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STEPHEN YOUNG DESIGN has an exciting opportunity for a creative individual to fill an immediate opening for an entry-level Design Assistant position in a boutique Interior Design Studio. You will work directly with the Principal Designer to support a variety of residential and commercial clients, as well as, business development tasks.




  • Assist Principal Designer with all necessary and pertinent tasks

  • Social media planning, photography (iPhone), editing, and post management

  • Project management assistance & installation coordination

  • Prepare proposal documents & purchase orders

  • Draft floor plans, space plans, interior elevations, electrical plans & formatting in AutoCad

  • Prepare schematic design presentations in Microsoft Power Point

  • Prepare architectural finish, lighting, and paint schedules in Mircosoft Excel

  • Conduct project site measures & documentation

  • Source materials & furnishings

  • Coordinate resource development and library management 




  • Degree in Interior Design or Architecture a plus, but not required, must have relatable industry experience and strong interest in Interior Design.

  • Proficient in AutoCad, Microsoft Office Suite, Gmail, & Adobe Creative Suite. Studio Designer/Webware or Google Sketch-Up experience a plus.

  • Proficient with Instagram, Facebook, & Pinterest. Experience with Houzz a plus.

  • Experience with the Chicago Merchandise Mart Design Showrooms a plus.

  • Knowledge of fabric, wallcovering, and furnishing lines a plus.

  • Strong conceptual abilities (individually and as part of a team)

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Possesses interpersonal, verbal, written, and graphic communication skills.

  • Ability to problem solve and meet deadlines.

  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task.

  • Self-starter attitude.

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