Steve Walker

  • The Institute of Design (Bauhaus) at Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Georgia State University

Kurt Egelhaaf, Joseph Campbell and Norbert Curtin

Steve Walker | Motion media design professor

Awards, recognition and honors

Several awards over the years including recognition from the Chicago International Film Festival, Broadcast Designers Association, Tellys and the International Monitor Awards


Founder of the Alias (now Maya) Users Group in 1987

Previous Positions

Work as a director, designer, cameraman, editor, 3-D animator, compositor, visual effects supervisor, motion graphics designer, Web designer and motion graphics artist, either independently or while working with the following organizations: Eskay Film Services, Chicago, Illinois; Cinema Graphics, Chicago; Cinetron, Atlanta, Georgia; Computer Art and Animation Studio, Atlanta; Video Tape Associates, Atlanta; DESIGNefx, Crawford Communications, and KickIt Six, Atlanta; director of visual effects and animation, Turner Studios

Publications and presentations

  • Films: "Bernie" (2011) "Codex Tympanos" (2006).
  • Designer and FX artist for multimedia opera "Starchild."
  • Designer and FX artist for the visual accompaniment to the symphony "The Messenger," premiered by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
  • Designer and FX artist for the global interactive performances of "Smoke|Wire|Rock," premiered at the Cleveland Ingenuity Festival.