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Stephanie Hnat ’17 Hired for role as Graphic Designer

Content Creation and Graphic Design Specialists Join Furia Rubel

By Furia Rubel Communication

Furia Rubel Communications, Inc. an award-winning, integrated marketing and public relations agency, welcomes two Pittsburgh-based content creators to its growing team. Matt Henderson, in his role as Public Relations and Content Specialist, supports clients through media outreach, social media management, and other digital marketing efforts. Stephanie Hnat, in her role as Graphic Designer, creates visual content for clients’ print, social media and digital marketing assets. In the past three months, Furia Rubel has expanded its talent pool by 20 percent and its client roster to include new clients in California, Connecticut, New York, and Washington, D.C.

Hnat has been a member of the Pittsburgh art community for many years. Her first job was with Top Notch Art Supply in the center of Oakland’s collegiate community where she was a graphic designer. She then attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania where she received a BFA in illustration and a minor in printmaking. She worked as a designer with beauty brand, Framesi North America (FNA), focusing on branding and improving organic social media engagement among the Italian Style Design Team of FNA. She also specialized in creating print and digital marketing assets such as website graphics, trade shows, printed and presentation materials.

In 2018, Hnat established a freelance graphic design and website development business. Her love for diverse experiences in a fast-paced environment gave her the opportunity to design websites, logos, branded literature, digital graphics, and social media all with a focus on brand consistency and flexible design strategies. Later, as the Director of Graphics for international liturgical design studio, Rohn Custom Studio, Hnat supported installations of skillfully crafted fine art, designing systems to reflect symbolism. Hnat helped implement Rohn’s creation strategies to improve best practices and workflow by CMS and key knowledge in file organization and management.

Furia Rubel Marketing and Public Relations is a corporate communications and crisis management agency serving clients internationally. The certified woman-owned agency provides strategic planning, marketing, public relations, crisis management, business development, content marketing, and social media services to a wide array of professional service clients. Furia Rubel represents law firms and legaltech organizations, financial, banking and accounting companies, governments and municipalities, and behavioral health and elder care organizations. For more information, visit http://www.furiarubel.com.

Media Contact

Caitlan McCafferty, Furia Rubel Communications, 215-340-0480, cmccafferty@furiarubel.com

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager