Steven Butler is the Media Coordinator for Designmatters a department as well as an ArtCenter Alum (Film ’13). In his role, Steven lends his oversight to the archive of the department, interfaces with partners in the media and professional organizations to expediate asset requests and manages the many kinds of storytelling platforms of the department including the website, blogs and social media channels. In addition to conceptualizing and originating unique stories that support the social impact design work of our students and alumni, Steven is the master archivist of the department and coordinates many of the competition entries of project outcomes that originate in Designmatters studios.
In both his personal projects and his work with the Designmatters Department, Steven utilizes his many talents in the creative field, working as a filmmaker, choreographer and designer.
Before coming to ArtCenter, Steven worked primarily as a dancer and choreographer. Some of his television and film credits include: Transformers 2 the Revenge of the Fallen, The Teen Choice Awards, The Latin Grammy’s, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Vibe Awards, Regis and Kelly, Weeds and Good Morning America. Steven has also had the pleasure of working with such recording artists as Ludacris, Nick Carter, Aaron Carter, Olivia, and Macy Gray.
In recent years, Steven has turned his creative sights toward writing and directing, and studied film at the prestigious ArtCenter College of Design where he graduated with Distinction. Steven has directed music videos for Precarious Records, Ultra Records and Raid Recording, and has received screenwriting and directing accolades from Standard Vision, Slamdance, The Addy Awards, The Telly Awards and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Blue Ribbon Panel.