Daniel Farnan GIS Analyst and Graphic Designer

San Francisco, CA Farnan_Daniel_Resume_2018.docx

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Experienced GIS and Graphics Professional

•Advanced production and communication skills for multiple-project delivery, experienced and comfortable working with deadlines

•Technology and Web aware, and able, accomplished in digital imaging and GIS, coordinating with clients, management and vendors


•ArcGIS 10+, spatial data generation, analysis, management, verification and rectification; geocoding; spatial data organization, SDE

•FOSS GIS: GRASS, QGIS; some Postgres, SQL and command line; Webmapping with ArcOnline, leaflet and GeoJSON; Python (arcpy)

•Advanced Adobe CS – Excellent Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills; Advanced Acrobat skills; Dreamweaver and Fireworks

•Advanced raster manipulation skills in CaptureOne and Adobe Lightroom, adjusting 16 bit RAW files for large scale batch processes

•Trimble trained in GPS, use of Pathfinder for post-processing; Experienced in Field Work and Field Data Collection

•Database design and upkeep, MS Access, MS SQL Management Studio, Peoplesoft, Lotus; Data entry and management/clean-up

•Advanced MS Office, developed PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills including for presentation

•Excellent layout, editing, design and illustration, deadline management and creative problem-solving skills

•Competent html coding, CSS, some JavaScript and command line; Google Earth/SketchUp, kml; Web Design and Webmaster skills

•Excellent project coordination skills; Cross-departmental and client/vendor communications


Freelance Design, Current (since 2008); San Francisco, California

•Processing technical drawings using CADD files and Adobe CS for high-end print presentation. •Fine Art desktop publishing. •Urban scale GIS for parcel analysis.

•Created 3D visualization animation – georeferenced in scale: using GIS, Google Earth, SketchUp and kml, for solar start-up.

•Web Design for collateral presentation, SEO, and Public Outreach. •Logo design, business development, and branding assistance.

IT Contractor, GIS: City of Emeryville, 2016; Emeryville, California

•Conforming/centralizing the city GIS database; Updating of city streets, parks, parcels and addresses data for feature class service.

•Map design to specification for key stakeholders; best practices advisor; GIS Lead; intern mentoring; data sourcing and verificaiton

Operations Lead: Google, 2014; Mountain View, California

•Quality control of Aerial Photogrammetry and Flight Plans; Aerial Photograph Correction of RAW image files for large datasets.

GIS Coordinator and Sweeping Router: San Francisco Department of Public Works in Street and Environmental Services, 2011 to 2013; San Francisco, California

•Mapping and data coordination for infrastructure and environmental projects, cartographic information visualization.

•Supervisor District re-draw, heads-up in ArcGIS from assessor’s metes and bounds; Public Affairs graphics development.

•Presentation graphics; security camera review; survey development; data rectification; software development assistance.

Production Artist: CirclePoint, 2007 to 2008; San Francisco, California

•Developed and customized new graphics support system and position for environmental engineering group.

•Relied on for pressure-deadline webmastering, PowerPoint presentation delivery and high-profile project assistance.

•Designed, produced and delivered high-profile proposal customized to a principal’s design requirements in MS Word.

Professional Services Associate (GIS Lead Developer): Sharechive, LLC, 2005 to 2007; San Francisco, California.                                         •Pressure Digital Imaging using Adobe CS; Data rectification in Excel for CPM balancing; GIS data sourcing: public and private sector.                          •Developed product archive presentation and production system to address key client satisfaction issues, improving productivity.              •4D GIS Development for special project – coordinating with upper management, technical leads and an Urban Planner.

Command Center: H and R Block, 2004 to 2005; San Francisco, California

•Initiated and led this new position, focusing scheduling, improving productivity at local offices by up to 10% over the tax season.

Graphics Technician: Wilbur Smith Associates, 2000 to 2002; San Francisco, California

•Acted as production prime, using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and other programs for maps; graphic rendering of CADD and GIS.

•Created production templates for Marketing, articulated information visualizations with Project Management, did field work.

•Requested to design an artist’s conceptual rendering of an intermodal transit terminal based on the merit of my work.


•San Francisco State University – GIS Certificate, 2005; San Francisco, California

•San Francisco Art Institute – BFA, Printmaking, 1998; San Francisco, California


•Available on request