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Artistic Director: David Perry
Style Director: TJ Durcan

The following positions are currently available at XEX. In general, we are looking for hard working, energetic, responsible and resourceful individuals to fit into our busy and diverse salon environment.


XEX Salon is seeking a talented hair stylist with a minimum of 5 years’ experience to become part of our team. We’re located in the loop in the Leo Burnett building at State and Lake, just steps away from the Lake el stops. We are proud of the strength we gain from our diversity in our fast-paced, high-end salon.

Benefits for stylists include:

  • Competitive salary with up to 68% commission.
  • New client booking preference to help build your clientele
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Employee ownership options
  • Use of Aveda, Verb, Baxter, and Moroccanoil products
  • Prime location in the heart of the loop with high foot traffic
  • Continued free education opportunities from educators brought to the salon
  • Stylist promotion through Instagram, Facebook and the salon’s web site

XEX has been around for 14 years, which speaks to our ability to retain our clients and keep our amazing stylists happy. We offer a wide range of services, including barbering, fashion colors, extensions, Keratin Smoothing Treatments, bridal parties, and textured hair care.

Our stylists also share a desire to give back to the community, whether through the salon’s ongoing program that donates to Feeding America and The Anti-Cruelty Society, or special events like:


As a stylist you will be responsible for customizing cuts and styles. You should be committed to making clients feel confident. Doing so will allow you to cultivate new relationships and retain existing clients. We hope you’ll consider joining our team!

Nail Technician

XEX Hair Gallery is hiring a nail technician. This position will provide the right person with a profitable career in one of Chicago’s most diverse and trend-setting salons.

The right person for this position is hard working, focused, outgoing, stylish and energetic. You should be able to give 100% to the job.

Requirements for Senior Stylists:

  • Three years minimum experience in a salon environment.
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

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You may also email your resume to us at apps@xexchicago.com.