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D Magazine

Online Managing Editor

A website is like a shark — it has to constantly move forward or it dies. DMagazine.com seeks a managing editor not only adept at keeping our shark in motion, but also capable of helping to steer the beast in new directions. Our average site traffic has nearly doubled just in the past year, and with that great success comes the great responsibility of keeping fed the insatiable appetite of our readers for a continuous rotation of ever-changing content. The responsibilities of this position involve management of two of our most important annual contests: the Best of Big D and the 10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas. Regular tasks also include planning, editing, and publishing articles and galleries to the travel, fashion, nightlife, legal, and health channels of our website. The perfect candidate will boast top-notch organizational skills, have an eye for what makes a great online story, know how to craft great headlines, obsess over minor details without losing sight of the forest for the trees, hit every deadline, possess a great sense of visual style, and love reading and writing about life in Dallas. Previous experience working for a magazine, newspaper, or online publication preferred. Send cover letter and resume to jason.heid@dmagazine.com.

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Web Developer, D Custom

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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