Interior Planning & Design, Inc. (IPD) – Chicago, IL

Position: Interior Design Intern
Compensation: Based on Experience

Who We Are

Interior Planning & Design, Inc. (IPD) is an award-winning Chicago and Florida-based interior design firm and is seeking a part-time Junior Interior Designer/Intern to join our team.

We are a thriving Design+Build+Furnishings design firm. You will provide assistance in the following areas as you learn the ropes in our fast-paced but fun environment. We are located in the Western suburbs of Chicago.


The Interior Design Intern is an important team member and will assist in all levels and aspects of the design process for all clients.

  • Assists on projects to interpret/present vision, research and source FFE
  • Must have vehicle and driver’s license.
  • Could possibly lead to permanent employment as junior designer for the right candidate.
  • Adept at using AutoCAD to create space plans, furniture layouts, and elevations
  • Assist with creating color and material schemes for presentations
  • On-site project visits with Project Manager
  • Prepare work orders for purchasing; assist with estimating materials for design projects
  • Update and maintain resource library- meet Assist with developing, organizing and filing samples in our new sample library
  • Communication with vendors and contractors to research materials, order samples, obtain pricing
  • Order/pick up samples in a timely manner as needed for client presentations
  • Assist designers with purchasing and staging for photo shoots
  • Assist with photography and content for social media Assist marketing manager with organizing showroom events
  • Project Sheets and specifications preparation


Knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Ability to create floor plans and elevations
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of 20/20 and 20/20 Giza is a plus, but not required

Interested candidates submit resume’ to:
Please put INTERNSHIP in the subject line

Company Name: Interior Planning & Design, Inc. (IPD)
Contact Email:
City: Chicago
State: IL
Country: USA
Job Title: Interior Design Intern
Job Type: Part-Time
Must Manage Others: No