HCP is a national research, strategy and marketing firm headquartered in Tampa, Florida. We are not an ad agency or a standalone research firm. HCP Associates is a unique and different type of marketing firm with 30 years of successful history spanning the globe. Since 1986, we have been helping companies develop and implement effective marketing and business growth strategies based on industry, consumer and competitive research. Utilizing various strategic planning methodologies, we aid our clients in achieving long-term growth while enjoying short-term results. We specialize in all forms of research, strategic planning, marketing, public relations, customer retention, advertising, web development, digital media and broadcasting.

We are on a fast track and need leaders to join the team and help take us to the next level.

Here’s the HCP Mantra:
• Dedication – Doing right by our clients is a top priority.
• Ownership – We’re determined to make an impact – preferably a big one – every day by challenging traditional thinking and expanding the views of others.
• Integrity – We treat our clients, customers and co-workers with genuine respect through open communication.
• Teamwork – We believe everything worthwhile is achieved through effective collaboration. Every individual can impact the mission.
• Innovation – The status quo bores us. Everyone is encouraged to think differently and invent relentlessly.

HCP Associates is committed to one simple but truly exciting principle: each person is different and every person matters. This mindset fuels everything we do for our clients and for each other. We work magic for our clients and we have fun doing it. If that sounds like your sort of place, we’d love to hear more from you!


Entry Level Graphic Designer

HCP Associates is a research, strategy and marketing firm based in the Channelside district of downtown Tampa. The company is seeking to hire a graphic designer to support the partners and staff members. The position is full-time with benefits.


  • Actively participate in client meetings with accounts staff to capture client needs.
  • Translate client needs into graphical elements from logos; to websites; digital, online and print collateral; tradeshow materials; promotions; annual reports; etc.
  • Participate in annual to semi-annual creative brainstorming sessions for new creative campaigns.
  • Develop original graphical elements as well as modify existing, as needed.
  • Participate in weekly traffic meetings with management and staff to provide progress updates and discuss client needs.


  • Minimum of two years design experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to provide “best practices” recommendations to clients
  • High level of professionalism  and a self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Able to perform multiple office job functions in a fast paced environment
  • Able to maintain quality control and efficiently generate high quality work under tight timelines
  • Expert time management
  • Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Portfolio work as well as some experience working in a professional service firm
  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, team-oriented environment

To Apply

A BS / BA / BFA university degree is preferred, but not required. Experience with WordPress and HTML also a plus, but not required. To apply for this position, please send an e-mail containing your cover letter, resume, and samples of your best work (link to portfolio site) to with the job title in the subject line.


Entry Level Web Designer / Front End Developer

The Web Developer/Designer is responsible for the development and design of major and minor web components for internal and external clients.  The designer will design, develop, optimize, test and deliver websites, applications and components.  Enhancements will be required on an ongoing basis.  The best practices and design methods will be utilized to ensure the success of the projects. The designer must have the ability to create web applications and components from the requirements stage, through design and production deployment.  Additionally, the designer will be required to have experience in graphics, layout, scripting, programming, social media integration as well as development involving compatibility and seamless integration. Working knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) and Google Analytics is also necessary.

Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work by tight deadlines, are key attributes of this position.


  • Operate effectively as a member of the development team
  • Operate effectively as an individual for quick turnaround of enhancements and fixes
  • Responsible for meeting expectations and high-quality deliverables on time
  • Responsible for the development of web applications and components
  • Responsible for the design and development of webpages, graphics, multimedia, GUIs
  • Effectively develop in a clean, well-structured, easily maintainable format
  • Utilize storyboarding and graphic pre-designs, when appropriate
  • Demonstrate creative, technical and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in technical and business environments


  • Experience in developing websites and/or web applications.  Minimum of one (1) year of web design and development experience is required
  • Solid understanding of navigation and GUIs for maximizing usability
  • Front-end and some back-end development experience.  More important is the experience of seamless integration of front to back-end functionality
  • Practical experience in development of HTML, JavaScript, XML, PHP, MySQL, CSS, WordPress, and graphics creation with Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Working knowledge of SEO, Google Analytics and social media integration
  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work under deadlines and times of elevated stress
  • BS / BA / BFA university degree preferred, but not required

To Apply

To apply for this position, please send an e-mail containing your cover letter, resume, and samples of your best work (link to portfolio site) to with the job title in the subject line.