Monday, March 28, 2011

Digital Design Coordinator - Lake | Flato Architects - TX

Lake | Flato Architects, Inc. is a nationally recognized design firm in San Antonio, TX, which fosters a collaborative, open studio environment. In 2004, Lake | Flato received the AIA National Firm Award and continues to gain recognition for environmentally sustainable design. We have been using Revit exclusively since 2007.

We are seeking a Digital Design Coordinator to provide support and
education for users of Autodesk Revit Architecture, Revit Systems and Revit Structure
applications on effective use of BIM technology.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Professional Architectural Degree preferred, Technical Degree acceptable
  • Candidates will have worked in a related field in the AEC industry
  • 3 years’ experience with versions 2009, 2010 and 2011 of Revit in a production, administrative and/or support capacity on residential and/or commercial projects
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of building design and construction principles is required
  • Must possess a strong commitment to results, problem solving and communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment
General knowledge of the following software
  • Sketchup 7 & 8
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, etc…)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (2007 & 2010)
  • Rendering software knowledge a plus (Mental Ray, Vue Infinite, Kerkythea, etc..)
Responsibilities Include

Revit / AutoCad Support
  • Support for users of Autodesk Revit Architecture and Autodesk Revit Suite
  • Develop, document and communicate best practices of BIM technologies.
  • Setting up and maintaining working environments, databases, configuration variables, family and symbol libraries, data resource files and office templates.
  • Support for users that will vary from entry level to advanced troubleshooting, software configuration and customization
  • Developing and administering user training sessions for new hires as well as existing employees continuing education in Revit software (one on one and group sessions)
  • Work with internal Sustainability Coordinator to research and integrate effective sustainability software into office, particularly interfacing with Revit (i.e. IES, Autodesk Green Building Studio & Ecotect Analysis)
  • Updating and integrating new software and releases when applicable and tested
  • Engage with project teams to strategize, employ and maintain an effective BIM strategy for project and office deliverable goals.
  • Various additional duties will be assigned as required
New Technology
  • Track new developments and methods in the architectural software community and suggest
    improvements, changes and new technologies for the office
General Computer Management
  • Interface and assist the full-time IT Systems Manager when necessary
  • Install, support and maintain all design software on our servers and workstations
Architectural Team Member
  • Approximately half of time (annually) would be working as part of project teams, billable to projects.
Salary is based on experience and abilities. Benefits (healthcare, paid vacations, 401K and a dynamic work setting) provided. To apply, send a copy of your cover letter with Salary expectations and resume – include both academic and professional – to the contact information below.

Contact: DDEmployment, attention Technical Group
Address: 311 Third Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Fax: 210-224-9515