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With a background in media design and production, Andrés Edwards has extensive experience in developing strategies that clearly convey an organization’s communications goals. His work in media seeks to find optimal ways of telling a story, explaining an environmental issue or a process using text, video, animation and graphics.

Andrés Edwards and his team at EduTracks focus on developing Sustainability Education programs through interactive media. For further details on any of the projects listed below, please visit the EduTracks Projects: Interactive page of the Edutracks web site.

Programs - partial list

tibet environmental watch (TEW)
San Rafael, California

Andrés Edwards co-founded with Robert Apte the Tibet Environmental Watch (TEW), a non-profit group and web site which includes information about the publication of their book, Tibet: Enduring Spirit, Exploited Land. The website presents current environmental reports about: wildlife, development, biodiversity, appropriate technology, etc. in Tibet and the region. Currently the website is receiving about 7,500 hits a week. (1998 - Present)


   

Convivial Design
Abiquiu, New Mexico

As Senior Designer, Andres Edwards worked on The Young Scientist Series which focuses on a story-based approach from which to investigate the content covered in the World Book Encyclopedia print material. In the series Stories from Below, for example, users may access cases dealing with subjects from beneath including the ocean floor, mines, tunnels, roots, and under the skin. (1995)


   

enteractive, inc.
Washington, DC

As interface designer, Andrés Edwards participated in concept design and writing for the Explore section of the Earth Explorer Environmental Encyclopedia which explains environmental concepts through interactive activities as part of an Environmental Science CD-ROM for national distribution by Apple Computer. (1995)


   

illumina productions inc.
Oakland, California

As producer of The Civil War Enhanced Videodisc Series, Andrés Edwards managed a team including writer, graphic artist, and researcher for the design and production of this PBS Video videodisc program based on Ken Burns' PBS Series: The Civil War. (1994)


   

Sea Studios Inc.
Monterey, California

The Florida Aquarium Interactive Exhibits - As Senior Designer, Andres Edwards managed a team comprised of a writer and programmer in the concept design of interactive stations about coral reefs for the Florida Aquarium, Tampa, Florida. (1994)


   

Sea Studios Inc.
Monterey, California

St. Louis Zoo Interactive Stations, St. Louis, Missouri - Andres Edwards worked as the interface designer for this award-winning interactive program about stream ecology at Ozarks for the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis, Missouri. (1993)


   

the george lucas educational foundation
Nicasio, California

As senior designer, Andrés Edwards headed a team that developed the concept design of an educational science prototype for junior high schools. He managed a team including a programmer, videotape editor, graphic artist, and writer. (1991)


   
 

optical data corporation
Warren, New Jersey

As multimedia editor for the Windows on Science Educational Series, Andrés Edwards was responsible for the design, production, and development of this interactive videodisc for elementary level science curriculum for national distribution. He was involved in the concept design, storyboarding, writing, and final production of this program. (1989-1990)


   
 

KOMO-TV, ABC affiliate, fisher broadcasting company
Seattle, Washington

As videotape editor/production assistant, Andrés Edwards was responsible for the audio and technical assistance in the production of daily news programs including videotape editing, live reports, research, as well as related field and post production duties. (1985-1987)

 

"Andres did great work and delivered on a very tight schedule. Plus, it was refreshing working with a fellow LEED Accredited Professional."