Interior Designer - Full-Time - Multiple Openings

Gensler San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

Your Role

Interior Designer needed to work in San Francisco, California to lead interior design assignments for law firm, technology, not-for-profit, government and financial service firms clients, which includes programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning and construction documentation under the supervision of the Design Director.

What You Will Do

  • Develop conceptual and schematic design for client project, which includes developing the color and look & feel of the space within meeting program & technical requirements for project.

  • Develop space planning and furniture layout and write specifications.

  • Create rough both hand & digital sketches of designs and determine elevations required to convey design intent.

  • Determine materials & finishes required to furnish project.

  • Analyze furniture placement in connection with predefined space planning details while using BIM (Revit) tool, prepare 2D and 3D drawings and models with precise measurements of each of the design spaces and furniture pieces while taking into consideration the design elements of shape, form, color, and texture.

  • Determine proper purpose of furniture for different types of project, need for adjust-ability, flexibility, finish requirements, durability, and size to accommodate intended design space.

  • Develop floor plans, elevations and construction details of project which include mill-work details & specifications, electrical and lighting requirements, and coordinate with contractors to ensure client project requirements are met.

  • Understand code implications of materials to ensure specified finishes meet appropriate municipal, state, and federal building code requirements.

  • Generate construction documentation (final drawings) with which specify colors, wall and floor materials, accessibility notes and details for publicly assessable building entrances, door widths, and size and location of important signage, to assist permit officials, contractors, and other construction contractors navigate requirements associated with designs.

  • Coordinate with architects to choose architectural details of space such as ceiling and millwork details in order to achieve the desired interior design concept.

  • Coordinate with MEP, AV, structural and lighting consultants, furniture dealers, and fabricators to ensure their products achieve design intent.

  • Conduct client meetings and design workshops.

Your Qualifications

  • Must have a Master's Degree (or foreign equivalent) in Interior Design, or related field

  • Two (2) years of interior design experience as an Interior Designer, Interior Architect, or related position.

  • The two (2) years of experience must include experience with the following:

(1) AutoCAD, Sketch Up, 3DS Max; Grasshopper; Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign);

(2) material selection (furniture, finishes and equipment);

(3) developing presentations for clients which included renderings in 3D Max, elevations in AutoCAD, concept diagrams in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator;

(4) generating 2D drawings (conceptual drawings and construction documentation) and 3D models using SketchUp and 3D Studio Max for law firm, technology, not-for-profit, government OR financial service firms;

(5) coordinating with mechanical and structural engineers; and

(6) conduct site surveys and document existing conditions.

  • In the alternative, we will accept a Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Interior Design, or related field,

  • Five (5) years of progressive post-bachelor's degree design experience as an Interior Designer, Interior Architect, or related position.

  • Two (2) years of the five (5) years of experience, must include experience with the following:

(1) AutoCAD, Sketch Up, 3DS Max; Grasshopper; Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

(2) material selection (furniture, finishes and equipment);

(3) developing presentations for clients which included renderings in 3D Max, elevations in AutoCAD, concept diagrams in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

(4) generating 2D drawings (conceptual drawings and construction documentation) and 3D models using SketchUp and 3D Studio Max for law firm, technology, not-for-profit, government OR financial service firms;

(5) coordinating with mechanical and structural engineers; and

(6) conduct site surveys and document existing conditions.

All experience may be acquired concurrently.

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to "Well-being Week," our offices reflect our teams' diverse interests.

We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities.

As part of the firm's commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.

Gensler is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us here. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues.


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