Technical Skills

Cartography & GIS

Adobe CC: Illustrator, InDesign, & Photoshop, ArcGIS, Blender, CartoCSS, CartoDB, Mapbox Studio/Tilemill, QGIS

Programming

Bootstrap, Command line, Git, HTML/CSS, JavaScript: Leaflet, D3, & jQuery, PostgreSQL & PostGIS, Python, SASS/LESS

Work Experience

Mapzen

Product Engineer | June 2016 — Present | San Francisco, CA

Mapzen is an open source and accessible mapping platform. I work with the Products team where we're constantly improving ways our users can interact with our tools.

Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Data Journalist | July — December 2015 | Madison, Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is a nonpartisan, nonprofit group that serves the state of Wisconsin. I worked on creating maps and graphics for a series of articles on contaminated drinking water in Wisconsin. I also compiled and analyzed datasets for map production.

Girls Who Code

Teaching Assistant | May — August 2015 | Washington, DC

I had the privilege of teaching twenty high schools girls about computer science and the amazing opportunities a career in tech can bring. I specifically taught on Python, robotics, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript.

UW-Madison Cartography Lab

Cartographer | September 2013 — May 2016 | Madison, Wisconsin

My work at the Cartography Lab involved working with a variety of clients to create interactive and print maps for production. I also worked on researching advanced techniques in CartoCSS and Mapbox Studio for curriculum development. I created a series of tutorials on Mapbox Studio, Github, and web development.

UW-Madison College Library

Computer Services Lead | August 2013 — December 2015 | Madison, Wisconsin

I worked at the largest library on campus providing IT assistance to patrons and faculty. I was also responsible for managing and training over 30 student employees in IT skills.

Education

University of Wisconsin — Madison

B.S. in Cartography & GIS
September 2012 — May 2016

Volunteer Experience

North American Cartographic Information Society

Social Media Coordinator
June 2014 — Present

Maptime Madison

Co-Organizer
October 2014 — May 2016