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Administrative Assistant

D Magazine is looking for an administrative assistant that is organized, enthusiastic, and eager to support our creative and fast-paced work environment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

Basic Duties

  • Ensure all phone calls are handled swiftly and professionally
  • Manage conference room calendars
  • Process single copy sales for D Magazine & People Newspapers
  • Keep the lobby/kitchen area tidy and magazine racks stocked at all times
  • Keep kitchen and coffee supplies organized and well stocked
  • Ensure conference rooms are clean and organized at all times
  • Greet guests and walk-ins cheerfully and professionally
  • Mail tear sheets/statements for D Magazine & People Newspapers
  • Update employee extension lists
  • Report maintenance requests to landlord
  • Update Intranet with current employee contact information and resources
  • Send out all staff emails
  • Open and close the office each day

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Disability
  • Retirement Savings
  • Paid Holidays

Send resumes to chelsey.plumlee@dmagazine.com . No phone calls please.

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Staff Accountant

Our General Accounting position is responsible for a broad array of accounting functions which includes, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of general ledger accounts, financial statements and subsidiary ledgers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Prepares balance sheet account reconciliations on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Prepares or assist in preparing month-end closing journal entries.
  • Reconciles revenue on a monthly basis
  • Maintains ad hoc reports
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned

 

General Qualifications

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Microsoft Dynamics (Great Plains) Financial System preferred
  • Understanding and practice of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Understanding of the general ledger and month-end closing process
  • Good computer skills with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Advanced Excel with pivot tables & VLOOKUP preferred.
  • Must be able to analyze data for reasonableness and understand relationships
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and be detail oriented
  • Must possess an ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality
  • Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills

 

 

Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered.

 

Send resumes to sa@dmagazine.com. No phone calls please.

 

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Web Developer

D Custom seeks a hard working, creative, and deadline-driven individual to develop interactive web sites. You should have multiple years experience writing custom (X)HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Expertise writing semantic, modular front-end code using HTML5, CSS3, and W3C coding practices is a must. Understanding of the concepts of progressive enhancement, mobile-first, and future friendly design highly encouraged.

Requirements and Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of 2 years experience at an interactive agency.
  • Current with web technologies and advanced media solutions, particularly pertaining to the digital media sector.
  • B.A. or B.S. in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of the WordPress platform and the ability to develop custom themes.
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging.
  • Understanding of responsive development.
  • Experience with client-side technologies (HTML5, JavaScript/Jquery, CSS).
  • A firm grasp of SEO/SEM best practices.
  • Experience with creating sitemaps and wireframes.
  • Basic understanding of PHP.
  • Willingness to learn latest web technologies.
  • Knowledge of Version Control Systems.
  • Commitment to and experience in standards-based development, including accessibility standards.
  • Effective team player who can also work independently.
  • Effective communication, organizational, and motivational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-departmental and interdisciplinary teams.

 

Applicants should send a link to their github repo, portfolio or related work to Kyle Phelps, Director of Design, at kyle.phelps@dcustom.com . No phone calls please.

Digital, Multimedia & Animation Designer, D Custom

D Custom, D Magazine‘s in-house custom content marketing agency, serves clients by developing and distributing branded content through social media, print, and digital media channels. We are looking for a knock-your-socks-off digital/multimedia designer for either full-time contract work, or a full-time position with our agency. Candidates must have experience in creating the overall look and feel of a wide range of interactive communication products using text, data, graphics, sound, animation and other digital and visual effects. This position may work on projects from concept to completion, such as internet sites, videos, commercials, post-production effects, motion graphics, electronic games, online learning materials, interactive touch screen design, web or television assets. 3D rendering expertise is necessity. Must have experience in digital design for websites, iPad/tablet and smartphone apps, online webisodes, display advertising, touch screen kiosks and any other screen-based media.

Requirements

  • Candidates must be based in Dallas, as the position entails working in the office and remotely at times (flexible workplace).
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience with current tools of the trade.
  • Up-to-date equipment to support working remotely or work from home.
  • Committed to creating new business opportunities

 

Technical skills/Technology Examples include:

  • Candidates must be based in Dallas, as the position entails working in the office and remotely at times (flexible workplace).
  • HTML5
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Apple Keynote
  • Prezi
  • PowerPoint
  • Multimedia optimized for web use
  • Interactive design working with programmers

 

Other software/skill examples:

  • Candidates must be based in Dallas, as the position entails working in the office and remotely at times (flexible workplace).
  • Expert-level skills with Maya
  • 3-D Studio Max
  • CAD experience or SolidWorks models
  • Final Cut Studio/Premiere
  • Adobe Shockwave Player
  • Strong knowledge of visual and sound mapping, and/or tools like After Effects
  • Dreamweaver
  • Zbrush
  • Joomla
  • Fireworks
  • CSS
  • ActionScript 3
  • Python

 

To Apply
This position must be able to source templates, combine templates and other visuals, create visual effect, integrate multimedia assets seamlessly, and be able to work well with developers/programmers. Candidates should be able to communicate with team members and clients in the design of digital assets for any purpose and platform, including but not limited to websites, apps, mobile sites, eDMs, and display banners. The right candidate must possess great teaming skills and polished personal presentation suitable for client meetings. Apply only if you are:

  • A highly creative talent
  • Strong with a variety of design software
  • Great at working collaboratively on a team
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Focused on meeting deadlines

Please send your resume Kyle Phelps, director of design, at kyle.phelps@dcustom.com. No phone calls please.

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D Magazine Account Executive

D Magazine Partners is seeking a highly motivated, seasoned Advertising Sales Executive to drive sales revenue and growth for the company.  This is a “hunter” role and provides exceptional players with uncapped earning potential as well as professional development.

Key Account Executive Responsibilities

  • Create new business opportunities through personal selling activities and great networking
  • Thoroughly qualify new opportunities to determine whether prospects are good potential clients for D Magazine
  • Manage relationships throughout the entire sales cycle, from initial contact through execution of the client campaign
  • Develop creative campaigns / proposals that help clients achieve their business objectives
  • Consistently win new business and achieve personal revenue goals
  • Expand and maintain existing client relationships

 

Requirements, Experience, and Sales Attributes of Ideal Candidates

  • Bachelor’s degree + 3 – 5 years sales experience in a B2B environment
  • Very strong prospecting skills. Committed to consistent daily selling behaviors
  • Well-networked in the Dallas marketplace.  Should be involved with industry associations and have a strong personal network
  • Ability to get in front of high-level decision makers
  • Consultative selling experience a must
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Experience with and comfort entertaining clients in social setting
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, driven, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Very competitive comp plan and uncapped incentive program
  • D Magazine benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability, retirement savings, paid holidays, and personal days.

 

To apply for this position, email cover letter and resume to kim.elenez@dmagazine.com.

 

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People Newspapers

Part-Time Assistant Art Director

People Newspapers a D Magazine affiliate, is seeking an Assistant Art Director to help produce two monthly community newspapers, a weekly tab supplement and various digital products.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work with art director and editors, freelance writers and photographers to design and produce print and digital newspapers, magazines, blogs and e-newsletters
  • Work with sales department to produce advertisements to be placed in all People Newspapers print and digital products
  • Work with Publisher and other key staff members on marketing material, sales pieces and client proposals
  • Manage relationship with production team at print facility
  • Assist with development of special sections
  • Oversee photo shoots
Requirements, Experience, and Sales Attributes of Ideal Candidates
  • 3+ year’s experience in graphic design and or production
  • High level of knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite 6 for Mac, specifically: Photoshop, InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator, Distiller, and Acrobat
  • Experienced in assessing and enhancing CMYK and B&W photography and art for press ready production. Working knowledge of pre-filighting files, performing quality evaluations, and making necessary revisions in order to ensure quality reproduction
  • Experienced in web content production using: WordPress, MailChimp, Issuu, Wufoo, and DoubleClick
  • CSS & HTML experience desired, but not required
  • Experience with Google Analytics a plus
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, strong work ethic, good sense of humor
Compensation and Benefits
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability, retirement savings, paid holidays, and personal days

Send Cover letter, resume and salary requirements to People Newspapers’ Art Director Elizabeth Ygartua at elizabeth.ygartua@peoplenewspapers.com . No phone calls please.

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