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Seeking a cartographer, 2 years experience with GIS and/or graphic design. Boulder CO. We are an EOE employer.

Purpose:
To create premium quality wall maps that serve the energy industry and other sectors that Platts serves. Position will use a combination of GIS with vector and raster illustration software.

Responsibilities:
? Ability to create publication-worthy maps within ESRI ARCview or MapInfo Professional, using established standards and specifications.
? Utilize multiple data sources to generate base data for maps. Review sources and understand data processes in order to collect the most timely and accurate data available. Sources include Platts database, UDI data, and external sources.
? Collaborate with product manager and/or marketing representative in maintenance of the map products on the e-commerce site (posting new maps, adjust images and text as needed in order to keep the store accurate and up-to-date) and generation of marketing collateral.
? Custom cartography; create ad hoc maps in response to client requests
? Assist Client Services, Support and Sales by responding to customer inquiries
? Create product development schedule in coordination with product managers and Senior Cartographers
? Coordinate and maintain relationships with analytics teams to ensure map production is fulfilling customer needs and the products are an accurate and timely representation of the data.
? Develop new design standards and display styles (such as themes, symbolization, color palettes) to remain competitive and to drive customer demand
? Investigate and apply new GIS/Design software to assist in the development of production processes.



Qualifications
? Bachelors degree in Geography, GIS, Graphic Design or related field
? 2 years of either GIS/Cartography or Graphic Design employment experience
? Proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator (or equivalents)
? Proficiency with either ArcGIS or MapInfo Professional GIS platforms

Respond to louise_sliman@platts.com

-ability to play drums helpful ;)
Platts, a div. of McGraw-Hill
www.maps.platts.com





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