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What makes it so much fun to work here? The free snacks? The dartboard? The chance to do great work for a blue-chip roster of clients? Nah. It’s our people. Pure and simple. You’ll get to work in an open, collaborative atmosphere with a group of highly experienced professionals across all areas of advertising and marketing. You’ll also be in a place where you can make an immediate impact – on your future and ours. We look forward to meeting you.


Communications Specialist I
Project Manager
Senior Interactive Developer
Senior Digital Designer


Communications Specialist I

Garrison Hughes is looking for a professional who will operate under the direction of a Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. As a Communications Specialist I, you will handle various projects to provide communications to internal and external audiences in support of the client’s mission. This includes managing communications projects of varying levels of complexity and sophistication. You will also serve as a liaison to staff of clinical and non-clinical programs. In addition, you will refine and maintain the processes used by the department and external vendors. Other duties may be required as assigned.

An ideal candidate will be able to multitask and prioritize projects appropriately, as well as demonstrate service-oriented behavior in interactions with clients and co-workers.

Educational/Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications, health sciences, or a related field.
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in a corporate communications position or related field such as marketing, journalism, communications, or health sciences.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to multitask, and be well organized.
  • Some research/interviewing experience preferred.

Qualified candidates please e-mail: jobs@garrisonhughes.com


Project Manager

Garrison Hughes is looking for an experienced Project Manager to help guide the workflow for our growing list of initiatives. You’ll be an integral part of a team of seasoned, award-winning pros who know how to get things done, and who have fun doing it. In this role you won’t be a hand-holder. You’ll be a conductor, coordinating internal and external resources and leading cross-functional teams to pilot projects smoothly through the agency, from inception to completion. You will actively manage all day-to-day activity for assigned clients including:

  • Establishing and managing project scopes
  • Providing detailed input to teams and setting them up for success
  • Developing project plans and managing the process to deliver on time
  • Preparing project estimates and monitoring progress and scope to keep projects within budget
  • Ensuring a mutually beneficial ROI for agency and client on all projects and accounts
  • Utilizing agency project management tools to maximize efficiency
  • Acting as the day-to-day interface with the client
  • Functioning as the communications hub within the agency, collaborating daily with media, creative, social, and interactive teams

Besides requiring an enthusiastic person who’s highly collaborative with great communication and organizational skills, we also want a Project Manager with 5+ years of related advertising/marketing experience (agency preferred), with high digital fluency, the ability to sweat the details without losing sight of the bigger picture, and a willingness to throw darts at happy hour every now and then.

Qualified candidates please e-mail: jobs@garrisonhughes.com


Senior Interactive Developer

Garrison Hughes is looking for a full time senior-level developer to add to its Interactive team. As a Senior Interactive Developer at Garrison Hughes, you will be part of an exciting agency and a fun group of people who take their work seriously. You will have the opportunity to help lead projects, interface with clients and work on a variety of different technologies. As part of a small, but growing agency, you will matter here. You will also benefit from being around a team of experiences, award-winning professionals who will help you in every way possible to achieve success. In this role you will report to our Interactive Technology Director and share department responsibilities including:

  • Working with internal and external development groups
  • Collaborating with creative, social and account teams
  • Building relationships with clients and agency partners
  • Displaying proficiency with industry technologies and tools
  • Keeping pulse on emerging technologies, work-flows and market trends
  • Besides requiring a person with enthusiasm, we want someone with at least 5-7 years experience, excellent project/self-management skills and a willingness to throw darts at happy hour every now and then.

Ideal candidates should be very experienced with the following:

  • MySQL/SQL
  • Stored Procedures
  • WordPress Architecture and Development
  • PHP
  • JavaScript (vanilla/JQuery)
  • CSS and CSS Preprocessors (LESS/SASS)
  • HTML5
  • Git

Additional languages and technology that are a plus:

  • AWS Services
  • NodeJS
  • Bash Proficiency
  • Apache Configuration
  • iOS Dev (Objective-C/Swift)
  • .NET
  • Cordova

Although you will work with numbers, you will never be a "number" here. We are a seasoned team of professionals that supports each other, strives for excellence in every aspect of our jobs, and pitches in in any way we can to make our office a place where you will enjoy coming to work. We look forward to hearing from you.

Qualified candidates please e-mail: jobs@garrisonhughes.com


Senior Digital Designer

This position is on the Garrison Hughes Design team, which is located in our offices on the 57th floor of the U.S. Steel Building. It is a unique role within our agency that encompasses conceptual design, strategic thinking, digital programming and managerial expertise. As Senior Digital Designer, you would be responsible for overseeing design for UPMC corporate websites, intranet, portals, interactive initiatives and other online and distributed digital projects. You will be asked to lend your expertise and guidance on numerous digital marketing projects, while maintaining the UPMC brand in support of UPMC's mission and vision. Your responsibilities will include collaborating with and offering design guidance to UPMC’s social media team. In addition, you would provide ongoing website design analysis, maintenance and development to continually monitor and improve website design, functionality and current industry standards. You will maintain UPMC’s design pattern library that defines all of the elements that make up UPMC’s web pages, including banners, rotators, call outs, call to action, link styles, etc. work closely with Medical Media and the video team to ensure that the UPMC brand and mission are consistent across digital mediums. You will also be responsible for collaborating with the Garrison Hughes Design team and offering your digital guidance to traditional design.

You will also play a vital role in helping to lead and manage campaigns and other digital initiatives; seek out ways to enhance the overall user experience; and develop concepts that will increase engagement and encourage repeat visits to UPMC’s digital channels.

Educational/Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in web/digital design, computer science, marketing, communication, or related discipline from an accredited college or equivalent field experience.
  • An exceptional understanding of fundamental website usability best practices, standards, compliant design, cross browser compatibility and user interface design.
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on web design experience with proven understanding of interface design principles.
  • Solid understanding of typography, color, composition, hierarchy and user interface trends.
  • Knowledge of current trends in website development and the tools necessary to build online and interactive projects
  • Strong knowledge of HTML,CSS, JavaScript Programming (MySQL,PHP,SQL, and .NET experience a plus), InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, WordPress and MS Office

Qualified candidates please e-mail: jobs@garrisonhughes.com