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Shanghai, China
Design technologist
at UNStudio

UNStudio is recruiting a design technologist to join its team in Shanghai, China.

As an international architectural firm, UNStudio is active in the broadest fields of architecture. Our project portfolio covers every aspect of architecture, ranging from small to large-scale projects, research and theory.  The atmosphere within our global offices, including our UNS Asia offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong, is international, multidisciplinary, design-oriented and ambitious, but also open, non-hierarchical, team-based and friendly, with attention to personal well-being, knowledge development and career planning.

Skills and requirements:

  • bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture or computationally-focused design
  • at least five years’ experience of BIM, computational and parametric design experience as a DT or similar position
  • experience working between multiple software platforms, with at least two years’ experience working on Rhino-Revit interoperability workflows
  • expert knowledge of Rhino inside, Grasshopper, as well as relevant programming languages such as Python, C#, etc.
  • creative, innovative and enthusiastic about research in new design technology and software, industry developments in integrated practice, and other applicable techniques
  • excellent communication and coordination skills with architects on how to implement computational approaches
  • hands-on, proactive, self-motivated designer who works as a team member on projects
  • enthusiastic, accountable, with the ability to coach and motivate project teams in the implementation of new design technologies
  • previous experience working on built international, large-scale projects in top-tier international design firms is a plus
  • able to cope with conflicting demands, prioritize duties and work effectively under pressure is beneficial


Working conditions are according to Chinese legislation. Benefits are following UNStudio Standards. Applications consisting of a short cover letter, CV and portfolio can be sent digitally (PDF, max.10 MB) via the apply for job button below.

When you work at UNStudio:

  • you have the opportunity to work on high-profile, challenging global projects
  • you are part of a creative, fresh, professional and academic working environment
  • your experience is highly valued, but your innovative and entrepreneurial attitude is prized highest
  • you work in an international team that is highly ambitious, collegial and self-motivated, made up of recently graduated architects, experienced senior architects, and every level in between
  • you design through knowledge and discovery and continually learn on the job

Salary: Undisclosed

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