Design Manager - Senior at Gensler in Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Management 5 days ago.





Job Description:

Your Role

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.

As a Gensler Senior Design Manager, you will leverage your attention to detail and interpersonal skills to deliver exceptional client projects on time and on budget. Grow your project management experience while working on trendsetting projects across industries.

What You Will Do


  • Manage all phases of projects, including project set-up, design and construction administration


  • Create and communicate clear and attainable project objectives and project requirements


  • Manage project scheduling, budgets, and set-up with sub-contractors, vendors and consultants


  • Manage a range of project team sizes, comprised of project architects, design directors, job captains and graphic designers


  • Track financial performance of project


  • Prepare project proposals, negotiate contracts and fees, coordinate bidding process


  • Ensure projects conform to contract


Your Qualifications


  • 15+ years of related experience


  • Experience with the entire project lifecycle, through post-occupancy


  • Experience leading, managing and mentoring multiple project teams


  • Experience negotiating project scope and fees


  • Knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures


  • Proven fiscal accountability and responsibility on projects


  • Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills


  • Revit skills are highly valued


  • Must have the ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships


  • Accredited degree in Architecture required


  • AIA, NCIDQ or CID preferred


Applications will not be considered without uploaded portfolio/work samples.

Life at Gensler

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.

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 ushere. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues.