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Computational Design Specialist

Design Technology | New York | Full Time

Job Description

Grimshaw is seeking a passionate and talented Computational Design Specialist to join our growing in-house Design Technology team. This position will be located in the New York City studio.

For this role, we are looking for candidates with a particular interest in data-driven approaches to design.

As well as working on a range of practice-wide initiatives including our workflow development and data-driven strategy, you will also provide technical support and training directly to design teams where appropriate.

Additional aspects of the role include working alongside the office BIM and technology staff to deliver coordinated solutions, representing Grimshaw Design Technology both internally and externally, and contributing to the overall Design Technology agenda, including research and exploration into new technologies and innovations in the industry.

At Grimshaw, we encourage creativity and innovation and you can expect to work in a vibrant and fast paced environment. For all of our roles, strong communication skills and an appreciation of Grimshaw design ethos is crucial.

Skills and qualifications

  • The ability to clearly articulate advanced computational concepts in an easily understandable manner
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Initiative and proactive working methodology
  • Degree in architecture or computational design-based qualification
  • 3+ years of proven computational design experience in a professional setting
  • Demonstrable experience with data-driven approaches and analytics
  • Experience in programming languages such as C#, Python
  • Experience of Autodesk Revit, as well as interoperability between Rhino and Revit

Required technical skills

  • Advanced knowledge and experience of 3D modelling software such as McNeel Rhinoceros
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of visual programming software such as Grasshopper and Dynamo.

Grimshaw is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our colleagues.