locationsDetroit, MI, USMinneapolis, MN, USChicago, IL, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 30+ Days Agojob requisition idR-11004At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators, and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve the world’s most challenging problems, like designing a more resilient, inclusive, and equitable future for our communities and cities. Our people-centered, “People First” culture and “One Firm-Firm” motto promotes integrated teams that unite to shape the future of cities. Gensler’s vision is to “Create a Better World through the Power of Design,” and we do that by our deep commitment to our clients and by fostering a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive environment that enables our people to create impactful solutions together. Your RoleAs a Gensler Retail Travel Consultant, your job is to combine creativity and technical knowledge with business skills and a deep understanding of our clients’ business models to produce welcoming, functional, and efficient retail automotive sales and service environments that represent our clients’ brands. You have exceptional design skills, a background in architecture or design, and a portfolio of innovative retail design concepts. With you as part of the design team, retail design has never been so engaging. What You Will DoPerform technical design assignments that include programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, and management of brand standards documentation Manage client, retailer, team, and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with internal production teams Support communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, and consultants Conduct and document site visits, process submittals, substitution requests, and RFI’s during construction Provide design support and documentation during completion and execution of design concepts Work with external consultants, product representatives, furniture dealers, and fabricators Your QualificationsBachelor's degree in Architecture or Design required, with a rigorous design education 3+ years of architecture or design experience required Relevant retail architecture and design experience, with a strong background designing in a fast-paced process and at varying scales Experience with designing retail automotive sales and service facilities is a plus Proficiency in Revit required Knowledge of Rhino is a plus Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Outstanding graphic presentation skills Ability to travel 60% of the time, US and Canada Ability to develop collaborative relationships across the firm, with clients, with retailers, and with other key constituents. 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 and hackathons, to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our teams’ diverse interests. We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer profit sharing, 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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