Founded in 1979 in Toronto, Canada, Umbra is a design company recognized for bringing intelligent houseware products to customers around the world.
Originality is deeply rooted within the company’s foundation. Umbra began when graphic designer and co-founder Paul Rowan needed a window shade in his apartment. Unable to find one that fit his taste – more...and price point, he created his own. Paul then teamed up with childhood friend, Les Mandelbaum, and together they began to re-imagine everyday items into modern designs – Umbra was born.
Together with its international team of designers, the company values creating products that are original, modern, casual, functional and affordable. Today, Umbra is sold in over 120 countries. – less
What are people saying about the leadership at Umbra?
Great place to learn but not grow your career
Written by Marketing (Former Employee) from Scarborough, ON on 8 August 2018
As the title states, Umbra is a great place to learn and connect with talented people but not a great place to stay and grow your career. Employees are often overworked. With low pay, minimal incentives and no opportunities to advance, turn over is high.Take it for what it is, a great opportunity to work for a Canadian company. Absorb some valuable - more...