Steve Bowker

Creative Director


Steve brings over 16-years of creative experience to Alphabet®, including inspiring leadership qualities and powerful storytelling skills. He’s a highly talented graphic designer, photographer, and videographer with a strategic mindset and a passion for creative execution. Steve’s experience spans across a variety of industries and mediums, which also includes experiential marketing and guerrilla marketing. He’s spearheaded a wide range of projects for clients such as Ottawa Tourism, Ottawa International Airport Authority, the Ottawa Senators, Skate Canada, and Avantage Ontario. 

As Creative Director at Alphabet®, Steve leads the entire creative team to bring a brand story to life across all platforms. He is a problem solver at heart, and his meticulous attention to detail, business skills, and vision play an important role in our clients’ success. His passion for design, tech, and innovation help him develop cohesive concepts and successful strategies, while Steve’s down-to-earth personality creates an environment where creativity thrives. 


  • Canadian Tourism Awards Marketing Campaign of the Year Award Finalist
  • National Association of Home Builders Winner for Best Logo Design
  • Contributed to one of the most successful Real Estate development launches in Ottawa history



From the team


How Colours Can Colour Our Behaviour

by Stephanie Chartrand

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Alphabet® Wins Two Summit Creative Awards for Work with Tourism Kingston

by Alphabet®

We’re proud to announce that we’ve won not one but two 2022 Summit Creative Awards for our recent work with Tourism Kingston. The Summit Creative Awards...

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Risky Advertising: The Good, The Bad, and The Stinky

by Cory Davis

Advertising is a risky business these days. Nudity on billboards, super bowel movements, and that “Dry January” tweet are a few examples of brands sticking...

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Curating a Selfie-Made Tourism Destination

by Marley Kirkpatrick

Millennials and Gen Z tourists are unlike their predecessors. Their desire to experience different cultures, food, and adventures remains the same, but how...

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Creating a 360° Brand Your Audience Connects With

by Meagan Kelly

The idea of a brand is different today than it was even 18 months ago. Look even further back, say a decade, and the way we operate when it comes to brands is...

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How to edit your way to a captivating video

by Mike Short

A video editor is like the bass player in a band.  Oftentimes, they’re overshadowed by the drummer, but their role is as important to the rhythm (or...

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What’s in a Name?

by Steve Bowker

On the surface, a good brand name feels like it’s meant to be. It’s clear, concise, and memorable, and it works hard to drive equity – without us even...

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The Art of the Hashtag

by Cory Davis

A pound sign here, a number sign there, and you’re good to go, right?  Not quite (#SorryNotSorry). There’s more to expanding your reach on social...

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Hitting a Creative Wall? Try Thinking Inside the Box.

by Chris Campeau

“Think outside the box.” We’ve all heard it. A mantra so married to the creative industry, so embedded in our lexicon, it’s as commonly uttered as...

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