Project Architect - Lifestyle

Gensler Gensler Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Oct 4 '22Posted on:

Your Role

As a Gensler Project Architect, your job is to combine creativity and technical knowledge to help guide our clients. You have developed communication and team-building skills which have prepared you to manage projects. In this role, you will have opportunities to develop your existing strengths in design and technical coordination while also beginning to directly manage client relationships.

What You Will Do

  • Perform technical design assignments that include programming client needs, diagramming and modeling conceptual strategies, developing conceptual designs into technical studies, and construction documentation

  • Engage directly with clients in coordination with client or client stakeholders to assure approvals

  • Manage client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with engineering and specialty consultants

  • Support communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building and permitting officials

  • Provide design support and documentation during completion and execution of design concepts

  • Work with external consultants, product representatives, furniture dealers, and fabricators

Your Qualifications

  • Professional degree in Architecture, demonstrated with a rigorous portfolio

  • Licensed Architect (US) required; California licensure preferred

  • 6+ years of relevant architectural experience, with a strong background designing multiple building typologies of varying scale

  • LEED accreditation and experience preferred

  • Revit mastery or other BIM experience highly preferred

  • Outstanding knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures

  • Proficient and confident in public-speaking, and in moderating large teams of consultants, contractors, and clients

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships across the firm, with clients, and with other key constituents

To be considered, please submit portfolio and/or work samples in PDF format.

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From 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. 



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