Senior Design Manager - Sports

Gensler Gensler Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Mar 18 '22Posted on:

Your Role

You will lead and manage multiple design teams and various consultants responsible for the design and delivery of Sports projects.

As a Design Manager at Gensler, you will be highly involved in all phases of project delivery, manage day-to-day communications with our client, and lead and mentor team members to produce an exceptional level of design quality and client satisfaction.

What You Will Do

  • Act as lead Design Manager and drive the project delivery during all phases of the project

  • Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and work plans

  • Lead the relationships with the client, contractor, agencies, as well as engineering and specialty consultants

  • Prepare and review proposals, contracts, and consultant agreements

  • Review internal project accounting documents and process draft project billing

  • Participate in project marketing, proposal writing, and project interviews

  • Manage mid-size to large project teams, assign and monitor completion of tasks

  • Mentor junior staff

  • Oversee the coordination and document preparation for the project and provide quality assurance via review of project documentation

Your Qualifications

  • 15-20 years of Project and Design Management experience in an Architecture firm

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Architecture

  • Licensed Architect preferred

  • Extensive experience in all phases of architectural projects, specifically large stadium/venue projects

  • Ability to provide excellent client service and assure project profitability

  • Desire to lead teams and to mentor junior staff

  • Strong programming and space planning skills

  • High level of design competence and expertise in mixed-use developments

  • High level of knowledge of state and local building codes, including accessibility

  • Sustainable design experience, with a preference for hands-on LEED project participation and accreditation

  • Computer savvy with moderate or better skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Project), AutoCAD and/or Revit 

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. 

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