Why work with us? Let us count the ways.


Industry Exposure

Our clients are top name brands in the hospitality industry – the kind of names you want handling your personal portfolio of work.


Collaborative Atmosphere

We’re colleagues. Not critics. We fuel each other’s creative fires with regular brainstorm sessions and acts of inspiration.


Personal Growth

When you work at an entrepreneurial company that is always pushing new boundaries, your personal work will reach new levels of powerful results.

“Hawthorn has nailed the formula of ‘happy employees equal productive employees.’ When you can bring your dog to work, have loads of PTO, and even Fridays off upon your seventh year of employment, it really feeds your desire to do right by the company.”


Catherine Shane, Senior Content Manager, 10 Years

What’s in it for you?

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Competitive Salary

Full Benefits Package

Generous PTO

12 Paid Holidays

401K Plan With a Match

Subsidized Gym Membership

Dog-Friendly Office

Charity Giving-Back Events

Come Work With Us

Whether it’s closing a deal or designing a first proof, creativity and strategy are at the heart of every role here at Hawthorn.
Take a look below to see our current available positions.

Graphic Designer

Hawthorn Creative is a full-service brand and content marketing firm dedicated to the event and hospitality industry. Our dynamic team of designers, content writers, and sales teams are passionate about merging powerful aesthetics and engaging content to produce campaigns that drive results. Learn about the Hawthorn difference at www.hawthorncreative.com.

We are looking for a part time (20 hours) in-house junior designer with strong fundamental design skills to work in our Portsmouth, New Hampshire office. This role is focused on designing advertisements for our event, hospitality, and travel clients. Hawthorn Creative is a fast-paced environment so this person needs to be an excellent multi-tasker, be able to work under pressure and independently, and effectively communicate with internal and external clients.


  • This position will focus on creating on-brand and on-trend advertisement designs for our clients in the hospitality industry.
  • The Junior Designer also performs various additional duties to support the creative and sales teams.
  • May also be involved in the design of brochures, magazines, and websites as well as various other print and digital marketing material.
  • You work independently with oversight and mentorship from our Vice President of Creative Services.



  • 1+ year of internship or professional design experience, ideally with a combination of print and digital.
  • A bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field.
  • Strong fundamental design skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Expert level skills in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
  • Proficiency with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of design and printing.
  • Knowledge of the latest design trends.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external clients.
  • Web design skills are a plus!
  • Ability to work in our Portsmouth office.



  • Industry leader known for powerful aesthetics, beautiful design, and compelling content within the hospitality, event, and tourism industry.
  • Entrepreneurial company with dynamic work environment where creativity and accomplishment is encouraged.
  • You will work among the leading designers in the wedding and hospitality industry.


Compensation is hourly. Hawthorn Creative offers a full benefits package to full-time employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, FSA, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, PTO, and a 401K plan. We also offer a subsidized gym membership, company outings, and charity giving-back events. We are a dog-friendly office! Interested in using your design skills in a challenging, fun, and dynamic office environment in Portsmouth, New Hampshire?


Please send resume and link to your online portfolio to designcareers@hawthorncreative.com.

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