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Architect/BIM Manager

Frederick Fisher and Partners Frederick Fisher and Partners Employer:
West Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Aug 21 '18Posted on:
Full-timeType:

We are a seeking an Architect/BIM Manager to join us. 

About Us

At Frederick Fisher and Partners, we seek to improve lives, community, and the environment through architecture.  We work with some of the most prestigious educational, cultural, civic institutions in the US and beyond.  Our diverse, award-winning projects range from universities and schools to museums and creative workspaces, from adaptive reuse to recreational facilities and parks, from houses to housing. 

Guided by four pillars—Process, Context, Function, and Aesthetics—we engage in our design work thoughtfully and thoroughly.  Our location in a historic mid-20th century landmark building that once housed the architecture office of A. Quincy Jones has led us towards an aesthetic of clean elegance, domesticity and delight.  In everything we create, we strive to integrate innovation and collaboration, beauty and authenticity, buildability and sustainability, and a broad cultural perspective. 

In addition to competitive salaries, benefits, 401K options, and paid vacation time, FFP prides itself on a very special office culture.  We are a team that truly cares about our work and each other, and we value inclusion, respect, and camaraderie.  While we strive for cohesion, we also believe everyone’s voice matters.  Life-long learning is a priority, and self-motivated individuals are encouraged to explore interests and talents. 

About the Position

The Architect/BIM Manager position is a unique role that impacts many aspects of the firm. Wearing many hats, this individual negotiates multiple, concurrent priorities as they anticipate and respond to the diverse needs of the firm, its partner organizations and its clients. This role requires a person that has a desire to be both an Architect and a teacher. This role requires a high aptitude for technology, persistence, and patience, to successfully research, select, integrate, support and manage strategic technologies and processes that distinguish the firm as a leader in Building Information Modeling. 

About You

Your responsibilities will include:

Technology and Process

  • Develop and maintain Revit templates and content libraries.
  • Develop, document, and implement BIM company standards and best practices.
  • Provide modeling and content creation assistance to project teams.
  • Assist development and implementation of BIM Project Execution Plans.

People, Training and Education

  • Conduct live Revit training and presentations.
  • Resolve technical issues for individuals and teams.
  • Track evolving industry best practice and standards for Revit and BIM.
  • Identify and track technologies and software applications relevant to the firm’s mission.
  • Engage with management and project teams to test and refine new processes and deliverables.
  • Conduct hands on evaluations of software, plug-ins, utilities, and web resources.

Architecture

  • Interacting and coordinating with the design team throughout the design process
  • Assist in managing the project, developing the design, drawing set and deliverables
  • Managing and assisting in the production of working drawings compliant with building codes, project requirements jurisdictional reviews and permits
  • Assist in construction process including answering RFIs, reviewing submittals and  solving construction related issues and field problems
  • Coordination of all consultants including reviewing drawings and integration within the design.

Your qualifications are:

  • 5-10 years architectural experience
  • Prior Architect or Job Captain experience
  • A Bachelor or Masters of Architecture from an accredited institution
  • LEED and California Architecture Licensure is preferred, but not required
  • Experience and knowledge of architectural design, drafting, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques, and cost estimating
  • Minimum of 5 years AEC project experience; Minimum 5 years of Revit experience with expert Revit Skills; Prior firm-wide CAD/ BIM Management preferred; Experience with Dynamo and 3rd Party add-ins; Proficiency in current versions of AutoCAD, Adobe and MS Office suites.  Laser cutter and 3d printer experience would be a plus.
  • A comprehensive understanding of project coordination and the related requirements for all design disciplines to support project design, goals and objectives
  • Proficient with Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch Up, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and MS Office
  • Experience with all aspects of professional services from schematic design through project close-out, including design and technical expertise
  • Strong graphic, oral, and written communications skills
  • You have an excellent work ethic and can perform without constant supervision
  • You are a problem-solver who can anticipate needs, help make decisions, and who enjoys working collaboratively with others

Submission requirements:

•   1 PDF w/ cover letter, resume and samples of work (both academic and professional).  File size must not exceed 5MB.

•   Submit your application to info@fisherpartners.net with the subject heading “Project Architect”. 

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we are only able to respond to those applicants we are interested in interviewing.

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