Jr Designer

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Gensler Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Gensler is one of the world s leading architecture, design and planning firms, with staff in locations around the world. Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing a lasting competitive advantage. At Gensler, you will join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.

Gensler s Commercial Office Builidings studio in Los Angeles is currently seeking a Jr.Designer with a successful track record on architectural projects. In this position, you will collaborate with our Design Director to develop appropriate design solutions as well as coordinate the design through the construction documentation phase of the project.

* Work with the Design Director(s) and project team (s) on conceptual designs, presentations, design development, and production
* Coordinate with consultants, contractors, fabricators, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
* Resolve complex design issues with innovative and practical solutions
* Produce graphic presentations, 3D renderings, and construction drawings
* Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination
* Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs

* 0-5 years of experience on architecture projects
* Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to problem solve both individually and as a part of a project team
* Proficiency in the use of 2D/3D software, including Revit, AutoCAD, 3D Studio MAX, Sketchup, PhotoShop, InDesign and Illustrator. Understanding of 3D Studio Max and InDesign is a plus
* Knowledge of materials, construction techniques, and building codes
* Strong organizations skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
* Strong graphic and visualization skills to communicate design ideas
* Bachelors Degree in Architecture
* State Licensure and LEED accreditation is a plus

Applications will not be considered without uploaded portfolio/work samples
Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program, Women, minorities, disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply.