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Graduate Leadership Program - Junior Designer

PMG is a digital company that helps marketers connect people with their brand. Focused on people and grounded in data, our award-winning culture fosters meaningful careers. Partnering with the most iconic brands in the world, we put people at the center of everything we do to deliver value, innovation, and business transformation.

The PMG Graduate Leadership Program (GLP) is a hands-on leadership development program for recent graduates of bachelor’s or master’s programs who are interested in the future of advertising, working on cutting-edge campaigns and driving impact for leading brands such as Nike, GAP, and Kohler. This full-time program will hone your skills in design, storytelling, and innovative content creation. We’re looking for team players, passionate leaders, and curious individuals who ask questions, solve problems, and who are ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work. 

The creative track provides career opportunities focused on shaping what the future of the industry looks like, working in concert with strategy, media, data and technology to build brands through 'Inspired Creative that Works. Your training and curriculum will cover a series of topics including brand building, the intersection of technology and creative, creative strategy, production, and building media-right creative. 

Who you are:

  1. Creatively Passionate | You are eager to create, energized by making things that are endearing, compelling, memorable and rooted in culture.
  2. Human Centered | Humans are unpredictable. They’re funny. They’re inventive and emotional and original and smarter than they’re given credit for. You need to be all those things, too.
  3. Impact Driven | Great work creates action.  Deliver tangible outcomes that build brands through every part of the customer journey.
  4. Nimble | You are ready to adapt to shifts in culture, budgets and real-time data to produce creative relevant for that moment in time.

The Junior Designer role is best suited for those interested in: 

  • Supporting the design process and assisting in the development and execution of various creative design projects
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including writers, developers, and other designers to ensure design consistency and alignment with brand voice and messaging
  • Participating in brainstorming sessions and contributing to the development of content strategies and campaigns
  • Building and iterating design concepts through final finish and production
  • Translating creative briefs to ensure creative fit based on business objectives


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree completed between Fall 2023 and Spring 2024
  • Area of study: graphic design, communication design, or related field
  • Relevant professional work and/or internship experience
  • Expertise in color theory, typography, user behavior, visual storytelling, and conceptual thinking
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, and related design software
  • Sponsorship not available

Benefits and Perks

  • Full-time position with a competitive salary and annual bonus
  • Healthcare benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance, fertility benefits
  • 401(k) with employer matching and immediate vesting
  • Generous vacation and birthday paid time off
  • Work at the only company that Ad Age named a Best Place to Work eight years in a row
  • State-of-the-art offices, endless snacks, in-office barista, and so much more!

Program Overview

  • Gain valuable experience and insights from industry experts during an 8-week immersive training program
  • Drive home your learnings with hands-on projects and direct job shadowing with industry experts
  • Connect with fellow PMG associates through small group meetings and a dedicated onboarding buddy

About the PMG Graduate Leadership Program

Join us in Dallas — The Program will be hosted in PMG’s Dallas, Texas office located at The Link Uptown. Dallas provides you with direct access to executive leadership, mentors, networking activities and bonding events with your GLP cohort and ensures a supportive environment for the beginning of your career. All GLP hires will work in person from the Dallas office.

Make an impact — The training will give you a holistic view of the company and how we provide award-winning service for our clients, while empowering you with the knowledge, leadership skills, and mental dexterity to solve an array of business challenges for Fortune 500 clients - including Apple, Gap, and Sephora, to name a few. 

Learn from the best — You will be trained by world-class business leaders, creatives, technologists, data scientists, client strategists and media practitioners, in addition to gaining hands-on client experience and learning from Graduate Leadership Program alumni and Senior mentors to guide you throughout the program.

When you’re here, you’re one of us —We take steps to ensure you’re integrating into the larger organization’s operations and award-winning culture from day one with activities like all-hands meetings, bonding events, catered lunches, sports teams, book club, and more.

About PMG

PMG is a global independent digital company that seeks to inspire people and brands that anything is possible. Driven by shared success, PMG uses business strategy and transformation, creative, media, and insights, as well as its proprietary marketing intelligence platform Alli, to deliver Digital Made for Humans™. Our team is made up of over 500 employees globally, and our work for brands like Apple, Athleta, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, Kohler, McDonald’s, Nike, Old Navy, Sephora and Shake Shack runs across 85+ countries and has received top industry recognition from Cannes Lions to Adweek Media Plan of the Year.

Named to Ad Age’s 2023 A-List, MediaPost’s 2023 Independent Agency of the Year, and Adweek’s 2021 Breakthrough Media Agency of the Year, PMG has grown through commitments to continuous improvement, business integrity, and cultivating dynamic relationships. We are proud to be named among Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women, Fortune's Best Workplaces in Advertising & Marketing (ranked #1), and to be the only company named to Ad Age’s Best Places to Work nine years in a row.

Being part of PMG means being part of a company culture that’s unmatched in digital. We’re willing to work hard to serve our clients and deliver value, results, and innovation -- which often requires true grit and remaining agile. We believe in taking care of ourselves and each other so that we continuously improve in every way. 

We’d love to get to know you and share more about why we love PMG and the work we do.  

In alignment with our core values to be inclusive and always change for the better, PMG is committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe we only change for the better by bringing different people to our company. PMG recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion and our action plan for change here.