Digital Design Application Specialist

  • Location:

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Heayes

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This is a non-project role joining the experienced digital design and technology group (a central support group). The role provides technical support to the architects, supporting their digital delivery, using design-authoring tools.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and enlighten the relevant use of digital design tools
    • Support existing users to deliver projects in design software
    • Handle ad-hoc queries regarding AHMM's software use and tools
    • Manage project kick off and mentor modelling initiations for teams
    • Engage with projects teams to identify requirements and distribute knowledge

  • Maintain and grow practice resources in all global locations
    • Maintain model reviews and analysis across all projects, delivered in digital tools
    • Adapt and maintain AHMM's software standards & templates
    • Create and develop technical documentation
    • Work directly with content and computation specialists to supplement resources
    • Continue development of workflow between authoring tools and output
    • Perform ad-hoc tasks as required to support the BIM team
    • Contribute, develop and challenge AHMM's approach to digital design

  • Management and delivery of design software training
    • Maintain, develop and enhance AHMM's bespoke workshops
    • Deliver software/process training to new and existing users
    • Advance the experience of design authoring approaches
    • Advance the experience of detailing and construction delivery with design authoring tools

  • Software, Licensing and deployments
    • Build and maintain deployments of software tools in partnership with the IT department
    • Communicate license usage and reporting with BIM Manager
    • Test, develop and research tools and plugins for design application software


  • Understanding of the architectural process and technical delivery and, where relevant, having completed a relevant degree
  • Expert knowledge of technology, software and processes, used in practice on projects. This includes:
    • 3+years' experience delivering/supporting complicated architectural projects using Autodesk Revit, Naviswork and Bentley Microstation.
    • Preferred candidates will have working knowledge of wider design tools such as Dynamo, Rhino, SketchUp, 3DSMax, FormIT, AutoCAD, Solibri and ARCHICAD amongst others.
  • Detailed understanding of BIM principles and delivery, ideally a BIM certificated individual
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience in delivering workshops and training in software & process
  • Contribute and lead a variety of workshops and meetings


  • Ability to work independently, using own initiative to problem solve
  • Ability to work as part of a close team who drive BIM adoption and wider digital project leads
  • Ability to convey complex technical strategies to a range of people at different levels within the business who may have varied experience or software knowledge