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About us

We are the ‘Un-Agency’

We are a team of mentally unstable, yet highly creative masterminds. Some may call us crazy but pushing the boundaries is what sets us apart. We often consider ourselves the “un-agency,” because we like to do things differently.

For us, it’s imperative that our clients see us as a key partner in building their brands. We enjoy building long-term relationships with our clients, aiming to become an integral part of their business. With our extensive network of contacts  such as major retailers, international distributors and private equity investors, we can help your brand move forward and grow.

We work with clients to understand their goals and needs and recognize that they are also experts in their own domains. We listen (weird right?) to what they want out of a partnership, because hiring Blackwater is working with a partner, not just hiring an agency.  We are known for our ability to produce quality work with a quick turn around.

The method to our madness is having a diverse, well-rounded team with unique strengths and skill sets. This creates a collective network to support our clients in achieving their goals in an effective and efficient way. We value collaboration over competition and are a crew that truly enjoys working together. Our philosophy is that by allowing every individual, artist or business to utilize to their strengths, we maximize the outcomes for both clients and ourselves.  We know that with the right creative minds possibilities are endless.

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“YOU NEVER CHANGE THINGS BY FIGHTING THE EXISTING REALITY. TO CHANGE SOMETHING, BUILD A NEW MODEL THAT MAKES THE EXISTING MODEL OBSOLETE.”
BUCKMINSTER FULLER


Our services

We take pride in our interdisciplinary approach in crafting beautiful, functional and engaging work that delights and delivers results.

Strategic Services

  • Brand Strategy & Positioning
  • Marketing & Channel Strategy
  • Product & Brand naming
  • Brand Identity
  • Brand Language & Voice

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Creative Design

  • Logo / Icon / Wordmark creation
  • Mock Ups
  • Stationary
  • Brand Guides
  • Illustration
  • Marketing Collateral & Point of Sales Materials ( Newsletters, Brochures, Flyers, Posters, Tenders, Presentation Tools, Signage, Merchandise, Invitations, Packaging, Advertisements etc)

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Website Design & Development

  • HTML 5 + CSS 3
  • Wordpress CMS
  • Animated Web Banners
  • Management
  • eCommerce & Shopify Build Ins

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Social Media Strategy

  • Campaign & Influencer Campaign Development & Strategy
  • Campaign Development & Strategy
  • Paid & Sponsored Ad Management
  • Work backs and calendars
  • Graphic asset creation

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“GREAT DISCOVERIES AND IMPROVEMENTS INVARIABLY INVOLVE THE COOPERATION OF MANY MINDS.”
ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

Our Team

We are a fun mix of designers and strategists with a great passion for all things creative.

Avi Butalia

The Boss

Alexandra Kergen

Project Lead

Sasha Len

Project Manager

Brittany Lemoine

Account Manager / Client Relations

Mike Trudeau

Senior Designer / Photographer

Alannah Pohran

Senior Designer

Chris Murphy

Digital Media / Photographer

Shaylon Haberman

Web Development

Danielle MacLean

Designer

Rendel Valerio

Designer

Kyle Desnoyers

Illustrator / Designer

Ashley Ang

Designer

Jas Kullar

Controller

Brewster

Print Shop Manager

Bentley

Space Cadet / Mascot

“IT’S NOT ABOUT WHAT IT IS. IT’S ABOUT WHAT IT CAN BECOME”
DR. SEUSS


Contact

Inspired by the power of imagination and the spirit of collaboration. Hit us up!

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117 17 ave se
Calgary, AB
T2G 1H3

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Contact us directly by selecting one of the email addresses below.

General Inquires
info@blackwatercreative.com

Sales
brittany@blackwatercreative.com

Project Management
alex@blackwatercreative.com
sasha@blackwatercreative.com

The Baus Man
avi@blackwatercreative.com