Interior Designer - ANZSCO 232511


Plans, designs, develops and prepares information for publication and reproduction using text, symbols, pictures, colours and layout to achieve commercial and communication needs with particular emphasis on tailoring the message for the intended audience.

Skill Level



1. Commercial Interior Designer
2. Environmental Designer
3. Residential Interior Designer
4. Retail Interior Designer

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
2. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

2533-17 Interior Designer

Group: 2324 Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators


plan, design, detail and supervise the construction of commercial, industrial, retail and residential building interiors to produce an environment tailored to a purpose, with particular emphasis on space creation, space planning, and factors that enhance living and working environments.


1. determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
2. researching and analysing spatial, functional, efficiency, safety and aesthetic requirements
3. formulating design concepts for building interiors
4. preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations and plans to communicate design concepts
5. negotiating design solutions with clients, management, suppliers and construction staff
6. selecting, specifying and recommending functional and aesthetic materials, furniture and products for interiors
7. detailing and documenting selected design for construction
8. supervising the construction of interiors

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

1. 232511 Interior Designer