Architect - Senior

Gensler Gensler Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jul 13 '22Posted on:

Your Role

Gensler’s architecture practice is looking for a well-spoken senior architect who will push the parameters of architectural design, and help guide project teams for leading academic and civic institutions. You will work closely with the Principal-In-Charge, the Design Director, and the Design Manager within our collaborative and supportive team environment to develop projects from conceptual design through execution. A well-rounded and thoughtful approach to design forms the foundation of our practice and our clients hire us because they believe in the transformative power of design.   

What You Will Do  

  • Be passionate about architecture!  

  • Be friendly, optimistic, and a hardcore team player  

  • Excel in verbal and digital communication  

  • Mentor and provide direction to individual design team members 

  • Collaborate with team members and colleagues to promote an inter-disciplinary design approach and philosophy 

  • Be facile and open to experience with diverse design elements including environmental/social project contexts and sustainability. 

Your Qualifications  

  • 15+ years of experience in an architecture design firm  

  • Architectural License is required 

  • Advanced degree in Architecture preferred 

  • Demonstrated passion for design thinking  

  • Demonstrated expertise exploring and integrating sustainable design strategies  

  • Commitment to creative user engagement, and design for diversity, equity and inclusion 

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Outstanding graphic presentation skills 

  • Strong leadership, communication, and relationship management and mentoring skills 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of 3D modelling and documentation tools including Revit and Adobe Suite   

  • General knowledge of the total project process including team management, schedule and budget 

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 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.  

To be considered, please submit a portfolio in PDF format, as well as a cover letter that outlines your design inspiration and passion, why you want to work at Gensler, and design tools that you use and how you apply them.   


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