As a courtesy to candidates, I asked the seven or eight people who've served as design assistants to me in the past what it's like.
First to reply was Loren Boggs. Here's a photo of her home studio and the two-sided desk she shares with her artist boyfriend.
When worked with Jelly:
2005 in WK12 and again 2007-2008 at WK Portland
Art Director at WK New York
What the experience of working with Jelly was like:
Working with Jelly is great, he makes what you do feel important no matter how small and fills everything with meaning. He also kicks your ass and makes you surprise yourself.