locationsHouston, TX, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 5 Days Agojob requisition idR-11926Your RoleAs a Gensler Designer, you will develop design solutions and provide project coordination for all project phases, from concept through construction. You will be a part of a team that creates impactful and memorable experiences in the hospitality, restaurant, mixed use, and residential markets. What You Will DoWorking with Design Director(s) and project team(s), participate in all project phases, including hotel planning and programming, conceptual designs, presentations, schematic design, design development, FF&E sourcing and specifications, and construction documentsCollaborate with design team, clients, consultants, contractors, fabricators, regulatory agencies and other vendors to meet overall project objectivesResolve complex design issues with innovative and practical solutionsProduce graphic presentations, 3D visualizations, and construction drawingsDevelop and exhibit self-direction and curiosity while working in a collaborative environmentAssist in managing client expectations and team communicationContribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programsYour QualificationsIntermediate understanding of design theories, material, and colorStrong understanding for the development of FF&E SpecificationsBachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Architecture or related field from an accredited school5+ years of professional commercial design experience focusing on hospitalityProficiency in the use of Revit is a mustProficiency with AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino, Photoshop, Enscape, and InDesign preferredStrong graphic and visualization skills to communicate design ideasStrong organizations skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time*TO BE CONSIDERED, YOU MUST UPLOAD CURRENT PORTFOLIO AND/OR WORK SAMPLES IN PDF FORMAT**This is not a remote position. The successful candidate is expected to be in the office.* Life at GenslerGensler is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Through our Five Strategies to Fight Racism, we continue to create a just and equitable future for our colleagues and our communities with our clients. We are a solid voice for social change as we impact people’s lives and fight racism. At Gensler, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace environment.As a people-first organization, 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.
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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Gensler celebrates diversity and our commitment to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer of choice. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.