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    Art Director

    Do you have an eye for design?

    We are looking for a creative Art Director with agency experience to translate marketing and branding strategies into innovative and impressive campaigns that stimulate targeted audiences. Candidates should have hands-on experience in a fast-paced, team environment with brand development, campaign creation, web design and best practices, print/digital production as well as photography/video direction.

    Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and possess excellent typography, color and design skills. B-to-B experience, awareness of digital media and evolving platforms, familiarity with wire-framing tools, video editing and photography experience are all a plus.

    Full-time and freelance opportunities.

    We offer competitive salaries, 401(k), profit sharing, comprehensive health benefits and some really great co-workers.

    Please include resume, salary history and portfolio when applying.

    Staff Writer

    We are looking for a talented full-time Staff Writer to translate complex topics (technology, medical, industrial products, legal, finance) into regular pieces of compelling original content used in public relations, social media and sales initiatives.

    Candidates should have the ability to work closely with engineers, software developers, product managers, and other subject-matter experts to understand products and services, identify story angles, and produce compelling copy that meets business goals. Technical writing experience is preferred.

    Must be a prolific writer capable of understanding complex businesses and producing regular content (articles, blog copy, case studies) for a variety of industries.

    We offer competitive salaries, 401(k), profit sharing, comprehensive health benefits, and some really great co-workers.

    Please include resume and portfolio (writing samples) when applying.

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      We’re excited to get to know you better, see if we’re a good match for one another, and if all goes well, maybe we can take this relationship to the next level.

      3865 Adler Place | Bethlehem, PA 18017
      phone 610.866.0611
      email swbr@swbrinc.com

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      Meet the team.

      We come from different backgrounds. We were born in different states and decades, and we all possess unique and diverse skillsets. But our true marketing awesomeness is revealed in the collective sum of our brainpower. Together as one, it is truly amazing what we have accomplished for our clients. So get acquainted with our team and start envisioning what we can do for you.

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      Ernie Stiegler

      CEO

      For more than 35 years, Ernie has built brands and marketed products for clients in local and global markets. With his sincere approach to meeting clients’ objectives, Ernie has forged many solid relationships. While leading clients to great successes, he’s also helped SWBR grow into a nationally recognized B2B agency. That’s the result of working with a former United States Marine who knows how to get things done.

      CLAIM TO FAME: Ernie’s a straight shooter

      QUOTE: Semper Fi!

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      Karin Kocher

      Designer

      Karin sizes and optimizes our “big ideas” to ensure every campaign looks its best. She’s always cool under pressure against tight deadlines, a skill that’s admired, but also one that makes us leery to play poker with her. She is a “crafty” veteran at SWBR and her versatility is often a lifesaver. One minute she’s prepping final files for publication, the next she’s retouching images. And when needed, she rolls up her sleeves and contributes original designs herself.

      I BELIEVE: Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. – Saint Augustine

      HOBBY: Painting and anything crafty

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      Annemarie Dodenhoff

      VP, Creative

      Annemarie says when she grows up she wants to be a Navy Seal. Until then, we’re happy to have her quick-witted brainpower and Ninja-like creative direction on our team. She possesses more than 20 years of experience in building brands, directing everything from print campaigns and point-of-purchase marketing to interface design of all things digital. While she has experience in an array of industries, she’s worked extensively in the education, retail and finance arenas.

      HOBBIES: Working out, visiting record stores and biking

      HIDDEN TALENT: Juggling

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      Ernie Thomas Stiegler

      VP, Client Engagement

      As a former college athlete and MBA graduate, Ernie never allows grass to grow beneath his feet. He’s all about doing what it takes to see a project through and he always delivers on time. In particular, Ernie provides our clients with key insights around their digital presence.

      CLAIM TO FAME: Eagled a par 5 and quadruple bogeyed a par 3 in the same round

      I BELIEVE: Hard work breeds success

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      Rich “Wiggly” Check

      IT Administrator

      Computers are great, except when they don’t work. That’s why we love having Rich around. He virtually eliminates downtime, keeps our computers up and running and our networks in sync. He also provides tech support for our interactive projects, and is always quick with a joke to lighten the mood.

      INTERESTS: Restoring vintage toys or electronics

      CLAIM TO FAME: Awards for original artwork, music, video production and voiceovers in video games

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      Patti Merlo

      Assistant Controller

      Patti has seen it all in this business. Literally! She was hired a week after graduation and is still going strong 33 years later. She makes sure our POs, timesheets and TPS Reports are always in order. She occasionally brings her adorable basset hounds to work with her, and rumor has it, these pups know how to balance the books – on their noses.

      CLAIM TO FAME: Appeared on an episode of “The Animal Doctor” with Kathy Craine for a therapy dogs group many years ago

      WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO: Own an RV, have a roaming mailbox while travelling the U.S.

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      Jessica Dentith

      Social Media Coordinator

      Jessica is a homebody by nature, but has a longing in her heart for sightseeing (even though she’s been on a plane once). A Penn State grad, Jessica uses research and savvy social media skills to promote our clients. Someday, she hopes to write books about her life experiences and wants to help people find balance in their lives.

      TALENTS: Binge watching Netflix and eating her bodyweight in cereal

      CLAIM TO FAME: Graduating college on time, even though she transferred four times (and changed her major four times)

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      David Saba

      VP, Strategic Communications

      A gifted storyteller, David’s greatest attribute is his ability to think like a journalist, creating story pitches with clear and concise news angles that explain why the story is important to a reporter’s readership. He has PR experience in a wide variety of B2B and B2C industries — from technology to healthcare, consumer products to food management, celebrity PR to crisis management. He’s helped clients land placement in outlets like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, and USA Today — just to name a few.

      HOBBY: Avid collector of vintage video games and Japanese baseball cards.

      FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Kyoto, Japan.

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      Donna Kopes

      Manager, Office Services

      You might say Donna was mentored by the King; the King of burgers that is! After spending the early part of her career working at Burger King world headquarters in Miami, she has been a key contributor to our team. Donna does a little bit of everything, and ensures that we stay one fine-tuned, creative machine. For example, her journalism skills and “eagle eye” cleans up our commas, semicolons and typos (not that we would have any).

      I BELIEVE: Nothing is rocket science, unless you work for NASA

      HIDDEN TALENT: I roll a mean enchilada

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      Scott Friedman

      President, COO

      Following a decade in New York City at two prominent ad agencies leading iconic brands such as IBM and Continental Airlines, Scott joined SWBR and has been spearheading the agency’s strategic process ever since. Scott has a deep passion for marketing and is obsessed with client satisfaction.

      CLAIM TO FAME: Always quick with a joke

      HOBBY: Diehard Phillies, Eagles and Flyers fan

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      Jerry Soverinsky

      Staff Writer

      Jerry brings more than 20 years of writing experience contributing to top firms, agencies and associations, including McDonald’s, Audi, General Mills, Procter & Gamble, Alzheimer’s Association, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Tootsie Roll and the Chicago Cubs, among others. He’s also an award-winning journalist with credits that include the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, AOL/Huffington Post and Conde Nast. He’s a two-time winner of the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award, recognizing his newspaper travel writing as the best in North America.

      In his earlier career, Jerry founded an adventure travel company and spent 15 years guiding travelers from around the world on European biking, hiking and culinary trips.

      HOBBIES: Cycling, running, spending time with my family

      WEAKNESS FOR: Independent coffee shops

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      Jackie O’Leary

      Account Coordinator

      A Kutztown University Grad, Jackie assists project management and day-to-day account services. Her organizational and people skills allow for clear communication with clients and our team. In her spare time, she watches sports and enjoys being outdoors.

      I believe: Mind over Matter

      Favorite NFL Team: New England Patriots

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      Steve Smith

      VP, Finance

      Crunching numbers can be hard; but with Steve on our team, it isn’t. Steve brings more than 20 years of financial expertise to the table, along with some awesome cleaning habits to ensure his office always stays tidy. He focuses on financial statements, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, tax compliance and various special analyses. When Steve isn’t working with numbers, he’s probably golfing, catching up on the latest Stephen King novel or building his own mini-golf course in his backyard.

      CLAIM TO FAME: Steve coached soccer for 20 years

      FAVORITE BAND: Traveling Wilburys

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      Chad Heimbecker

      Web Developer

      Chad has many talents. He’s an inventor, an entrepreneur, a home-brewing aficionado and a website developer. When he’s not busy programming websites for our clients, in his “spare time” he can be found revving up his brainpower to improve roadway safety for the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO).

      I BELIEVE: In Nothing, Lebowski!

      WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO: Walk the earth and hand out shoes

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      David Kratzke

      Director, Digital Marketing

      Dave is always strategizing with clients – and our creative team – to build smart campaigns that deliver results. He’s adept at organizing content and streamlining the user experience of websites, making sure campaigns segue seamlessly from traditional to digital channels. Having worked in several arenas, from advertising to journalism to public relations to corporate communications, he’s crafted messages to fit just about any product or audience.

      I BELIEVE: Way leads on to way

      HOBBY: Competing in fantasy sports leagues

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      Tyler Welk

      Digital/Media Strategist

      Tyler enjoys the nitty-gritty of advertising and media management, bringing strategic success to clients and their businesses. When this University of Alabama grad isn’t in the office, you can find him hunting, watching Stranger Things or listening to Jimmy Buffett.

      FAVORITE NFL TEAM: Baltimore Ravens

      HOBBIES: Fishing, working on his truck(s), hanging with his wife

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      Cathy Stiegler

      Business Development Coordinator, Pet Category

      Cathy always has her head in the clouds, and it’s not just because of her ever-present smile: it’s because she’s a licensed pilot and former flight attendant. She’s also an accomplished fisherwoman and a pet lover, which might be why bring-your-dog-to-work day is everyday at SWBR. So in addition to handling a variety of tasks around the office, she’s focused on exploring pet industry businesses in need of getting a leg up on their marketing and advertising.

      I’VE LEARNED: Don’t sweat the small stuff

      CLAIM TO FAME: I saved a 90-year-old lobster