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Andrew M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 21, 2016

Andrew M.

Over 25 years of mapmaking experience
   United States
  |   Bridgewater, NJ
  |  12:54 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $34

Graduated from Syracuse (BA in Geography) in 1987 & have been drawing maps ever since, from surveying to atlases to in-car navigation systems. I've created maps for Hammond, Hagstrom, TeleAtlas, Frommer's Travel Guides, Fodors, maps.com, Geographia, Google and various individual clients.

I have done it all in cartography: surveying, drafting, editing, relief, illustrating, design, GPS, GIS, database creation & for the past 8 years, I have enjoyed drawing travel maps for both Fodors & Frommer's travel guides. I even ended up working a year...

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Portfolio

Created for a client on Elance ... "Super Duper. Will definitely call on you...
Section of a tourist map created for Geographia.
Client requested a location map for a real estate publication. ôVery good professional....
Created a European Currency map for the "Europe for Dummies" guide. Colors,...
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/european-currencies-map.html
Created over a weekend. With just a few guidelines, friend asked me to create a...
Client asked me to make a map combining NJ Transit, Metro-North & LIRR routes.
Front inside cover of Frommers Napa & Sonoma Day by Day guide.
Inside cover map created a map for "Frommer's Prague & the Best of the Czech...
Section of map & Index created for Frommers Day by Day France 1e.
Created from an East Africa database that I created. Used in Frommers "Kenya &...
In 2008, I created over 60 location maps for Lakeland Bank of New Jersey
Transit map created for inside cover of Frommers Istanbul 1e.
Section of one of 40 city maps created for the Frommers France Day by Day travel guide.
An Elance client's request for a map in the upcoming book, The Annotated Treasure Island.
Client requested mission locations throughout the Americas.
Need to get everyone from Point A to Point B on what is already a pretty stressful day?...

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Tested
ArcGIS10

Service Description

After 25 years experience in every aspect of mapmaking, I'm confident I can satisfy any client in the field of cartography.

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Employment

T-Kartor USA
Graphic Designer (Cartographer)
2015 - Present
Freelance Cartographer
Freelance Cartographer
2013 - Present
Creating maps for Fodors, Zagat, Google, Geographia & Frommers Travel Guides. Assisting in creation of content for website, gpsetravelguides.com.
Google
Digital Cartographer
2012 - 2013
Compiled & created maps at various scales for Zagat guides. Created map databases using ArcGIS & Illustrator. Collaborated with editorial staff. Developed style guides. Special projects with Google...
Frommer's Travel Guides
Digital Cartographer
2005 - 2012
Compilation & research of new maps at various scales for travel guides. Creation of regional databases using GIS & Adobe Illustrator.
ALK Associates
Senior GIS Specialist
2001 - 2005
Maintenance of US road database. Acquisition of other datasets.
TeleAtlas NA (formerly Etak)
Local Data Collector
2001 - 2001
Field work used to edit US transportation database. Knowledge of GPS data gathering techniques.
Hammond Incorporated
Various cartographic titles
1990 - 2001
April 1990-September 1993 - Database Editor Drafting & coding of original linework for digital database. Creation of maps for "Hammond Atlas of the World". October 1993-August 1995 - Technician,...

Education

Syracuse University
Bachelor of Arts, Geography
1982 - 1987
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