant coordination
  • Contract administration

You are able to demonstrate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • An ability to work independently and as a member of a larger team

You must be:

  • Registered with the AIBC, or
  • Eligible to be registered in the province of British Columbia
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office

You must have:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Experience in the production of complete working drawing packages

Application / Submission
Please submit your application in PDF format to careers@mgba.com and let us know why you should be part of the MGBA team. Be sure to include your resume and a small sample of your work.

We look forward to meeting you.

MGBA Reception

Mallen Gowing Berzins Architecture is looking for a talented and experienced Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant to join their company.

The Receptionist/Administrative Assistant is the first point of contact for clients and will undertake daily administrative duties providing vital support to the group. As part of the MGBA team you will be instrumental in providing exceptional service while supporting a positive work environment.

The Role of Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant:
The ideal candidate will have a combination of education, experience, and efficiency making a great addition to our dynamic and high paced team.

Reports to: Accounting & Office Controller
Job Type: Full-Time

Main Responsibilities

  • Direct all guests and clients in a friendly professional manner; both in person and over the phone
  • Keep common areas and meeting rooms tidy and ready for use
  • Manage inventory, office supplies, and source various products as needed
  • Shipping/receiving of packages and mail
  • Interact in a timely fashion with all requests given
  • Promote the company; it’s people and talents

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-4 years current office experience
  • Education & Training in Office Administration and/or a recognized reception training program
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Typing speed – minimum 55 wpm
  • Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal and computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in an Apple & Windows environment
  • Must be proficient in English; both written and verbal
  • Professional, friendly & personable in both attitude and appearance at all times
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently – must be a team player
  • Ability to work under pressure & multi-task (answering phones, greeting clients, couriers, getting coffee/water etc.)
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Responsible and punctual with a professional appearance at all times
  • Self starter that is conscientious and willing to learn and assist in all areas, or as required
  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage concurrent projects and work well with others
  • Basic bookkeeping skills are an asset

MGBA offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package

MGBA is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, due to the high volume of applicants only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.