2 days old
2017-12-152018-01-13

Sports Architect

Gensler
  • Job Code
    10723
Gensler — Career Opportunities


Sports Architect

Careers Site Location: London, England, UK

Description

Gensler is a leading architecture, design, and planning firm, with 5,000+ staff in 46 locations around the world.  Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing lasting competitive advantage.

Gensler’s London office is seeking a Sports Architect to join our team of design thinkers and doers who specialise in creating experiences in the context of the Sporting and Stadium environments, while developing our offering within the sports sector. You will be experienced in handling the design process on an international level, with excellent design, presentation and client relationship building skills, and the ability to understand and interpret client needs and requirements.

The successful applicant will have a good understanding of the end to end design process.  A detailed understanding of seating plans and sight lines is essential for this role. You will be confident in handling the client process, with excellent presentation, communication and relationship building skills and the ability to understand and interpret client needs and requirements across Europe and the Middle East.

A self-motivated team player with a positive, communicative and collaborative approach, you will work in partnership with colleagues across Gensler’s practice areas, as well as with clients, vendors, consultants and stakeholders at all levels. You will have the knowledge and ability to provide guidance to members of the team, advising and supporting where necessary.

Responsibilities:

Providing exemplar design knowledge from concept to completion of design projects, working across all the RIBA design stages.

  • Designing World class stadiums and sporting environments;
  • Involvement with all phases of the design and management process, including programming, concept design, schematic design, design development, specification and tendering processes;
  • Developing the client, contractor and design team communications, developing and maintaining strong external and internal relationships;
  • Lead the discussion on Green Guide principles within this sector;
  • Creation and distribution of all project records including execution plans, budgets, time frames, programmes and monthly overview reports;
  • Client presentations and negotiations, from concept design, design development, deliverables and scoping to ensure expectations and budgets are inline and maintained;

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in Architecture or Design preferred, with a rigorous design education
  • Proven track record in stadium design
  • Detailed understanding of seating plans and sight lines is essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Green Guide Principles
  • International design experience
  • Proficiency in Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, and 3Ds Max
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding graphic presentation skills
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships across the firm, with clients, and with other key constituents

Gensler is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community.  If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with us and need special assistance due to a disability, or accommodation for a disability, please provide details in your application.

Please submit your CV and brief portfolio for review.  Candidates who do not meet the criteria, or provide work samples will not be considered

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Gensler and need special assistance due to a disability, or accommodation for a disability, please provide details in your application.

Gensler offers a wide array of benefits, from healthcare and dental cover to pension scheme, bonus opportunities and more.

 

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Categories

  • Engineering
  • Other / Not Specified
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Architecture
  • Real Estate
  • Retail / Wholesale

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