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Mary Rostad | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 9, 2014

Mary Rostad

Cartographer with 18+ years of experience.
   United States
  |   Marysville, WA
  |  7:56 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I have a geography degree and almost 20 years experience working as a cartographer in a professional setting. I have a thorough knowledge of Adobe CS6 and have done hundreds of maps for textbook publishers, travel guides, magazines and individual authors. You can find my maps in textbooks for Mc Graw-Hill, Prentice Hall, Bedford/St. Martin's, and National Geographic to name a few and travel guides such as Countryman Press and Fodor's .

I have the research materials, the cartographic bases, and the knowledge to get your job done quickly and...

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Nov 25, 2013|Graphic Design|$80|Completed
Sep 29, 2013|Graphic Design|$135|Completed
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Jul 30, 2013|Digital Image Editing|$300|Completed
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Jul 11, 2013|Graphic Design|$180|Working

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Portfolio

Skills (6)

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Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator CS4 Test (Mac Version)
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Adobe Photoshop
Time Management
Time Management Test
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Adobe InDesign
English-Spanish Translation
English To Spanish Translation Skills Test
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Journalism
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Service Description

I have worked with several companies and individuals and know exactly what kinds of questions to ask. I will complete your maps in the given turnaround time, if not sooner.

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Employment

Rick Steves' Europe
Graphics Produciton Specialist
2013 - Present
Maintains maps for use in guidebooks authorized by Rick Steves and for inclusion in other promotional publications. Communicates information through the use of color, symbols, styles and other...
Freelance
Sole Proprietor
2009 - Present
I currently research/create/design maps for various publications. In addition to cartography, I also am an art editor for variety of projects. I am very familiar with how publishers operate as I...
Expedia
Cartographer
2010 - 2011
I designed neighborhood and larger scale maps for Expedia's website and also localized those maps into various languages.
Mapping Specialists
Senior Cartographer
1997 - 2009
In my position with this company I did the following: -Assumed responsibility for advanced map design, research and production -Contributed to project set-up/organization and tracking/quality...

Education

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
B.S. Major:Geography Minor:Earth Science
1990 - 1995

Keywords

Adobe Creative Suite Cartography
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