IT Director

International firm with multiple domestic locations seeks an immediate IT Director with A&D experience.
  • Salary: US $125,000-150,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Sector: Business Support
  • Job Ref: 50036

About this role

Typically the software packages running include: The Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft CAD package and various graphics software packages including Adobe Photo Shop, Adobe In-design, Sketch-up, and Revit.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Strategic thinking/management and development of IT systems and procedures, adapting them to suit particular types of projects 
  • (IT) Budgeting
  • Planning and implementing hardware/server updates/improvements
  • Help desk oversight and occasional support
  • Organize internal data
  • Report industry trends
  • Training existing employees and new staff to a minimum level on Microstation, to insure procedures are followed and Microstation is used efficiently
  • Manage printing and plotting issues
  • Development, documentation, communication and administration of standards
  • Develop, document and facilitate data archiving processes
  • Implementation and monitoring of digital security
  • Ability to develop and present a 10 year firm road-map for technology based improvements

Main Duties: 

  • Review existing standards and project manuals with senior members of staff
  • Recommend and implement new procedures as appropriate
  • Review Microstation software version on an ongoing basis, and recommend when appropriate to upgrade
  • Review training template and implement
  • Review various settings and the use of user interfaces and workspaces
  • With the Help Desk, be the point contact for any Microstation query from staff


  • 10-15 years IT experience
  • Architectural practice experience
  • Ability to self manage and effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment


This role could be staffed in either of two SoCal locations and reports to the CFO. 

Talk to Robert about this position

Bio: Robert’s career includes studio management, marketing, business development, HR and contract administration with design firms in New York and LA; he utilises his broad industry network and passion for people to make connections throughout the A&D industry.

+1 (213) 436 0909

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