After spending 10 years specializing in political communications, advising state and federal candidates and elected officials, Mary turned to issue advocacy and corporate communications. She brings a unique appreciation of the tools necessary to develop a clear and consistent message. She knows that coordinating an effective media strategy means understanding your audience and customizing your tactics to achieve your goals. Almost daily, social and digital media are changing the way people communicate, and Mary is an expert at integrating new and traditional communications methods and identifying media opportunities for clients.
“The sooner you learn it’s on you to make life interesting, the better off you’ll be.”
In his 20 + year career, Bob has been lucky enough to work for The World Wildlife Fund, Kodak, The Corcoran Museum, the National Football League, and other great clients. Kiernan is a co-founder of GeniusRocket.com, a crowd-sourced creative ad agency. A graduate of Penn State University in Graphic Design, he learned his craft under Lanny Sommese. He served as Creative Director for Gibson Creative in Washington, DC, before founding Actual Size in 1999.
“Don't be a gratuitous emoticon texter...if you can help it :)”
Joe has designed print and web work on a wide range of projects for Actual Size over the last ten years. His work has been featured in a variety of design publications, including Print Magazine, STEP Magazine, and the Society of Publication Designers Annual. As Art Director, he works closely with clients on developing materials that reflect their brand, personality, and vision while staying fresh and creative. It is his job to make sure that all materials, from print to web, are visually consistent with a client’s brand.
“Where are my quotes?”
Since graduating from design school in 2006, Steve has worked for several graphic design firms in the Pittsburgh area. He has worked with clients such as Del Monte Smoothies, Heinz, the Art Institutes and Transitions among others. Steve concentrates on website design and development, utilizing his extensive background in graphic design to ensure an engaging and unique final product.
“Don't sweat the petty, pet the sweaty.”
Graduating from Penn State in 2010, Eric is currently the youngest employee at Actual Size. Coming from the Penn State Design program and having two Penn State Design generations above him at Actual Size, he could be considered a third generation designer. Eric decided to stay and work in Pittsburgh after interning in Los Angeles. It’s not that he didn’t like LA, but his car probably couldn’t make the trip again (he broke down three times.)
“Big Gulps, huh? Welp, see ya later.”