Architectural Designer


Austin, TX, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 01/14/2021
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  • Company Address: 110 Wild Basin Rd, Suite 210, Austin, TX, 78746

About Swivel

Swivel is on a mission to transform the entire office leasing experience for landlords, brokers, and tenants alike. With its agile leasing platform, Swivel enables any landlord and their leasing teams to offer short and flexible leases for fully-furnished and private spaces for up to 200 employees. These agile office spaces allow tenants to lease as much office space as they need, when they need it, and providing greater control over one of their largest expenses.

Job Description

About the job

Position Overview

Swivel is looking for an Architectural Designer to join our team to produce both high-quality Building Information Modeling (BIM) models and utilize 3D visualization software to showcase commercial office space. In this role, you will work directly with our clients and our product development, sales and marketing teams to create test fits / space plans that are showcased within our AgileView and AgileOffice software products.

Our design process includes the production of immersive and interactive 3D models, panoramas, videos, and other emerging technologies, including modifiable furniture layouts and potential tenant/landlord improvements.

We're looking for enterprising and creative designers that can adapt to changing client requirements and can also adopt new technologies into their process as Swivel's tech stack evolves. This position requires a balance of experience in human-centered design and a professional use of BIM / 3D visualization software in the commercial office sector in order to delight our clients and continue to elevate Swivel's design standards.

Key Responsibilities
    • Efficiently create high-quality BIM models for commercial office space.
    • Lead and manage multiple projects, manage priorities within the project pipeline, assign tasks, schedule product delivery, and work closely with teammates to meet deadlines.
    • Interface with clients about their design needs and wants. Deliver a high level of customer service and communication with clients and produce the final product in a timely manner.
    • Assist in crafting new finish, furniture, and programming assets including FF&E research, development, and 3D modeling.
    • Engage with Sales, Marketing, and Product Development teams to develop new ways to engage clients through our own proprietary software products, including interactive models, templatizing design, and high-quality renderings.
    • Participate in company meetings and communicate progress on client projects.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or Interior Architecture or another similar degree where CAD or similar design tools are essential.
  • 2+ years of professional experience using Revit for Architecture or Interior Design services.
  • 2+ years of professional experience working in a fast-paced 3D Virtual Reality production environment i.e. Blender or 3DS Max. Augmented Reality software such as Unity or Unreal Engine (a bonus).
  • Intuitive design sensibilities and a keen eye for digital visual communication.
  • Direct experience in project management of multiple projects and priorities
  • FF&E knowledge and specification experience.
  • Great communication/presentation skills, natural collaborator.
  • Proficiency in Revit, Blender, and various Rendering Software (Enscape, V-Ray) as well as broad knowledge of similar technologies and platforms such as Maya, Houdini, Cinema4D, Rhino, Unity, Unreal Engine, etc.
  • Modeling proficiency for:
    • low-poly real-time rendering
    • lighting, shading, UV unwrapping, and PBR texturing
    • reproducing models based on various levels of available information (pictures, sketches, dimensions, floorplans)
    • 2D and 3D representation

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