Our Gensler Office in San Jose, Costa Rica is seeking an Architectural Design Director to lead our team. We value leadership in the managing of people, creativity and identifying and implementing strategy.
Our ideal candidate excels in creativity and innovation, is experienced and successful at leading major architectural projects and has a strong understanding of trends in architectural design.
What You Will Do Direct and provide leadership for design teams. Lead the orchestration and strategy of design presentations.
Leverage oneself beyond project-based focus to address greater office and regional issues. Continually improve the quality of our work, the manner in which we deliver it and the process we employ to attain it.
Build, nurture and foster new relationships with a broad client base. Work closely with Design Directors and Regional Design Directors across the firm to promote an inter-
disciplinary design approach and philosophy and facilitate its advancement in respective offices and across the firm. Be an integral part in the growth and success of architectural projects.
international COB project experience a plus Portfolio of built’ work to use in pitching / winning work Strong conceptual thinker with the ability to create great form from interior architecture and embrace sound business strategy as applied to effective projects Strong leadership, communication and relationship-
management skills; able to rally teams around design intent and to effectively meet deliverables. Excellent analytical and problem-
solving skills Service oriented and willing to foster a respectful, creative and inspiring environment. Revit skills are highly valued Base building expertise is preferred Business Proficiency with English and Spanish is necessary LEED accreditation Please include work samples along with your resume and cover letter.
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 Gensler and need special assistance due to a disability, or accommodation for a disability, please provide details in your application.