Your Role Gensler is the world’s largest architecture, design and planning firm with offices in more than 50 locations worldwide. As a natural outgrowth of Gensler’s core business of creating great places, our Cities + Urban Design practice area delivers a range of performance focused design strategy and planning services to an ever-expanding group of organizations and institutions. Gensler Los Angeles is seeking an energetic self-starter to join our Cities + Urban Design practice area working on a range of high-profile public and private sector projects including master plans, specific plans, vision studies, and concept-driven design efforts.
Successful candidates will possess a background in urban design and/or architecture and have a demonstrated ability to communicate design ideas visually using well developed interpersonal, analytical, graphical and communication skills. Comfort in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is a must. Candidates should be self-starters, quick-learners, and exude an entrepreneurial spirit. What You Will Do Contribute and co-lead in developing creative and innovative design concepts on a broad range of urban design and master planning projects including:
Transit oriented development Large-scale urban development Mixed-use and infill development Community and neighborhood-scale planning Streetscape Design Specific Plans Site Planning and Feasibility Studies Develop and advance conceptual and schematic designs on urban design and master planning projects Prepare compelling and immersive 3D and 2D diagrams that communicate strategy and design Analyze/synthesize and document project influences of urban design and master planning projects Assist with site planning and programming, footprint layouts, development calculations, massing and architectural design Your
Qualifications 3-5 years’ experience of related urban design, urban planning or architecture practice Master’s degree in urban design/urban planning or landscape architecture. Working knowledge of land use planning, residential, retail, commercial and mixed-use development typologies Knowledge of physical design practices including site planning and programming, building layout, development yields, massing and architectural design. Strong design skills and the ability to communicate ideas via graphic design, diagramming and 3D building massing and conceptualization
Proficiency in AutoCAD, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino3D and Sketch Up PREFFERRED:
Grasshopper, ArcGIS or other mapping software, Enscape and/or other rendering software, Revit Life at Gensler We encourage our employees 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. Gensler is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.
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