Design Technology Manager

LMN Architects LMN Architects Employer:
Seattle, WA, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 16 '17Posted on:

LMN Architects is currently seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Design Technology Manager. The Design Technology Manager will work as a member of Tech Studio, LMN’s research and development group, to leverage research and emerging technologies to continuously improve the firm’s design process. This new position will oversee the firm-wide implementation of digital design and production platforms, develop and curate best practices, manage standards and lead training efforts. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the design, simulation, and production process as well as an ability to develop and disseminate new working methodologies to facilitate the firm’s cross-platform design studio. 

Position Description

  • Oversee and maintain the office-wide Design Technology and BIM systems
  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of BIM standards, content, best practices and documentation
  • Provide leadership to the firm’s Design Technology Specialists group to address real-time needs of project teams to improve team performance
  • Ensure that project models are set-up and maintained according to firm standards
  • Develop, coordinate and lead on-going application training
  • Investigate, test and deploy new digital design tools for firm-wide implementation
  • Provide support for Design Technology related needs and document known issues and best practices
  • Work with Tech Studio to develop and implement objectives for firm-wide technology use
  • Consult with principals and project teams to develop innovative solutions to enhancing the practice of architecture
  • Work with project managers and firm leadership to assist in the development of contract provisions that appropriately address Design Technology within the context of project delivery

Minimum Qualifications

  • Five years of experience in architecture or related design and construction field
  • Four-year degree in design, technology, or related field preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated leadership and management abilities
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Revit
  • Knowledge of Autodesk Navisworks Manage, Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Knowledge of Rhino and Grasshopper, AutoDesk Dynamo
  • Autodesk Inventor, Autolisp, Visual Basic and Script Writing preferred
  • Experience in customizing the Autodesk Revit API preferred
  • Experience in architecture or related design field preferred

LMN is an internationally recognized design practice made up of architects, interior designers and planners passionate about design and dedicated to collaboration. We are a single office of 150 people located in downtown Seattle and are led by eight partners. Our focus is on creating buildings and places that enrich communities and the public realm across a diversity of project types—such as education, convention centers, performing arts, commercial mixed-use and transit facilities.  In recognition of the quality of our work and professional leadership, LMN was recently named the recipient of the 2016 AIA Architecture Firm Award, the highest national honor bestowed upon an architectural practice.  More information on LMN is available on our website at


Qualified candidates should submit a single .pdf (less than 8mb) including a cover letter, resume and sample portfolio via email to  Please include your name and “Design Technology Manager” in the subject line.

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