22 Jan 2020

Full-Time Urban Designer – Gensler

Gensler – Posted by lizdom84Anywhere

Urban Designer position at Gensler

Job Description

As a Gensler Designer, you will contribute and develop strong, creative and innovative design and planning concepts supporting a breadth of project activities that include programming and analysis, conceptual design, preliminary design, final design, and production of final deliverables and reports for the Cities and Urban Design Studio. The ideal candidate will be able to work on projects of both urban design and architectural scale. Ability to develop 3-D renderings and/or animations as part of conceptual design packages is a necessity, as is the ability to lead efforts in desktop publishing of booklets, community presentations, and other design collateral as part of a coordinated team.

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate with a Regional and Firmwide Urban Design team to develop and advance 3-D renderings and/or animations,  conceptual plans  on urban design and master planning projects including:
  • Planning and design at a variety of scales from neighborhood to regional
  • Campus master planning
  • Urban strategies and feasibility studies
  • Transit-oriented developments
  • Large-scale urban infill developments
  • Mixed-use developments
  • Manage production of planning and urban design projects such as 3-D renderings, PowerPoint presentations, and conceptual design booklets
  • Act as a team member in coordinating and reviewing of work product
  • Contribute to office activities, initiative and learning programs
  • Interact through projects and other office-wide initiatives with other studios and practice areas

Your Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of planning, urban design or related architecture experience
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Environmental Design or planning discipline equivalent required, an advanced degree in Urban Design or Planning preferred
  • Proven background in creative collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams, from concept through presentation
  • Knowledge and passion for working on a variety of projects including urban design & planning
  • Creative Initiator that brings curiosity, enthusiasm, and a “can-do” attitude.
  • Strong Proficiency in the use of digital design tools including Revit, Rhino, Sketch-up, 3D Studio Max, VRay, Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint, GIS/ESRI
  • Preferred computational efficiency in Grasshopper or Dynamo
  • Experience in 3D building massing and conceptualization
  • GIS Mapping & database skills are preferred
  • Desire to develop strong leadership, management, and mentoring skills

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 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.

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. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability you may contact us here. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Adobe Creative Suites, Architecture Design, designer, Environmental Design, Revit, Rhino, and Sketchup. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Urban Designer and Urban planning careers. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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