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Steve McAdam

Steve McAdam
Department Chair, Product Design
Bio/Affiliation: 

Steve McAdam is an award-winning product designer and filmmaker with more than 25 years of experience in product design, packaging, graphic design, animation and film. Former Director of Product Design, Activities Design Group at Mattel Toys; Vice President of Creative Services, Leo Paper Group International; Former independent documentary filmmaker for public TV, directing the series “Living Legends” on KCET and the BBC, Assistant animator for the TV and motion pictures. Professional work includes: Hanna Barbara, Jay Ward, Mirakami-Wolf and Pantomime Pictures cartoons, and the feature film Yellow Submarine, and feature documentaries Woodstock and Gimme Shelter. McAdam is a member of the Industrial Design Society of America.  His honors and awards include: Two Cine Golden Eagle Awards for best educational documentary; winner, Esquire Magazine Film Festival for dramatic short; winner, Mattel Toy of the Year Award.  His clients and employment include: Hallmark, Disney, Nickelodeon, Wham-O, Penguin-Putnam, Simon & Schuster, Zondervan, and McDonalds
Masters of Fine Arts, Cal Arts, Film and Design

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Two Cine Golden Eagle Awards for best educational documentary; winner, Esquire Magazine Film Festival for dramatic short; winner, Mattel Toy of the Year Award

CLIENTS/EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:  

Clients: Hallmark, Disney, Nickelodeon, Wham-O, Penguin-Putnam, Simon & Schuster, Zondervan, and McDonalds

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