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Abel Communications, one of Baltimore’s most dynamic PR firms, is seeking a Junior Designer. The Junior Designer will work with our Creative team and account teams to develop top-notch creative for our clients.

The right candidate for this position will have impeccable graphic design chops with some experience in other disciplines to boot. You will thrive here if you’re energized by a high-performance, collaborative environment, and are willing to take risks and color outside the lines. You’ll be working in tandem with our Creative team to develop multi-channel content marketing campaigns from strategy to execution so a love of language and an ability to draft catchy copy would be a plus. Experience with, or interest in, video editing and mograph design preferred but not necessary.


  • Brainstorm and help develop creative campaign ideas that cut through the noise
  • Create technically excellent, on-brief designs for everything from branding projects to print collateral   
  • Support team with detail-oriented workflow and asset management
  • Research and familiarize yourself with client industries to align content with business goals   
  • Perform competitor and industry research, documenting your discoveries
  • Show up with fresh thinking and a willingness to take risks 
  • Work under strict deadlines and navigate feedback from multiple stakeholders, including clients, team members and agency leaders


  • 1-3 years of experience in graphic design or adjacent discipline
  • A portfolio of work that demonstrates technical mastery of design principles
  • A command of creative software: some or all of Adobe CC, presentation software like Keynote and PPT
  • A knowledge of contemporary trends and an intuitive understanding of how to make the most of them without becoming cliché
  • A desire/ability to self-direct and to learn new skills at an agency that is fast-paced and always growing. 

The Junior Designer role is an entry-level, full time position with a competitive salary. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and portfolio with relevant work samples to with subject line: Junior Designer Candidate.

Other Info

Abel Communications fosters a collaborative and enjoyable workplace where employees are encouraged to do great work and make time for great lives. We have been a finalist or winner in the Baltimore Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Awards for several years. In 2020, Abel Communications was named PRSA Maryland Team of the Year.

We provide a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and short-term disability insurance and a flexible work schedule. We emphasize the importance of continued professional development and skill development.  We close the office on Orioles Opening Day and have many outings throughout the year to foster teamwork and camaraderie. We love Baltimore, our clients, coming up with BIG ideas and delivering amazing work.

Abel Communications respects and values diversity and is committed to creating a culture that is inclusive. Abel Communications is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class.

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