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14/09 Shiv Shanker
HR at Gensler

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Gensler - Project Architect (10-16 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 29319

At 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 challenging problems. Whether you- re into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there's something here for everyone.

Our depth of expertise spans disciplines- from aviation and transportation to education, hospitality, retail, technology and more. At our core we embody an entrepreneurial spirit, always looking ahead for new ways to innovate and add to our clients' success. Our work reflects a commitment to sustainability and the belief that design has the power to transform organizations and change lives; whether we- re refreshing a retailer's brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building.

Your Role :

As a Project Architect, it's your job to lead a team of architects and designers to deliver unparalleled projects of Lifestyle sector (Hospitality, Retail, F&B etc.). Leverage your industry experience and technical acumen to drive client projects from concept through to build.

- You combine creativity and technical knowledge with business skills and understanding to produce functionally beautiful spaces for clients. As a member of the Lifestyle Interiors team, you will be a part of a team that creates impactful and memorable experiences that will be remembered for a lifetime. Your successful track record on these projects and ability to problem solve both individually and part of a team makes Gensler a perfect place to cultivate your career.

- In this position, you will collaborate with our Design Directors and design leadership on a variety of exciting hospitality, commercial, mixed-use, entertainment and retail projects. You will produce technical documentation and communicate project progress to team members to ensure success. You're a fit for this role if you have experience in Hospitality/ F&B/ retail project's conception and construction documentation, are proficient in Revit, and enjoy working with a team of architects/ designers that bring design dreams to life. This is a good role for someone who is technically proficient and enjoys working with a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.

What You Will Do :

- An integral part of the design team, leads towards a cohesive and rational design solution which conforms to the project brief and is technically, legally and financially responsible

- Guides skill development of junior designers

- Contributes to and reinforces the - team effort- method of producing design projects

- Takes responsibility for implementing approved briefing approach

- Leads project meetings as a of Design Manager

- Solves complex design problems through schematic design and design development

- Oversees the preparation of graphic materials for presentation to client

- Researches and recommends appropriate systems, materials and finishes

- Present design schemes and documents to the client with the Design Manager

- Oversees the design development package for production

- As a Design Manager, liaises as necessary with client on issues of design

- Developing strategic planning, conceptual designs, design development, and production

- Perform interior design assignments that include conceptual design, schematic design, design development & construction documents

- Provides design support for completion and execution of design projects

- Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents

- Participates in selection of FF&E color palettes & material presentations, and generate specifications

- Manage multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with consultants (structural, MEP, lighting, AV, acoustical, accessibility, building envelope, life safety, etc.)

- Support communication between project team, client, vendors, contractors, and consultants

- Actively participate and contribute to the financial performance of project

- Utilize hand and 3D software renderings to communicate design concepts

- Establish and maintain ongoing, productive client relationships through successful project delivery

- Participation in business development effort

- Participate in exciting design and research projects and bring a new perspective to what we do for our clients

- Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs

Your Qualifications :

- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Interior Design/ Interior architecture/ Architecture

- 12-15+ years of project experience in design practice

- Design Management experience will be preferred

- Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, SketchUp, 3dMax, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and MS Office

- LEED / WELL accreditation is a plus

- Proficiency creating technical drawings and specifications that succinctly, thoroughly and accurately describe the work to be done

- Strong planning abilities and have the ability to mentor team members, offer guidance and leadership

- Strong skills in client relationship management and presentation

- Must be a motivated self-starter with excellent communication skills and the ability to problem solve both individually and as a part of a project team

- Experience in construction document preparation and field observation

- Experience with the entire project lifecycle and design process through post-occupancy

- Flexibility to focus on multiple projects in various stages of development

- A quick learner with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

- Excellent written + verbal communication and client relationship management skills

- Collaborative and team-conscious

- Must have the ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships through successful project delivery

- Strong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills
 
Essential :

- Deep knowledge and experience in Autodesk Revit for design authoring, documentation, data extracts and project delivery

- Experience in collaboration within the BIM context, including cloud-based markups, consultant coordination and clash detection

- Deep understanding of Real-Time Visualization development within the context of BIM, specifically in the use of Enscape/ other rendering mediums

- Experience in creating FF&E schemes and developing them through detailed technical specification

Desirable :

- Working knowledge in the use of VR walkthroughs and panoramas for client presentations, consultant coordination and internal design reviews

Applicable Applications :

- Design Authoring - Revit, Rhino, Autocad, Navisworks

- Collaboration - BIM360

- Computational Design - Grasshopper, Dynamo

- Visualisation - Vray, Enscape, Twinmotion, 3DSMax

- Graphics & Productivity - Adobe Creative Suite, Indesign, Microsoft Office Suite

- Experiential - Unreal Engine, Unity

- Development - C#, Python

Life at Gensler :

- We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability and wellness programs. We also offer profit sharing 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.

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