Design Manager - Workplace
Design Manager - WorkplaceGensler
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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
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.