August 11, 1985 | apardor@gmail.com | +47 923 52 540

Professional Experience

2021 – Present | Area of Visual Arts – Colombian Ministry of Culture (Bogotá,Colombia / remote work)

Web Developer – External Consultant 

  • Designer and developer for the Area’s main website and the microsite for the 17th Regional Exhibitions.
  • Custom-made template built with WordPress, Foundation CSS, and PHP.

https://artesvisuales.mincultura.gov.co/

Autumn 2020 | Universitetet i Bergen

Assistant Professor

  • DIKULT 105 – Web Design.
  • DIKULT 106 – Critical approaches to Technology and Society.
  • Bachelor thesis supervisor.

2019-2020 | Norec – Norwegian Agency for Exchange Cooperation

Communications Adviser: Web Designer / Project Manager

  • UX designer.
  • Research, prototype, and develop the new website.
  • Photo and video editing.

https://www.norec.no/

Førde, Norway

2017 – 2018 | Pentaprisma Design

Freelancer

  • Tailored websites based on clients´ needs, with Agile Process Frameworks and a mobile-first approach. Specialized in WordPress and Drupal, hosting, and domain services. Clients included: Universidad de los Andes (one of Colombia’s leading Universities), the Colombian Ministry of Culture, Colombian social entrepreneurs, and Fivas (Foreningen for internasjonale vannstudier).

https://andrespardo.digital/pentaprisma

Bogotá, Colombia

2017 | 16th Regional Exhibitions – Salones Regionales de Artistas

Colombian Ministry of Culture

Photographer and videographer

  • Photography of art exhibitions and video interviews with different artists across Colombia. The resulting product is used by the Ministry of Culture in printed publications, social networks, and websites.

http://www.salonesdeartistas.com

Bogotá – Bucaramanga – Cartagena – Cali – Manizales – Villavicencio / Colombia

2015 – 2017 | Digital Archive of Art in Colombia

Web Designer / Project Manager

  • Implementation of archive routines based on Dublin Core metadata.
  • Planning and monitoring of archive development.
  • Developer of prototypes for the digital archive of Beatriz González, one of the most important living artists in Colombia. The final project was developed with Omeka: http://bga.uniandes.edu.co/catalogo/.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities | Universidad de los Andes

Bogotá, Colombia

Academic Background

2018 – 2020 MA Digital Culture

  • Research topics: Digital Literacy and Digital Gap in Colombia.

Universitet i Bergen | Bergen, Norway

2016 | Digital Humanities Summer Institute – DHSI

RDF and Linked Open

Data Digital Humanities with a Global Outlook

University of Victoria | Victoria, Canada

2013 – 2014 | MA Arts and Culture | Museums and Collections

  • Research topics: Peace Studies & Museums.

Faculty of Humanities

Leiden University | Leiden, The Netherlands

2012 – 2014 | MSc Media Technology

  • Research topics: Mobile technologies, HCI, Programming, Design for interaction.

Faculty of Science

Leiden University | Leiden, The Netherlands

2011 | Professional Photography course

  • Darkroom, lighting techniques, and advanced digital photography.

Zona Cinco Escuela de Cine y Fotografía | Bogotá, Colombia

2009 | Columbia Publishing Course (CPC)

School of Journalism

Columbia University | New York, United States

2004 – 2009 | BA Fine Arts and Art History

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Universidad de los Andes | Bogotá, Colombia

Languages

Spanish: Native

English: Fluent

Portuguese: Fluent

Norwegian: B1-B2

CMS Skills

WordPress | Drupal | Omeka

Programming / Software skills

HTML | CSS | Javascript | PHP

Frontend: Bootstrap | Materialize | Jekyll | Gatsby

Adobe CC: Lightroom | Photoshop | Indesign | Illustrator | Premiere | After Effects | Adobe XD

Photography exhibitions

2020 Experiences of Social Inequalities from Latin America | RIIA Interdisciplinary Research Network on the Americas | Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

2016 Tutunendo | Universidad de los Andes | Bogotá, Colombia

2016 Voto Nacional | Universidad de los Andes |Bogotá,Colombia

2016 LatinFotoFest | El Retrato Latino | Manizales, Colombia

2014 Dialogue of Cultures | Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe

Integration and Foreign Affairs | Photo Competition Intercultural Encounters | Vienna, Austria