Interior Designer Position

DESIGN LOFT LLC is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Interior Designer based in Palo Alto, California.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implement interior design solutions for each project from concept through installation, including initial assessment of client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, job site measurement and construction drawings.
  • Design full set of architectural drawings for building permit submittal’s and collaborate with the building city officials during the permitting and construction phases of projects.
  • Communicate and collaborate with clients in a professional and organized manner to ensure projects conform to contract and design specifications.
  • Estimate requirements and costs for interior design factors such a space planning, layout and use of furnishing or equipment, and color coordination.
  • Confer with client to determine factors affecting planning interior environments, such as budget, design preferences, purpose and function.
  • Prepare project presentations and meet with clients to convey vision.
  • Work closely with project architect and general contractor to ensure design intent is accurately interpreted in documents.
  • Perform selection of furnishings, finishes, lighting, plumbing, art & accessories. Get quotes, create purchase orders and follow up on the delivery.
  • Inspect construction work on site to ensure its adherence to the design plans and take before and after photos of the projects.
  • Coordinate with fabricators, vendors and subcontractors to ensure project deliverables, timelines and quality execution.
  • Maintains detailed and extensive project documentation including records of all key decisions, phone conversations, approvals and sign-offs, and notes from project meetings.

This position requires master’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Architecture & Design, or a related field.

Send your resume to: or mail to

Design Loft LLC
4020 Fabian Way Suite 201
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Hellen Hsieh

Hellen completed her Bachelor of Science at Art Center College of Design with a focus on Environmental and Interior Design in 1993. Since that time, she has worked with with several noteworthy interior design firms in the Bay Area