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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.

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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

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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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      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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      Lindsay Ball

      Senior Account Executive

      Lindsay recently relocated back to the area from Leesburg, VA with her husband and three sons.  She offers over ten years of account management and direct sales experience.  She spent the last eight years at full-service advertising agencies in the DC Metro area where she sharpened her digital marketing and project management skills working with Tier 3 dealerships as well as major OEMs such as Volkswagen, Chrysler, Ford, and Bentley.

      When this University of Pittsburgh grad isn’t in the office, she’s spending time with her family.  She’s a mother of three boys under three and enjoys making her own baby food for her identical twin boys.

      FUN FACT: She loves to cook!  She considers herself a foodie and wine connoisseur (she and her husband are members at several vineyards).

      FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Paris (she attended the Sorbonne for a semester when she studied abroad).

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      Tony Susi

      Art Director

      Tony has traveled to New Zealand and climbed a volcano, but we’re glad his ambition and sense of adventure has returned to Pennsylvania. A Kutztown University grad, Tony interned for the agency while in school and was so impressive we had to add him to our team. Tony dives headfirst into every project with enthusiasm and an infectious creative energy. We can’t wait to see what his future holds.

      HOBBIES: Writing and filmmaking

      WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO: Be a feature film director

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      Matt Brannon

      Senior Manager, PR

      Matt has lived abroad and is multi-lingual, which means he’s never at a loss for words when pitching stories on behalf of our clients. This Temple grad is a PR pro who knows how to work the phones and the web to get the best placement of press releases, blogs and white papers for our clients – or how to pull together a media event at a moment’s notice.

      I’VE LEARNED: If you wait for perfect conditions you’ll never get anything done


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      Rachel Schmitt

      Marketing Intern

      As a rising senior at Virginia Tech, Rachel hoped to roll up her sleeves and get to work in the marketing world. And as our summer 2018 Marketing Intern, she’s getting just the chance. Rachel’s enthusiasm to learn (and her awesome ability to bake) is a welcome addition around Adler Place.

      I’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO: Create my own Etsy shop to share my crafts

      DREAM JOB: Owning a bakery

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      Karin Kocher


      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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      Donna Sinko

      Sr. VP, Digital & Creative Services

      Donna can usually be found building schedules and estimating budgets for all projects. With 25-plus years of project management and production experience, she’s our go-to person on all campaigns and projects, ensuring everything is completed on time – and on budget.

      HOBBY: Studying and teaching Pilates

      FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Anywhere it’s warm and there’s a beach

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      Annemarie Dodenhoff

      Creative Director

      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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      Kimberly Lucci

      Administrative Assistant

      Kim knows what it takes to keep the behind-the-scenes of a business moving seamlessly, providing general office and reception support for our team. When not working at SWBR, Kim’s volunteering with the homeless and giving back to the underprivileged.

      HIDDEN FACT: Attends Comic Con with her family every year

      HOBBIES: Searching for treasures at thrift stores


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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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      Mike Walbert

      VP, Strategic Communications

      With nearly 15 years of experience in communications strategy, Mike digs doing big, fun and successful things for clients. A Penn State grad, Mike started his career as a journalist at The Arizona Republic before shifting to corporate communications for a healthcare company. In addition to leading client service efforts, Mike oversees the PR and social media team.

      INTERESTS: Penn State football and being a dad

      FAVORITE QUOTE: Fool me once, strike one. Fool me twice, strike three.

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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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      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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      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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      Ernie Thomas Stiegler

      Director, Business Development

      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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      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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      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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      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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      Ernie Stiegler


      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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      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