Steve Harper

Steve Harper

About

Steve Harper
Assistant Professor, Motion Design & Animation - Stamford

Education: MFA in Studio Art, University of Connecticut
MS in Digital Design and Animation, New York University
BFA in Visual Art, University of Texas at Austin

Areas of Research/Artistic Focus:  Motion, design, branding, cause marketing

Steve is a designer, animator and director with masters degrees from NYU and the University of Connecticut and a BFA in Art from the University of Texas at Austin. At studios like Big Star, Joyride, and Blue Room, Steve has led teams of designers and animators to pitch, execute and deliver projects for television, film, communications and advertising. He has worked with the NFL, ESPN, HBO, Nickelodeon, Showtime, History, Lifetime, A&E, Animal Planet, Food Network, Novartis, Verizon, and more.

His work in branding, visual effects and animation has been recognized with many industry awards.  In addition to teaching at UConn Stamford and facilitating its student-run agency, Beachball, Steve continues his professional practice working with clients to add clarity, depth and delight with motion.