Steve Harper is a designer and creative director for motion graphics based in New York. He received an MS in Digital Design and Animation from NYU, an MFA in Studio Art from the University of Connecticut, and a BFA in Visual Arts from the University of Texas at Austin. At Big Star, Joyride, and Blue Room, Steve has led teams of designers and animators to pitch, execute and deliver network redesigns, show packages, image spots, promos, viral videos, stadium graphics and other initiatives. His clients include ABC News, Animal Planet, ESPN, FOOD Network, FOX, HBO, HISTORY, H2, Lifetime, MSG, MTV, NFL, Nickelodeon, Showtime, YES Network and VH1. His work has earned Gold BDA’s in 2013 – ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, 2011 – HISTORY Refresh, 2009 – Whale Wars Shield Spot, 2008 – NFL Fantasy Files, and 2007 – NFL Measure Up. In 2014, Steve helped HISTORY and H2 create More 2 Know, a new signature franchise and comprehensive ad sales framework that offers the networks and their sponsors a universe of stat-based storytelling possibilities. In the summer of 2014, he developed, designed and animated a new look for the Spanish language sports network FOX Deportes.