Project Architect- Mid-level
San Diego, CA 
Posted Today
Job Description

Your Role

As a Gensler Intermediate Project Architect, your job is to combine creativity and technical knowledge and understanding to produce functionally beautiful spaces for clients. As part of our team at Gensler you will help lead a team that creates impactfuland memorable experiences.

What You Will Do

  • Engage with and help shape vision of projects through our collaborate design process. Take on responsibly for maintaining the project's design vision throughout the design process

  • Manage multiple aspects of the 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 produceinnovative technical/constructable 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

  • 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

  • Assist with ongoing, productive client relationships through successful project delivery

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture from an accredited school required

  • 5 years minimum of related experience, including demonstrated success on architectural core and shell projects

  • Proficient in Revit

  • Registered Architect required or actively in the process of obtaining a license

  • 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

  • A quick learner with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

  • Excellent written + verbal communication skills

  • Collaborative and team-conscious

  • 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 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.

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