Cartographer Resume Samples

A Cartographer is a professional who undertakes the job of studying, designing, and producing digital and conventional maps, spreadsheets, diagrams, and charts for the public sector and commercial customers. Job duties relating to this post are listed on the Cartographer Resume as – handling all aspects of map making from scientific, technological and artistic; collecting, storing, retrieving, evaluating and manipulating data; ensuring map accuracy; designing maps; accessing and using aerial photos and satellite images; and liaising with information providers and clients.

To be successful in this role, Cartographers need the following skills – a genuine interest in the work, meticulous attention to details; good design and IT skills; strong knowledge of geography, and surveying; and the ability to use relevant technology and software. To become one, a degree is mandatory. Graduates with majors in earth science, geology, marine science, or geophysics can easily make a way into this profession.

Cartographer Resume example

Cartographer Resume

Summary : Looking for a full-time Cartographer position using GIS technology and cartography. To utilize my education in the field of Geography, Cartography, GIS, and Urban and Regional Planning in a high capacity within my career.

Skills : Attention-to-Detail, Analytical Ability, Problem-Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted and coordinated the activities of the personnel concerned in preparations of maps and map components.
    2. Defined production specifications of projections, scale, size, and colors.
    3. Worked with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and implemented cartographic specifications through data processing and software development efforts.
    4. Developed functional specifications for the creation or extension of GIS and graphics editing software.
    5. Defined project requirements and work to prioritize and designed features and enhancements 
    6. Coordinated with individuals involved in data assembly, data processing, software development, and interface design to achieve frequent updates to maps application.
    7. Developed maps of geographical areas in order to constructed features and political boundaries, using standard drafting techniques and devices.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Natural Resources Management


Cartographer Resume

Summary : To obtain a Cartographer position, where I am able to utilize my education, experiences, and professional skills to make a positive contribution. To prepare maps and other spatial data reports from established data using ESRI software and related extension/tools.

Skills : Microsoft Software, IT Literacy, An Eye for Layout, and Design.

Description :

    1. Used computer programs like Autocad map and surf 3D to create maps. 
    2. Revised existing maps and charts, making all necessary corrections and adjustments.
    3. Compiled data required for map preparation, including aerial photographs, survey notes, records, reports, and original maps.
    4. Identified, scaled, and oriented geodetic points, elevations, and other planimetric or topographic features, applying standard mathematical formulas.
    5. Collected information about specific features of the Earth using aerial photography and other digital remote sensing techniques.
    6. Selected aerial photographic and remote sensing techniques and plotting equipment needed to meet the required standards of accuracy.
    7. Traveled over photographed areas to observe, identify, record, and verify all relevant features.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
PhD In Cartographer


Cartographer Resume

Summary : To serve as a Cartographer profession under the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security at Range Operationsvand perform a variety of cartographic tasks in the development of digital databases, data analysis, and the creation of usable spatial data products, maps, and reports.

Skills : Cartography, Digital Mapping, GIS, Location Based Services.

Description :

    1. Produced USGS maps and digital products using imagery in several areas of traditional and digital cartography. 
    2. Determined guidelines that specify which source material is acceptable for use. 
    3. Created thematic and location maps in Adobe Illustrator.
    4. Responsible for training/supervising incoming cartographer.
    5. Analyzed terrain samples and made the required adjustments to the corresponding maps.
    6. Created high-quality maps using ArcGIS and Adobe design software. 
    7. Performed GIS analysis and mapping of Region 2 Hunting Districts.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA In Liberal Studies

Cartographer Resume

Summary : To produce maps that contribute to complex intelligence analysis for senior policymakers. Responsible for researching, designing, and producing thematic and reference maps in support of CIA finished intelligence.

Skills : Data Entry, Good Spatial Awareness, and Colour Vision, Adobe Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Created hydrographic charts using a large format scanner, raster-based editing software, and large-format photo production system.
    2. Trained and supervised the work of team members.
    3. Conducted demonstrations for visiting officials. 
    4. Created, edited, and maintained lease maps for major oil and gas producers from across the nation. 
    5. Sorted and distributed on-base mail and parcels to all departments of the unit. 
    6. Created maps for a new edition of the textbooks.
    7. Performed duties in a timely manner and to deliver or present work on strict due dates. 
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA In Geography

Cartographer Resume

Summary : To obtain a Cartographer position that utilizes my training and experience as an entry-level position. Ability to collect, analyze, and integrate geographic and substantive data into an effectively designed cartographic product.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Customer Service, Topographic Surveys.

Description :

    1. Used various ink and paper copies to make a map representing the maps in a way everyone could understand. 
    2. Consistently maintained and updated maps for monthly in-flight magazines for both Delta Airlines and Continental Airlines.
    3. Assisted in the production and upkeep of Road Atlases for various clients.
    4. Assisted in the creation of maps for the classical Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. 
    5. Assisted in the creation of telephone directory maps.
    6. Corrected the existing maps to account for adjustments and updates.
    7. Interpreted tax-maps, aerial photographs, and satellite images.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Earth Science

Cartographer Resume

Summary : To obtain a Cartographer position within a reputable company, utilizing my education, skills, and experience. Knowledge of GIS principles including data types; data layers; basic geographic, analytic, and statistical functions; geographic coordinate systems; and data formatting.

Skills : Cartography, GIS Technology, Aerial Photographs.

Description :

    1. Collected data from government and private agencies utilizing the Internet and telephone.
    2. Compiled the data collected into Freehand documents in order to produce digital maps and images.
    3. Scanned in hard copy maps.
    4. Created various commercial products including folding maps, atlases, wall maps, and laminated maps.
    5. Created various custom and contract maps for numerous County Planning departments and Realtors Associations.
    6. Supervised cartography projects within the department and monitored productivity.
    7. Created and maintained databases and indexes containing road names and points of interest.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Geography & Environmental Studies

Cartographer Resume

Headline : To be a part of a creative team to enhance the capabilities and growth of an industry-related company and provide technical leadership in Geographic Information System (GIS) products and services in support of state programs, activities, and products that provide technical support throughout the state.

Skills : GIS, Logistics Management, Leadership, Map Production.

Description :

    1. Read land quadrants and plotted it on a plate map, answered calls, took orders, and packaged them to ship.
    2. Produced cartographic maps. Generated topological data.
    3. Symbolized data according to client specifications. 
    4. Researched and compiled historical maps for textbooks.
    5. Compiled a geological (GIS) database for mineral exploration companies.
    6. Coordinated and engineered the construction of land title maps, as well as charts, graphs, and special projects.
    7. Visualized, integrated, and analyzed all available geophysical and territorial data available.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Geography

Cartographer Resume

Headline : Seeking a Cartographer profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : MS Office, Conflict Resolution, and Personnel Management.

Description :

    1. Used AutoCAD Map 3D to create, edit, and design maps.
    2. Converted AutoCAD drawings and ESRI shapefiles for the geologist and surveyor.
    3. Trained employees in the use of uDig, a GIS program capable of running on Apple computers.
    4. Researched how spatial databases, such as PostGIS/PostgreSQL, could be used to increase productivity and accuracy.
    5. Learned how to implement Mapguide Open Source for sharing web-based maps over the intranet. 
    6. Created maps and exhibits for meetings and corporate publications.
    7. Produced contour, lease, utility, and proportional symbol maps for engineers, geologists, land technicians, and executive administrators.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Geographic Information Science

Cartographer Resume

Summary : Flexible map developer who finds creative geospatial solutions to ensure that projects are completed to meet or exceed expectations. To help inexperienced clients find the solutions that they need, and the ability to develop new data from scratch to deliver top-notch products.

Skills : Autocad, CAD, Data Collection, Technical Support, Unix, Customer Service Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided excellent customer satisfaction and quality control. 
    2. Converted previously collected topographic data into finished topographic maps per client specifications.
    3. Digitized hand-drawn natural gas line schematics and diagrams into a GIS database.
    4. Attained high accuracy in plotting and tracking electrical mapping of cities compiled from blueprints, photos, and/or sketches of electrical.
    5. Assisted in the design and creation of regional and local advertising maps produced for Chambers of Commerce.
    6. Developed map layouts to meet all advertiser and client requirements.
    7. Gathered and interpreted source maps, aerial photographs, and additional data in order to provide maps of the highest degree of accuracy.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
A.S. In Computer Information Systems

Cartographer Resume

Objective : To utilize my education in the field of Geography, Cartography, GIS, and urban and regional planning. Responsible for the state's geodatabase management, which involves managing large data sets as well as providing dependable backups for these data sets.

Skills : MS Office, Conflict Resolution, and Personnel Management.

Description :

    1. Prepared maps and other spatial data reports from established data using ESRI software and related extension/tools.
    2. Redrafted maps into formats necessary for accurate digitization of data.
    3. Evaluated chart and map source material to resolve conflicting information and to portray data in an accurate and efficient manner.
    4. Detected errors and discrepancies in the source material for corrections.
    5. Utilized Spatial Data Standards for Infrastructure and Environment (SDSFIE) for spatial features and their attributes.
    6. Interpreted cultural, landscape, and vegetation features and the development of elevation contours from digital elevation models derived from Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data information.
    7. Collected, analyzed, and integrated geographic and substantive data into an effectively designed cartographic product.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Junior
            Education
            Education
            BS In Geographic Science