Position Description

Urban Designer - Mid-Level
Gensler Region South West
Job Location Los Angeles, CA, US
ID 11874
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Urban Designer - Mid-Level

Gensler is a global architecture and design firm grounded in the belief that design strategy optimizes business performance and human potential. Our 5,000+ practitioners networked across 46 offices use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Whether we are refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district, or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.

Your Role

As a Gensler Urban Designer, you will collaborate with our Design Directors to develop design solutions as well as coordinate the design through the construction documentation phase of a project. You will be successful because you already know how to translate sketches and documents into realized 2D/3D models and images, and can research artistic and/or technical issues when they arise.  Your work ethic, combined with our commitment to collaboration and mentoring, makes Gensler the perfect place to nurture your career.

What You Will Do

  • Participate in all project planning phases, including conceptual designs and presentations.

  • Collaborate with design team, clients, consultants, regulatory agencies and other vendors to meet overall project objectives  

  • Produce graphic presentations, including 2D and 3D renderings

  • Utilize hand rendering techniques to communicate design concepts

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture and/or urban planning and design

  • 5-10 years of related project experience,

  • Proficiency in modeling using 2D/3D software, such as CAD, Revit, Octane, 3dViz, 3d Studio MAX, and/or Rhino utilizing Vray

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and SketchUp

  • Knowledge of relevant zoning codes and other planning regulations

  • Licensure and LEED accreditation a plus

 

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our teams’ diverse interests.

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.   Please submit resume and work samples to be considered for this position.

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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