Michelle Young

Michelle Young

Work History

Work History
Feb 2014 - Present

Director of Interior Design

Skapa Properties, LLC

Scottsdale, AZ

  • Lead designer on all projects totaling $25,000, 000 in real estate and construction investments
  • Select and design all furniture layouts, cabinetry design, architectural details, lighting layouts/selections, flooring layouts/selections, tile selection and design, plumbing fixture selections, appliance selections, hardware selections, door and window selections as well as finish schedules to coordinate
  • Create all CAD drawings detailing specifications including elevations for each project
  • Create digital and boards of floor plans, furniture selections, finish selections and elevations
  • Specify all exterior materials, hardscape, lighting and palettes
  • Review and oversee all landscape design and selections
  • Procurement of all design accessories and integrated vintage selections
  • Manage employees for 3D renderings, production of project books, and site visits
Jan 2011 - Feb 2014

Interior Designer

Palm Design Group

Phoenix, AZ

  • Execute full design services on new builds, remodels and individual room designs for selected projects and overseeing two full time employee's projects.
  • Present detailed design direction to clients including CAD drawings for space planning, material specifications, plumbing, lighting, window coverings tile specifications, hardware, and procurement and installment of goods while managing orders and budgets.
Oct 2009 - Jan 2011

Digital & Online Marketer

Envida Group

Scottsdale, AZ

  • Created and managed company websites while monitoring viral brand image, update social media accounts and provide client support
Jun 2009 - Feb 2009

Publisher's Assistant

Cities West Publishing

Phoenix Home & Garden, Phoenix Magazine - Scottsdale, AZ

  • Assisted with product selection and styling photo shoots for both publications
  • Responsible for all special advertising sections pertaining to both publications
Jan 2008 - Jun 2008


Vogue/Vogue Living

New York, NY

  • Assist in locating and obtaining product for shoots, setting up and styling shoots, writing caption information and layouts Vogue and Vogue Living online
  • Attend market appointments for new product reviews and selections
Aug 2006 - Jan 2008

Administrative Assistant

AGK Restaurants

Phoenix, AZ

  • Assist with payroll and bookkeeping, maintain bank records and processing payroll
  • Daily activities included tracking store orders, totaling bills, setting up new employees in payroll system, verifying employment and maintaining bank records.


Aug 2009 - May 2011

Professional Certification - Interior Design

Scottsdale College

Activities and Societies:

ASID Student Chapter President

Aug 2002 - May 2006

B.A Communications & Journalism

Arizona State University

Activities and Societies: 

Delta Gamma - Director of Chapter Archives, Director of Philanthropy



Proficient in AutoCad, Keynote, Power Point, Excel, Word, Macintosh & PC systems

CAD work


Upcoming Projects

Presentations of projections in construction