locationsChicago, IL, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 30+ Days Agojob requisition idR-10498At 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 bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Our depth of expertise spans disciplines and we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.Your RoleAs a Gensler Project Architect, you will lead a team of architects and designers to deliver unparalleled architectural projects dedicated to transformational buildings and campus environments, and design excellence. As a member of our growing and highly collaborative Corporate Campus team, you will leverage your industry experience and technical acumen to drive client projects from concept through build, while cultivating client relationships. Your work ethic, combined with your curiosity, enthusiasm, and commitment to collaboration and mentoring, makes Gensler the perfect place to nurture your career.What You Will DoLead technical guidance, providing creative and innovative solutions to resolve complex technical and design challenges, and formulate design presentation strategiesManage client, team, and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape, civil and other consultantsLead communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building and permitting officialsContribute to the maintenance and oversight of the project manual and specificationsConduct and document site visits, process submittals, substitution requests, and RFI’s during constructionContribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programsMentor and grow talentYour QualificationsBachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited school10 + years of project experience in an architectural practiceExperience in large complex projectsProfessional licensure is requiredProficiency in Revit and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) requiredEnscape, AutoCAD, Sketchup, Rhino and Microsoft Office, a plusWorking knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structuresUnderstanding of healthcare regulations and codes (FGI and NFPA) preferredStrong leadership, communication, and relationship management skills; able to lead and guide our teams and clients with confidenceStrong design and production skills with large or complicated architectural projectsAbility to travel on a bi-weekly basisLife 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.
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.