Job Title:

Senior Model Maker


Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP


Vancouver, BC

Closing Date:


Henriquez Partners Architects is dedicated to working closely with clients to create buildings that are culturally, economically and environmentally sustainable. We are seeking a Senior Model Maker to complement our existing team at our downtown Vancouver office, located at 598 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 2A3.

Henriquez Partners uses built models throughout the design process as a design, visualization and presentation tool. We require an experienced model maker with minimum 5 years of experience with exacting craftsmanship, who can produce models and manage our model shop. Applicant must have a minimum 2 years of experience supervising a team and managing a shop including inventory and equipment maintenance.


  • Have practical experience creating massing, context, study and presentation models
  • Have experience laser cutting, including preparing files, operating a laser cutter, and assembling models
  • Have experience with 3D printing and other current model-making techniques
  • Have experience working with a range of materials in the production of physical models (chip board, acrylic, foam core, wood etc.)
  • Have Rhino, SketchUp, Grasshopper, Vectorworks, and 3D Studio Max (asset)
  • Have Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator skills (asset)
  • Have experience supervising a team of model making staff
  • Have experience managing a small model shop including material procurement, inventory and equipment sourcing and maintenance
  • Have high initiative and be self-motivated
  • Have exceptional communication and leadership skills
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Have patience, dedication and strong attention to detail
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Have exemplary design skills.
  • Ability to work with and take direction from the architectural teams

Successful completion of a Bachelor's degree in Architecture is required for this position.

Salary range of $75,000 to $85,000 per year commensurate with education and experience based on a 37.5 hour work week.  Benefits include MSP, dental and extended health coverage, along with paid vacation.


Please submit cover letter, resume and portfolio to

Thank you in advance for your response, however only those chosen for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Posted 2018-06-27

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