Gensler’s Houston office is seeking a Technical Architect to join our team of architects and interior design thinkers and doers. You will be a Revit genius who will be responsible for initiating the technical solutions to best meet the client and design briefs. You will play an important role in the delivery of design and will be the lead technical resource for the Workplace studio. You will be experienced in handling the technical process, with excellent communication and team relationship skills, and the ability to understand and interpret client, designer and contractor’s needs and requirements.
What You Will Do
Lead the Technical effort of projects and ensure overall technical quality of work across the office
Oversee the Quality Assurance Review Process for multiple projects
Oversee technical aspects of projects to be sure they are in concert with project scope, design, budget, client goals, consultant coordination and core requirements
Provide mentorship and lead technical educational programs for the office
Improve the quality of our deliverables and reduce risk
Improve the efficiency of our document production effort
Enhance design through strong technical support
Establish a leadership position and role model for technically oriented staff
Advanced degree in Architecture preferred, with a rigorous design education
10+ years of experience
A strong design sensibility which leads to the enhancement of design through the technical innovation and processes
A strong management sensibility to allow for efficient and systematic incorporation of the Quality Assurance program into the project process
High level technical skills and experience in Construction Document (Drawing & Specification) Preparation
Experience in full cycle Bidding & Construction Administration on multiple projects
Expert knowledge of industry standards & resources
You are an educator capable of investing personal time to mentor junior technical staff
Experience in leading and mentoring multiple project teams in technical delivery concurrently
Flexibility to focus on concurrent projects in various stages of development
Excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to lead and mentor
Must have the ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships through excellent delivery and technical guidance
Ability to handle difficult situations with tact, grace and style
Collaborative, team-conscious, and detail oriented
TO 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 Houston office.*
Life at Gensler
Gensler 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. Our annual base salary range has been established based on local markets.
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.