October 5, 2022

Senior Interior Designer/Senior Interior Architect III – Los Angeles, CA, US | Jobs

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Senior Interior Designer/Senior Interior Architect III – Los Angeles, CA, US | Jobs

We Uncover Potential
in Spaces
in Buildings
in Communities

In Swedish, omgivning means environment or ambiance—the way a space feels.
We’re in love with the extraordinary urban fabric of our cities.
We listen carefully to what the building wants to be and create design solutions for healthy, sustainable, and resilient communities.

Our projects and team consist of friendly vibes and zero pretenses. We enjoy each other’s company and our clients. Design is only part of our story. Social and community engagement bring our practice full circle.

Our firm emphasizes the blend of Architecture + Interior Design and believes in the holistic approach to a project. We focus on team collaboration to bring different strengths and views to a project.

If our core values (to interconnect, to be a catalyst, to revitalize, to be thoughtful, and to be inspiring) resonate with you, then we’ll be a great match.

We’re looking for a Senior Interior Designer/Senior Interior Architect that is excited to design and lead projects of all scales and scopes, from large adaptive reuse to small scale TI projects.


  • BA in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, or Architecture from an accredited program.

  • 10+ years of applicable industry work experience as Interior Designer or Interior Architect.

  • Experience as Design Lead on a variety of project types and team sizes; experience with multi-family and hospitality projects is strongly preferred.

  • Experience or interest in blended Architecture + Interior Design projects is preferred and encouraged.

  • Experience participating in interior design business development efforts including meeting potential clients, interviewing, and preparing fee estimates/agreements.

  • Demonstrated comprehension of consultant coordination and project phases/scopes including execution of deliverables.

  • Knowledgeable about a wide range of FFE Vendors.  Senior-level experience with furniture, fixture, and finish specification, furniture design, procurement, and coordination with manufacturers/fabricators.

  • Ability to act as Project Manager on small interior design projects, as needed.

  • Ability to communicate design using computer-generated or hand sketches.

  • Bluebeam Revu – proficient in markup, studio, studio sessions.

  • Revit – proficient in navigating basic tools.

  • Additional proficiencies in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Rhino, Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop/digital renderings are welcome.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

  • Highly collaborative, not afraid to ask questions, give and take critiques, and eager to grow with our team.

  • Experience in both existing and new construction is a plus.

What you can expect:

  • Lead the design on a multitude of project types and sizes with a variety of different internal teams.

  • Responsible for defining the design problem, generating the conceptual design solution, coordinating with the internal team, Project Manager and Director, and presenting to the Client.

  • Ensure that design is in line with Omgivning Design Principles.

  • Close collaboration with Project Managers to maintain project timeline, deliverable deadlines, task delegation, consultant and client meeting coordination, and development of FFE, design, and detailing.

  • Collaboration with the Marketing Manager on project pursuits and business development.

  • Keep abreast of new technology, materials, methods, and developments in your specific field.

  • Maintain membership and activity in appropriate industry organizations and be an active member of the design community.

  • Familiarize yourself with local codes and the permitting process to assist Project Managers and Job Captains with implementing requirements and coordinating city agencies.

  • Learn and implement Omgivning standards.

  • Help in-office training efforts.

  • Participate in the Interiors Knowledge Committee.

  • Serve as a resource for peers and junior staff.


Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

  • Includes a benefits package with Health insurance coverage. 

  • Dental, Vision, and Life insurance optional. 

  • 401k (with 4% matching) after one year of employment.

Email a cover letter, resume, and portfolio sample as ONE FILE to [email protected] 

Title the subject for your email as follows: 

Applicant: Senior Designer – first and last name

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