Designer - Junior

Los Angeles, CA

As a Gensler Designer, you will tap into your boundless creativity and passion for design to produce unique and functionally beautiful spaces for clients.  You are a self-motivated, team player who is ready for active participation in all phases of the design process.  With you as part of the design team, interiors have never been so engaging.

What You Will Do 

  • Utilize your experience to assist all phases of Interiors 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 
  • Utilize knowledge of furniture and technology, and custom furniture and lighting solutions, finishes, materials, color selections, and ID specifications 
  • Independently create material palettes and inspiration image boards 
  • Carries out design assignments by helping to develop new or improved techniques  

Your Qualifications 

  • Experience in the role described above, with specific demonstrated experience in workplace fixtures, furniture and equipment 
  • High resourcefulness of creative unique materials, furniture and fixtures 
  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Interior Design from a CIDA or NCARB accredited school 
  • 0-5 years post-graduate experience
  • High Proficiency in Sketch-Up, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Bluebeam required. Basic Understanding of Revit and Enscape.
  • Excellent color sense, and great passion for design 
  • Excellent graphic design, organizational, time management, and written and verbal communication skills 
  • Passionate, self-starting, dedicated, efficient 
  • Enjoys both taking responsibility and team collaboration 
  • Detailed understanding of FFE design and deliverables 
  • Passion for both the big picture design ideas and the details 
  • Facility with 3D conceptualization (digitally or by hand) required 

To be considered, please submit portfolio and/or work samples in PDF format.

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 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.

The base salary range will be estimated between $68,000-$75,000 plus bonuses and benefits and contingent on relevant experience. 

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