Design Technology Manager

Island Exterior Fabricators Island Exterior Fabricators Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Jan 26 '18Posted on:

Island Exterior Fabricators is a unique company at the intersection of architecture, engineering and construction.  The firm specializes in building envelope solutions for architects that exhibit exceptional performance and technical sophistication. Island Exterior Fabricators (IEF) has been working in the greater New York and Boston areas for over 30 years. The premium product that Island delivers is achieved through working with architects and contractors to develop custom solutions that utilize Island’s large-scale, panelized, prefabricated system.  All of Island's facade solutions are designed, engineered, and fabricated in-house.  Island continues to only work on the most challenging of projects and diversify as the company expands its scope of work to include curtain walls, windows, louvers, and more. In the past, Island has worked on the design and delivery of some of the northeast region’s most iconic buildings for the world’s most notable architects, including Neil Denari, TEN Arquitectos, COOKFOX Architects, Grimshaw, and Morphosis.


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We are seeking a Design Technology Manager to join our Manhattan design + engineering group. The ideal candidate would have a combination of strong experience in strategic BIM management, custom façade design for fabrication, and team management. Candidates with a strong work ethic who are inventive, self-motivated, highly organized, personable, and can communicate clearly are encouraged to apply. The preferred candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Previous leadership in the development and implementation of BIM practices for fabrication information.

  • Ability to recruit, mentor, and manage a team to produce shop and fabrication drawings.

  • Application of BIM knowledge to maximize efficiencies in workflow and communication among and between teams: from drawing production to fabrication production.

  • Expert knowledge of Revit. 
  • Proficiency in Autocad, Autodesk 360, Rhino, Inventor, Excel, and/or Logikal is also preferred.
  • Ability to automate processes and create tools in Dynamo, Grasshopper, and/or other programming languages.
  • Experience creating and delivering direct to fabrication CNC information is preferred. Strong technical knowledge + design aptitude is preferred
  • Reside in or near New York City.


Compensation will be highly competitive and commensurate with work experience and skills.


Please submit a single pdf document that includes a cover letter, resume, and work samples to

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