LUDC Perks and Benefits:
-A Flexible/Hybrid work environment that promotes working from home and in the studio
-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)
-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)
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
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.
This is a management seat in our firm and requires an enthusiastic, driven, and collaborative Project Architect/Designer to work in tandem with our Director of Residential Design. This seat is for a highly creative professional that can execute on Residential New Construction and Renovation Design.
Create compelling architectural designs of the highest quality
In the following phases: Discovery and Inspiration, Conceptual/Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction administration
Provide input to the design and construction schedule, overseeing the schedule throughout design, documentation and construction to ensure project is being completed in timely manner as required.
Oversee budgeted hours for assigned projects and is responsible for keeping team on task, on schedule and within budgeted hours for each project.
Communicates withDirector of Residential Design here onany issues with managing project and associated staff, including when a project is exceeding its budgeted time.
Provides oversight and monitoring of staff workload and scheduling on assigned projects.
Prepare, review and redline construction drawings for RD team
Translate Schematic Design to a set of documents for production
Incorporate applicable building codes and standards into projects
Select and manage Finishes and Technical Lighting
Production of clear and detailed finish schedules
Provide input in developing proposals and contracts for potential projects, including assisting in estimating fees/hours and determining scopes of work and additional services that may be required.
Lead and manage a small team of designers
Clear delegation of tasks on each project
Review work for quality and accuracy
Communicate daily/weekly withDesign Directors and Firm Leadership
Meet quarterly with leadership to review Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and ensure business and project goals are met
Collaborate with interior design team, lighting designers, audio/video contractors, developers, builders, general contractors, vendors, and fabricators
To Be Successful You Are:
Degreed and/or experienced
A Bachelors or Masters degree in architecture from an accredited program
A minimum of 6 years of design experience preferred
Experienced in Residential construction administration experience preferred
Experience in Hand Drafting/Sketching preferred
An AutoCAD expert
Revit, Sketchup, and 3D rendering a plus
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
An excellent communicator, both written and verbal
Able to interact with High-Net-Worth clients and are comfortable with being client facing
Able to manage concurrent projects, maintain a balanced workflow and meet deadlines
Knowledgeable of wood-frame construction and have familiarity with residential building codes
Award-winning residential designer Laura Umansky founded Laura U Interior Design in 2006. For more than a decade, Laura and her growing team built a reputation for elegant interiors that were bright, bold and contrasting. In 2020, her firm evolved once more. Now offering residential building design services, the Laura U Design Collective is a multi-disciplinary studio offering a “wholistic” approach to home design.
As a full-service studio, our design firm comprises a diverse, multi-disciplinary team with backgrounds in architecture, interior design, graphic design, and the Fine Arts. From small-scale remodels to entire-home renovations, our highly collaborative team will help you achieve your design goals.