Interior Architect/Designer

Gelfand Partners Architects Gelfand Partners Architects Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Mar 20 '19Posted on:


Gelfand Partners Architects is an award-winning firm that brings innovative, sustainable design and transformative solutions to social enterprises, schools, colleges, affordable housing, and community/civic facilities.

A mid-sized, woman-led firm, we invite diverse perspectives and approach architecture through the experiences and needs of the full range of project stakeholders. We offer architecture, landscape architecture and interiors. Our experienced and talented designers have spent decades bringing sustainable, affordable and practical solutions to new and existing buildings, campuses and neighborhoods. Our belief is simple: Make healthy, green buildings where people thrive in fresh air and daylight.

We’re a studio based office that places high value on strong project teams. As a team member, you will support firm principals in designing and managing public interest projects. We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.

Sustaining our close-knit team spirit and culture is important to us. We do cool volunteer projects together and have fun often with regular happy hours, our annual canoe trip and picnic, and a yearly ski weekend. We’re committed to your professional growth and development. We have an annual budget, available to all employees, dedicated to covering the cost of relevant professional development activities, courses and exams.

Gelfand Partners seeks to be part of change within the business community as well. We are one of just twelve architecture firms in the country to become a Certified B Corporation, and one of just four in California. B Corps are for-profit companies that believe businesses can be a force for good while also doing well. In addition to the bottom line, we measure what matters by our impact on the social good.

We are a San Francisco Green Business. Our in-office practices include recycling, composting, energy-efficient lighting and water-saving appliances. Our employees take public transit, bike, or walk to work when possible, and use the hybrid electric company car when it’s necessary to drive to a meeting. Daylit office close to public transit.


We are seeking a leader to work directly with our principals and our clients for our interior architecture practice and in conjunction with our full service commissions. We provide fully integrated designs with several zero net energy projects, sustainable materials, and a commitment to a healthy work environment for the entire client work force. We seek visual and conceptual design experience and a strong command of technical requirements. The ideal candidate has design and project management experience in all phases of design, from conceptual design through construction administration, with detailing expertise and knowledge of the furniture and office landscape marketplace.

  • Professional degree in Architecture or Interior Architecture is required.
  • 5-7 years’ experience.
  • Strong technical skill in Revit and AutoCAD.
  • California license, LEED AP or GA are a plus.
  • Ability to efficiently communicate ideas orally and through a combination of hand sketching, drafting, and digital rendering.


  • Work well with teams
  • Pro-active
  • Effective collaborator
  • Good management skills
  • Self-starter
  • Seeks to improve and contribute
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time


We are committed to the well-being of our employees.

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Health and Dental insurance
  • 401(k) and life insurance available for individual contribution
  • Commuter Checks for transit reimbursement

Submit your resume and work samples to No phone calls please. 


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