BIM Manager, ArchiCAD

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Hermosa Beach, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Sep 2 '22Posted on:


Laney LA is a multidisciplinary architecture studio dedicated to collaborative craft and timeless design. The studio seeks to create work that speaks powerfully - sparking a dialogue between enduring architecture and its evolving environment. Moreover, as a place where diverse minds gather, Laney LA is committed to fostering both critical discourse and a vibrant culture. With specialties in residential, commercial, and interior architecture, the studio has created a unique architectural process - one rooted in both experience and meaning. 


The five essential responsibilities of this role are the following: 

1. BIM Quality Control: The BIM Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the production of accurate, detailed ArchiCAD models for technical and construction documentation. Please note: our studio leverages ArchiCAD primarily, and we are seeking an ArchiCAD BIM Specialist. 

2. Template Management: The BIM Manager is responsible for implementing and maintaining studio-wide project templates, standards, keynotes, and BIM workflows for all project types. Responsibilities also include serving as an in-house resource to resolve ArchiCAD issues and to support the daily use of the BIM platform. 

3. BIM Training: The BIM Manager is responsible for instituting and managing in-office training sessions to increase studio ArchiCAD expertise for all new and existing team members. 

4. BIM Consultant Coordination: The BIM Manager is responsible for coordinating consultants, specification writers and regulatory agencies to ensure BIM models meet standard of care/expectations. 

5. Design & Documentation: The BIM Manager shall still contribute to the collaborate design and documentation process on a handful of select projects from Concept through Construction Administration. 


We believe that a cultural fit is the highest priority. Therefore, we have outlined several items that define our studio culture. 

Laney LA shares the following five core values. 

• Designer’s Passion: We demand creative energy in all ventures 

• Servant’s Heart: We embrace the art of service 

• Rookie’s Advantage: We pursue a steep learning curve 

• Detective’s Curiosity: We demonstrate active listening 

• Warrior’s Spirit: We overcome obstacles with bravery 


• 5-15 years of experience in high-end residential, commercial, and interiors projects at all phases of the project life cycle 

• Deep expertise in ArchiCAD required 

• Mastery of other BIM applications preferred 

• Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Architecture preferred 

• Licensed Architect preferred, but not required 

• Deep expertise in construction documentation 

• The ability to visually communicate design through drawings, diagrams, and details with expertise and precision 

• Experience leading teams 

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

• Strong leadership and self-motivation 

• Excellent delegation skills 

• Highly skilled technically 

• High level of intrinsic design competence 

• Experience with assembling highly complex drawings sets 

• Good awareness of design, industry trends, materials, and the aptitude to translate these ideas 

• Punctual & organized 

• Knowledge of California Building Codes 


• Competitive salary 

• Health & dental benefits 

• 401(K) Plan with 4% match 

• Paid vacation & holidays 

• Sick leave 

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. 


How To Apply
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