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Strategist at Gensler in Charlotte, North Carolina

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

Your Role

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We're not just designers. We're tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Whether you're into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there's something here for everyone.

Gensler's Charlotte Consulting practice helps our clients make better decisions about how they support their people, position their businesses and manage their real estate assets. Our consulting services include strategic planning, real estate and portfolio analysis, repositioning/relocation analysis, alternative workplace strategy, activity analysis, experience design, change management and programming. We're looking for a Strategist who possesses outstanding client relationship, leadership, and persuasive communication skills.

What You Will Do

  • As a design strategist, you will address real estate and facilities utilization, workplace performance, user-experience and health and well-being strategies - all with the objective of improving organizational performance.

  • Identify and help win Gensler-fit projects and develop a pipeline of consistent consulting projects.

  • Be an integral part in the growth and success of consulting projects.

  • Assist with proposal development, including scope definition and process mapping.

  • Develop creative design concepts that illustrate options of how client organizations can be supported through performance enhancing workplace strategies.

  • Synthesize information and the impact on space supply and occupancy demand data, business goals, and organizational culture.

  • Develop powerful communication tools that help clients to visualize and understand the tradeoffs associated with various design concept and planning scenarios.

  • Interface with Gensler design studios to ensure the seamless transition of design strategy into the design implementation phase.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Real Estate related, or another relevant field

  • Proven track record of identifying leads, developing relationships and building a network

  • Experience winning and delivering small and large-scale consulting projects and taking advantage of synergies across market sectors in client development pursuits

  • Adept at storytelling, engaging as a communicator, possess strong presentation skills with the ability to articulate ideas in interviews and other presentations

  • Experience executing projects in areas related to design strategy and are looking to leverage your experience alongside Gensler's industry trendsetters

  • Ability to guide or inform design strategies and design planning for workplace projects

  • Comfort in a fast-paced, dynamic, open, collaborative environment and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Candidates should be self-starters, quick learners and have an entrepreneurial spirit

  • 7-10+ years of workplace interior design background with design strategy experience strongly preferred

  • Strong writing skills.

  • High degree of flexibility, ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proficient in MS Office andAdobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

  • Familiarity in Revit and other multi-media technologies preferred

If you are open to considering relocation to beautiful Charlotte, please apply. Non-local candidates are welcome.

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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us here. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues.