Cartographic Data Visualizer

Cartographic Data Visualizer

About Spherical

Spherical is a strategic design and integrative research studio supporting projects regenerating the health and integrity of Earth’s living systems. Learn more →

Current Project

Spherical is building a field kit of open-source tools to support community-driven climate resilience in Los Angeles. Co-designed with community organizers, climate scientists, policymakers, and infrastructure developers, these tools support collaborative dreaming into visions of equitable futures. The field kit includes interactive media for exploring cascading benefits of whole-systems approaches, community mapping and storytelling tools, and a game for sketching scenarios. This unique assemblage of domains and media calls for a diverse team of creative collaborators. We encourage women and people of color to apply.

A sample of prior work for this project:

What You'll Do

  • Process and tile geospatial data using GIS tools such as QGIS and GDAL
  • Upload this data for processing into map tiles via Mapbox systems (Mapbox Studio and Mapbox Tile Service)
  • Evaluate data sets for precision, completeness, and appropriateness
  • Communicate and collaborate with external data resources and stakeholders

What You Need

  • 3+ years of professional experience using ArcGIS, QGIS, GDAL or equivalent tools to reproject, process and export geospatial data sets
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to internal team members and with external data stakeholders
  • A portfolio of cartographic and geospatial data visualization projects

Location

Remote (UTC -8 to -4)

Term

Contract

Hours

10-20/week

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