CetraRuddy is an award-winning global architecture, planning and interior design firm driven by design excellence and the belief that Architecture Is Home. For three decades, the firm has led with a guiding principle that architecture and design must engage context and enrich the human spirit, seeking opportunities to craft innovative solutions and lead clients on their journeys toward building a new legacy. The firm’s portfolio of work is defined by crafted details, innovative use of materials and contextual sensitivity across various market sectors including residential, hospitality, educational, cultural, and commercial.

Cetra Ruddy is seeking a Senior Interior Designer with experience in healthcare, cultural, educational, or institutional projects. Working directly with the Principal-in-Charge & the firm’s Partners, the successful candidate will lead the interior design of a large institutional project. You will interface directly with Clients, Collaborators, and Senior Officials while leading a team of experienced designers to develop and execute the design.

In this role, you will collaborate with the Interiors Design Director for the development of the design direction for the project. You will lead the planning, designing, and furnishing of the interiors, formulating designs which are practical and meet the project’s requirements while also pursuing excellence in design, and will direct and lead the team in preparation for client presentations. 

As a leader in the firm, your impact is expected to carry beyond projects to the firm level, with a demonstrated interest for mentorship and a desire to participate in the ongoing efforts to improve the firm’s process and tools.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Professional Degree in Architecture or Interior Design. Licensure a plus, but not a requirement.
  • 12+ years of related experience
  • Demonstrated design sensibility, graphic ability, and strength of technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to lead client presentations and to communicate effectively. 
  • Computer skills must include AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch-up, and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage a design team, developing and overseeing their work plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently design & manage multiple projects and deadlines autonomously. 
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, relationship management, and mentoring skills
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in the culture of the studio

Pay Range: The base salary will be estimated between $105,000 - $130,000 plus bonuses and benefits, contingent on relevant experience


Why CetraRuddy

Our comprehensive benefit package includes a competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, disability, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays and paid time off. We offer a 401K with a yearly company match contribution. In addition to numerous other benefits, we have a hybrid work environment, with the option to work remotely on Mondays & Fridays. 

CetraRuddy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status, transgender, gender identity or expression, observance of the Sabbath, political activities, caregiver status, unemployment status, use of a service dog, criminal/arrest record, credit history, lawful use of any product or lawful recreational activities when not at work, traits historically associated with race, religious attire or facial hair, reproductive health decisions, citizenship or immigration status. CetraRuddy takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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