locationsWashington, DC, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 6 Days Agojob requisition idR-11329Data is the new, societal infrastructure. The creation, storage, sharing, usage, archiving, and deletion of data is integral to our existence in the modern world. In fact, the United Nations has deemed access to the internet as a basic human right. The impact to our built environment spans a wide array of project types and scale. Industry and government have designed sixteen critical sectors where data plays an elemental role in the development, communication, processing, and storage our vast amounts of data. From command-and-control centers to hyperscale data center campuses and a range of project types in-between; Gensler’s Washington, DC Office is expanding our critical facilities services and is looking for technically proficient architect to lead this emerging practice area.Your RoleAs a Gensler Architect, you will produce technical documentation and communicate project progress to team members to ensure success. You’re a fit for this role if you have experience/interest in construction documentation, are proficient in/have exposure to Revit, and enjoy working with a team of architects and interior designers that bring design dreams to life. This is a good role for someone who enjoys working with a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence. What You Will DoDesign and deliver functional and beautiful spaces within the Critical Facilities Practice AreaProvide project team coordination for finished plans, specification, and material selections; ensure design intent is incorporated into the construction documentationProduce accurate technical and contract documentation for construction of projectParticipate in construction administration, evaluate bids, conduct site visits, address technical issues, and maintain quality control during constructionWork with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectivesUtilize 3D software renderings to communicate design concepts Your QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Architecture10+ years of professional experienceKnowledge of building codes, zoning, jurisdictional processes, building materials, specifications, and construction techniques is preferredExperience in construction document preparation and field observation is preferredProficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp and other 3D modeling softwareSuccessful completion of project types and experience with the design and delivery of laboratories, data centers, command centers, high‑tech factories, and/or federal, state, and local government facility spacesRegistered/Licensed Architect (RA) in the U.S., NCARB preferredDemonstrated commitment to sustainability and sustainable building practices; Portfolios should include several completed projects (especially built projects with LEED, Living Building Challenge, WELL Building Standard, Fitwell, and/or Net Zero Building certification) with this particular focus, which we look forward to discussing during the interview*This is not a remote role; we look forward to working with our new team member in our incredible Washington, D.C. office.Life at GenslerAt 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. Our annual base salary range has been established based on local markets.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.#LI-NK1
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 52 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.
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