Senior Cartographer, Graphics Coordinator
Expertise:In the past 22 years with Todd Groundwater, Alain has provided a variety of cartographic, graphic and Geographic Information System (GIS) services. He is responsible for graphics from initial concept to final production. His experience includes graphics for reports, presentations, and exhibits for litigation. He has advanced skills with Freehand, specialized software for preparation of high-quality maps and graphics. This software is highly flexible, allowing design of graphics — for example, maps — that are specifically attuned to project needs. He is also versed in GIS, with capabilities to compile, organize and display spatial data. He has hands-on expertise with CS3, an Adobe software suite (including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash).
As Graphics Coordinator, Alain is responsible for the final quality assurance and quality control of all graphics. He ensures that Todd Groundwater's graphics not only accurately portray all of the intended data, but are attractive, accessible and readily usable by the intended recipient, typically including both professional and lay audiences.
Academic Background:BA Geography, University of California, Berkeley, 1990