Posted 05.19.21

Tim Barber Architects, a Los Angeles-based architecture firm, is seeking an Interior Architecture Designer. Our studio specializes in traditional and contemporary bespoke single-family residential design with a focus on advocating for and integrating sustainable systems in all projects. This is an integral position that leads the Interior Architecture department, guiding design ideation/execution for the firm.

Our firm is known for creating innovative solutions for contemporary living – with a commitment to sustainable materials, reduced carbon footprint, local sources and expert craftsmanship. Our firm’s designs and documents are thorough, highly detailed and well-regarded in the industry. This is a career opportunity for an imaginative, resourceful, accurate, client-focused professional.

Key Responsibilities & Characteristics Include:

  • Design: Source and select interior architecture elements for each of the firm’s projects, which includes but is not limited to cabinetry and millwork design, appliances, faucets, fixtures, tile, stone and lighting.
  • Artistry: Ability to create detailed drawings, renderings and elevations (digital and hand-drawn).
  • Attention to Detail: Creating and updating accurate schedules, including specs.
  • Client Communication: Interfacing with clients in person and via phone/email; presenting schemes and schedules to clients; revising selections per client requests.
  • Collaborator Network: Ideally, the candidate will possess a rich network of home design suppliers and interior decorators. This role requires constant collaboration/communication with these partners.
  • Architectural & Construction Competency: Understanding of building materials and construction methods; and understanding of architectural history to contribute to traditional-based designs.
  • Leadership & Teamwork: As a senior member of the studio’s 20-person team, this role directly oversees a Design Associate and also closely collaborates with the firm’s Project Managers, Principal Architect and Director of Operations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture degree or Interior Design degree required
  • Minimum of 10 years of luxury single family residential design experience required
  • Organizational strengths and ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Innovative and passionate perspective to contribute to the firm’s unique and respected position in the industry
  • Skilled in CAD, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Revit, Enscape and Photoshop skills are a plus

Working at Tim Barber Architects:

  • Salary, commensurate with experience
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Matching 401K
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick time
  • Paid parking
  • Amazing colleagues

We are committed to growing, engaging, and supporting our team, and provide numerous opportunities throughout the year for employees to continue their education; attend educational and industry events; design and conduct relevant group outings; contribute to our blog; give and receive professional feedback; and celebrate career achievements. To promote a healthy work-life balance (and a healthy life, in general), we also offer flexible hours.

To Apply: 

Please email the following items to our Director of Operations, David Stone, at dstone@timbarberarchitects.com:

  • A cover letter addressed to David Stone, AIA that explains why you’re a great fit for this role and Tim Barber Architects
  • Your resume
  • Your portfolio: please send links or PDFs up to 8 MB

Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, drop-ins or mailed applications, please.