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Senior Interior Designer

companyLaBella Associates
locationRochester, NY, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Are you passionate about innovative and cutting-edge interior architecture, where every project is an opportunity to shape experience and enhance wellbeing? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

LaBella is looking for the right person to join our highly creative team of designers working primarily but not exclusively in our Multi-Family, Healthcare, and Sports & Entertainment markets with other markets including Higher Educations, K-12, and Corporate. The lead position is expected to be an authority or expert in the fields of interior design and interior architecture.


  • Interior design is a large part of LaBella’s business and leaders are expected to work with clients to discuss goals and objectives and provide creative and innovative design solutions. We pride ourselves with working with them, and delivering projects that result in long relationship spanning multiple projects.
  • Responsible for not only creative and innovative design solutions but also the proficiency and efficiency of the interior design team members. Understanding and creating fee and project budgets and performing project management tasks are sometimes required and expected to be performed with little assistance. Projects are expected to be delivered within budgets outlined as well as meet client expectations.
  • Participation in marketing and business development efforts from production of visual, written proposals, and participation in interviews are required.
  • The ability to produce conceptual, technical, and constructable drawings, specifications, and documentation is required and the ability to direct others in these tasks are expected to be performed with little assistance.
  • This position is one of teaching and mentoring to aid in junior staff professional development. Delegation and communication are expected to be clear, concise, and performed with little assistance. Leaders can manage and direct project teams, communicate and delegate tasks effectively, and contribute to staff reviews and professional development goals.
  • Collaboration is expected not only within interior design teams and clients but also at every level, including but not limited to, project architects, project managers, marketing team members, building engineers, subconsultants, vendors, and design partners. Communication, both verbal and written, are expected to be frequent, concise, and effective and performed with little assistance.
  • Participation in staffing and work planning efforts is required regularly.
  • Occasionally, travel will be required.


  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from a 4 – year CIDA accredited interior design program.
  • Have a minimum of 8+ years of experience in commercial interiors.
  • NCIDQ Certification.
  • State Certification or Registration.
  • Proficiency in Revit, Sketch Up and Adobe Creative Suite and experience with AutoCAD.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills – excellent presentation and people skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Possess well-developed visualization skills and be able to convey intent of ideas easily and quickly, both verbally and visually.
  • Work quickly, effectively, efficiently and within project timelines.
  • Enjoy working in a team setting and be excited to share knowledge and idea with others, and to help others to improve their own skills and expertise.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills.
  • Prior experience as interior designer for components of projects with a demonstrated technical and organizational proficiency.

Salary Range: $66,000 - $80,000 per year

The specific salary offered may be influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to the candidate's relevant experience, education, and work location.


Body, mind, and wallet—LaBella’s benefits support a holistic approach to your health and wellness, creating the foundation for physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our benefit offerings cover the must-haves (healthcare and retirement), the just-in-cases (insurances and employee assistance programs), and the cherry-on-tops (fitness reimbursements, year-end incentive pay, and tuition assistance). Visit our website for more details on benefits listed below.

  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • 401k Plan with Employer Match
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Team Building Events
  • Community Service Events
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