Graduate BIM & Computational Designer - Various Locations (hybrid)

Graduate BIM & Computational Designer - Various Locations (hybrid)

Are you a BIM & Computational enthusiast with a passion for architectural engineering design?

Type of contract
Area of Expertise
Building Environment
Office / Project Location
San Diego, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles
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We are looking for a talented Graduate BIM & Computational Designer to join us in one of our various locations in our US Region: Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Diego, or San Francisco.

The ideal candidate would work on the cutting edge of BIM & Computation, solving design and process challenges using Autodesk Revit, Dynamo and associated digital tools. They will bring their existing skillset and passion to collaborate with engineers and BIM & Computational Designers across our worldwide practice. The BIM & Computational Designer will be responsible for developing automation and clash detection skills among the technical team, as well as using Dynamo to streamline production processes, and exploring software platforms to discover new chances for innovation.

What would you be doing?

As a key part of the team, your responsibilities will be varied, but likely to include:

  • Provide BIM modelling support to the engineering team on a wide range of projects to accurately illustrate engineering design solutions
  • Manage the use of BIM Modelling software to support engineers engaged in analysis and production work related to the design of various building types
  • Deliver ongoing Revit training to all technical staff
  • Technical authoring and detailed production of design documentation
  • Develop and maintain Revit content libraries through the creation of families and learning documentation standards
  • Trouble shoot and technical support to the engineering team during the development of models/drawings
  • QA pre issue and QA post issue construction documents to ensure they uphold Buro Happold’ s design standards
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams across a global practice
  • Develop visual programming scripts to augment and enhance our BIM processes
  • Create computational solutions to complex engineering problems via visual programming
  • Contribute to our open-source coding platform BHoM (
  • Actively review emerging technologies and industry wide BIM design applications
  • Participate in the input of geometry and data into BIM models

What are we looking for?

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture, engineering or construction management
  • 1+ years experience working in a studio or consultancy environment 
  • Familiarity with BIM modelling software such as Revit
  • Interest and/or experience in visual programming (Dynamo, Grasshopper), coding (Python, C#)
  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible manner
  • Eagerness to learn and work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

In return…

  • Working alongside innovative and award-winning colleagues on high profile projects in the US such as the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Mercedes Benz Stadium, and the American Museum of Natural History, you will have the opportunity to leave your own unique mark on our incredible project portfolio
  • Advance your career within a forward-thinking, global community of professionals 
  • Have a positive impact on the environment through your work locally, nationally, and internationally

Interested?   Intrigued?   Inspired 

Join us to find out what you’re really capable of.

Described by our clients as 'passionate', 'innovative', 'collaborative': Buro Happold is an independent, international engineering practice that for over 40 years has become synonymous with the delivery of creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world. Having worked on every continent, our clients include more than 90% of the world's leading architectural practices and we have collaborated with global organisations such as the United Nations, The World Bank and UNESCO. Through our global community of driven, world leading engineering and consulting professionals we deliver elegant solutions for buildings and cities that seek to address the major problems facing societies today. Follow us @burohappold and find out more at ​

Buro Happold value flexible working as an important part of the way we work. We welcome applications from those who are seeking flexibility in their careers. #LI-JL1 #Hybrid


Buro Happold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals. We actively promote inclusivity to enable every individual to reach their full potential, the more inclusive we are the better our work will be.

We are working to change the lack of representation of minority groups in the built environment, and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who feels they are underrepresented in the industry. We have much to learn from one another. Diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions through collaboration.

Important information:

Please note Buro Happold will never ask for payment to register or apply for a role.

Buro Happold actively promotes inclusion across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. Read our Equal employment opportunity statement to find out more.

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