Design for Good

Culture

We’re a small but mighty team of thinkers and makers. We’re creatively led, strategically driven, and aesthetically obsessed. We’re intelligent and friendly designers, photographers, and writers who produce thoughtful designs. Fig Industries has the capacity to be both adaptive to the ever-changing needs of our small business clients while strengthening our craft with world-renowned industry leaders. We’re real—and really interested in getting to know you. We love what we do and believe in meaningful interactions. The truth is that here at Fig Industries, authenticity always wins. 

Step One: Listen

Sometimes the questions are more important than the answers. We immerse ourselves in your brand by asking thoughtful questions and listening carefully. We make purposeful decisions based on educated research and aesthetic appeal. We want to understand your needs, your challenges, and share in your vision.

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Step Two: Collaborate

We care. Good communication begins with listening. We keep the conversation going by planning ahead and sharing clear goals. The most important part of the process is you. Our team works together closely to ensure that your needs remain central to the process.

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we work together

Step Three: Create

We’ve asked the right questions. We’ve done our research. Now watch us work! We’ll create something spectacular to retain your core values—bringing meaningful design to the heart of your brand.

 

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we create

Step Four: Deliver

Our standards are high. So are yours, and if we have to explore new possibilities, we will. We are excited to present your concept and hear your thoughts, and will work with you every step of the way to reach your vision.

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we excel

Step Five: Grow

We are constantly creating and reflecting on ways to improve. We want feedback on your experience. What did you enjoy? How can we be even better? Just because you approved the job doesn’t mean our work is done. Fig Industries is a resource for all your future business needs. Let’s stay in touch.

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Deborah Brandt
Deborah Brandt Creative Director & Owner

Meet Deb, the Creative Director and Owner at Fig Industries. […]

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Deborah Brandt Deborah BrandtCreative Director & Owner

Meet Deb, the Creative Director and Owner at Fig Industries. She is in charge of making sure that we keep good design at the heart of everything we do. She has been in the design industry for almost 25 years, working for brands such as Ralph Lauren, Givenchy, and Christian Dior. After moving back to her hometown of Lancaster, PA, she devoted her talents to creating impactful communication that can change businesses and communities. Her love for brand creation and package design is fueled by a passion for people and places. She is at her best when she is out in the community and is always up for a good brainstorm session

When not at work, you can find her hanging out around town with Matt, her incredible husband of almost 25 years, and her teens, Sam, Abbey and Ella.

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Tina Interrante
Tina Interrante Fig Coordinator

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Tina Interrante Tina InterranteFig Coordinator

Meet Tina, the Fig Coordinator at Fig Industries. She will most likely be the face you see walking into Fig Lancaster if you don’t first meet Angus. She is also the friendly voice who answers the phone. Tina’s role at Fig is to assist the Fig team with daily logistics, data entry of client information, scheduling, proofreading, and helping assist the team in any way that helps meet goals and deadlines.

Tina is eager about organization, and loves using her skills in the office. You can find her color-coordinating schedules, creating new office documents, or using her label maker to make sure everyone can easily find what they need. She is entering her fifth year as a coordinator, and is passionate about advertising, branding, and the creative process behind them.

In her free time you can find her spending time with her husband and her pets—her dog, Stella, and her cat, Pumpkin. She loves a good adventure which usually involves exploring a new mountain to hike or ski. You can usually find her trying a new restaurant, or with her running group participating in a 5k that most likely ends in wine.

Lisa Side
Lisa Side Account Manager

Meet Lisa, Account Manager at Fig Industries. Her role, and […]

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Lisa Side Lisa SideAccount Manager

Meet Lisa, Account Manager at Fig Industries. Her role, and passion, is to connect people to collaborate and develop branding and marketing solutions that stand out, build relationships, make the sale, and, most importantly, meet or exceed client goals and objectives.

Lisa has over 25 years’ experience managing marketing strategy, creative production, advertising, media, and integrated marketing campaigns for businesses big and small—including Apple, The Hershey Company, Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park, and Armstrong Flooring. She’s been on both the client and agency sides of marketing, which gives her a great understanding of how to guide and inspire both “sides” to do their best work.

Lisa enjoys nature and loves going for a hike in the many lush parks around Lancaster and its suburbs. Lisa lives in Lititz with her husband and daughter.

Melissa McDade
Melissa McDade Creative Services Manager

Meet Melissa, the Creative Services Manager for Fig Industries. She […]

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Melissa McDade Melissa McDadeCreative Services Manager

Meet Melissa, the Creative Services Manager for Fig Industries. She has a passion for strong, engaging branding that is effective for every consumer touch-point and truly connects with the audience. She is inspired by brands that have a deep understanding of their purpose. She thrives on the collaboration process, with both the client and her colleagues, and believes that this leads to the most impactful work. Melissa has lived, worked, and played in (and around) Lancaster City for the last 14 years.

Prior to joining Fig Industries, Melissa worked on both agency and in-house design teams for over 18 years, designing for both large, international, and small, local brands. She spent over eight years as a designer, and eventually the creative director, for the Auntie Anne’s soft pretzel franchise. She has a wide range of experience in designing everything from packaging, to point of purchase materials, to signage, to catalogs, and more.

Whenever she can, Melissa soaks in as much live music as possible and loves a good day-trip to nearby cities to explore quirky and unique places. Her loyal, black lab, Jetson (whose name was inspired by her favorite childhood cartoon), is often by her side.

Josh Seibert
Josh Seibert Senior Designer

Meet Josh, a Senior Designer at Fig Industries. He is […]

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Josh Seibert Josh SeibertSenior Designer

Meet Josh, a Senior Designer at Fig Industries. He is passionate about total brand experience and package design. He is inspired by a clean modern aesthetic, loves working with small businesses, and living in downtown Lancaster.

Prior to working at Fig, Josh freelanced in graphic design. When Josh isn’t at Fig, you can find him out exploring the city or whipping up a mean mac and cheese.

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Emily Hartung
Emily Hartung Designer

Meet Emily, a Designer for Fig industries. She is passionate […]

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Emily Hartung Emily HartungDesigner
Meet Emily, a Designer for Fig industries. She is passionate when it comes to all lettering and typography. She loves adding beautifully-handcrafted typography to ads and branding systems to create an authentic aesthetic. 
Prior to her work at Fig, Emily launched her career as an Art Director at a pharmaceutical advertising agency upon graduating from Kutztown University in 2018. When she’s not in the office, you can find her tinkering away and expressing her creativity while trying out a new DIY project. Emily is new to the Lancaster area, but looks forward to exploring the community through her work with Fig Industries.
Karlo Gesner
Karlo Gesner Photographer

Meet Karlo, the photographer at Fig Industries. He’s responsible for […]

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Karlo Gesner Karlo GesnerPhotographer

Meet Karlo, the photographer at Fig Industries. He’s responsible for converting concepts and ideas into something that is visual and tangible. He is very passionate about people and believes that the energy a photographer brings to a shoot directly influences the quality of the image. The majority of people tend to put up a wall when they are in front of the camera and it’s Karlo’s job to establish trust so that they can let that wall down, if only for a second, to show their authenticity. He’s also very passionate about getting the image right in camera before any kind of editing in Photoshop. That’s the technical part of him.

Prior to working at Fig, he ran his own photography business for nearly a decade photographing everything from Weddings to Rock Stars. Before that, he worked in the Adventure Sports Industry as a Whitewater Rafting Guide and Downhill Ski instructor.

He has an incredibly supportive, fun, and loving family: Amanda (his wife), Gabby & Sage (his daughters).

Brianna Carlisle
Brianna Carlisle Director, Chester County

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Brianna Carlisle Brianna CarlisleDirector, Chester County

Meet Bri, Director of Chester County, overseeing Fig Kennett and Fig West Chester. Her heart skips a beat for the small town life. She’s passionate about elevating the charming small businesses of Kennett Square and West Chester through compelling photography and design. Her favorite part of the job is working with small business owners to develop ad concepts that bring awareness to their distinctive brands and unique value in the community. With a background in corporate marketing and portrait photography, Bri brings an energetic blend of creativity and business savviness. In her spare time, she enjoys photographing her children at golden hour while yelling, “Act natural!”, running, reading psychology books, and singing 90’s hits with her husband.

Kiera Wilhelm
Kiera Wilhelm Director, Fig Bethlehem

Meet Kiera, the Director of Fig Bethlehem. The Bethlehem community […]

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Kiera Wilhelm Kiera WilhelmDirector, Fig Bethlehem

Meet Kiera, the Director of Fig Bethlehem. The Bethlehem community has been in Kiera’s heart since her days at Moravian College in the early 1990s. After a 15-year stint in Boston, where she attended grad school and worked in teaching, arts administration, and fundraising, she returned to “Beth’lum” in 2013—and is thrilled to be back and helping share the delights of this dynamic, diverse, and ever-evolving little city.

As Director of Fig Bethlehem, she loves connecting with the city’s business owners, community leaders, and changemakers—and sharing their good work on the pages of Fig. She’s proud to help provide a beautiful and trusted resource to our readers, and honored to work with a team of incredibly talented individuals, whose common goal is to lift up a city she loves.

When not at work, she enjoys cooking and entertaining, traveling, attending live music shows, and exploring the area’s many beautiful hiking trails. She loves to sing, and have performed in various vocal groups ranging from the Bach Choir of Bethlehem to a Sting/The Police cover band.

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Becky Galante
Becky Galante Chester County Sales Director

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Becky Galante Becky GalanteChester County Sales Director

Meet Becky, Chester County Sales Director. Becky gets energized and inspired working with local businesses to promote their brands through compelling advertising. For over 14 years, she has enjoyed working collaboratively with business leaders to develop successful ad campaigns both locally and in major national markets. She has a true passion for helping businesses thrive and gets excited when sharing in their success.

Originally from Long Island, NY, Becky came to the area to attend UD where she fell in love with both her husband and the local community, deciding that Chester County is the perfect place to plant their roots. She feels fortunate to live and serve in the community that she is so passionate about.

While at play, Becky is dedicated to her young daughters – being their moral support, chauffeur, personal chef, and Girl Scout troop leader. As a self-proclaimed ‘Zumba junkie’ you can see her dancing around town or trying her hand on stage in the annual KATS pantomimes with her kids. In rare moments of downtime, she loves experiencing new flavors while dining out with family and friends and escaping into a good book.

Brynley Farr
Brynley Farr Director, Fig Columbia

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Brynley Farr is the Director of Fig Columbia. Fig Magazine Columbia is produced and designed by Fig Affiliate Studio ByFarr. Learn more about Brynley and the ByFarr team here.

Angus
Angus Food Patrol

Affectionately called Angy, what he lacks in experience he makes […]

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Angus AngusFood Patrol

Affectionately called Angy, what he lacks in experience he makes up for in enthusiasm and spirit. As Food Patrol, formerly Chief Cuddle Officer, he ensures that each team member receives just the right amount of attention to keep productivity levels optimal.

Angus knows he is cute (his good genes came from his mother, Rosie) and often gets away with eating shoes, lunch scraps, and his favorite chew toys. Though his day job keeps him busy, he understands the value of relaxation in the workplace—which fosters creativity. We love him for it!

Matt Brandt
Matt Brandt Chief Growth Strategist

Meet Matt, the Chief Growth Strategist. Matt’s responsible for the […]

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Matt Brandt Matt BrandtChief Growth Strategist

Meet Matt, the Chief Growth Strategist. Matt’s responsible for the growth of the business, it’s products, profitability and it’s team members.  As the CGS, Matt keeps a keen eye on the finances, team member development and ensures Fig’s new products and services launches go off without a hitch.  He doesn’t claim to have a creative bone in his body, but loves working with this crazy creative team.  When not in the office, he’s either on his bike, working on the house, or generally fixing just about anything.  Oh, and he’s the resident letterpress printer as well, so maybe there is a teeny tiny bit of creativity flowing in his veins.  Just don’t tell him…he’ll never admit it.

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