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RJ Andrews is a data storyteller based in San Francisco.

His bold style – often described as creative arts meets data science – is a striking lesson in how to use design and science to humanize complex information.

RJ’s creative problem-solving has established him as a sought after consultant. His clients include Microsoft, MIT, Budweiser, Pearson, USAID, and Viacom, amongst many others. Please reach out through the services page for project enquiries.


BREWED ACROSS AMERICA

LOOPING ANIMATION
Motion infographics commissioned by Weber Shandwick for Budweiser’s 2017 summer campaign highlights Budweiser as an American product inside and outside the brewery.


CREATIVE ROUTINES

INFOGRAPHIC
Compare the daily routines of historic creatives to your own life. Winner of the 2015 Information is Beautiful GOLD Infographic Award and translated and featured all over the world.


ENDANGERED SAFARI

INTERACTIVE
All of the large African mammals with their threatened species status and range.
Basis for the short film that won AAAS Science inaugural Data Stories video contest.


HISTORY OF DATA VIZ

RESEARCH SERIES
Cartoons of 84 key charts, are summarized in the style of John Ogilby’s 1675 Road Atlas.
Featured on National Geographic.


PROFILING THE PARKS

SHORT FILM
A data-driven, hand drawn exploration of the US National Parks.
Named one of 2016’s most significant developments in data visualization.


BLOOM

LOOPING ANIMATION
212 flowers in Monticello’s garden come into bloom across the year.

 


Accolades

Book Chinese-English bilingual DATA VISUALIZATION FOR SUCCESS
All Over the Map
(NatGeo) covers the history of data visualization
Book 21st Century Communication (NatGeo/TED Talks)

AAAS Science Data Stories inaugural video contest WINNER
The White House
, OSTP presentation
Visualising Data names PROFILING THE PARKS one of 10 significant developments
The National Bureau of Economic Research working paper
Fast Company writes up ENDANGERED SAFARI

AAAS Science Magazine publishes economic research
MIT Homepage
take over of MIT.edu
Tapestry Conference 
talk about my personal “Heroes of Interpolation”
Tableau Greatest Hits 
ENDANGERED SAFARI is honored by Tableau Public
Web Business Insider & HuffPostLive cover BOARD MEMBER OVERLAP 

Information is Beautiful GOLD Infographic Award
Book Japanese-English Bilingual Infographics Design (BNN)
USA coverage 
The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Oprah, Virgin, BuzzFeed
Europe coverage 
Corriere Della Sera, Slate.fr, Le Monde, TPI.it, BBC
Asia coverage India Times, DDN Japan, Gizmodo.jp