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Project Architect - Architecture - Senior

Gensler Gensler Employer:
San Jose, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jan 11 '24Posted on:
$138,000 - $160,000 annually Pay:

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people intensely collaborate to develop innovative ideas to solve challenging problems. Our San Jose studio has a thriving architectural and interiors practice focusing on providing innovative solutions for large, complex commercial office buildings, repositioning projects for developer and technology clients and interiors for technology clients. Through our integrated inside-out design approach, we impact both the people working in our buildings and the surrounding community with our inspirational and thought leading design solutions. 

Your Role

As a Gensler Architect, you will collaborate with a team of architects and designers to develop design solutions as well as coordinate the design through the construction administration phase of a project. You will be successful because you already know how to develop design solutions, translate sketches and documents into realized 3D models and construction drawings and can research 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

  • Design and plan complex architectural projects of varying types  

  • Work in all phases of design through construction administration

  • Manage and lead the client, the design team, consultants, contractors, fabricators, regulatory agencies and other vendors to meet overall project objectives.

  • Ideally have Design-Build Project Experience

  • Produce BIM models and construction drawings

  • Resolve challenging technical and design issues with the team to produce innovative, technical and constructible solutions.

  • Flexibility to focus on concurrent projects in various stages of development for both interiors and core & shell projects.

  • A quick learner with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

  • Effective communicator, collaborative and team-conscious.

  • Provide Mentorship and coaching to grow junior staff members

  • Participate in office culture and drive office initiatives

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture from an accredited school 

  • Registered architect

  • 10 -15+ years of experience in the profession of architectural design

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

  • Experience working directly with trade partners and contractors

  • Experience resolving complex technical and design issues

  • Proficiency with Revit, SketchUp, 3ds Max, and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Understanding of how buildings are constructed and ability to create technical documents that succinctly, thoroughly, and accurately describe the work to be done

  • Knowledge of California building codes, standards and building structures

  • Understanding of sustainable and universal design concepts

  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to sustainability and sustainable building practices required. Portfolios should include at least 1 project with this particular focus, and candidates should be prepared to talk to this in their interview, especially built projects with LEED, Living Building Challenge, WELL Building Standard , Fitwel and /or Net Zero Building certification

**The base salary will be estimated between $138,000 – $160,000 plus bonuses and benefits and contingent on relevant experience.

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.

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