Designer (Mixed Use, Residential, Convention Centers)

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

Your Role

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.

As a Gensler Designer, you will collaborate with our Design Directors and Project Architects to develop design solutions as well as take designs through the construction documentation phase of a project. You will be successful because you already have multi-family residential, mixed use, and/or retail experience. You know how to translate an architect's sketches and documents into realized 2D/3D models and images, and can research artistic and/or technical issues when they arise.  Your work ethic, combined with your commitment to collaboration and mentoring, makes Gensler the perfect place to nurture your career.

What You Will Do

  • Participate in all project phases, including conceptual designs, presentations, schematic design, design development, construction documents and production

  • Collaborate with design team, clients, consultants, contractors, fabricators, regulatory agencies and other vendors to meet overall project objectives

  • Produce graphic presentations and construction drawings

  • Utilize hand drawing techniques to develop and communicate design concepts

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental design, architecture or foreign equivalent

  • 4-12 years of related project experience

  • Proficiency in modeling using 2D/3D software, such as CAD, Revit and/or Rhino

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and/or SketchUp

  • Knowledge of relevant building codes and accessibility requirements

  • State licensure and LEED accreditation a plus

  • Knowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and parametric design software, including Grasshopper, a plus

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 to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.

We encourage every person at Gensler 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.

*Notice: At Gensler an unlicensed Architect or Designer focused in architecture will have the job title of Technical Designer and operate in this capacity for alignment with internal programs, doing business with clients and compliance with industry and government regulations. If you have question regarding this notice please ask our Talent Acquisition team during the application process.


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