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Abu Dhabi, UAE (United Arab Emirates)

Project Architect

About 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. 

Your Role 
As a Gensler Project Architect, it’s your job to lead 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

What You Will Do 
– 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 
– Conduct and document site visits, process submittals, substitution requests, and RFI’s during construction 


– Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture 
– 6+ years of project experience in an architectural practice 
– Licensed or registered architect 
– Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, SketchUp, 3dMax, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and MS Office. 
– Working knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures 
– LEED accreditation preferred

About the Company

Gensler is widely recognized as the world’s leading collaborative design firm, not just the largest. The ability to work together as an integrated team is part of our DNA, and we’ve embraced it at every level, from our Co-CEOs to our studios and project teams.

The focus of Gensler leadership is on serving our clients effectively wherever they need our services. Our one-firm firm ethos saves time, cuts costs and delivers innovation. We offer the design industry’s deepest bench of expertise, matched with experience gained by working with our clients across the global economy. We bring that broad knowledge to bear on every project and location where we work.

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