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Hello! This is Skubo Creative

Skubo Creative is a passionate creative agency from the Greater Pittsburgh area helping brands live up to their full potential. Stunning design and impactful marketing are the perfect foundation to launch your brand into success. Skubo Creative strives to provide the best customer service and strong, timely, economical creative solutions based on the client’s needs and desires.
We believe that people will never stop buying from people. We want our clients to feel like there is a true, empathetic person on the other end of their experience. We have the technical skills and imagination to take businesses, experienced or startups, and help them grow and gain success. If you have a statement to make, Skubo Creative is the team to hire.

"You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it."

Robin Williams

Meet The Conductor + The Catalyst

Mike Skubovius

Conductor of Creativity

What can I say? It makes me sound like I should be a cool comic book character.

Mike Skubovius
Conductor of Creativity
The word conductor has many definitions, just as my job title is defined by many responsibilities. I see myself as a medium between a vision in your head and reality ⎼⎼ hence a conductor. A conductor of an orchestra is responsible for presenting a form of art to the masses with flawless precision; as I am responsible for presenting your brand through marketing. A train conductor is responsible for schedules, order and organization; as I am responsible for meeting deadlines and making sure you receive materials on time. All three definitions of this word directly relate to my day-to-day duties.
I’ve been in the design field since 2008. I’ve sampled the industry with a few jobs here and there in a variety of settings. I’ve taken that experience and analyzed it; figuring out what works and what doesn't. I decided to take that knowledge and go into business for myself. That’s the way my old man did it and you know the old saying, “like father, like son”. Family life and owning my own business take up most of my time but when I have a moment to myself I enjoy Pittsburgh professional sports, surfing YouTube, camping, music and addictive free-to-play mobile games.

Megan Skubovius
Client Catalyst

She provides the support and glue that keeps the train chugging and the orchestra in tune. From the

minute details to final proposals and interfacing with clients, she manage the less creative side of things.


"A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well."

Jeff Bezos
What do businesses, organizations, events and products all have in common? Branding! Basically, it tells anyone who wants to know everything you represent or stand for in a three seconds or less ⎼⎼ or should anyway.
While the logo is the statement maker, it relies on an ensemble of elements such as fonts, image styles, tones and colors just to name a few. It’s imperative to take the time to develop each aspect so the brand, as a whole, can project loud and clear to succeed.

“There are three responses to a piece of design — YES, NO, and WOW. Wow is the one to aim for.”

Milton Glaser
Some people think that print is dead. I didn't attend any funerals, did you? Publications are still in circulation, business cards are still handed out and direct mail still shows up in our mailbox; wether we want it or not. Print design can take many forms, anything from simple postcards and flyers to
thick catalogs and multi-piece sales packages. Print places your message in the best place possible ⎼⎼ right in your customer's hands. We can provide you with the most effective print design at the best price possible. If it goes through a printer, we can take care of it for you.

“Good marketers see consumers as complete human beings with all the dimensions real people have."

Jonah Sachs
We’ve already talked about branding, now meet the other half of the success process ⎼⎼ marketing. Think of it as constant maintenance to keep your brand performing at maximum efficiency. With the marketing industry moving so quickly, it’s hard to keep up with trends and customer behaviors.
If you are a small business, you are wearing so many hats that tasks like Search Engine Optimization (SEO), stat collecting and social media management fall through the cracks. We can help by putting together a strategy that has tangible steps to grow a customer base and expand your brand.

“Great web design without functionality is like a sports car with no engine.”

Paul Cookson
With each passing day, technology grows more and more prominent in daily life. So naturally, digital design has become one of the preferred methods of marketing. Digital design can be transmitted and reproduced easily and consistently, perfect for building brand recognition.
So take your digital marketing to the next level with a strong digital presence. Some of the digital design services we offer include front-end web design with basic web development, email newsletters, custom social media banners, video production, digital photography and digital artwork.

Why Choose Us?

We’re Creative

Okay, a bit clique right off the bat, but it’s the main reason why you sought us out. Fortunately, we bring more to the table than that. Having a fresh pair of eyes on any problem is the best course of action.

We Want to Help

Our main purpose is not to make a ton of money, seriously. Helping people out is a pretty good consolation prize in our book. We have always had the “greater good” mentality, time to put it to good use.

We’ve Been There

We’ve been there for the late nights, the stressful situations and the triumphs of success. We can relate and offer a helping hand to those starting out or struggling to get the return you are looking for.

We’re Honest

We won’t give lip service just to get a job, that’s just a waste of time and resources. If we don’t think we can execute your grand vision to the level you deserve, we will be up front about it.

We Do Our Best

We are committed to customer satisfaction. We are confident in our ability to do things right until you are happy with the results. However, things can go wrong. When they do, we make it right.

We Love It

Why do people do anything? Passion! Passion is the thing that gets us out of bed in the morning. It makes us grind through the hectic schedules and perform to the demands of others.

What people say?

"I worked with Mike on several projects. His creativity is exceptional and his ability to design effective advertising is outstanding. I recommend Mike very highly as a graphic designer."

Terry Caldwell // Director of Business Development // Southpointe Chamber of Commerce

What people say?

"We've been using Mike for several months for all of our podcasts graphics. He's always been easy to work with, quick to respond, and has had a quick turn around on the projects we gave him."

Dan Jeffrey // Co-Founder // 2Fat 2Fit Podcast

What people say?

“I had a great experience working with [Skubo Creative] on the redesign of our website. I was very impressed with the time they took to get to know our business and our management team. They worked very hard to understand who we are as a company and then translate that understanding to our website. They were on time and on budget. I would definitely recommend them."

Tom Friedel // Business Manager // Thomas Construction

What people say?

"Mike is a creative and technically skilled designer/software person. He is easy to work with, very patient, and happy to help me get a job from my desk to his - to complete the printing process. Without a doubt, he is reliable, consistant and a good communicator. I recommend Mike highly for any type of design or production work."

Barbara Ginsburg // Resource Development Manager // Circle C Youth & Family Services


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