Gensler Overview

  • www.gensler.com
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1965
  • Company - Private
  • Architectural & Engineering Services
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)

We are a global design firm grounded in the belief that the object of design is to enhance human experience. We build experiences that improve lives and change neighborhoods, whether we are planning a new urban development or transforming the brand of a retailer.
Mission: At Gensler, we strive through the Power of Design to Create a Better World. We do so with every mission we pursue and with the belief that our profession's highest calling is to make a difference in the world.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2020(#81), 2019(#91), 2017(#49), 2016(#38)

Company Updates

January 22, 2021
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Design for the Hybrid Workforce Developers are repositioning buildings to meet new needs for employees, tenants, and the community
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There is a groundswell of momentum and a growing movement of solidarity against systemic and historic racism towards the Black community.
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Gensler Reviews

3.8
73%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
Andy Cohen and Diane Hoskins
637 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Former Employee, more than 10 years

"A dynamic place to really grow in your design career"

Mar 28, 2021 - Principal/Design Director in Los Angeles, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

There is a strong culture at Gensler that you really come to appreciate - in the various offices all over the world. There is something that connects everyone - a culture and commitment to creating

Cons

The people who really thrive at Gensler understand that this is not a place to just "have a job" - but to grow in your career and push beyond your comfort zone. While the firm has changed

Advice to Management

The new approach to professional development has made a big impact in better connecting leaders with their teams and the individual. Keep a focus on people, keep the feedback loop healthy and robust.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Gensler

3.5
(153 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is race or ethnicity talked about at Gensler?

...Systemic racism and misogynism are very well in place, visible, and hard to disrupt....Read More

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Gensler Interviews

Experience
Positive67%
Negative17%
Neutral17%
Getting an Interview
Applied online57%
Employee Referral24%
Recruiter6%
Difficulty
2.7
Average
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  1. Featured Interview

    Interior Design Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Gensler (Los Angeles, CA) in Mar 2019

    Interview

    The interview was conducted over video chat with the specific team that I would be working with; they were friendly and took time to get to know me and my specific design capabilities so working together would be seamless once I started.
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    What design programs are you familiar with and proficient in?

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Gensler Awards & Accolades

  • Innovation by Design Awards: Most Innovative Design of YearFast Company2019
  • Best Places To WorkGlassdoor Employees Choice Award2019
  • The World's Most Innovative CompaniesFast Company2019
  • Most Admired FirmInterior Design Giants2019
  • Top Firm OverallBuilding Design's World Architecture 1002019

Popular Careers with Gensler Job Seekers

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Gensler FAQ

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What are perks and other benefits like at Gensler?

...For this industry where benefits, bonuses and perks are unheard of Gensler does a good job in this respect...

March 29, 2021

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