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Director of Digital Practice
San Francisco, California

This award winning international architecture, interiors and planning firm has designed iconic structures and spaces across the US, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With an extensive portfolio encompassing office, hospitality, mixed-use, high-rise, institutional, planning and interiors projects globally, their exceptional design and technical expertise is a key differentiator. The firm’s dynamic, team oriented studio structure promotes collaboration and innovation, while supporting ongoing investment in the firm's talent and technology across the organization. They are committed to surpassing their clients’ expectations with environmentally responsible design solutions that reflect and respect the unique cultural, social and built environment traditions of their respective communities. Given the firm’s continued growth and success they are seeking a Director of Digital Practice based in the firm's San Francisco office.

The Director of Digital Practice is responsible for creating a Digital Practice Team that elevates supports and informs the firm’s design technology expertise, as well as other enterprise technology solutions. This individual is a thought leader with thorough knowledge of design technology applications and process methodology. S/he is responsible for working collaboratively with Executive Management and IT to develop and maintain software protocols, workflows and training regimens to support company Design and Construction technology efforts. Core responsibilities include strategy development, application research, application implementation, portfolio management, training (internal and external), team management, and technology research and development. In addition, s/he will provide oversight of project team digital files, communication with various team stakeholders, and implementation of multiple integrated technology services to support project needs. The Director of Digital Practice maintains continuous contact with the Director of Information Technology (IT) to support Operations, while maintaining professional relationships with clients, designers, consultants, contractors, and software developers.

  • Develop an education plan to elevate the design technology expertise for all design staff.
  • Support the firm’s managerial and design staff in use of Cloud-Based Design and Construction Management technologies.
  • Research and develop new methods for architects to utilize 3D Web & Mobile technologies to manage model-based information throughout a project’s lifecycle.
  • Advise the firm’s legal counsel on issues pertaining to BIM, VDC, and the associated risks involved with BIM information security management across different markets.
  • Creating a Digital Practice Team with the goal of staffing all production teams with the appropriate level of knowledge in technology applications; including but not limited to BIM production, VR, AR, AI, Computational Design, Cloud based file management.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture preferred
  • 15+ years progressive design technology leadership experience within A/E/C companies
  • Collaborative leader with a proven track record of growing and leading teams.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, V-Ray, 3DS Max, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup