Brian Sherriff

Brian Sherriff

Mississauga, ON, CA



Objective: Project Architect, Contract Administrator
A skilled architect, able to foresee and resolve potential design issues and co-ordinate various design disciplines; To utilize my extensive knowledge, expertise and passion for creating functional and aesthetically pleasing architecture in a learning team environment.


• Licensed Architect B.Tech-Arch, M.Arch., OAA
• Over 17 years working in intense design and construction environments
• Designed and prepared schematic designs for numerous industrial buildings
• Prepared and managed working drawings for numerous institutional and industrial buildings
• Prepared design and working drawings for residential buildings
• Led design meetings, prepared drawings, and managed construction for SportsNet FAN590’s new On-Air studio
• Professional experience has focused on detailing working drawings, presentation
            drawings, Contract Administration, General Review, coordination of Consultants,
            review of shop drawings and managing projects through construction
• An articulate communicator, with an exceptional eye for detail and strong
            analytical skills
• Extensive use of O.B.C.
• Proficient in AutoCad 2011, AutoTurn, Microsoft Word



Ware Malcomb, Senior Project Coordinator

• Managed working drawings, specifications, and construction of Commercial, Institutional & Residential projects
• Coordinated projects with clients, consultants and contractors
• Led design meetings, prepared drawings, and managed construction for SportsNet
FAN590’s new On-Air studio with a short one-month construction timeline
• Actively involved with design team to facilitate integration of mechanical &
electrical upgrades to a Rogers office building with very restricted parameters
• Project Architect for new Truck Service Repair Garage & Office
• Managed construction of interior renovation for a New Town Hall (Stouffville)

Oct 2010 - May 2011

SRM Architects, Intern Architect

• Worked closely with Principal Architects and designer
• Engaged in $8M change-of-use renovation and addition
• Preparing design and working drawings and coordinating with Engineers on an
exterior elevator addition
• Converting a 2-storey fitness centre into a hotel

Feb 2010 - Jul 2010

Ivan S. Franko Architect, Intern Architect

• Worked closely with Principal, and independently, to prepare design and contract
• Prepared and managed design and working drawings for numerous renovations
• Assisted with budgeting of architectural fees, consultant’s fees and construction
• Managed, designed and prepared working drawings for a new office building
• Focused on barrier-free accessibility including ramps and lifts
• Conducted Field Reviews
• Managed and coordinated consulting engineers and contractors
• Reviewed shop drawings
• Facilitated building permit process by making applications and responded to plan
examiner’s comments
• Assisted with design and documentation for LEED Certification

Aug 2006 - Feb 2010

Allen & Sherriff Architects, Inc., Intern Architect

• Prepared schematic, design and working drawings including site plans, floor plan
elevations, sections, details and schedules
• Participated in client meetings to discuss client requirements, aesthetics, cost efficiency and zoning requirements
• Coordinated with all consultants including but not limited to structural,
mechanical, electrical, site servicing engineers, landscape architects and interior
• Project work included Field Review and contract administration, of new
construction, additions, renovations and alterations
• Periodic Field Review and reports of new elementary school construction
• Reviewed shop drawings
• Liaison with city departments, officials and staff regarding zoning and planning
• Managed and maintained product literature library
• Handled day-to-day office tasks

May 1994 - Feb 2005

Allen & Sherriff Architects, Inc., Student Intern

(Part-time: summers)
• Prepared presentation computer and hand-drawings of site plans, floor plans and
• Responded quickly to client changes
• Made decisions with architects and project directors
• Assisted with bid packages and process

Jun 1986 - Sep 1993


University of Michigan, MArch, Master of Architecture

Sep 1992 - May 1994

Toronto Metropolitan University, Bachelors, Architectural Science- Design Option

Sep 1988 - Apr 1992