Owen Bly

Owen Bly

Sr. Producer at Pereira & O'Dell
San Francisco, United States

My Latest Work

Sr. Producer and Art Buyer
Apollo Education Group
United States
August 2014 - September 2015 (1 year 1 month)
Production of print, OOH, and digital projects for University of Phoenix, as well as press checking. Art buying on a $700,000 library photo shoot.
Freelance Producer
United States
March 2012 - August 2014 (2 years 5 months)
Peet's Coffee: Packaging for new Light Roast, and packaging for Peet's new Keurig K-Cup products.

University of Phoenix: Managing color and print production for advertising and direct mail campaigns.

Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners: Printed all interior and exterior signage, window clings and menu boards for El Pollo Loco restaurants, which rotated out every 4 - 5 weeks. Also handled production work for Mission Foods, Mini USA, and Greyhound.

Circa Now: Printing trade show graphics and airport lounge graphics for Air New Zealand.

Hub Strategy: Production of collateral materials for Blue Shield of California.

Eleven, Inc.: Print campaigns for TaylorMade Golf; events for Dignity Health.
Senior Producer
San Francisco, United States
July 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 8 months)
Art buying and production for extensive print campaigns, as well as stadium and NASCAR track signage for Sprint Sports. Produced print and negotiated photo shoots and illustration costs for Comcast.
Director of Print Production
San Francisco, United States
May 2008 - July 2010 (2 years 2 months)
Art buying and print/event production. Managed a small department of producers and fellow art buyers. Clients included Gallo Wines, Harrah's Hotels and Casinos, Eset, Cesar Dog Food, and Uncle Ben's Rice. Also produced packaging for 8th Continent Soy Milk.
Freelance Producer
United States
2003 - 2008 (5 years)
Agency clients included Publicis Seattle, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, BBDO San Francisco, Maiden Lane Advertising, Godfrey Q & Partners, AKQA, and Butler Shine Stern & Partners. Worked on print and flagship store design projects for T- Mobile, print/OOH campaigns and photo shoots for Hyundai, HP, Comcast, Adobe, Del Monte, Mini, Diageo, Harrah's, Cesar Dog Food, Woodbridge Wines, Chevy’s Restaurants, Anchor Blue, Verisign, JanSport, Converse, Noah’s Bagels, LucasArts Games, Leap Wireless, and many others that don't jump to mind immediately.
Production Director
United States
1999 - 2003 (4 years)
Responsible for running a department of up to 9 people, including producers, studio, and project managers. Produced print advertising, outdoor, direct mail, and collateral for clients such as adidas, Blue Nile, Sega, Red Envelope, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Monterey Bay Aquarium, mavi jeans, Dr. Martens Shoes & Boots, and Atlas Snowshoes. Also bought photo shoots and illustrations for all clients. Total production budgets of up to $20 million per year.
Director of Production
Anderson & Lembke
United States
1994 - 1997 (3 years)
Managed print production department of up to 20 people including producers, art buyers, studio, and project managers. Produced print advertising, outdoor, direct mail, collateral and art buying for Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Revo Sunglasses, Sun Microsystems, Tektronix, and Autodesk. Responsible for annual production budgets of approximately $50 million.
Los Angeles, United States
Los Angeles, United States


Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Government

University of California, CA 90095
1981 - 1986 (5 years)

The Thacher School
1978 - 1981 (3 years)

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