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Interior Designer I

Job ID 8463 Location Miami Date posted 06/05/2024 Work Style Hybrid

Job Description

The primary focus of the position is to assist senior designers with developing design solutions for various projects onboard the CCL fleet. The Interior Designer I will offer design support to team members in various roles, and must be comfortable taking direction from others.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Senior Designer/Architect and Director with various design functions to ensure both refurbishment and new building projects advance according to design objectives, timelines, and budgets.
  • Develop presentation boards, renderings, drawings, floor plans, elevations, details sections, ceiling plans, 3D models, and area specifications, as requested by team members.
  • Conduct product research and propose standards for finishes and materials to improve life-cycle cost effectiveness. Make recommendations to improve the maintainability of the interior design elements on the ships. Pull material options and propose FF&E solutions to design team; strong product and vendor knowledge is required. 
  • Create project specifications using CCL defined formatting guidelines, including: defined scope of work, material identification information, and related drawings.
  • Develop and update specifications for newly requested interior modifications, with consideration for maintainability, physical/functional attributes, and aesthetics.
  • Assist Project Managers, as needed, by developing supplemental material to distribute to contractors bidding on CCL projects. Assist with developing presentations and stimulating visuals for Project Managers to present to the Executive Team.
  • Respond to repair and maintenance requests in a timely manner. Create specifications for furniture, fabrics, wall treatments, lighting, and interior finishes for all onboard public spaces.
  • Maintain the design library in an organized and systematic fashion. Retain all material relevant to CCL’s fleet.
  • Work with CAD drafters to ensure all modifications to the ships’ interior spaces are documented in the technical drawing database archives.
  • Coordinate and schedule appointments with vendors to guarantee samples in the design library are current.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design
  • 2-5 years of commercial or marine design experience required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Creativity, strong work ethic, and positive attitude required. 
  • Skilled in AutoCAD, Photoshop, and modelling software.

Physical Demands: Must be able to remain in a stationary position at a desk and/or computer for extended periods of time. Requires regular movement throughout CCL facilities. May need to stand for long periods of time.

Travel: Less than 25% shipboard travel likely. Less than 25% non-shipboard travel likely.

Work Conditions: Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Work may require employee to work inside and outside with exposure to changing climate and/or operate machinery. May be requested to work a different shift.

The range for this role’s base salary is $43,800 - $63,800.  Offers to selected candidates will be made on a fair and equitable basis, taking into account specific job-related skills and experience.  

At Carnival, your total rewards package is much more than your base salary. All non-sales roles participate in an annual cash bonus program, while sales roles have an incentive plan. Director and above roles may also be eligible to participate in Carnival’s discretionary equity incentive plan. Plus, Carnival provides comprehensive and innovative benefits to meet your needs, including:

  • Health Benefits:
    • Cost-effective medical, dental and vision plans
    • Employee Assistance Program and other mental health resources
    • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage 
  • Financial Benefits:
    • 401(k) plan that includes a company match
    • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Paid Time Off
    • Holidays – All full-time and part-time with benefits employees receive days off for 7 company-wide holidays, plus an additional floating holiday to be taken at the employee’s discretion. 
    • Vacation Time – All full-time employees at the manager and below level start with 14 days/year; director and above level start with 19 days/year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 84 hours/year.  All employees gain additional vacation time with further tenure.
    • Sick Time – All full-time employees receive 80 hours of sick time each year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 60 hours each year.  
  • Other Benefits
    • Complementary stand-by cruises, employee discounts on confirmed cruises, plus special rates for family and friends
    • Personal and professional learning and development resources including tuition reimbursement 
    • On-site preschool program and wellness center at our Miami campus



About Us

In addition to other duties/functions, this position requires full commitment and support for promoting ethical and compliant culture. More specifically, this position requires integrity, honesty, and respectful treatment of others, as well as a willingness to speak up when they see misconduct or have concerns.

Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude which is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do! Speaking of fun, we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work aboard our ships as well as in our global corporate headquarters!

Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical orsensory disability, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, federal, and/or international law. 


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