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Award-Winning Marketing & Strategy Company

Communications, Ink is a women-owned Massachusetts-based marketing, advertising, graphic design and digital agency with big enthusiasm for successful client outcomes. Since 1996, our award-winning agency has been delivering communication strategies and marketing materials to start ups, educational organizations and schools, non-profits, financial and travel services, retail, healthcare and biotech companies of all sizes. Communications, Ink provides a full-array of marketing services including branding, web design, logo and collateral development as well as market research, social media content generation and analytics.

Located outside of Boston in Beverly, Massachusetts, our team of strategic marketers, skilled copywriters, creative graphic designers, savvy digital designers & market researchers is driven by a desire to help our clients succeed. We believe marketing done right improves your bottom line.

We collaborate, advise, apply our insights and take the work quite seriously. Ourselves? Not so much.


CARA MCCARTHY HUTCHINS
FOUNDER & CEO

“I founded Communications, Ink to be a refuge from the rat race of traditional advertising agencies. From our clients’ perspective that means we ask the right questions to create truly unique materials no matter the size of the project.”

Cara is a right + left brain entrepreneur who builds brands by creating links between people and experiences. Seeing a need for a full-service agency startups and non-profits could afford, Cara founded Communications, Ink. Cara has an AB from Vassar College and an MBA from Babson College. Prior to founding Communications, Ink, Cara worked on the mortgage trading desk of Solomon Brothers, as Director of Investor Relations at Presidio Oil Company and as Advertising Manager at State Street Bank & Trust Company where she was responsible for all global advertising and market research.

As a multi-talented generalist, Cara works with a wide range of organizations, using her breadth of knowledge to develop integrated communications programs that help her clients succeed. She uses her creative mind to solve tomorrow’s problems. Her work as a marketing partner with her clients has earned numerous Hermes, Davey, Marcomm and Association of Graphic Communications awards.

In addition to her work at Communications, Ink, Cara is a passionate volunteer who has served on numerous boards and advisory committees including Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, The Women’s Fund of Essex County, Friends of Beverly Hospital, Pingree School, Montserrat College of Art, Vassar College and the deBeaumont Foundation.

CAZZY
PROJECT MANAGER

Cazzy joins our team with over 20 years of experience in marketing, project management and web and graphic design. As Project Director, she helps clients grow their businesses by creating cohesive, well designed websites and digital strategies.

Cazzy is a graduate of the University of Maine and continued her design and marketing education at the Museum of Fine Arts School in Boston. Cazzy and her family live in Beverly and when she’s not scouring the internet she enjoys working with horses and helps to organize local horse shows.

SCOTT
DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Scott has spent the last 19 years building up a portfolio of well over 100 dynamic websites for companies all across the United States. He specializes in website design, E-commerce, social media management, search engine optimization and online brand building. Scott continues to utilize his expertise to develop state of the art, mobile friendly, industry leading and award winning websites.

NICOLE
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Nicole has experience working for both nonprofit and corporate organizations. Nicole has 20 years of experience specializing in print and digital layout and visual identity design. She is passionate about taking complex ideas and turning them into simple, clean and beautiful designs.

Nicole studied fine arts and design at Boston University where she received her BFA in graphic design.

People who have worked with Nicole know that she has a strong work ethic, a high personal standard of performance, a client-focused mindset and always calm under pressure. Her strengths have allowed her to provide her clients with guidance in identifying their design needs, and in delivering to them high quality design solutions.

EMILY
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Emily is a graphic designer and brand strategist who loves collaborating with clients and using a bold color palettes. She is a graduate of the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University. Some of her favorite past clients include National Grid, Amway, Walmart, and the Javits Center.

Emily grew up in the restaurant industry, so she is a major foodie. When she’s not designing, she’s most likely snacking! You can always find her trying out new brunch spots, or at home perfecting her sweet and spicy noodle recipe.

CRAIG
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

With more than 30 years working in various ad agencies, as a freelancer, and on the client side in-house, Craig has developed creative for a variety of clients: Au Bon Pain, BodyWorlds, Fidelity, Hasbro, Harvard Graduate School, Mass. Dept. of Public Health, Natixis, Northeastern, Portland Science Center, SUBWAY, Vertex and more.

Craig is a graduate of the Mass. College of Art and Design, and continued his design education at Boston University’s Center for Digital Imaging and Arts. For 17 years, he’s been part of the affiliated faculty at Emerson College, teaching design and visual literacy classes to MARCOMM juniors and seniors. He’s also a frequent guest lecturer at Endicott College in Beverly, Salem State University’s Enterprise Center and helped create the design curriculum for Bellevue University in Nebraska.

Craig gives back to the community through pro bono work, and helped create The Super Hunger Brunch, which has raised over $2 million for the Greater Boston Food Bank and is in its 32nd year. He’s also provided pro bono work for Friends of Mel/The Art of Living, March of Dimes, Northeast Arc, the Salvation Army and other non-profits.

Craig lives in Swampscott with his family and pets which include multiple cats and dogs.

ANNE
HEAD ANIMATOR

Anne Vinsel is an award winning Animator, Graphics Artist, and Video Editor with more than 20 years experience. She has loved animation since she made “flip book” animations in middle school. With a Bachelor's degree in Art from the University of New Hampshire, Anne can hand draw animations as well as create computer generated ones.

She works with clients to customize animations to create or match their corporate brand. While the majority of her work is corporate in nature, she worked on an award winning series of animated interstitials, “What Makes Us Tick” for the Oxygen Network. In her spare time, she rides horses and competes in horse shows, teaches children to ride horses and loves the outdoors.

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Communications, Ink is a women owned, Massachusetts-based marketing, advertising, graphic design and digital agency with big enthusiasm for successful client outcomes. When you are ready to take a deep dive please contact us.

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Address: 60 River St, Beverly, MA 01915

Phone: 978-524-0420

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