Design plans to be safe and to be compliant with the American Disabilities Act (ADA).
Coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers, and plumbers, to ensure job success.
Inspect construction work on site to ensure its adherence to the design plans.
Use computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce construction documents.
Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and use of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination.
Confer with client to determine factors affecting planning interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, and purpose and function.
Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.
Review and detail shop drawings for construction plans.
Formulate environmental plan to be practical, esthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity or selling merchandise.
Design spaces to be environmentally friendly, using sustainable, recycled materials when feasible.
Research and explore the use of new materials, technologies, and products to incorporate into designs.