Architect - Senior
San Jose, Costa Rica
hace 3 horas

Your Role

As a Senior Architect you need to coordinate with a team of architects and designers to deliver unparalleled architectural projects.

Leverage your industry experience and technical acumen to drive client projects from concept through build. You need to actively participate in all phases of the design process.

Innovative thinking, balanced with ability to present real-world technical solutions to new design challenges. Must thrive with personal responsibility and accountability, but embody and embrace open communication and team-oriented success.

What You Will Do

Manage all phases of projects, including project set-up, design, and construction administration

Manage project scheduling, budgets, and set-up with clients, sub-contractors, vendors and consultants

Assist with the design and delivery of the architectural and / or technical aspects of a project.

Possess proficient / advance knowledge of architectural design principals, technical details, codes, and material characteristics.

Provide project team coordination for the finished plans, specification, and material selections required for construction.

Resolution of complex technical and design issues as they arise during document preparation and construction administration

Manage a range of project team sizes, comprised of project architects, interior designers and job captains

Track financial performance of project

Preparing and ensuring accuracy of technical documents

Participating in the construction administration of project assignments, including quality control

Working with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives

Produce architectural drawing

Conduct site inspections

Manage client, team and project coordination, including full documentation coordination with structural, MEP, lighting, AV, landscape and civil consultants

Support communication between project team, clients, vendors, contractors, consultants, and building and permitting officials

Provide technical guidance and innovative solutions to resolve complex technical and design challenges

Maintain project manual and specifications

Ensure projects conform to contract

Conduct and document site visits, process submittals, substitution requests, and RFI’s during construction

Organize and manage project teams and assignments

Oversee coordination of projects

Lead project coordination for the plans, elevations, sections, details, schedules specifications and material selections required for construction

Manage project timelines and schedules

Review technical documents to ensure accuracy

Lead coordination of consultants, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives

Oversee the construction administration of project assignments with focus on managing design intent and quality control

Lead coordination with contractors, fabricators and regulatory agencies to ensure constructed project meets overall project objectives

Other assigned responsibilities.

Your Qualifications

Bachelor of Architecture or Interior Design or foreign equivalent.

Licensed or registered architect

8+ years of project experience in an architectural practice

Working knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures

Strong leadership, communications and relationship management skills

Construction documentation and / or design detail development experience

Ability to handle difficult situations with tact, grace and emotional intelligence

Experience with the entire project lifecycle, through post-occupancy

Experience leading, managing and mentoring multiple project teams

Proven fiscal accountability and responsibility on various project types

Must have the ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Strong organizational skills

100% bilingual English / Spanish, well written with excellent verbal communication skills

Legally authorized to work in Costa Rica preferred

US Visa and valid passport

Proficiency in REVIT, Sketch Up, Photoshop, InDesign, and Microsoft office

Additional software skills in AutoCAD, 3d Max, Illustrator, Rhino, Grasshopper, and Autodesk Certified are a plus

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 subsidized health and life insurance, profit sharing, annual bonus, LinkedIn learning, holiday observance, additional PTO days every 5 years and employee assistance programs.

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.

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