Emerald Expositions

Designer, Custom Media & Events

Photo District News, the award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer, has been covering the professional photographic industry for over three decades.
Photo District News is published monthly by Nielsen Business Media. Every month, PDN magazine delivers unbiased news and analysis, interviews, photography portfolios, and information photographers need to survive in a competitive business.

PDNonline covers breaking news stories and delivers in-depth features on the photo industry, including interviews and profiles, reports on new products, and information on useful sources for professional photographers. PDNOnline’s photo essays and galleries explore the work of photography’s masters and today’s emerging talent.

REPORTS TO: Manager, Custom Media & Events

We are looking for a bright and organized individual to join the PDN and Rangefinder Magazine Custom Media Department in the role of Designer. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of work experience paying attention to detail and having passion for ensuring the highest standards for all our projects, including print, online and multimedia. This is an opportunity to join an expanding, integrated creative team to help lay a new foundation and to grow within our company. Above all, you’ll have the vision and desire to produce outstanding creative work.
Essential Functions/Job Duties: (Listed in order of importance. This list is not all inclusive; additional duties will be performed as required.)
•Design all web banners, email promos, winner’s seals for all corresponding events and contests.
•Work with PDN Associate Art Director on trade and sponsored magazines; including, tradeshow guides, Emerging Photographer and PDNedu.
•Create all custom marketing and promotional collateral, including materials for media kits, presentations and events; such as, Photo Annual Party from concept to completion.
•Oversee web banners, seminar grids, collateral and merchandise for tradeshows PhotoPlus Expo and WPPI.
•Manage design of Sell Sheets for tradeshows, events and magazines.

•Able to lead projects from concept to completion.
•Able to communicate effectively–orally and in writing.
•Able to organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments.
•Mature, patient and flexible.
•Handle edits.
•Passionate with creativity integrity and energy.

•Undergraduate degree in Fine Arts or related field or equivalent visual design and management experience required; graduate degree preferred.
•1-3 years editorial and marketing experience plus web-related projects.
•Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography and limitations of the web.
•Experience with software including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and others. HTML a plus.