Multimedia Designer

Job Type: Part-Time/Full-Time
In Office

This is a multi-faceted, deadline-driven position, where the individual is developing creative for 605 Magazine and 605 Weddings issues, 605 Creative Co. marketing projects, and 605 events for the South Dakota and surrounding markets. Being an organized self-starter and being detail-orientated is important, along with keeping up on trends and continuing to self-educate. Other job details include, but are not limited to:

  • Layout Design: Creating publication layout for 605 Magazine (monthly) and 605 Weddings (annually). This also includes other 605 client and company print collateral for all businesses. 
  • Ad Creation and Placement: Creating ads and creating campaigns for clients in all 605 businesses. This includes consulting clients on their marketing needs in person, over the phone, or via email. Also ensures placement of ad and quality of ad is correct for 605 publications. 
  • Printing Process: Preparing the job files for print. For publications, this includes working with the 605 team on edits, creating multiple proofs, and working with the team on upload and final approval. 
  • Logo Design: Working with the 605 team and clients on creating logos for 605 businesses and 605 Creative Co. clients from start to delivery. 
  • File Organization: Ensuring all creative (photos, issue files, videos, etc.) are organized in the system on the drive, in Dropbox, etc. Also creating backups as projects are designed to ensure files aren’t lost. 
  • Manage/Design Websites: Update all business websites, including uploading/laying out new articles, web ads, podcast episodes, and the like on 605magazine.com and 605weddings.com and current (applicable) projects to 605creativeco.com. 
  • Social Media: Helping create social media marketing material for 605 businesses and for clients. 
  • Video: Uploading videos for 605 publications and 605 Creative Co. clients to Vimeo, YouTube, and on applicable websites (i.e. 605magazine.com). Editing videos for social media, for clients, and for content is a plus. 
  • Event Campaigns: Creating a campaign and designs each year for the 605 Summer Classic, the 605 Black Hills Classic, 605 Day, and for other events. 
  • Photography: Editing photos on brand for publications and for clients. Also creating galleries monthly for potentially selling images from 605 publications and creating photo galleries for 605 Creative Co. clients. Taking photos for 605 businesses and clients is a plus.  
  • Other duties: Help with events (i.e. 605 Classics and 605 Weddings Workshops), travel, magazine refills, simple office pickup and taking turns making coffee, and more.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Visual storyteller with a commitment to making a positive impact with 605 brand photography.
  • 1-3 years of graphic design, photography and editing experience.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, primarily InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • BonusFamiliarity with WordPress or similar website editors.
  • BonusComfortable working in Premier Pro and After Effects + Video production experience.

Why 605:

605 is a small business with a big love for our state. We are a publication company, and are also a marketing agency offering photography, video, writing, and design services.
We’re a group of talented creatives, using our 605 brand to celebrate South Dakota, whether it’s through our publications, websites, social media channels, or with our marketing clients. Together, we’ve collaborated on award-winning content, including statewide and national awards.
For more information or to apply, email Alana Snyder at asnyder@605magazine.com with a cover letter and samples/web-based portfolio, of your work. 

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