Senior Architectural Designer (San Francisco)

Block Renovation Block Renovation Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Dec 10 '21Posted on:

Block Renovation Senior Architectural Designer


Block is a renovation platform transforming the $450 billion renovation industry. Today, doing a home renovation is an abysmal consumer experience and not easy for contractors either. Block democratizes access to high-end design, while combining design, construction, and materials into a streamlined experience. Block simplifies a complex and convoluted process and gives homeowners certainty on outcomes, quality, price, and time. 

Our mission is to give homeowners a better way to improve the spaces they live in, and to give contractors a better way to work. We are building an ambitious, tenacious, and creative team who is unafraid of tackling new challenges. The founders are former leaders at Casper, HuffPost, and Rent the Runway. Investors include New Enterprise Associates, Lerer Hippeau, Giant Ventures, Obvious Ventures, MorningSide Ventures and more.


This role is for someone who wants to be part of an exciting start-up, solving complicated challenges that touch everyday consumers. We are looking for a passionate, adaptable, and motivated interior/architectural designer who can think strategically while also helping us execute on client projects and overall design operations. In addition to working directly with our fast-paced team of designers and our co-founders, you will be interfacing with all functions across the business including contractors, sales, operations, procurement and engineering.


  • Guide clients through our design system, delivering a high quality experience and an impeccable finished product
  • Generate designs which take aesthetics, execution, and constructability into account.
  • Create design assets and procurement schedules for active client projects
  • Implement processes that help the team improve productivity and achieve monthly goals
  • Execute and iterate on cross-functional projects on time with measurable impact
  • Clearly and proactively communicate with design team and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Coordinate drawings and details, for ongoing projects and to improve the overall Block process
  • Ability to understand impact of daily work on broader business while identifying opportunities to develop and improve Block's design system, using quantitative and qualitative data
  • Build and contribute to a great team culture
  • Continue to develop professionally within the company and wider entrepreneurial community


  • 6-10 years of professional experience in architecture or interior design
  • Fluency with Revit, Bluebeam, Google Suite, and Adobe Creative suite is a must
  • Fluency with 2020 kitchen design software is a bonus
  • Passionate about creating great consumer experiences
  • Self-motivated, energetic, highly detail-oriented and organized
  • You see problems as fuel
  • You’re curious and see speed as a virtue


  • Earn equity in an early stage high-growth company
  • 100% subsidized health insurance, dental coverage, vision coverage
  • 12 weeks universal fully paid family leave
  • Flexible Vacation Policy: recommended 2-3 weeks vacation / year
  • 3 weeks a year where you can work anywhere  
  • 401k retirement savings plan
  • Employee discount on renovation services
  • Working alongside an ambitious, kind, no-drama team


  • Force simplicity
  • Problems are our fuel
  • Collaborate with tenacity and humility
  • Save money where we should
  • Speed is our advantage

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