Gensler is one of the world's leading architecture, design and planning firms, with staff in locations around the world. Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing a lasting competitive advantage. At Gensler, you will join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.
Gensler's Hospitality Studio in Los Angeles is currently seeking an experienced Project Architect.
What You Will Do
Manage multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape, civil and other consultants
Manage client relationships and team communication
Resolve complex technical and design issues with team to produce innovative technical/constructible solutions
Direct production of drawings, specifications and construction administration tasks
Create and maintain the project manual and specifications with in-house specifications team
Conduct on-site observations and document site reviews
Process submittals/substitution requests during construction and address RFI
Lead construction meetings with client and contractor
Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project
Licensed Architect (U.S.)
10-15 years of related experience
Revit or other BIM experience highly preferred
Excellent 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
Strong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship-management skills
Desire to develop junior staff
Strong computer skills, including use of Microsoft Schedule and Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture
LEED accreditation and experience
Applications will not be considered without uploaded portfolio/work samples
Life at Gensler
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 proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues.