Cartographer Resume Template

Cartographers are map makers who have evolved from manual map making to computer and GPS -aided map making and revising.  Rather than be an obsolete profession with GPS, cartography has now become a more exact science enjoying the highest accuracy in history with the use of satellite and aerial mapping techniques.  The cartographers’ works what get displayed in may GPS systems to locate your position. Our resume can be complete with a portfolio of your cartographic works.

Cartographer Resume Template

Bryan L. Lewis, Jr.

Vance Ave., McEwen, Tennessee

Phone:  931-113-9801


To be a lead Cartographer in a major mapping company

Summary of Qualifications

  • About 10 years of experience as cartographer for a large map survey company
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in English and Spanish

Career Experience / Job History

2000 – Present:  Cartographer, Natural Geographic Map Company

  • Plan and implement approved mapping and map-revision project.
  • Examine aerial and satellite terrain photographs to prepare photograph geographic mosaics and related charts
  • Generate maps and related graphs and charts using digital mapping techniques, computer interactive graphics, traditional drafting methods and computer or traditional scribing tools
  • Gather mapping obtained from photogrammetric techniques to piece together profile maps, contour maps and related cartographic materials.
  • Revise and update manually generated cartographic materials as required
  • Maintain 3D cartographic materials in the database systems
  • Inspect final compositions to ensure completeness and accuracy


2000 – Present:  In House seminars and workshops on new cartography technologies along with satellite-based mapping.

1997 – 2000:  Diploma in Cartography, DeVry University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request.

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