Mark Slotnick - Partner
Operations and Oversight
Mark brings both his background in marketing and business management from big Phrama and Wall Street to provide an extensive professional and analytical eye to all our projects. Whether a simple design and slogan or a full branding development campaign, Mark provides our team with a keen eye for details. Acting as both our business operations director and our copy editor, his 40 years of business experience is an asset to Black Ink Creative Partners and our clients.
Eric Vincent Allen - Project Manager
Eric brings more than 20 years in business development, art and design to Black Ink Creative Partners, having worked across a multitude of industries from small start-ups to large national corporations across F&B, Hospitality, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Manufacturing and more. Eric's extensive experience is an asset to the company and his dedication and passion to art and design are unmistakable in his work.
Basem Hassan - Creative Director
Basem has been active in the arts, design and photography industry for more than 15 years, working both in the private sector and academia. His forward thinking approach and finger on the pulse of consumer culture have given him and Black Ink Creative Partners an edge over other design and multimedia firms. His resume reads like a phone book of achievements and professional history.
Doug McAward - Creative Director/Producer
Doug has more than 40 years in television and film production having worked on commercials for notable brands such as AT&T, Yale University, Bayada Nursing, Avon and more. His extensive career as both a DP, Producer, scriptwriter and editor has provided Black Ink Creative Partners the foundation in which to develop it's film, video and animation vertical. In addition Doug spent two decades developing and writing film and television tax incentive laws for the State of Connecticut which provides us with the ability to help companies take advantage and capitalize on these benefits, throughout the U.S.
Camera Person/ Video Editor
Matt is currently working both for NJ12 and Black Ink Creative Partners as a Cameraperson and film/video editor. Matt has been an asset to our company as much as the state news organization he works for. His skill with a camera can be seen almost nightly.
Fine Artists/ Graphic Designer
Emily has been with Black Ink Creative Partners through her education as a Graphic Designer and has proven beyond a shadow of a doubt she has the eye and talent for art and design. She is meticulous in her design and provides truly original work on all her projects.
Graphic Design/ Web Designer
Juliana has been a certified Adobe web & graphic designer for more than 8 years and has provided design work across print & web for businesses throughout New Jersey and New York. She brings a dedication and commitment to every project treating it as if it was her business in need.
Photographer/ Graphic Designer
Jack is an amazing young photographer who has been with Black Ink from the start of his Graphic Design Education. His keen eye for his environment, his design acumen, and his attention to detail place his skill and talent beyond many with more experience.
Erich is one of the best fashion and portrait photographers we've ever worked with, having run a studio and working freelance for most of his career, it's an honor to have such talent at Black Ink Creative Partners. His commitment to his craft is only matched by his passion for it.
3D Designer/ Animator
Liz an animators and both a fine artist & Illustrator is a dedicated professional willing to attempt anything. Experienced in more than half a dozen animation and 3D softwares, graphic design suites and a classicly trained fine artist, Liz's contribution to Black Ink Creative Partners is invaluable.
Shawn's background as an urban artist compliments his design prowess and knowledge. His ability, experience and understanding of matching a brand concept to a visual cue is nothing short of amazing. Shawn's ability to create a visual reference for a brand makes Shawn our go to for brand identity design.
3D Designer/ Animator
Daniel's portfolio does not do him justice, he is innovative, creative and up to date on the latest trends in video games, animation and 3D design. Daniel is constantly showing our graphic designers and artists how we can bring our 2D static works to life.
Jr. Graphic Designer
If there is such a thing as being a 'natural' Chris is it. Chris' artistic and design abilities are second nature, and this is why we contracted him as part of the Black Ink Creative Partners Team early in his career to becoming a professional.
Illustrator/ Graphic Designer
Connor is our resident illustrator and story board artists. Connor brings to Black Ink Creative Partners ability to connect concept to design across all media. He is a seasoned graphic designer with a passion for illustration - both digital and traditional.
Rita has both a background in fashion design and technology. A rare combination today which gives her an edge as our procurement and contracts officer. Rita's professional experience across both fields provides Black Ink Creative Partners with ease of communication and management.
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