Project Designer – Architecture

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Austin office is seeking a creative, motivated, and highly collaborative individual to join our team as a Project Designer for various architectural projects.

What you will do

  • Works collaboratively with project team to develop and execute appropriate design solutions for projects
  • Teams with Design Director to ensure integrity of the design based on client’s vision
  • Prepares plans, elevations and perspectives as required using CAD and Revit
  • Prepares graphic materials for presentations to clients
  • Prepares design development packages for production, in accordance with established standards
  • Prepares study models; reviews bids and contracts related to project assigned to for content and accuracy for final review
  • Researches alternative solutions for budget constraints
  • Performs site inspections for verification of design intent
  • Coordinate with consultants, contractors, fabricators, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
  • Reviews shop drawings for design intent reviews mock-ups, materials, and finish samples submitted by project contractors
  • Assists with implementation of approved programming approach
  • Assists with preparation of design analysis and research, and prepares required documents (i.e., block studies, planning modules, stacking, etc.)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience with base building projects
  • Must be able to develop original design concepts
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative environment
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Excellent verbal and written business communication skills
  • Excellent presentation drawing and sketching abilities
  • Must be a motivated self-starter
  • Experience in the following necessary: AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Suite, MS Office, InDesign, SketchUp

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 an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.