locationsSan Jose, CA, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 23 Days Agojob requisition idR-11613At 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 DoDesign and plan complex architectural projects of varying types Work in all phases of design through construction administrationManage 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 ExperienceProduce BIM models and construction drawingsResolve 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 environmentEffective communicator, collaborative and team-conscious.Provide Mentorship and coaching to grow junior staff membersParticipate in office culture and drive office initiativesYour QualificationsBachelor's degree in Architecture from an accredited school Registered architect10 -15+ years of experience in the profession of architectural designExperience managing multiple aspects of client, team, and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape, and civil consultantsExperience working directly with trade partners and contractorsExperience resolving complex technical and design issuesProficiency with Revit, SketchUp, 3ds Max, and Adobe Creative SuiteUnderstanding of how buildings are constructed and ability to create technical documents that succinctly, thoroughly, and accurately describe the work to be doneKnowledge of California building codes, standards and building structuresUnderstanding of sustainable and universal design conceptsStrong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skillsDemonstrated 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 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.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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