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FF+E Residential Interior Designer

The FF+E Residential Interior Designer is to assist the Principal, Partner & the Project Design Team on interior projects from the Pre-Schematic Phase through Design Development, Purchasing, and Installation. Candidates must have an exceptional eye for high-end design and demonstrate their ability to react to several design styles and methods of delivery. Candidates must have a passion for design and an abundance of creativity to create beautiful palettes and presentations for clients.


  • Report to the Principal, Partner, and Senior Designers on multiple projects.
  • Participate in initial client interviews, preliminary project research, and sourcing concept imagery.
  • Manage, support, and assist on design tasks including programming, space planning, developing concepts, design development, furniture design, custom furniture drawings, procurement, and installation.
  • Source high-end fabric, furniture, and decorative fixtures to prepare unique and compelling InDesign architectural concepts presentations.
  • Work with the Principal, and the Design Director on developing fabric palettes and furniture selections that truly grasp the aesthetic of Annette English + Associates.
  • Support the design team in construction documentation, project management, procurement and installation.
  • Prepare, coordinate, and maintain interior drawings and material specifications with architects and contractors as needed for construction. This includes preparing finish schedules, window treatment schedules, and digital material boards.
  • Review strike-offs for interior finish materials and shop drawings for cabinetry, stone, shower enclosures, and doors and windows.
  • Prepare, develop, and maintain furniture budgets.
  • Obtain quotes and prepare specifications for furniture, lighting, accessories, and artwork.
  • Coordinate with the purchasing department for client proposal submittals and order expediting.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining organized project files, schedules, budgets, and specifications.
  • Communicate and collaborate with clients, vendors, general contractors, sub-contractors, consultants, furniture dealers, product representatives, and fabricators throughout project to meet overall project objectives.
  • Maintain quality control through a project’s completion. Includes: finished construction, furniture construction, punch lists for contractor, and follow through.
  • Manage vendors through all stages of quotes, bidding, project management, and installation.
    Onsite supervision of vendors. Visits to vendor’s shops to see furniture during construction. Attention to detail regarding vendor quality.
  • Collaborate with Principal, Partner, and Senior Designers on installations and photo shoots.
    Maintain client confidence and good relations.
  • Creating, delegating, and overseeing project tasks and their completion by utilizing Asana.


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Interior Design or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of interior design experience with a concentration in High-end Residential Design
  • Comfortable taking on design tasks on their own and/or with direction from either the Principal or Partner
  • Ability to prepare and coordinate construction documents in AutoCAD
  • Strong communication, organization, and graphic presentation skills
  • Ability to develop, communicate and present design concepts to their team and clients
  • Experience with high-end furniture selections and procurement
  • Additional Hospitality Interior Design experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of a variety of design styles and high-end furniture & lighting sources
  • Express a desire to source new products and develop innovative design solutions
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • LEED accreditation & NCDIQ accreditation are a plus, but not required
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at various stages of development at the same time
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Design Manager are required

We are a creative team specializing in high end residential design. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for experience in the interior design profession. Applicants must be punctual, eager to learn, and someone who can take initiative. Applicants should have completed or be currently enrolled in an interior design or interior architecture program.


If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, send your cover letter, resume and salary history as one file (Adobe PDF preferred but Word is acceptable) to careers@annetteenglish.com with “AEA – FF+E Interior Designer – Your name” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Please include work samples along with your resume and cover letter. Candidates who do not provide work samples AND do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered.