BIM Technician - London, UK - Permanent full-time role + hybrid working

Gillespies is a leading landscape design and masterplanning practice with an outstanding reputation for delivering responsibly-designed, transformative and award-winning spaces that add real value to people's lives. We work with forward-thinking clients on pioneering projects that push the boundaries in creativity, innovation and sustainability and an exciting national and international portfolio of projects. The pandemic has strengthened the importance of delivering well-designed healthy spaces that are inclusive for all. Gillespies is leading a new nature led urbanism, and we are looking for passionate and highly talented designers to help us redefine the landscapes of our time.

We are looking for an experienced BIM Technician with proficiency in Lumion, Rhino, Revit & the Adobe suite, to join our creative and friendly team in London. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic 3D modeller, with strong technical skills and a graphical flair, to join a multi-award winning Landscape Architectural and Urban Design firm, based in Clerkenwell, London.

The ideal candidate will be highly experienced in the preparation of 3D visualisations using Rhino software for technical stages of design documentation and must demonstrate strong skills in cross-disciplinary coordination, team leadership and a good understanding of Revit. Knowledge of working within a BIM environment would be beneficial but is not essential.

A background or experience in landscape or architecture would be of great advantage.

Role Description:

  • Use 3D landscape visualisation and modelling techniques to bring landscape designs to life through rendered images, perspectives and computer-generated imagery
  • Produce accurate Revit models with reliable BIM data according to the relevant BIM documentation (EIR/BEP), working closely with other members of the BIM team, Landscape Architects and Urban Designers
  • Manage large Revit models integrating multiple Architecture, Structures, MEP and infrastructures models, identifying clashes and design concerns.
  • Work collaboratively with the project design team in various projects improving the workflow between AutoCAD, Revit and other design packages
  • Support the advancement of our capabilities in clash detection, data management and maintaining project templates and standards

Skills & Experience Required:

  • In-depth working knowledge of REVIT and BIM enabling applications
  • Experience with BIM Level 2 projects
  • An eye for architectural representation and ability to produce rendered imagery to communicate design intent to clients.
  • Experience in architectural visualisation
  • Experience of working in a design practice
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal);
  • Ability to work without supervision and proactively manage time and work commitments.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels with credibility and confidence;
  • Able to build positive working relationships across the Practice as well as with external stakeholders
  • Good problem solver;
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritise multiple requests and tasks;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to make sound decisions and escalate any issues to the management if needed;
  • Good attention to detail;

Software Skills Required:

  • Photoshop, Illustrator & Adobe suite
  • Revit (and associated tools)
  • Lumion
  • Rhino
  • Sketch Up

Background or experience in landscape or architecture would be of great advantage.

Essential Behaviours

Applicants should be motivated individuals with a positive attitude and should embody the following behaviours:

  • Proactive, resilient and adaptable
  • Self-driven & results-oriented
  • Customer-focused
  • Approachable & displaying a positive attitude
  • Interested in learning and developing skills

The studio is a dynamic, fast-paced environment where we encourage innovative problem-solving.

Join a Talented Team

Gillespies is passionate about design and dedicated to making a positive impact on the built environment. We offer great opportunities to develop your design skills and professional knowledge within a supportive and stimulating work environment. Our studios are creative and sociable, with an international team of talented designers.

Our Offer:

  • A competitive salary with a range of benefits
  • A ‘flexi-hours’ scheme to allow for a healthy work-life balance.
  • 2 days a week working from home for full-time employees or 1 day a week for part-time employees.

To Apply:

If you think you are a suitable match for this role, please email your CV and portfolio to (10MB max). References will be required.

Gillespies is an equal opportunities employer. We regret that we can only respond to successful applications.

No agencies, please.