Black Powder Design, LLC offers marketing services and solutions to small businesses that are looking to employ print design, multimedia, and brand identity into an integrated marketing strategy.

It is the mission of Black Powder Design, LLC to provide innovative advertising campaigns and developing brand identity for businesses, large or small, industrial or retail. Our firm is not interested in simply producing a service for our clients. We believe in creating a long-term relationship with them so that the delivery of their message becomes a seamless, thought-provoking experience that generates action.

Brian's unique experiences bring an unrivaled approach to design and marketing.   Brian returned to his hometown of Pittsburgh after completing two combat tours in Iraq as a Marine Corps guns platoon commander and advisor to the Iraqi Army.   He has a BA in History from the Virginia Military Institute and is currently a practicing RN at a city hospital.

Jonathan completed his BA in Animation at Edinboro University of Pa.   After graduation he worked as a Producer in New York City at several motion graphics studios including Brand New School, Charlex, and Ghost Robot.   While producing, Jonathan also worked as a freelance designer and illustrator creating logos, storyboards, character designs, and animations.   Jonathan left New York City and came back to Pittsburgh and received his Master of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University.   Most recently, he returned to Edinboro University as a Professor and taught animation.