Jake Peterson Owner / Design Strategist
Jake has been a creative guy ever since he could hold a crayon. Having taken every art class he could in high school, Jake continued his artistic journey in college earning a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design. Being an admitted techno-junkie, Jake has found that graphic and website design fulfills his passion for having a “grown-up” job that he also loves. Prior to founding 5j Design, Jake has previous work experience as a designer in a print shop, working in a multimedia firm, and serving as a marketing director. His wealth of experience maps the direction of 5j Design. When he is not meeting new clients, Jake enjoys his family, homebrewing, fishing, and working on new business ideas.
Lacey is originally from Watertown, SD moving to Sioux Falls in 2012 to pursue her Degree- She graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from South Dakota State University. Lacey likes all things creative and is passionate about good design and an avid photographer. In her spare time she enjoys crafting, and spending time with her husband and their puppy.
Inbound Marketing Strategist
Carrie’s creative career started at the ripe age of 7 when she started a fabulously unsuccessful neighborhood newsletter. Since then she has been honing her skills for a comeback, pursuing a degree in Theology Philosophy and English from the University of Sioux Falls and a Master’s in Education from Baylor University. Carrie brings a wide variety of experiences to 5j including working in public relations, marketing and human resources. When she’s not strategizing, writing, and creating for 5j, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two girls, renovating her house, working on Pinterest projects and perfecting her cold brew coffee recipe.
Inbound Marketing Strategist & Project Manager
Drew's creativity and attention to detail originated from his constant cooking experiments and room redesigns in his childhood home. Originally from Hawarden, IA, Drew went on to graduate from Morningside College in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Management with a second major in Religious Studies. He has previous experience in marketing, branding, and campaign management through a variety of projects and positions. Drew is passionate about building meaningful relationships and finding the right design and marketing solution for each client. Drew is an avid Vikings and Cubs fan, and in his free time, you will find him exploring new restaurants, creating new recipes, or searching for the world's greatest cup of espresso or craft brew.
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2016 Internship Program (Applications are closed)
Applications for the 5j Design Internship program closed on April 4, 2016. Please check back in the future for intern openings.
Full & Part Time Positions (Not Currently Hiring)
5j Design is not currently hiring but we are always on the lookout for great talent. If you would like to share your portfolio with us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for your interest.