Velvet Ink Media is a small design company that brings together big talent. Our team of creative and skillful professionals offers years of experience in custom graphic and web design, web development, effective content management solutions, and result-driven brand marketing.
Charlie lives and breathes web design and considers himself a Jack-Of-All-Trades. Graduating from the University of South Florida with a degree in Mass Communications, Charlie’s talent, passion and drive led him to open his own company with the hopes of making a difference in the web industry. Charlie’s design style is open, fresh and modern. He has a real knack for integrating visual elements with user-friendly functionality. A motivating leader and hard worker, he is the driving force behind the success of Velvet Ink Media.
Irina joined our team in 2010 after spending several years working for a major financial corporation. She brings marketing expertise, innovative ideas and project management skills to our team. Irina was born in Ekaterinburg, Russia and moved to the United States at the age of 16 as an exchange student. She graduated with a B.A. degree in International Business and Marketing. After becoming a mom in 2008, she decided that she can better balance her family life and her career working for a smaller firm. We are happy to have Irina on our team. Her international background, education and corporate experience help us better understand the needs of our clients so we can deliver a quality product every time.
Catalin has over 11 years in the web-design field starting with basic programming languages in early ages. In January 2009 he decided to leave behind the local market and offer his services in the “.com” arena. Using this varied background and great eye for design, he can handle almost any requirement in designing an usable, modern and beautiful web page.
Luke has been in the industry for over 10 years and has a great passion for web and graphic design. Having worked in various settings, he has learned valuable skills which he applies to each and every project he takes on. Before joining Velvet Ink Media, he was the Senior Multimedia Designer at Media General and managed a group of artist who developed projects for three different media platforms: News Channel 8, The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com. Beautiful, modern and functional design is what Luke strives for in every project. He is always pushing himself to stay on top of the latest techniques and evolve his skills in order to become a better designer.