Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Digital & Emerging Media department
Micah Walter continues to push museums towards a more empowered, self-sustaining culture with an emphasis on human centered and empathetic design. As a developer and creative technologist ( aka Webmaster ) in the Digital & Emerging Media department at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City, Micah has been afforded the opportunity to work with a growing team of leaders in the field as the museum works to rebuild its technology stack from the ground up.
Before joining Cooper Hewitt Micah worked as a freelance photojournalist in the Nation’s Capital and in the Middle East. As a photojournalist, Micah traveled extensively to cover news around the world for clients like TIME, The New York Times and more.
Micah received an MFA in Photographic and Electronic Media from Maryland Institute College of Art as well as a BS from Rochester Institute of Technology, where he majored in Imaging and Photographic Technology.