Architectural Designer - Singapore - Gensler

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Wei Jie

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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.

At our core we embody an entrepreneurial spirit, always looking ahead for new ways to innovate and add to our clients' success.

We share the belief that design has the power to transform organizations and change lives; whether we're refreshing a retailer's brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building.

Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability, and we believe that a diversity of voices and cultures is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing lasting competitive advantage.

As the world's largest design firm, Gensler has a unique obligation and opportunity to focus on sustainability in the built environment.

We deepened our commitment to combat the impact on climate change in the built environment when we launched Gensler Cities Climate Challenge (GC3) in 2019.

This is our pledge to meet an ambitious goal:
the elimination of all greenhouse gases from our work by 2030.

Your Role

We are currently seeking a highly experienced Senior Architectural Designer for Data Centres to collaborate with the entire studio and lead teams to develop design solutions and coordinate through all phases of a project.

Leverage your industry expertise, design abilities, and technical acumen to drive projects from concept through construction.

You are a seasoned designer and recognized contributor to high-profile, design driven projects. Our team is highly creative, collaborative, and dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence. You demonstrate innovative thinking, balanced with ability to present real-world technical solutions to new design challenges. You thrive with personal responsibility and accountability but embody and embrace open communication and team-oriented success.

You will work closely with the Principal-In-Charge, the Practice Area Leader, the Design Director, and the Design Manager within our collaborative and supportive team environment to develop projects from conceptual design through execution.

A well-rounded and thoughtful approach to design forms the foundation of our practice and our clients hire us because they believe in the transformative power of design.

What You Will Do

  • Actively leads a range of project team sizes and oversees the successful delivery of large or complex or multilocation projects and accounts.
  • Ensures all work is carried out to the requirements of the client, with the design team working to the correct specifications and delivering a high quality and timely product to the client.
  • Develops a comprehensive understanding of client's program requirements and standards and policies to develop advanced complex design concepts.
  • Anticipates and resolves complex technical and design issues as they arise during document preparation and construction administration.
  • Provides design and technical guidance and innovative solutions to resolve design and technical challenges.
  • Involves definition of scope and development of novel concepts and methods.
  • Leads the communication and collaborates with design team, clients, consultants, contractors, regulatory agencies and other vendors to meet overall project objectives.
  • Assists in establishing overall project budgets and milestone schedules in coordination with Design Manager and Design Director
  • Possess the ability to deliver directly, or manage others to perform client management, project organization and startup, and the development of new business in the defined market sector.
  • In collaboration with other Gensler leaders in the Practice Area, leverage the capabilities of the Firm and help build the practice within the region.
  • Expands opportunities to work across multiple practices and protocols to offer internal advisory services to appropriate projects within the region.
  • Assist in recruitment of new team members.
  • Develops and mentors staff for this Practice Area.
  • Grows & develops new networks and provides feedback and information on market and creative trends.
  • Involvement in office, regional and sector business development initiatives.
  • Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs.
  • Be an advocate for Gensler sustainability commitments internally and externally.
  • Make sustainability an integral part of every project.
  • Define project sustainability targets in collaboration with the client and the project team at t

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