BIM Manager

Gensler Gensler Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Fri, Dec 1 '17Posted on:

The Regional BIM Manager is a multifaceted role with a primary focus on BIM practices in the regional offices- Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, and La Crosse. In championing BIM practices, this position involves, but is not limited to strategizing Revit implementation with project teams, training, family creation, and research and development. A successful candidate will also get involved as the BIM leader on projects in these offices. 

This role is an integral part of the design technology team that also focuses on computational design, creative media, fabrication, physical computing, and collaboration. Resultantly, the regional BIM manager will play an active role in the seamless rollout of design technology implementation strategies and evolving the landscape design technology and project delivery.   



  • Meet with project teams to ensure project organization and efficient use of Revit. Specifically, involvement with updating and implementing BIM execution plan at project startup and regular touch points with project teams to ensure plan is operating correctly.
  • Monitor project model development and manage the integrity and proper organization of BIM data.
  • Provide ongoing Revit technical support to the various project teams.
  • Work with Firmwide and local resources to support AutoCAD-based projects.
  • Create parametric families for the project that capture the design intent and construction logic of the proposed building.
  • Mentor the team on best practices and tips and tricks to improve workflow.
  • Coordinate the Revit model with parts of the design modeled in Rhino and /or other software platforms.
  • Respond to Help Desk Tickets in person and remotely.


  • Work in conjunction with our Firmwide Digital Design/Revit Leadership in the continued improvement of the Gensler BIM standards and templates to maintain quality and consistency of the design environment and deliverables.
  • Coordinate the expansion of existing Revit content and detail libraries.
  • Assist in the implementation of the Gensler Revit Standards/Firmwide strategies and collaborate with local teams to insure a smoother Revit workflow.


  • Provide team training and guide initial project implementations to ensure a consistent Revit workflow.
  • Instruct Revit Classes for multiple experience levels (Essentials to Advanced)
  • Customization of classes for specific project tasks
  • Identify Revit learning practices, both new and existing, and assess opportunities to improve content and delivery.
  • Enhance training material and datasets to encompass both Gensler design philosophy and the new landscape of information modelling.
  • Provide day to day guidance and mentoring to staff to optimize Revit features and follow project modeling standards.

Your Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of, and proven practical background in, Autodesk Revit Architecture and related BIM software.
  • Solid understanding of Navisworks and CAD applications and best practices
  • Familiarity with design applications such as Rhino, VRay, 3D Studio Max, Sketch up, Adobe Creative Suite, etc. are a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design or equivalent, with 5 years of experience in design and/or construction practice preferred.
  • 5 years of experience in the project-specific, BIM workflow from start to finish.
  • Articulate communicator, able to convey BIM concepts to all levels of design and delivery leadership.
  • Punctual, able to adhere to deadlines, and have a strong work ethic.

Please apply directly through our career site:

Back to Job List...

  • ×Search in: