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We are looking for an Intermediate Designer with thorough knowledge of architecture / interior design practice to join our dynamic San Francisco office. If you are a passionate, motivated and collaborative individual, we would love to hear from you!

Why Join Brereton?

Our Dynamic Team – At Brereton, our people are our greatest assets. If you are motivated, energetic and are looking to join a diverse team of talented professionals, we offer a rewarding work experience in a progressive, academic, and professional atmosphere with opportunity for advancement in our growing firm. We create environments that reflect the vision and values of our clients.  Enhancing our clients’ business, brand, culture and design with our signature design style in inspiring spaces that create a sense of place, connecting people and have meaning.

What We Do – Brereton is a leading architecture, workplace and design firm, dynamic and forward thinking. We develop solutions with consideration for the individuality and unique environment of each business, their schedules and budget requirements. We are passionate about serving our clients and enhancing the lives of all that experience each project affecting the communities where we live and work.  We specialize in Architecture & Interior Architecture, Design, Workplace, Sustainability and Technology.

Our Culture – Since establishing our firm in 1978, we have committed ourselves to enjoying a work life balance.  Our team of 40+ innovative team members believe in working hard and playing hard.  We believe in giving back to the community in projects with LEAP Sandcastle, City of Hope/Bike for Hope, Boy Scouts of America and the local Police, Sheriffs and Firefighters charities.  Our team enjoys TGIF morning breakfast, vender lunch & learns, wine & designs to design competitions.

Benefits – We encourage our employees to live a healthy balanced life.  Our compensation plan includes medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, health savings accounts, 401k plan, paid holidays and an incentive compensation plan.

We Invest In Our Employees – As a part of our firm’s commitment to professional development Brereton offers reimbursement for professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees.  Our professional development programs empower our staff to exceed our client’s expectations.  While building long-term relationships we provide workplace solutions and quality design for our clients who value personal commitment.

About the Job Opportunity

  • Work closely with the Project Manager and or Project Architect on multiple aspects including programming, schematic design, space planning, design development, and construction documentation

  • Participate in the selection and presentation of the project design including furniture, furniture systems, fabrics, equipment (FF&E), color palettes, and lighting

  • Generate finish plans, specifications, and material selections

  • Provide design support and documentation throughout the design phases of the project

  • Provide production support for construction documents required for permit and construction

  • Work with Engineers / consultants, product representatives, and furniture dealers

  • Assist in multiple aspects of coordination with the project team and Contractors during construction administration


What we’re looking for in our future Intermediate Designer

  • 3-7 years of relevant work experience in Interior Design

  • Experience in the development and production of construction documents

  • Visualization, graphics, and presentation skills to effectively communicate the project design

  • Basic knowledge of programming, planning, finishes, materials, furniture systems, and specifications

  • Prior working knowledge of the building codes and previous work experience with mechanical, electrical, and structural Engineering

  • Proficient in AutoCAD / Revit and SketchUp.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite applications

  • Knowledge of Podium is a plus



  • Bachelor’s Degree and / or Master’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture from accredited school.

  • NCIQ, State Architecture or comparable license or certification preferred but not required


For Consideration

To apply, please send your resume plus a cover letter, portfolio, and /or sample work to Reference on subject line `Intermediate Designer’.











































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