Architectural Designer - Senior

by leslie_taylor 3 years ago Seattle, Seattle, Washington

Gensler is a global design firm, with 47 offices and 5,000+ employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers, sports fans, students, passengers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 31 practices, including commercial office buildings, professional services, retail, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadiums and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design.

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Gensler’s Seattle office was established in 2000 to provide services in architectural and workplace design to the Puget Sound Region.  In this short period, we have received fourteen design awards.  Our clients include financial services, professional services firms, corporate and regional headquarters, advertising, retail, academia, museums, and transportation.  We are committed to creating architecture that stimulates and inspires; an architecture that tells the story of place, of institutional and individual aspiration, and of synergy between the natural and built realms.

We have an outstanding opportunity for a senior architectural designer with exceptional design skills, a portfolio of innovative design concepts, and an emphasis on built work in core and shell and high rise.

Qualifications include:

  • Degree in Architecture required
  • 15+ years of relevant and progressive architecture and design experience
  • Strong background designing core and shell with an emphasis on high rise towers, high rise residential or higher education project
  • Outstanding conceptual design skills and strategic design thinking is a must and you must be able to show and articulate that
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong graphic presentation skills
  • Ability and desire to mentor junior team members
  • Experience interfacing and driving consultants
  • Strong local market presence and relationships a plus
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships across the firm, with clients, and with other key constituents
  • Proficiency in 3D software a huge plus

For consideration you must submit a portfolio link or PDF with concept designs, sketches and samples of process work in addition to finished design

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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