Senior Interior Designer

All About Us:

Founded by Laura Umansky in 2006, the Laura U Design Collective is an award-winning firm that takes a full-service approach to residential design. Specializing in interior design and renovations, we explore creative environments that integrate beauty and function, inspired by our clients’ passions and joys.

  • Our Work: We design curated residential spaces that are a beautiful reflection of what’s most important to our clients. Our portfolio spans all style disciplines, from traditional to contemporary and everything in between.
  • Our Focus: With our exclusive focus in the residential space, we are committed to the design of home. We believe that human experience drives both the functionality and personality of every room. Our projects are bold and genuine, entirely bespoke, and designed thoughtfully, with intention.
  • Our Culture: Our culture is a celebration – of great design and great people. We offer a high energy environment that promotes balance, one where we are both devoted to our work and supportive of our personal joys. We are always looking for talented collaborators who hope to find purpose in their practice and share our mission.

The Role:

Frequent Communication with Director of Interior Design and Upper Management

  • Meet weekly with Director
  • Meet quarterly with Management to review Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create compelling interiors of the highest quality from concept to installation:
  • Programming
  • Conceptual/Schematic Design
  • Design Development
  • Management of Budgets & Schedules
  • Execute on your design
  • Select and manage all FF&E:
  • Architectural Materials
  • Furnishings
  • Fabrics
  • Lighting
  • Art & Accessories
  • Produce Interior Architectural drawings: plans, elevations, sections, details
  • Plumbing & Lighting layouts
  • Custom Millwork: kitchen, closets, bathrooms, etc…
  • Tile designs
  • Production of detailed ordering documents
  • Produce clear and detailed finish schedules
  • Produce presentations to convey your design clearly to clients using this software:
  • Powerpoint
  • AutoCAD
  • Excel
  • Lead and manage a small team of Associate interior designers
  • Structured Mentoring
  • Clear delegation of tasks on each project
  • Review work for quality assurance
  • Constructive criticism
  • Verbal/written performance plan as needed (with HR)
  • Collaborate with architects, lighting designers, audio/video contractors, developers, builders, General contractors, sub contractors, vendors, and fabricators
  • Collaborate with Purchasing agent to ensure timely and accurate order of project items
  • Submit spec sheet/work order for each item
  • Meet weekly to review all project expediting
  • Address any issues in a timely fashion
  • Track any project ordering variances
  • Submit change orders to clients as needed
  • Create budget vs. actual document to submit to Creative Director for review
  • Schedule installations
  • Submit damage claims to PA for processing or return
  • Attend all project installations to ensure your designs are executed perfectly and to the client’s satisfaction
  • Meet with client to “Reveal” their new interior and answer questions
  • Follow up with client on any issues or additions after each project installation

To Be Successful You Are:

  • Degreed and/or experienced
  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in interior design or architecture from an accredited program
  • A minimum of 5 years of interior design experience preferred
  • LEED certified a plus
  • Active Member of ASID/IIDA/AIA
  • Complete .3 CEUs annually
  • A Hand Drafting/Sketching expert
  • An AutoCAD expert
  • Tech Minded
  • Revit, Sketchup, and 3D rendering a plus
  • StudioWebware: Intermediate
  • Microsoft Office:
  • Word: Expert
  • Excel: Advanced
  • PowerPoint: Advanced
  • Outlook: Proficient, will train
  • An excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • Able to interact with High Net Worth clients
  • Able to manage concurrent projects (up to 8 at one time)
  • Able to maintain a balanced workflow and meet deadlines

LUDC Perks and Benefits:

A Flexible/Hybrid work environment that promotes working from home and in the studio
Unlimited PTO
Our studio is closed for 2 weeks during the Holiday Season
Half-day Fridays EVERY Friday – We close the studio at 1pm after our All-Hands Champagne Friday celebratory meeting
Healthcare Benefits Covered by LUDC from 50%-100% (Medical, Dental, Vision, Long term Disability, Life Insurance)
Bi-annual bonusing
401K with a 4% match
We regularly celebrate our team with catered lunches and team outings!
50% Contribution to career-based membership dues (AIA, ASID, local chapters)

To apply, please send your resumé and cover letter to