Science Visualization provides high quality, low cost design services for a broad spectrum of media and applications. We have decades of experience creating print media, graphics, animation, video, exhibitions, branding and other content for top companies (see client list) and we work with an extensive network of the best creative talent. Science Visualization offers low pricing because we are a virtual business located in a historically undeveloped business (HUB) zone in Western Maryland.
Chris Sloan, President of Science Visualization
Science Visualization is owned and operated by Chris Sloan, an award-winning art director and author who, prior to starting Science Visualization, was Art Director and Senior Editor at National Geographic Magazine. At the magazine, Sloan led efforts to introduce innovative visualizations to the magazine and website, including 3D modeling and animation, interactives, and information graphics (see below for selected examples of work for National Geographic).
Sloan also led the effort to redesign the National Geographic yellow border logo and implement new design standards at the Society. This included creating a web-friendly logo and implementing a branding strategy that applied to different media platforms and products.
Sloan’s experience with a wide range of technologies and their application led him to the conviction that forward-thinking businesses will approach content development and presentation with multiple media platforms in mind. Sloan calls the new media landscape created by technological convergence transmedia.
When appropriate, Science Visualization is committed to helping clients conceptualize and create transmedia content, allowing them to produce media with great reach at low cost. Sloan also conducts workshops on transmedia for institutions interested in learning how to take advantage of the new media landscape.
With an avid interest in education and in bringing along the next generation of creative talent, Sloan has developed and currently teaches online classes for the Maryland Institute College of Art and the Art Academy University in San Francisco on information visualization, science illustration, and animal anatomy.