Project Architect - Senior - Workplace
Los Angeles, CA 
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Job Description

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.

Your Role

Gensler Los Angeles is currently seeking an experienced Project Architect with experienced in workplace interiors. As a Project Architect, it's your job to lead a team of architects and designers to deliver unparalleled projects with a core focus on workplace. Leverage your industry experience and technical acumen to drive client projects from concept through build.

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

Your Qualifications

  • Licensed Architect (U.S.)

  • 10+ years of related experience

  • Revit Level 3+ 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 or related field

  • 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.


Gensler celebrates diversity and our commitment to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer of choice. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

You may view our Pay Transparency Statement, your EEO rights under the law, and EEO is the law supplemental information on our website. Gensler shares the right to work and participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.

Gensler endeavors to make gensler.com/careers accessible to all applicants. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us.

Regarding Gensler’s approach to recruiting new talent, we will never ask an applicant for sensitive or personal financial information during the recruitment process. We advise all applicants seeking employment with Gensler to review available information on recruitment fraud. Anyone who suspects that they have been contacted by someone falsely representing Gensler should email info@gensler.com.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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