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Karlee McCracken

Karlee McCracken

She has an undergraduate degree in Journalism and a doctorate in Organizations Development specializing in Leadership.

She has over 9 years of experience working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and graphic design as a GIS Technician before she joined FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) in 2001. Karlee has then been involved in vegetation mapping, delineation of waters of the US and waters of the state, critical habitat mapping, California natural diversity database mapping and project specific environmental impacts.

Karlee is highly skilled with software such as ArcGIS, Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Acrobat. Her expertise in photo manipulation, layout design and color management helps when she creates brochures, flyers, posters and other marketing materials.

Recent Posts

Working with GIS Consultants to Understand How to Design Better Maps

Posted by Karlee McCracken on Aug 14, 2012 8:57:00 AM


When presenting geographic information you also need graphic design skills. Graphic design skills help produce clear, meaningful maps that not only look professional but also captivate readers.