At Gensler we help companies innovate. We design spaces, services and environments for organizations seeking new ways to provide value by fostering healthier, more effective workplaces. As a result of a growing, diverse client base and increasing project work, we are searching for a senior level project architect (7+ years) to join our team.
What You Will Do
Manage multiple aspects of client, project coordination, and general contractors including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV and acoustics consultants
Provide project code and accessibility reviews and prepare reports
Lead technical communication and coordination within the project team, as well as with clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building/permitting officials
Mentor and guide others in respect to construction documentation standards, constructability, code requirements and possible interpretations; Position could lead to a role of Technical Director
Provide technical guidance and innovative solutions to resolve and document complex technical and design challenges
Prepare & maintain the project documentation, including the construction documentation, project manual and specifications
Conduct on-site observations and document site reviews
Process submittals, RFIs, substitution requests, etc. during construction
Bachelor's degree in Architecture and varied levels of relevant experience as a project architect with a strong background in corporate and workplace interiors
Registered architect required
LEED Accreditation is preferred
7+ years of experience in workplace interior architecture; Strengths in technology, financial services is desired
Experience managing multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV and acoustics consultants
Experience resolving complex technical and design issues
Strong proficiency with Revit is required
SketchUp, 3d Max, autocad and Adobe Creative Suite knowledge a plus
Understanding of how buildings are constructed and ability to create technical documents that succinctly, thoroughly and accurately describe the work to be done
Strong knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures
Passionate leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills as well as collaborative team player
Demonstrated commitment to sustainability and sustainable building practices required; Portfolios should include at least 1 project with this particular focus, and candidates should be prepared to talk to this in their interview, especially built projects with LEED, Living Building Challenge, WELL Building Standard , Fitwel and /or Net Zero Building certification.
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.
Rewards and Recognition
Gensler has been recognized as a leader in the ENR "Top 500 Design Firms" and "Top 150 Global Design Firms", the Architectural Record "Top 150 Architectural Firms", BD+E #1 International Architecture Firm and #1 Green Building Architecture Firm, and the Interior Design "Top 100 Giants".
Gensler is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All aspects ofemployment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminateon the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. All qualified applicants will receive considerationfor employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disabilityor 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.