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Architectural Designer / Aviation - Intermediate

San Francisco, CA
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Gensler — Career Opportunities

Architectural Designer / Aviation - Intermediate

Careers Site Location: San Francisco, CA, US


​Gensler is a global design firm, with 47 offices and 5,000+ employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers, sports fans, students, passengers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 31 practices, including commercial office buildings, professional services, retail, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadiums and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design.

For more information, visit our website (www.gensler.com) or blog (www.gensleron.com), follow us on Twitter (@GenslerOnCities, @GenslerOnWork, @GenslerLfstyle), or like us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/GenslerDesign/).

We are searching for an intermediate to senior level project designer or architect with AIRPORT EXPERIENCE, with a strong background in aviation planning, terminal planning, airline coordination and passenger experience thinking.


  • Manage multiple aspects of large scale aviation projects including client relationships, Airline coordination, project coordination, and general contractors
  • Full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape and civil consultants
  • Manage client relationships and team communication
  • Resolve complex technical and planning related design issues
  • Interface with airlines during the design and construction phases of the project  
  • Coordinate and manage consultants specific to aviation specific

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and 10+ years of relevant experience in airport projects
  • Architectural license or currently and actively in process is preferred
  • Experience resolving complex technical and design issues related to peak use, flight day schedules and passenger loads within an operational airport.
  • Experience managing multiple aspects of client, team and project coordination.
  • Proficiency with Autocad, Revit, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficiency creating clear design presentations and being able to present to a large group in a meeting.
  • Broad knowledge of building codes and standards and aviation specific standards and best practices.
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills, including the ability to work effectively within a range of team compositions
  • Proven leadership management skills, including the ability to develop collaborative relationships that lead to successful results, whether within the firm or externally – with clients, consultants, and other key participants in the design and development process.
  • Strong presentations skills both with the ability to verbalize ideas and direct others.
  • Versatile, collaborative, self-motivated and articulate.

For consideration, please submit resume and portfolio in PDF format.

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. Gensler will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.




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