Design Technology Project Manager

Woods Bagot Woods Bagot Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Nov 19 '19Posted on:

Design and delivery must be agile. The future of the built environment demands the development of new design and delivery workflows to cross the silos of AECO roles, and enable enhanced client and occupant experiences. Woods Bagot will drive a workflow and technology ecosystem with a DevOps stance, moving well-beyond what is provided by a previously platform-centric technology culture. This new ecosystem elevates collaboration, communication, and data flow across the entire project lifecycle to be first-class citizens in design and project delivery.

Woods Bagot is looking to appoint a Design Technology Special Projects Manager to work as part of a global research, development, and consulting team. We are interested individuals with backgrounds in both architecture and technology, and specifically the use of multi-platform technologies to design, collaborate, communicate, and deliver architecture and interiors projects. This role is integral to the firm’s design technology strategy centered on agile approaches to project design and delivery.

We want to work with you to create the future of design, delivery, and experience for the built environment.

The position will lead the research, development, prototyping, and deployment of projects that may include:

  • Exploration and implementation of new project information systems, including new ways to harness data to better understand our processes and products.
  • Project communication, review, and collaboration platforms
  • Model and data-driven delivery methodologies
  • The application of project management platforms and methodologies, including Agile and Lean, to architectural projects
  • Lead the development of workflow automation and modelling agility tools, working with the software development team
  • Collaborative VR/AR implementations on projects
  • Creation of new design and experiential client services


  • Working with key global stakeholders (studio and sector leadership, design leadership), contribute to the strategic development of Woods Bagot’s Design Technology capability by researching and developing new methodologies and technologies around project design and delivery.
  • Lead nominated strategic projects on behalf of the Design Technology Team
  • Strategically assist and collaborate with the Global Design Technology Team to deploy and support new software plugins, applications, and web environments.
  • Develop and promote Woods Bagot’s reputation for design technology related expertise and quality project delivery, including participation in industry events and technical forums


  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Design, or a related discipline
  • Strong experience in the application of technology workflows to design projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability use time effectively, maximise efficiency, and meet challenging goals
  • Ability to determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance
  • Ability to work as part of a team, and independently

Woods Bagot is a fast paced, dynamic, global business that suits those with an appreciation of great design and creativity built from a platform of collaborative across our 15 studios around the world.

How to apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter/email to:  subject heading  Design Technology Project Manager

Woods Bagot prides itself on driving Dynamic Careers. We believe that our people's potential are released through opportunities and experiences which are the reward for contribution, initiative, and personal accountability. Our job is to help enable you to take your career to the next level.


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