Interior Designer / Architect – Architecture Firm

Koch Architects
Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
Added on: 22 Nov 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Jan 2024

KA|Koch Architects is a full-service architecture + interior design firm with an expertise in sustainable, modern residential projects. Our team consists of a passionate group of visual thinkers who care deeply about creating well-crafted, authentic modern designs. Each project is thoughtfully guided from an initial concept through all stages of design, development of documents, and construction. Located in West Berkeley, the office culture is casual, friendly, and collaborative while the work is rigorous in quality and detail.

We have an opportunity for a highly motivated, organized, and creative individual to fill the role of an Interior Designer. This is a career position and requires a sharp, flexible, energetic, and eager individual with design industry experience to complement our creative team. We are seeking candidates who are inspired by the legacy of modern architecture and have an interest in environmentally sensitive design.

Ideal candidates will have great communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work on a wide range of tasks and responsibilities at a variety of intensities with all staff and outside connections. Reliability, curiosity, visional oriented, teachable, organizational skills, and a collaborative spirit are vital to this position.

This position is a full-time position for candidates with relevant experience in the architecture & design industry.


The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • AutoCAD drawings for floor plans, interior elevations, and furniture design intent drawings
  • Assist with creating InDesign presentation sheets for Client presentations.
  • Assist in the research, selection, and documentation of the overall interiors packages – including writing of specifications and purchase orders.
  • Collaborate with staff and principal on projects.
  • Assist with design process – sourcing, implementation, and installation.
  • Assist in the Interior finish material selection – Furniture and fabric selection.
  • Assist with fixture and equipment selection.
  • Create budgets, proposals, schedules.
  • Oversee project tasks: sourcing for materials; getting quotes from vendors; mailings to vendors/clients.
  • Interface with vendors, sales representatives, craftspeople. Correspond with vendors regarding orders and order follow up as well as sample requests.


  • Professional degree in Interior Design or Architecture
  • 2-4+ years of post-graduate experience as an Interior Designer or Architect with a special focus on Interiors
  • Residential project experience
  • Knowledgeable in materials, millwork design, furniture, and FF&E specifications
  • Strong AutoCAD, SketchUp and Adobe Suite skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines and self-manage time
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse types of people (staff, consultants, vendors, clients)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
  • Impeccable attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, plan, use time efficiently and handle multiple projects.

Benefits Package

  • Competitive Compensation based on experience
  • PTO – Paid time off – vacation & sick
  • Health care plan
  • 401K retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Paid holidays
  • Bonuses

How to apply  Please email a single .pdf file with a cover letter and resume to with “INTERIOR DESIGNER” in the subject heading. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. We will respond to qualified candidates via email.

This job was added under Architect Interior Designer category

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