Student, Institute of Design, Chicago, 1955-1957; student, The Art Institute of Chicago of Chicago, 1957-1958.
Designer film animation, Goldsholl Design and Film, Northfield, Illinois, 1960-1968;
assistant professor design animation, Institute Design, Illinois Institute Technology, Chicago, 1968-1980;
owner, designer, Larry Janiak Design Animation, Chicago, since 1980. President Center Cinema Film Cooperative, Chicago, 1968-1972. Founder, public ZOETROPE,1978-1981 (Design awards Society Typographic Artists, American Institute Graphic Artists, Art Direction magazine, Los Angeles Art Director's Club).
Fonder, design director, public American Institute.
With United States Army, 1962-1964. Member Association Animated Filmmakers (board directors 1978-1980), Society of Typographic Artists (1st prize 1980).