Are you an emerging leaderin the design field who is passionate about Building Information Modeling (BIM), hungry to grow and make an impact across the design spectrum, and take your work (but not yourself) seriously? We’re seeking a strategic thought-leader who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get the job done. You will be responsible for developing and executing the BIM training/onboarding program and manage software strategy of a nationally renowned Architecture+Interior Design+Graphics+Historic Preservation firm headquartered in Downtown Cincinnati. You will work with IT and design leadership to define training & onboarding and manage associated design software tools such as BIM 360, Dynamo, Enscape, Rhino, and Bluebeam. This role is pivotal in supervising and executing the development of BIM production processes, standards, and model documents to enhance production efficiency and product quality. Some key overall responsibilities and characteristics of the BIM Manager / Director are as follows:
What You’ll Do:
Facilitate effective use and evolution of programs (REVIT, BIM360, Dynamo, Microsoft tools, Enscape, Rhino, Bluebeam) by our world-class design team across three locations (Cincinnati, Columbus, Atlanta)
Manage REVIT, including add-ins, deployments, implementations, standards, customizations, and family creation.
Support initiatives for effective digital practice using BIM and associated design technology.
Administer BIM model management, BIM Execution Plans, and Level of Development Plans.
Assist in creating content and resources for REVIT and related applications.
Attentively monitor adherence to standards and check for accuracy of information before distribution.
Work with Design Technology Manager, Project Teams, IT, and Leadership to leverage technology to enhance the design process, better control design disconnects between disciplines, assist in information sharing, and develop AR/VR experiences to further the design process.
Oversee training, onboarding & development of BIM and related software.
Utilize performance-design based software (Sefaira, REVIT) to understand comfort and energy performance early in the design process.
Explore and implement underutilized software tools to enhance our firms' capabilities in project management, parametric design, generative design, immersive technology, and 3D fabrication/pre-fabrication.
Develop best practices and manage application of 3D building scan technology into BIM projects.
Think differently about BIM. Take our firm from where we are to where we want to be.
Who You Are:
You’ve learned a lot in your career, you're passionate about design and the built environment. Now it’s time to be in the driver's seat of a software strategy, training, and management process to help world class designers have an enduring impact on their communities.
You're proficient in REVIT/BIM skills and have in-depth knowledge of current BIM software versions.
You're proficient in Design and Computational Design applications (e.g. REVIT(Dynamo), Rhino (Grasshopper), Enscape).
Technically savvy, with the ability to leverage design technology like BIM, parametric modeling, and AR/VR experiences. You also have rendering knowledge using 3D visualization software like Enscape.
You’re forward thinking and organized and can prioritize your work within a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
You have a keen ability to influence key decision makers & stakeholders cross functionally
You’re exceptionally results-focused, self-motivated, and accountable
Your educational and work background could come from a variety of related sources, including Architecture, Interior Design, Environmental Design, or Computer Science.
You love finding and solving problems!
Bachelor’s Degree in a related design field(s) including Architecture, Environmental Design, and/or supplemental technical experience or an advanced degree in Building Technology, Software Development, Computer Science, Info Tech, Information Systems.
5+ years of experience working with REVIT/BIM systems and software.
Understanding and experience of working within the Design and Building Construction Industry.
Who You’ll Be Working With:
Positive, Collaborative & Considerate Leadership team. Our leadership team is skilled at building relationships, encourages our people, and provides the freedom for them to create and grow. We work great with self-starters!
Genuinely Care About Each Other & Helping Out. The culture is all about helping people who are great at what they do feel inspired and empowered to go do it! We are relational people who do the right thing, speak our truth, and always have fun. Join us!
The Good Stuff:
Paid parking & transportation at our Downtown Cincinnati HQ - 401k match - Flexible work environment - Great healthcare and benefits package - $500 annual education/certification contribution.
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or possess proper authorization for full-time permanent employment in the United States - no exceptions.
No headhunters or recruiting firm communications will be answered.
All applications will be handled with the strictest confidence.
Please submit resume and references via weblink or PDF formatted attachment to the attention of Bill Baker, VP/Managing Partner, Zach Herbst, Associate and Jon Wahba, IT Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is a 15 mb limit on electronic file size.
MSA Design is a progressive award-winning Architectural, Interiors, Graphic Design, and Historic Preservation firm in Cincinnati, Columbus, and Atlanta. Founded in 1985, the firm has grown to include 70+ employees, and has expanded its office presence to the Midwest and Southeast. We have one mission; to DESIGN EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCES AND SPACES. We achieve this through hiring EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE, who design INSPIRED EXPERIENCES, that have an ENDURING IMPACT on the communities we serve.
With a firm-wide vision to become a Design leader in both the regional and national level, MSA practices in the Religious, Civic, Education, Sport, Corporate, Lifestyle, and Branded Environments markets.