Steve Bouvier

Studio Designer

I'm currently working for McCann Erickson Worldwide. I am extremely fast, and highly skilled in the latest Adobe Creative Suite programs. I can also do every kind of physical mock-up and comp.

Work Experience

McCann Erickson Worldwide

Studio Designer

February 2011 - Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


Freelance Art Director

• Helped a busy ad agency get caught up on lots of work.
September 2010 - October 2010 Tampa, United States


Senior Studio Artist

• Extensive use of InDesign CS4; Photoshop CS4; Illustrator CS4; Flash CS4; Acrobat 9 Pro; Mac OSX and Keynote.
• Production of magazine ads, newspaper ads and a wide variety of collateral pieces and point-of purchase for clients such as
Publix Supermarkets, Celebrity Cruises, Denny’s, Marriott, Buffalo Wild Wings, Southeast Toyota and Lincoln Financial Group.
• Animation of Flash banner ads for clients such as Publix Supermarkets, Buffalo Wild Wings and Lincoln Financial Group.
• Researching and selection of photographic images used in advertising, collateral and websites.
• Preparation of digital files for output and publication in many different media.
• Creation of physical mock-ups of brochures and every other type of collateral piece.
• Production of materials used for presentation to corporate clients.
• Organization and maintenance of computer files in a networked environment.
• Maintainence of Xerox Docucolor 250.
September 2006 - July 2010 Tampa, Florida, United States

Various Clients

Freelance Graphic Artist

• Graphic Design and Production for clients such as WestWayne, Inc., Franklin Media Group and Countryside Publishing.
July 2004 - September 2006

Newstalk 1040 WWBA/SportsRadio 1470 WHBO

Production Director & Technical Director

Production Director:
• Voicing, writing and production of advertising for a wide variety of local clients.
• Writing and production of promos, liners and show opens for two radio stations.
• Downloading and processing of national commercials. Coordination with the Traffic department to maintiain timeliness of spots.

Technical Operator:
• Mixing board operation for a variety of live and syndicated programs for two radio stations.
November 2004 - August 2006 Tampa, Florida, United States


Studio Artist

• Similar duties as outlined above.
• Use of QuarkXPress 4.1; InDesign CS; Adobe Photoshop CS; Adobe Illustrator CS; Adobe Acrobat/Distiller 6.0; Lotus Notes; Macintosh OSX. Working knowledge of Digital Photography, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel.
October 2000 - July 2004

Fahlgren Advertising

Production Artist

• Production and design of magazine and newspaper ads as well as collateral pieces for various corporate clients.
• Organization and maintenance of computer files in a networked environment.
• Helping to maintain an online image bank.
• Use of QuarkXPress 4.1; Adobe Photoshop 5.5; Adobe Illustrator 8.0; Adobe Acrobat/Distiller 4.0; Microsoft Outlook. Working knowledge of PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Fireworks 2.0 and Dreamweaver 2.0.
August 1999 - October 2000

Times Publishing Company

Macintosh Operator

• Creation and readying for publication of all sorts of newspaper ads for insertion in the St. Petersburg Times.
• Troubleshooting of files sent in from ad agencies and other sources.
• Helping to develop procedures for efficient production of ads in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment.
• Training and assisting fellow staffers in developing their Macintosh skills.
• Use of QuarkXPress 4.0.4; Adobe Photoshop 4.0; Adobe Illustrator 7.0; Adobe Streamline; Adobe Acrobat/Distiller 3.0;
PageMaker 6.5; Macromedia Freehand 5.5; Mac OS version 8.5.
May 1994 - August 1999 St Petersburg, Florida, United States

Trader Publishing Company

Macintosh Operator/Page Layout Clerk/Traffic Clerk

• High volume scanning and adjusting of photographs and line art for insertion in ads using Adobe Photoshop.
• Organized placement of display and classified ads in various Auto Trader magazines.
September 1991 - August 1993 Clearwater, Florida, United States


Connecticut School Of Broadcasting

• Instruction and hands-on training with Adobe Audition/Cool Edit Pro; Pro Tools; Saw-Lite; Media Touch. Hands-on practice with mixing boards, studio equipment operation, commercial copywriting, newswriting, traffic reporting, speech and diction, ad libbing,on-air performance and commercial production.

University Of South Florida

Bachelor of Arts

Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications/Advertising.
January 1989 - June 1991 Tampa, Florida, United States