Interior Designer job responsibilities
- Adhere to deadlines and key deliverables.
- Choosing Loose Finishes and Coupling Sample Boards.
- Completing Construction Drawings and Supporting Documents.
- Completing Shopfitting Sketches and Final Shop Drawings.
- Conceptualizing Interior Design Schemes, Mood Boards and compiling finishes boards including color and finishes selections within the allocated budget.
- Furniture Specification and Compiling Budgets.
- Furniture Specification Documents & Drawings.
- General office duties: e.g. Back-Up, Facebook, Twitter & Photos, etc.
- Measuring of sites and transposing measurements onto AutoCAD/Revit.
- Meeting Clients and Presenting.
- Meeting Suppliers and understanding product info.
- Site visits, completing snag list of defect items on sites.
- Sourcing and placing of objects art on site.
- Space Planning.
Associate Interior Designer responsibilities
- Define project requirements and schedule during the “brief”.
- Interpret and translate customer needs into rough plans.
- Produce “sample” and “mood products”.
- Research and follow industry changes, evolutions and best practices.
- Set costs and project fees according to budget.
- Undertake design project from concept to completion.
- Work closely with designers, decorators, architects and constructors.
Essential duties for Interior designers
- Consider how space will be used and how people will move through the space.
- Create a timeline for the interior design project and estimate project costs.
- Determine the client’s goals and requirements of the project.
- Place orders for materials and oversee installing the design elements.
- Prepare final plans, using computer applications.
- Search for and bid on new projects
- Sketch preliminary design plans, including electrical layouts.
- Specify materials and furnishings, such as lighting, furniture, wall finishes, flooring, and plumbing fixtures.
- Visit after the project to ensure that the client is satisfied.
Interior design Key Performance Indicators or core competencies are designed to ensure that Interior Design organization fulfills its mandate, completes projects on time, interfaces with designers, architects, and construction companies, and remains a customer-centric organization driving growth and innovation through positive customer interactions.
Real-time KPI tracking and measurement ensures that short-term negative trends are reversed before they have disastrous consequences and potentially result in organizational chaos. Therefore, it is vital to track elements like the creative interpretation of client requirements, space planning and design, project management and completion, costing and budgeting, and the ordering of materials and overseeing installations.