For this next section I'll be referring to myself in the third person. It makes me sound more important ;)
Steve Karp is an animator, illustrator, producer, and director, whose love affair with character animation stems all the way back to his early days of feverishly watching Saturday morning cartoons in his PJ's. He's a DC area native who received his BFA in film from Syracuse University. With a foundation rooted in visual storytelling, Steve has created impactful and entertaining content content for networks, agencies, studios, businesses, museums, and the US government for over 20 years.
Steve's longtime relationship with PBS KIDS has resulted a feature length's film worth of animation for the iconic children's brand. From countless on-air promos, station break shorts, and social media content, Steve has created fan favorites like: PBSKIDS ROCKS! music videos, Word of the Week, the "Talk About" series, Animal Alphabet, and credit bed animations for seven series. He has also helmed the creation of the animation elements for series tool kits: Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Pinkalicious, Clifford The Big Red Dog, Elinor Wonders Why, Donkey Hodie, Alma's way, Rosies Rules, and Work It Out Wombats.
Steve has freelanced for some the mid-atlantic's top studios. He also served as the Director of Animation for 7 years at Interface Media Group, one of DC's top creative companies and post production houses. Some highlights at IMG include helping to usher in the PBS KIDS on air rebrand in 2013 and the 24 hour channel launch in 2018. He lead the design and animation efforts for the re opening of the "Nation To Nation" exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian. Steve also directed a national PSA for electric scooter safety.
Additional Fun Facts !
-Proud husband and girl dad.
-World's worst dog trainer.
-DC and 'CUSE sports nut.
-Sci-fi and comic geek.
-1980’s TV savant.
Steves Career Credits Include Work For :
PBS KIDS, Sesame, Nat Geo, The US Department of State, The National Museum of The American Indian, AMTRAK, AARP, The DC Lottery, The Washington Post, The American Red Cross, Nestle Europe, The World Bank, NBC Nightly News, Children’s National Medical Center, The National Credit Union Association, The National Association of Realtors, DIA, Interface Media Group, August Lang and Husak, MDB Communications, Wunderman, Bully! Entertainment, and Mediatavern.