Detroit, MI, US
At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Whether you’re into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there’s something here for everyone.
Our depth of expertise spans disciplines—from aviation and transportation to education, hospitality, retail, technology and more. Whether we’re refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient and more impactful.
Gensler Detroit’s Workplace Interior Designer will impact the creative course of the Motor City.
Detroit is experiencing a renaissance – of design, of creativity, of technology and manufacturing – and the world is paying attention. The Detroit office of Gensler – the world-leading, worldwide architecture and design firm employing the brightest minds and thought leaders around – is seeking a gifted designer with an entrepreneurial spirit capable of contributing to a new design standard within the Detroit community.
Gensler is dedicated to using the power of design to create business solutions for their clients. The Gensler Community thrives on a positive, collaborative, fun, and inspiring environment. They depend on communication and connectivity to get things done. If you have a commitment to providing high-quality professional design services for clients in the Workplace market sector and thrive working within a creative, client-focused design environment, Gensler Detroit is the place to be.
What You Will Do
Collaborate on commercial interiors projects, including programming client needs, concept design, schematic design, design development, and manage budget/schedule reviews
Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents
Participate in selection of furniture systems and specifications
Provide project team coordination for the finished plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction
Work with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and finish samples
Manage client expectations, and coordinate team and consultant communications
3-7 years of related experience as an interior designer, with a focus on commercial interiors
Must be highly proficient in Revit
Strong knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, furniture systems and specifications, color and materials
Outstanding graphic presentation skills
Willingness to focus on a single client with a variety of project types or multiple projects in various stages of development
Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly
Strong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills
Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp required, 3-D Studio Max preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture
NCIDQ Certification required
Life at Gensler
Gensler is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Through our Five Strategies to Fight Racism, we continue to create a just and equitable future for our colleagues and our communities with our clients. We are a solid voice for social change as we impact people’s lives and fight racism. At Gensler, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace environment.
As a people-first organization, 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 medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities.
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.