As a Gensler Intermediate Project Architect, your job is to combine creativity and technical knowledge with business skills and understanding to produce functionally beautiful spaces for clients. As a member of the Commercial Office Building team, you will be a part of a team that creates impactful and memorable experiences that will be remembered for a lifetime. Your successful track record on these architectural projects and ability to problem solve both individually and part of a team makes Gensler a perfect place to cultivate your career.
What You Will Do
Manage multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with consultants (structural, MEP, lighting, AV, acoustical, accessibility, building envelope, life safety, etc.)
Manage communication between project team, client, vendors, contractors, and consultants
Resolve complex technical and design issues with team to produce innovativetechnical/constructible solutions
Direct production of drawings, specifications and construction administration tasks
Responsible for oversight and delivery of documents with design intent and top-notch technical quality
Resolves complex technical/design issues and detailing and provides guidance and mentorship to team
Maintain and oversee the project manual and specifications
Conduct on-site observations and document site reviews
Process submittals/substitution requests during construction and address RFI
Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project
Actively participate and contribute to the financial performance of project
Ensure projects conform to contract
Actively leading teams for successful delivery of projects
Managing client expectations, team communication and oversight of consultant coordination
Contribute to office activities, initiatives and learning programs
Establish and maintain ongoing, productive client relationships through successful project delivery
Registered Architect required
Bachelor's degree in Architecture from an accredited school required
5 – 7 years of related experience, including demonstrated success on commercial office building and building repositioning project types
Proficient in Revit
Working knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures
Ability to understand how buildings are constructed and to create technical documents that succinctly describe the work to be done
Revit experience required
Experience with the entire project lifecycle and design process through post-occupancy
Flexibility to focus on concurrent projects in various stages of development
A quick learner with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
Excellent written + verbal communication and client relationship management skills
Collaborative and team-conscious
Ability to handle difficult situations with tact, grace and style
Must have the ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships through successful project delivery
For consideration, please submit resume and relevant work samples. Submittals must include work samples for full consideration.
Life at Gensler
At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our teams’ diverse interests.
We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities.
As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.
Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: R-98
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 48 locations and more than 6,000 professionals networked across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.