Bridging Creative & Business Success for 33 Years
As a well-rounded Pittsburgh marketing, graphic design and branding firm with a rich history in print communications, identity packages, website development, illustration, video and photography, GROUP 2 is well suited to assist your specific needs.
In today’s dynamic digital world, strong creative and messaging is critical. Your brand has to stand out in print, digital, video, and signage amid a noisy, crowded business landscape.
GROUP 2 partners with you to create the voice and style that resonates with your audience. With a team of passionate pros in marketing, design, and branding, we go full tilt to take your business to the next level—with an approach that keeps connectivity at the forefront.
At a Glance
G2 Core Team
Learn more about the GROUP 2 team and see what makes us tick at both work and play. As individuals, we bring a diverse set of skills, interests, and talents to the table. As a team, we come together to drive powerful growth and visibility for our valued clients.
“As a 32+ year client of GROUP 2, we continually seek stellar creative solutions that are a direct reflection of our program goals and as equally important, on schedule and within budget. GROUP 2 is perfectly aligned with our corporate objectives and expectations. Their well-rounded design team provides a product that competes well in the marketplace.”
“GROUP 2 consistently delivers every quality you expect from an agency relationship; creativity, flexibility and client partnership. We’ve worked through four different brands over the past eight years. They are my go-to agency for both quick turnaround projects, as well as more deep dive initiatives. A great partner all around!”
“I have worked with GROUP 2 on a company re-brand including collateral, website design, signage, and advertising. The team is very responsive to our on-demand requests and take the time to understand the project scope, ensuring we receive the best possible outcomes, all while keeping our budget in mind.”
“The team at GROUP 2 helps to boil down complex strategies and business objectives into information that’s relevant and meaningful to diverse audiences. They’re creative, great project managers, with an appreciation for budget and timelines, and like to have FUN in the process.”
“Brian’s team was the last to enter the bidding process for our new marketing initiative, but we realized immediately this was the team we wanted. From the beginning, Brian impressed us – starting with our new brand system development, and on through stationery, award-winning print materials, on-target advertising, dynamic video and our state-of-the-art website – with a little of everything in between. Each project has integrated seamlessly to give us a strong and growing presence in the marketplace. We could not recommend Brian’s creative leadership more highly for ongoing marketing excellence.”
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GROUP 2 – founded in 1988 – is a Pittsburgh marketing and communications firm, offering creative services to a diverse client base. The company was established on the foundation of providing a premium quality offering at a fair price and in a timely manner, which still aligns with the company goals today.
We are creative marketing and branding professionals – experienced and road-tested. We are committed to doing what it takes to meet your objectives. And we are ready to serve as your partner in developing a campaign that delivers. Our core services are listed below. Really, there are no limits to the service we can provide. As a longstanding creative boutique agency, we have access to the skills and expertise of an eclectic pool of outstanding talent.
No cookie cutters here. This is about your brand, your needs, your market, and your resources. Exploring and understanding these elements of your business are at the core of our service to you. With that understanding, we develop a custom creative strategy that ensures the visual harmony, consistency, and effectiveness of all components of your campaign.
Marketing and Communications Planning & Development
An effective, long-term marketing strategy relies on a comprehensive planning process. Our GROUP 2 creative team, strategy advisers and writers collaborate with you in a series of discovery and idea-sharing sessions. From there, a premium plan will be developed, which will engage mediums that generate maximum ROI while working within your budget and time frame.
Messaging, Value Proposition & Key Content Platforms
So, what’s the story of your brand or product? How should you tell it? Where and to whom will you tell it? Not to worry. Our team handles everything from data compilation to creative processing in order to craft messaging that effectively expresses your brand identity and value propositions. The takeaway is a complete menu of messaging and communication tools that live long and harmoniously with all elements of your campaign while making it simple to tell your story from any platform.
Management of All Partnered Resources
At GROUP 2, we vet, coordinate, and manage all participants in all facets of a campaign. We assume accountability in ensuring that each partner and vendor provides the absolute best and most appropriate product or service to meet your needs. Our network of professionals brings to your campaign well over 100 years of combined experience and success. Once contracted, we will provide you with an entire network profile.