Click above for the PDF version my Resume


SKILLS | EXPERIENCE | EDUCATION | ORGANIZATIONS | RESUME PDF




Experienced Graphics and GIS Professional

  • Talented, skilled, and tenacious artist invested in quality product development

  • Advanced production and communication skills for multiple-project delivery, experienced and comfortable meeting deadlines

  • Print and web conscious, accomplished in Graphic Design and GIS, skilled coordinating with clients, management and vendors



SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS:


  • ArcGIS 10+: spatial data generation, organization and analysis, management, verification and rectification; geocoding; FOSS GIS

  • Advanced Adobe CS: Excellent Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills; Advanced Acrobat skills; Dreamweaver and Fireworks

  • Excellent layout, editing, design and illustration, deadline management and creative problem-solving skills

  • Excellent project coordination and research skills; Survey development; Beginning UML; Collateral management and organization

  • Database design and upkeep: MS Access, MS SQL Management Studio, Peoplesoft, Lotus; Data entry and management/clean-up

  • Competent html coding, CSS, some JavaScript; Web Design and Webmaster skills

  • Trimble trained in GPS, use of Pathfinder for post-processing; Google Earth/SketchUp, kml

  • iGrafix / Micrografix Designer, QuarkXpress; Extensis Portfolio

  • Photographer - 20 years; GIMP, Inkscape, beginning Blender; beginning Android; Mac OS X, PC and Linux

  • Advanced MS Office: developed PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills, including for presentation

Profile | Experience | Education



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Freelance Design

Current (since 2008); San Francisco, California

  • Processing technical drawings using CADD files and Adobe CS for high-end print presentation.
  • Created 3D visualization animation - georeferenced in scale: using GIS, Google Earth, SketchUp and kml, for solar start-up.
  • Web Design for collateral presentation, SEO, and Public Outreach.
  • Logo generation and branding assistance.

IT Contractor, GIS: City of Emeryville, via Robert Half Technology

Spring 2016; San Francisco, California

  • Conforming/centralizing the city GIS database; Updating of city streets, parks, parcels and addresses data for feature class service.
  • Map design to specification for key stakeholders; best practices advisor; GIS Lead; intern mentoring; data sourcing and verificaiton.
  • Web Design for best conformed collateral presentation, Custom Map Design for Public Works.

EOS Aerial Operations Lead: Google (Via Adecco Stafing)

2014: Mountain View, California

  • Intensive color correction of RAW (16 bit) digital aerial photgraphy using CaptureOne; Photo, GPS and Flight Plan oversight and review for QA/QC; File perapration and processing using commandline (BASH) and other tools.

  • Discreet area definition for Google Earth rendering of Photogrammetric 3D; Processing of post-flight hard drives; Coordination of equipment review with key specialists.
  • Special projects for tile acquisition and processing; Participation in Flight Plan meetings with contracting Pilots; Candidate review for team building.

GIS Coordinator and Sweeping Router: San Francisco Department of Public Works in Street and Environmental Services

2011 to 2013: San Francisco, California

  • Mapping and data coordination for infrastructure and environmental projects, cartographic information visualization.

  • Supervisor District re-draw, heads-up in ArcGIS from assessor's metes and bounds; Public Affairs graphics development.
  • Presentation graphics; security camera review; survey development; data rectification; software development assistance and cross-departmental liasing.

Production Artist: CirclePoint

2007 to 2008; San Francisco, California

  • Developed and customized new graphics support system and position for environmental engineering group.

  • Relied on for pressure-deadline webmastering, PowerPoint presentation delivery and high-profile project assistance.

  • Designed, produced and delivered high-profile proposal customized to a principal's design requirements in MS Word.

Professional Services Associate (GIS Lead Developer): Sharechive, LLC (now FACS)

2005 to 2007; San Francisco, California

  • Pressure Digital Imaging using Adobe CS; Data rectification in Excel for CPM balancing; GIS data sourcing: public and private sector.

  • Developed product archive presentation and production system to address key client satisfaction issues, improving productivity.

  • 4D GIS Development for special project - coordinating with upper management, technical leads and an Urban Planner.

Command Center: H and R Block

2004 to 2005; San Francisco, California

  • Initiated and led this new position, focusing scheduling, improving productivity at local offices by up to 10% over the tax season.

Graphics Technician: Wilbur Smith Associates

2000 to 2002; San Francisco, California

  • Acted as production prime, using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and other programs for maps; graphic rendering of CADD and GIS.

  • Created production templates for Marketing; articulated information visualizations communicating with Project Management.

  • Requested to design an artist's conceptual rendering of an intermodal transit terminal based on the merit of my work.

Profile | Skills | Education



EDUCATION:

San Francisco State University - GIS Certificate 2005; San Francisco, California

San Francisco Art Institute - BFA, Printmaking, 1998; San Francisco, California

Profile | Skills | Experience



ORGANIZATIONS / PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Member, Bay Area Automated Mapping Association, current (since 2005)

  • San Francisco Neighborhood Emergency Response Team, Hayes Valley, current (since 2009)

  • Experience Unlimited San Francisco - San Francisco Chapter of the Job Club for Professionals - Volunteer Webmaster and Graphics Support Prime through 2010

  • Hayes Valley Farm Core Volunteer/Artist, 2009 - 2013

  • Please Touch Garden Volunteer/Artist , current (since 2013)



REFERENCES:

  • Available on request

Profile | Skills | Experience | Education | Organizations | Resume PDF

Graphic Design  *  GIS  *  Technical Communications  *  Information Visualization  *  Creative Consultation

"Vita brevis, Ars in diuturna discendo." - anon.