BIM Manager, ArchiCAD – Hermosa Beach, CA, USA | Works

Laney LA
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Hermosa Beach, California, USALocation:

Fri 2 Sep ’22Posted on:

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Laney LA is a multidisciplinary architecture studio dedicated to collaborative craftsmanship and timeless design. The studio seeks to create work that speaks powerfully – sparking a dialogue between sustainable architecture and its changing environment. Additionally, as a place where diverse minds come together, 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, rooted in both experience and meaning.


The five core responsibilities of this role are:

1. BIM Quality Control: The BIM Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the production of accurate and detailed ArchiCAD models for technical and construction documentation. Note: Our studio relies primarily on ArchiCAD and we are looking for an ArchiCAD BIM specialist.

2. Model Management: The BIM Manager is responsible for implementing and maintaining project models, standards, keynotes and studio-wide BIM workflows for all types of projects. Responsibilities also include serving as an internal resource to troubleshoot ArchiCAD issues and supporting day-to-day use of the BIM platform.

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

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

5. Design and documentation: The BIM manager should always contribute to the collaborative design and documentation process on a handful of selected projects, from design to construction administration.


We believe cultural fit is the highest priority. Therefore, we have defined several elements that define our studio culture.

Laney LA shares the following five core values.

• Designer’s passion: we demand creative energy in all businesses

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

• Rookie Advantage: We pursue a steep learning curve

• Curiosity of the detective: we demonstrate active listening

• Warrior spirit: we overcome obstacles with bravery


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

• In-depth ArchiCAD expertise required

• Proficiency in other BIM applications preferred

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

• Chartered Architect preferred, but not required

• In-depth expertise in construction documentation

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

• Experience of leading teams

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong leadership and personal motivation

• Excellent delegation skills

• Highly technically qualified

• High level of intrinsic design skill

• Experience in assembling sets of very complex drawings

• Good knowledge of design, industry trends, materials and the ability to translate these ideas

• Punctual & organized

• Knowledge of California building codes


• Competitive salary

• Medical and dental benefits

• 401(K) plan with 4% match

• Paid leave and public holidays

• Sick days

The information in this document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position, nor to be an exhaustive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. The duties and responsibilities described in this job description are subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other reasons.

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