Interior Designer

Interior designers create and design physical spaces through a selection of materials, colors, furniture and decor. They typically design for businesses, residences and workplaces. Responsibilities may include:

  • Communicating with clients to understand their style, wants and budget

  • Developing a design plan, blueprints and budget estimate

  • Working with building inspectors to ensure plans are up to code

  • Hiring architects and contractors to complete structural, construction and remodeling needs

National average salary: $60,967 per year

Read more: Learn About Being an Interior Designer

Creating an interior design resume that catches the eye of employers and clients is an essential step in the job search process. In this article, we’ll share a junior- and senior-level interior design resume sample, as well as a breakdown of how to craft each section of your interior design resume.

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Resume samples

Ivy Haddington
Cincinnati OH | (123) 456-7891 |
Creative Interior Designer with 3+ years of experience building customized solutions for residential and commercial clients. Intuitively coordinates lighting, texture and color to piece together beautiful, functional spaces.
Jan '11-May '13
Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design
TRADELOT, Interior Designer
Jul '19 - Current
  • Develop trusting professional relationships with clients while working closely to plan and execute interior design goals for their homes
  • Coordinate decor for a variety of design styles, specifically industrial, rustic and coastal
  • Create and present 3D renderings to accurately demonstrate design concepts, layout and scale
  • Schedule vendor deliveries with minimal interruption to client schedules
CLOUD CLEARWATER, Interior Designer
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Collaborated with commercial clients to provide design for residential model homes and condos, hotels and offices buildings, completing all projects on time and within budget
  • Created customized estimates based on client requirements
  • Selected lobby artwork and accessories for historical hotel redesign, which was featured by local media outlets and contributed to a 30% spike in bookings over an initial 3-month period
  • Adobe Photoshop & AutoCAD
  • Style & Color Coordination
Cody Fredrickson
Seattle WA | (123) 456-7891 |
Innovative and goal-driven Interior Designer with 15+ years of experience transforming homes, offices and hotels into awe-inspiring spaces. Presents unique design options while staying true to client vision.
Aug '00-May '04
Bachelor of Science in Interior Design
RIVER TECH, Interior Designer
Jul '19 - Current
  • Design spaces for 150-600 square-foot homes, focusing on creating functional living spaces
  • Incorporate clever storage solutions to effectively utilize all available space
  • Combine design techniques, such as adding mirrors and vertical lines, to create the illusion of space and height
TRADELOT, Interior Designer
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Played key role in 5-room boutique hotel redesign, implementing cost-saving strategies to complete project $3K under budget
  • Led complete interior design of private medical practice, using reclaimed material to create a rustic, natural space
  • Developed color, texture and fabric schemes, allowing clients to coordinate and select patterns, furnishings and decor
  • NCIDQ Certification
  • Illustrator, Photoshop & SketchUp

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