Technical Director
London, United Kingdom
3d ago

Your Role

As a Technical Director , you will act as a leader in all aspects to our studio members within one of our Workplace teams.

You should be passionate about all stages, from test fits to technical detailing and construction documentation. You will be experienced in handling the technical process, with excellent presentation and relationship building skills, and the ability to understand and interpret client needs and requirements.

You will have a good understanding of the end to end design process, commencing in the marketing phase through construction completion, and possess demonstrable International experience, having worked on a variety of projects.

A self-motivated team player with a positive, communicative and collaborative approach, you will work in partnership with colleagues across Gensler’s practice areas not only in London but Firmwide, as well as with clients, vendors, consultants and stakeholders at all levels.

You will have the knowledge and ability to provide guidance to less experienced members of the Interiors team, advising and supporting where necessary.

What You Will Do

Lead the team in collaboration with the Studio Director and Principal

Lead the team in detailed technical development of design and follow through

Provide active technical development of the design and technical input during the preparation and execution of construction documents

Mentor and teach junior members of the team

Lead the technical aspects of the project team and oversee all phases

Lead the design team towards a cohesive and rational technical solution which best meets the client’s brief and conform to the project brief and is technically, legally and financially responsible

Responsible for making the technical team aware of current building legislation and the Quality Management System

Interact and work with Clients to achieve design intentions of brief

You must have :

A Master’s degree in Interior Design

Experience of delivering commercial fit-out projects, ideally more than 150,000ft2

Experience of working with firms in the Financial and Professional Services

Significant, demonstrable experience of leading large teams to deliver projects through all stages including Construction Administration

LEED Accreditation

Advance knowledge in Revit and Autocad

Experience in using Adobe CC package

Good to have :

Ability to create positive relationships with outside design firms and corporate client and stakeholders experience advising executives in global professional services and financial services firms

Experience facilitating meetings with diverse stakeholders to reach consensus

Experience in mentoring and developing junior employees

Please apply for this Technical Director role and submit your CV and portfolio for review.

Candidates who do not meet the criteria, or provide work samples will not be considered.

Life at Gensler

We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical and dental insurance, season ticket loans, pension, profit sharing and twice annual bonus opportunities.

As part of the firm’s commitment to professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional qualifications and associated renewals and exam fees.

In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programmes or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us .

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