Firm BIM Leader

Job ID: CHIFBL0118

Firm BIM Leader

Chicago, IL

Overview

CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an AEC industry leader to serve as Firm BIM Leader based in our Chicago office.  We are an integrated global design firm that unites a dynamic team of architects, engineers, strategists, futurists, researchers, and industry specialists driven by a singular goal - to help solve our clients' and society's greatest challenges. 
 
The successful candidate will be a prominent member of the Technology in Practice Team, focused on emerging Technologies, Computational Design, Visualization, Data Analysis and Systems integration.  Primary responsibilities will include: 
 
  • Responsible for firm wide strategy relative to digital project delivery supporting all projects, offices and disciplines. 
  • Lead BIM Management and development in alignment with strategic firm initiatives.
  • Manage overall performance of  BIM Team.
  • Engage with clients, as appropriate, to develop effective and efficient workflows in the realm of BIM processes and technology ecosystems.
  • Assist in Technology in Practice business planning and associated budget recommendations.
  • Work effectively with internal groups, as appropriate (including Marketing and Legal) to develop appropriate documentation, contracting documents, content and other information as required. 
  • Maintain active and positive relationship with vendors, consultants and advisors.
  • Represent the firm at design technology conferences, functions and client workshops.
  • Design a mechanism to continuously raise the bar in inclusion and utilization of metadata.
  • Lead the BIM team on the adoption and implementation of the 'I' in BIM to leverage data collection and query for purposes of design intelligence, optimization, automation, simulation and downstream exploration for artificial intelligence. 
  • Oversee the implementation of standard processes and workflows.
  • Design educational offerings ranging from essentials to advanced use of Revit at CannonDesign.
  • Evangelize, educate and support primary design applications.
  • Advise project team stakeholders and extended team as appropriate through BIM Project Execution Planning at project kickoff.
 
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelors degree in Architecture, Engineering and/or Interior Design.  Minimum of 5 years experience as a BIM Manager or Director with a working knowledge of all aspects of professional services from planning and schematic design through project close-out, including design and technical expertise.  Good verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, training design and delivery experience. Strong technical knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, Grasshopper, Dynamo, Navisworks and other Design Applications. Knowledge of the Revit API is preferred. Click on apply now to upload your resume and portfolio.  
 
As a condition of employment, all CannonDesigners are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.     CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.