locationsChicago, IL, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 30+ Days Agojob requisition idR-11364Your Role As a Gensler Project 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 translate sketches and documents into realized 3D models and construction drawings and can research technical issues when they arise. You will join a studio focused on mixed-use and residential buildings. Your work ethic, combined with your commitment to collaboration and mentoring, makes Gensler the perfect place to nurture your career. What You Will DoParticipate in all phases of designCollaborate with design team, clients, consultants, contractors, fabricators, regulatory agencies and other vendors to meet overall project objectivesManage project team and coordination of consultantsProduce BIM models and construction drawingsResolve challenging technical and design issues with the team to produce innovative, technical and constructible solutionsFlexibility to focus on concurrent projects in various stages of developmentA quick learner with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environmentEffective communicator, collaborative and team-consciousProvide Mentorship and coaching to grow junior staff membersParticipate in office culture and initiatives Your QualificationsBachelor's degree in Architecture from an accredited school Licensure required10+ years of experience in the profession of architectural designStrong experience working with Revit and RhinoProficiency with SketchUp, 3D Max, Bluebeam, and Adobe Creative Suite is preferredExperience 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 contractorsExperience resolving complex technical and design issuesExperience performing zoning and code analysis in multiple jurisdictionsUnderstanding of how buildings are constructed, along with the ability to create technical documents that succinctly, thoroughly, and accurately describe the work to be doneUnderstanding of sustainable and universal design conceptsStrong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills 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. 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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