Posted 2 years ago

Gensler’s Nashville office is seeking an Architect to join our team of design thinkers and doers who specialize in helping to tell stories and create experiences. You will join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence in various practice areas. We embrace experimentation. We curate experience. We’re designers and strategists who craft unique, sustainably focused environments that keep people coming back for more. As artists, inventors, taste makers, and business savvy entrepreneurs, we have an endless curiosity and mindful approach to design.


What You Will Do

Manage communication between project team, client, vendors, contractors, and consultants

Resolve complex technical and design issues with team to produce innovative technical/constructible solutions

Direct production of drawings, specifications, and construction administration tasks

Responsible for oversight and delivery of documents with design intent and top-notch technical quality

Resolves complex technical/design issues and detailing and provides guidance and mentorship to team

Maintain and oversee the project manual and specifications

Conduct on-site observations and document site reviews

Interface with building and permitting officials during the permitting and construction phases of the project

Actively participate and contribute to the financial performance of project

Review and contribute to proposals and contracts with Project Manager

Ensure projects conform to contract

Actively leading teams for successful delivery of projects

Managing client expectations, team communication and oversight of consultant coordination

Contribute to office activities, initiatives and learning programs

Establish and maintain ongoing, productive client relationships


Your Qualifications

Registered Architect required

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited school required

5-10+ years of related experience, including demonstrated success as a project architect on range of project types

Revit experience required

Full knowledge of architectural principles/practices

Working knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures

Experience with the entire project lifecycle and design process through post-occupancy

Flexibility to focus on concurrent projects in various stages of development

A quick learner with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

Excellent written + verbal communication and management skills to include leadership, organization, and client relationship management skills

Well-rounded, strategic thinker with an integrated approach to design, management, and technical project resolution who can help shape a vision for the future




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.

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.