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Careers Junior Digital Designer

Why we're hiring

The short answer? We're looking to keep a good thing going. An independently owned full-service marketing agency, Pinckney Hugo Group has grown consistently over the past 20 or so years.

We've created bigger and better work, added to our capabilities and expanded to serve a wider range of regional, national and international clients. It's all happened because we've been able to bring in incredibly talented and dedicated people to help build something special. And because we don't plan on slowing down anytime soon, we're posting career opportunities like this one.

Junior Digital Designer

Digital Department


We are looking for a highly creative and motivated designer to work collaboratively within the digital team alongside strategists, UI/UX designers, and developers. This position provides design support for a variety of digital projects such as websites, social media, emails, and presentations. We believe a successful candidate for this position will be a creative thinker with a strong portfolio. They should be a detail-oriented person with strong multitasking, prioritization, and interpersonal skills, who enjoys working with people in a creative and fun environment. Knowledge of and passion for the advertising and tech industry is a plus.

This position will start partially remote and ultimately work out of our Syracuse office.

About You

  • Team player. Wants to learn, share, and get better.
  • Flexible. Can adapt.
  • Articulate. Sweats the details.
  • Keeps things simple.


  • Production: Includes emails, small graphics, content entry, file cleanup, etc.
  • Execution: Work with existing concepts and designs to flush out subpages or banner resizes
  • Conceptual: Take creative direction and develop from start to finish
  • Collaborate: Discuss and assist as a member of the design team

Requirements & Skills

  • Bachelors degree in a related field preferably graphic design/art/creative advertising
  • Can take direction and follow brand guidelines but remain self-sufficient
  • Familiarity with current advertising and design trends, and practical knowledge of Internet and multimedia technology
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator & Photoshop)
  • Understands UX/UI best practices and evolves with it
  • Has rudimentary coding skills
  • Has a grasp of responsive/adaptive principles
  • Willing to learn front end development

Knowledge of (a plus but not required)

  • HTML, PHP, JavaScript/jQuery
  • WordPress
  • CSS (SCSS a big plus)
  • MySQL
  • Google Analytics
  • CSS Frameworks like Bootstrap, Gumby, etc.
  • HTML for Email
  • Familiarity with version control systems like Github and SVN.
  • HTML5 Banners
  • Excel/Google Sheets functions

Please provide resume and portfolio to [email protected]


    Note: Coverletter, resume and portfolio examples can be uploaded as a single PDF.