Project Architect - Multiple Studios

Gensler Gensler Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jan 11 '17Posted on:

Project Architect

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

As a Gensler Project Architect in the Los Angeles office, it’s your job to lead a team of architects and designers to deliver unparalleled architectural projects that attract, excite, entertain and indulge. Leverage your technical acumen and industry experience to drive client projects from concept through build.

Studio’s with Project Architect Needs:

  • Hospitality Interiors
  • Hospitality Architecture
  • Theme Parks
  • Mixed-Use
  • Commercial Office Buildings
  • Education / Health & Wellness
  • Retail Centers

What You Will Do

  • Manage multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape and civil 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
  • Maintain 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

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Architecture
  • Licensed Architect
  • 10+ years of related experience, with a range of project types
  • Experience with Revit (highly preferred), AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revit, SketchUp, 3dMax, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and MS Office
  • 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
  • LEED accreditation and experience preferred 

Applications will not be considered without uploaded portfolio/work samples

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.

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