Award-winning designer and founder of JEIDesign Inc., Julie Evans is known for her skills in interpreting her clients’ tastes and developing their ideas to surpass their expectations. Located in Austin, Texas, Julie is inspired by the wide variety of styles around her and is constantly adapting to provide her clients with distinctive and sophisticated designs. She creates strong relationships with her clients to guarantee their personality is reflected in the design and they are beyond satisfied with the end result. Her enthusiasm, diligence and discerning eye, coupled with more than 30 years of experience in the design industry have established Julie as one of Texas’s top interior design professionals. Her ability to combine her vision for simplicity and refinement with comfort has led to the creation of numerous distinguished designs that can be seen in luxurious homes throughout the country. Julie and her work have been featured in many design publications as well as on HGTV. Outside of design, Julie, a Texas native, has a wonderful husband, whom she met while attending the University of Texas, two beautiful children, and an amazing granddaughter that she enjoys spending time with.
Inspired by design from a young age, Erica went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from Texas Tech University. Erica began her design career in Houston, and later moved to Austin where she continued to develop significant industry relationships and hone her professional skills. Gaining five years of invaluable experience in furniture and finishings, she joined the JEI Design team in 2012 and quickly became a vital member to the firm. Erica brings her enthusiasm for design to every client interaction and strives to ensure that their personality and personal style is reflected in every aspect of their home. Her passion, creativity and attention to detail allow her to provide equally stunning and functional designs. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the Hill Country with her husband and two dogs and cheering on the Red Raiders during football season.
Born and raised in Austin, Caitlyn has always been inspired by her vibrant surroundings. At a young age she discovered a passion for design that was only fueled by her education. Caitlyn graduated Cum Laude from Sam Houston State University with a B.A. in Interior Design and a minor in Marketing. After graduation she joined a Houston design firm where she was involved in every step of the design process and was able to refine her design skills. She strives to provide clients with designs that reflect their individual style while ensuring that their unique desires are met. After living in Houston, she decided to move back to Austin where she joined the JEI team. Caitlyn enjoys curling up on the sofa with a good book during her free time as well as spending time with her family and two dachshunds.
Born in Louisiana, Jim grew up in a richly cultured environment. He attended the University of Texas where he studied engineering and later apprenticed under a master carpenter for a few years. His acquired carpentry skills, paired with his engineering background, led him to become a successful contractor for over 30 years. Prior to his retirement in 2012, Jim assisted Julie on multiple projects. He provided valuable knowledge and skill of the building process. Since his retirement from contracting, he has become an essential part of the JEI team. Aside from lending his diverse background to the firm, he enjoys babysitting his granddaughter whenever he can.