Senior Cartographic Experience Designer - Marketing

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Bring your seasoned cartographic data visualization knowledge to help create, inspire, and influence user-centered map design at Esri and beyond.

Working closely with brand, content strategy, and a dedicated mapping visualization team, you'll play a central role in tackling our ambitious plans to bring cutting-edge geographic experiences to our global website and media touchpoints.

You’ll execute technical workflows from story conception, data discovery, and management, all the way to production at scale using ArcGIS and other products. Blending your geographical expertise and imagination, you will produce stunning maps across fascinating topics including urban systems, landscape, marine, demographics/lifestyles, base maps, transportation, and Earth observations to tell engaging stories about our planet published in partnership with the world’s finest publications.


  • Work in partnership with Brand marketing, UX, Cartographic, and UI design teammates as well as researchers, web strategists, business stakeholders, content writers, and developers
  • Work in our suite of tools and Geodatabase implementing best practice GIS workflows including data discovery, cleaning, and implementation
  • Produce beautiful and engaging maps based on specific campaign and communication plans
  • Evaluate and propose new ideas about how to demonstrate the value of the world’s most powerful mapping software to new audiences
  • Be our mapping evangelist—have an opinion, use your voice, mentor others, and share the value of geographic thinking
  • Stay up to date with the latest data and mapping technologies


  • 5+ years of professional experience designing and implementing maps on mobile and web
  • Expert experience in ArcGIS products, or related powerful mapping tools
  • Technical expertise: while no one is a complete expert in every tool, we expect you to have significant experience in some combination of the following. During the interview process please make it clear how you use these tools in your craft:
    • HTML / CSS
    • Geo-files, could include JSON, REST endpoint
    • JavaScript (TypeScript, React, and more)
    • SQL (PostgreSQL, SQLite, or other)
    • Any part of Esri’s ArcGIS system
    • Adobe suite and design (such as Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects)
    • Cinema 4D, Unreal Engine, or other live, 3D rendering systems
    • Data Visualization: D3JS, MapBoxGLJS, Leaflet
    • Git and GitHub, and/or other collaborative version control systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in geography, cartography, computer science, data visualization, or related design fields such as urban planning, architecture, and information design sciences
  • A demonstrated passion for geographic knowledge; please give examples from your past
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to make complex ideas understandable

Recommended Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in geography, cartography, computer science, data visualization, or related design fields such as urban planning, architecture, and information design sciences
  • Expert knowledge of geographic information system (GIS) technology, mapping, and analysis applications
  • Familiarity with international cartographic conventions and web accessibility standards, including I10n, i18n, and translation


Please include a link to your online portfolio or PDF samples of recent work. Samples must communicate your approach to evidence-driven problem-solving on real-world projects and demonstrate your skills in developing evidence-based insights and design solutions through a mix of low- and high-fidelity deliverables.



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$93,600-$160,160 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

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