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Meet Anthony Garcia – Design Intern

We have a new team member! Help us in welcoming our design intern, Anthony! Learn a little more about Anthony in our latest edition of the This or That questionnaire: Coffee or tea? I rarely drink coffee or tea. I guess coffee? Black or white? Black Pepsi...

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Meet Bree Glenn – Design Intern

We have a new team member! Help us in welcoming our design intern, Bree! Learn a little more about Bree in our latest edition of the This or That questionnaire: Coffee or tea? Black coffee to wake up, herbal tea to unwind Black or white? Black Pepsi or...

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Meet Kate Roth – Design Intern

We have a new team member! Help us in welcoming our design intern, Kate! Learn a little more about Kate in our latest edition of the This or That questionnaire: Coffee or tea? Coffee Black or white? White Pepsi or Coke? Coke Early bird or night owl? Night...

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Meet Dylan Menke – Summer Intern

We have a new member that joined the team for the summer. Help us in welcoming our summer intern, Dylan! Learn a little more about Dylan in the following This or That questionnaire: Coffee or tea? Ice coffee Black or white? Black Pepsi or Coke? This is...

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2018 Des Moines Beer Week – June 15-24

DES MOINES BEER WEEK, JUNE 15-24, 2018 Established in 2014, Des Moines Beer Week is an annual celebration that aims to highlight Greater Des Moines’ growing craft beer scene. Participating businesses create, plan and host fun & unique events during the...

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Meet Megan (#2) Pralle

We liked Megan so much, we decided to get another one to come on board! So, meet Megan Pralle, 818's newest designer who joined us on January 24th. Learn a little more about her below, and join us in welcoming her to the team! Q: Where were you born? A: I...

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7 Hills Brewing Opening

­­This past weekend the 818 team headed east to celebrate and participate in the soft opening of 7Hills Brewing in the Millwork District of Dubuque, Iowa! We’ve been working with 7Hills on brand development and beer style branding for the past several months and it...

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Des Moines Beer Week | 2017

It's no secret that we have a passion for craft beer. We are fortunate as a studio to have the opportunity to develop brands for many local breweries. And, in 2015, we were approached to take over the organization of Des Moines Beer Week (DSMBW). Since then, our...

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Meet Megan Anderson

We are heading into summer with our newest addition to the team, Megan Anderson! She is a designer, recently graduated from Iowa State University. Get to know Megan by checking out our quick interview below! Q: Where were you born? A: Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Q: How would...

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Meet Eric Harlow

Spring has sprung and 818 is happy to announce the newest addition to our team of awesome! Eric Harlow has been an 818 fan for many years. With his extensive beer knowledge and beer sales experience with both distributors and in-house, he now brings the passion needed...

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818 Open House

Happy fall everyone! Please join 818 - a tiny design empire at our office on Friday, October 28th for a much anticipated open house! We are holding this open house in celebration of many recent milestones: A new office space – We moved way back in March, but it’s...

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Meet Chandler Johannsen

Join us in welcoming Chandler Johannsen back to the empire! Chandler was an 818 intern during her junior year of college and has returned as a full time designer. Read more to get to know her! Q: Where were you born? A: I was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota! Q: How...

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Meet Toni Sarcone

So far, 2016 has brought many exciting changes to the empire. This month, we are expanding our team and welcoming senior designer, Toni Sarcone! Read more to get to know her. Q: Where were you born?  A: Right here. I'm a Des Moines girl.  Q: How would your team...

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Iowa Small Business of the Day

The Iowa Secretary of State's office in Des Moines recently launched a project that celebrates entrepreneurship by showcasing Iowa small businesses on their Facebook page. Among others, 818 - a tiny design empire was selected to be interviewed regarding our advice,...

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818 has moved!

We’ve recently moved our office location in order to accommodate growth. Our email, website and phone numbers are all the same, but our new address is: 818 - a tiny design empire 
 301 East Court Avenue Suite 105 Des Moines, Iowa 50309 Stop by and say hello if you're...

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Join the 818 Team: Sr. Designer

Exciting news! We are seeking a full-time Sr. Designer with 5+ years of experience to join our growing studio. Within this role, priorities include creative direction and execution, project management, client communications and design team leadership. Additional...

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Spring Intern: Phil 2.0

  We'd like to introduce to you, our spring intern: Phil 2.0! Phil Kruzan Jr. has signed on with us again for the duration of the spring semester. The first time we introduced Phil, you got to know a little about him through our official 818 Intern This or That...

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AIGA Design Camp 2015

AIGA is the national professional association for design who's mission is to enhance the value of design across all disciplines (P.S. No big deal, but our own Paige Kleckner is the Co-President and Membership director of the Iowa chapter). The Minnesota chapter hosts...

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Fall Intern

The summer has flown by so quickly! We want to give a shout out and a big congratulations to our former intern, Becca Berry! She just accepted a full time position at Delta Design in downtown Des Moines. Today, we welcome our fall intern: Phil Kruzan Jr.!  ...

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The Des Moines Girl Gang is a local community of female creatives that I've becoming involved with this summer and through this group was invited to photograph the first annual summer music festival, Hinterland. Hinterland - meaning "The land behind a river. The rural...

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Des Moines, IA 50309
(Suite on south side of the building)





Send your resume & portfolio to the email below, and tell us why you’d be the perfect addition to our team!