Designer / Project Assistant

Klopf Architecture
  • Full-Time
  • San Francisco
  • $36 to $40 per hour

Website Klopf Architecture

About our Design Approach:

We work in the modernist idiom and strive to create a holistic design that blends interior and architectural design with the site for flow and indoor-outdoor living. Where possible, projects are designed according to sustainable principles. Please visit our website at and look for us on Facebook or Instagram to find out more about us.

About Our Firm:

Klopf Architecture is a client-focused 18-person design firm. We have created an open, inclusive and diverse team hailing from across the U.S. and various countries around the world. Our cultural diversity includes native speakers of Mandarin, Spanish, French, Macedonian, and English with a balanced ratio of staff genders. We value all employees’ contributions and strengths, and reward them with opportunities for growth where possible.

We offer competitive compensation, 8 annual paid holidays, 2 weeks paid time off (increasing in later years), group medical coverage through Kaiser Permanente, group dental insurance through Delta Dental, and a 401(k) plan with company contributions. We believe strongly in work-life balance: everyone works roughly 40 hours per week. If required to work more hours, you’ll be paid more because we pay by the hour.

Our office is located in the Mission. We work hybrid with a minimum of three days per week in the office mandated; after the first three months you can work the other days of the week from home or in the office.

About You:

We seek a Designer / Project Assistant who is interested in working cross-functionally in both interior design and architecture who has the ability to perform at a level typically associated with 1-3 years of architectural and/or interior design office experience. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture is required.

We’re looking for the following:

design excellence

solid organizational and communication skills


a strong penchant for details and accuracy

working knowledge of the phases of architectural and/or interior design

experience assisting with vendor communication, procurement, and installation

ArchiCAD knowledge is desired but not required

Under the supervision of senior staff, you will be:

producing designs and documentation for multiple projects simultaneously

helping with site measurement and as-builts

CAD drafting and modeling

selecting finishes, furniture, fixtures, lighting, etc.

creating mood boards and sample sets

other tasks as needed

You will participate in our team-oriented design and production process under the supervision of various senior staff members in both architecture and interior design. Our company approach is to assign a designer to a project from start to finish so you will mostly work on a variety of phases throughout the life of various projects. You will also be called in to help on additional interior design projects to support our Lead Interior Designer.

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience, ranging from $36 to $40 per hour.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume, work samples, salary requirements, and references by email to using the subject line: Application for Designer, Klopf Architecture)

Please no drop-ins or phone calls. Thank you for your application!


Principals only.

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