locationsAustin, TX, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 2 Days Agojob requisition idR-11693Your RoleAs a Gensler Technical Designer, 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 in translating sketches and documents into realized 3D models and working drawings and you can research technical issues when they arise. You have exceptional design skills, a background in architecture or design, and a portfolio of innovative design concepts. You display innovative thinking balanced with an ability to present real-world technical solutions to new design challenges. You thrive with personal responsibility and accountability, embody and embrace open communication and team-oriented success. Your work ethic, combined with your commitment to collaboration, makes Gensler the perfect place to nurture your career in the design of world-class Mixed-Use, Retail, and Urban Design projects.What You Will DoCollaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver informed project solutions based on market expertise and an understanding of client goalsDesign places where people want to be, help enrich our communities and contribute to our clients’ successIllustrate and present design solutions effectively through free hand sketching and computer aided design to convey intended vision to our clients including architectural design solutionsCoordinate with the project team, client, vendors, contractors, and consultantsResolve complex technical and design issues with team to produce innovative, technical, constructible solutionsResponsible for delivery of documents with design intent and top-notch technical qualityProcess submittals/substitution requests during construction and address RFIsInterface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the projectActively participate and contribute to the financial performance of projectReview and contribute to proposals and contracts with the Design ManagerEstablish and maintain ongoing, productive client relationshipsYour QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited program5+ years of professional experience inclusive of Mixed-Use, Retail, or Urban DesignBi-lingual in English/Spanish preferredExperience on foreign projectsStrong proficiency with Revit, BIM360, Enscape, and AutoCAD Exceptional design talent and technical knowledge teamed with a passion for seeking innovative and creative design solutions for ever challenging design propositionsProficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and/or SketchUpKnowledge of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and parametric design software, including Grasshopper, a plusTO BE CONSIDERED, PLEASE SUBMIT A CURRENT PORTFOLIO AND/OR WORK SAMPLES IN PDF FORMAT*This is not a remote position. The successful candidate is expected to be in the Austin 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.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. #AGT
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.