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Job Captain / Food + Beverage - Intermediate

Oakland, CA
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Gensler — Career Opportunities

Job Captain / Food + Beverage - Intermediate

Careers Site Location: Oakland, CA, US


Gensler’s Northwest region is seeking an experienced Job Captain / Interior Designer with F+B SPECIALTY at our Oakland office.  You will join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence. We are an entrepreneurial group of boutique-minded professionals with a passion towards interior design, guest experience, F&B strategy, and work-life integration. We embrace experimentation. We curate experience. We’re designers and strategists who craft unique 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. Our clients and inter-office studios seek our expertise for collaborative efforts that require smart, lifestyle-driven solutions.

Gensler is a recognized leader in the hospitality industry. We are Interior Design Magazine’s # 1 Interior Design Most Admired Firms, and a #3 ranked Hospitality Giant for 2015. 

If you have a passion for design, like responsibility, and meet the below qualifications, please submit your resume and portfolio samples. 

What You Will Do

  • Utilize your experience with all phases of Interior Design project deliverables from Concept Design through Construction Administration to realize a successful design concept
  • Work independently or with minor oversight to perform assignments including programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning and construction documentation
  • Produce mood, material and design presentations independently or with minimal supervision
  • Produce furniture plans, specifications, material selections and schedules needed for construction documentation independently or with minimal supervision
  • Participate in client and consultant meetings
  • Effectively communicate design ideas by hand sketching and/or digital graphics
  • Train and mentor junior designers
  • Independently create material palettes and inspiration image boards

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture from a CIDA or NCARB accredited school.
  • 5-8 years hospitality design experience with an emphasis on food + beverage projects
  • Food & Beverage design and documentation experience required
  • Completion of at least one full cycle restaurant project, more preferred
  • High taste level, excellent color sense, and great passion for hospitality design
  • Excellent graphic design, organizational, time management, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate, self-starting, intelligent, dedicated, efficient
  • Enjoys both taking responsibility and team collaboration
  • Detailed understanding of FF&E design and deliverables
  • Passion for both the big picture design ideas and the details
  • Familiar with hospitality-related ADA compliance and building codes
  • Experience providing project team coordination for plans, specifications, materials and construction administration 
  • Ability to provide guidance on technical issues and to prepare and ensure accuracy of technical documents 
  • Proficiency in Revit REQUIRED
  • Proficiency in Spexx a plus
  • Facility with 3D conceptualization (digitally or by hand) a plus
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Bluebeam are a plus


Gensler is a global design firm, with 46 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/).

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.





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