Interior Designer

Interior Decorator

Minimum Diploma in Interior Design

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks an Interior Designer is expected to perform include: Planning, designing, and furnishing interiors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings

Formulating design which is practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes Estimating material requirements and costs, and presenting design to client for approval Conferring with clients to determine factors affecting planning interior environments

Advising client on interior design factors, such as space planning, layout and utilisation of furnishings and equipment, and colour coordination Selecting or designing and purchasing furnishings, art works, and accessories

Subcontracting fabrication, installation, and arrangement of carpeting, fixtures, accessories, draperies, paint and wall coverings, art work, furniture, and related items Rendering design ideas in form of paste-ups or drawings Planning and designing interior environments for boats, planes, buses, trains, and other enclosed spaces

Expertise in technical drawing

Knowledge about client management, innovate design concepts and sustainable design solutions

Well versed with concept presentations through 2D and 3D renderings and design drawings

Knowledge of the selection of materials, colour palettes, furniture, lighting, flooring, wall coverings artwork, signage and branding

Ability to communicate with PMC, vendors and contractors and ensure adherence to design concepts and construction details and support for timely completion of projects

Knowledge of architecture

Will be updated

Good communication & language skills

Creative thinking Time management

Confidence, Smartness & persistence

Flexibility and attentiveness

It is not a desk job

Need to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system is not available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include strained vision, back aches, general fatigue and exhaustion

Health risks include exposure to bright sun lights, long exposure to computer or working long hours at the table and charts, etc.

For candidates with up to 6 years experience INR 29,000 to INR 30,000 per monthFor candidates with 6 to 10 years experience INR 43,000 to INR 45,000 per monthFor candidates with over 10 years experience INR 59,000 to INR 60,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth of Construction Sector in India

The market value of construction sector in India is projected to expand up to INR 11954 billion by 2017. Continuously increasing infrastructure spending levels of the government has made the industry highly attractive among foreign investors in the recent years.

The Construction sectors growth is expected to reach 7.5 percent by 2016-17 from current growth rates of 5.6 percent and is expected to contribute significantly to the countrys GDP in the next five years thereby showing its vital importance for the economic growth of the nation.

Construction sector is the 2nd largest employer in the country. The sector currently employs over 45 million employees and is slated to employ more than 76 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation ofapproximately~31 million jobs in the 9 year period.

Interior Designing Business Flourishing in India

Although the interior designing industry is not new in India, the industry has witnessed a market boom lately. Key drivers in this sector are:

Construction boom in all major cities and in most small towns in India

Growth of disposable income among the middle class population

Improving lifestyle in cities across India

Rising need for professional help to make the limited living and working space more comfortable, beautiful and practical

Rising number of exhibitions and decors in big cities and towns

All these factors indicate good job prospects for Interior Designer in India.

Interior designing companies across India

Private interior design firms across India

Self employed

Cities and towns across India