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Interior Designer

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Hiring Organization CannonDesign
Post Name Interior Designer
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States


CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an Interior Designer based in our Houston office. Take a look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience, make you a good match for this position, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.


CannonDesign is an integrated design solutions firm focused on helping people continuously flourish. Whether designing for innovations in health, new scientific discoveries, equity in education, or the next big idea in business, we use our Living-Centered Design approach to help organizations realize widespread change. Our ability to design transformational places, plans, and strategies are why Fast Company named us a World Changing Company and one of the most innovative design firms in the world.


The successful candidate will participate in the development of interior design solutions in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team through all project phases – programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration.


  • Under the guidance of a Senior Interior Designer, lead the development of the project’s goals through all project phases (Programming, Planning, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration).
  • Mentor, monitor, train, and direct the work of interns and less experienced team members.
  • Evaluate client needs, analyze, and effectively document design objectives and spatial requirements including programming, space planning, and facilities planning.
  • Responsible for the development of the design of interior Architecture that includes but is not limited to three-dimensional form giving of interior architectural elements, floor plans, pattern designs, elevations, details, room finishes, etc.
  • Coordinate design work, standards, and code compliance within the team under limited direction from the Senior Interior Designer. Coordinate with other disciplines, including architecture, engineering, and consultants.
  • Develop all aspects of furniture packages and specifications.
  • Evaluate and select materials, develop finish palettes, consult with vendors, and inform project specifications.
  • Conduct research as directed for product and finish selections; assist in the development of finish plans and specifications.
  • Provide assistance to the team in the selection or consideration and choice of building materials such as flooring, wall finish, ceilings, furnishings, and other interior materials.
  • Follow and maintain CannonDesign drawing standards. And produce high-quality drawings in conformance with project time, budget, and quality parameters.
  • Prepare renderings and other presentation materials.
  • Perform field site inspections. Field site visits frequently require a physical walk-through of the site.
  • Attend client meetings with Senior Interior Designer(s) to gain client interaction experience and experience in client presentation skills.
  • May perform other duties as required.
  • Be available to travel for projects up to 50% of the work week if required.


  • Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Bachelor’s in Architecture. A Bachelor in Interior Design or Interior Architecture (CIDA accredited) or Bachelor of Architecture (NAAB accredited) is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience working on mid to large-scale projects required. Experience with healthcare, education, and/or commercial projects preferred.
  • NCIDQ certification preferred.
  • Strong design and technical skills as well as knowledge of building and life safety codes required.
  • Exceptional communication skills and interest to build and maintaining client relationships are essential.
  • Proficiency in Revit, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign) required.

As a Federal Contractor, CannonDesign is required to comply with President Biden’s Executive Order 14042.  Therefore, as a condition of employment, all employees must provide proof of receipt of a full COVID-19 vaccination unless qualified for a valid medical or religious accommodation.


  • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
  • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us – and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups, and other community advocacy initiatives.
  • We’re about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we’re ready for you.

Please note that candidates can only apply to our positions on our company Careers site. It’s not uncommon for scammers to create positions that look legitimate on other sites; never enter your information or apply for CannonDesign positions on any platform. Should an issue arise that you feel we should be aware of, please contact us. Please provide your resume and portfolio when applying.

As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.

CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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