Technical Designer – Mid Level – Labs

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Shaping the future of cities by enhancing the human experience.

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!

Our depth of expertise spans disciplines—from workplace, building transformation, aviation and transportation, education, hospitality, retail, technology, and more. Whether we’re refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district or designing a mixed-use building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient and more impactful.

Your Role

As a Gensler Technical Designer in our Boston office your job is to combine creativity and technical knowledge with business skills and understanding to produce functionally beautiful spaces for clients. With you as part of the design team, architecture has never been so engaging.

What You Will Do

  • Produce in Revit accurate technical and contract documentation for construction of projects
  • Provide project team coordination for finished plans, specification, and material selections; ensure design intent is incorporated into the construction documentation
  • Participate in construction administration, evaluate bids, conduct site visits, address technical issues, and maintain quality control during construction
  • Work with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
  • Participate in the creation of 3D software renderings – enscape preferred – to communicate design concepts
  • Comfortability with interior design assignments that may include programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning and construction documentation

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture minimum, Master of Architecture preferred
  • 4-8 years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience in Science/Lab projects preferred
  • Proficient in Revit – required
  • Proficient in Rhino – preferred
  • Knowledge of local building codes, zoning, jurisdictional processes, building materials, specifications, and construction techniques
  • Experience in construction document preparation and field observation
  • Experience in and demonstrated commitment to sustainable building practices
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Demonstrated commitment to sustainability and sustainable building practices required. -Portfolios should include at least 1 project with this particular focus, and candidates should be prepared to talk to this in their interview, especially built projects with LEED, Living Building Challenge, WELL Building Standard, Fitwell and /or Net Zero Building certification.

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit a portfolio of their work, along with their resume and a cover letter highlighting their alignment with Gensler’s values and their vision for the role.

Life at Gensler

Gensler is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Through our Five Strategies to Fight Racism, we continue to create a just and equitable future for our colleagues and our communities with our clients. We are a solid voice for social change as we impact people’s lives and fight racism. At Gensler, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace environment.

As a people-first organization, 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. Our annual base salary range has been established based on local markets.

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.