Calla Little

Cartography Custom compass logo Design

What I Do

I am a cartographer, designer, and developer located in Madison, Wisconsin. I am interested in visualizing complex data in an informative and aesthetically pleasing way. I have BS in Cart/GIS and Physical Geography from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Where I've Worked

Parking Asset & GIS Coordinator
City of Madison Parking Utility
August 2018 — Present
  • Oversee and manage the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Parking Utility's GIS Database
  • Oversee selection of hardware and software as it pertains to GIS
  • Oversee and manage the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Parking Utility Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Oversee and manage the development, implementation, maintenance, and web publishing of public parking data
  • Prepare special figures, designs, layouts, graphics, and maps.
Cartographer & GIS Technician
Fishing Hot Spots
October 2016 — May 2018
  • Redeveloped the company website
  • Modernized company graphics and design methods
  • Ensured product integrity by performing QA maps and data
  • Created and prepared maps and graphics for the printer
  • Improved documentation of cartographic and GIS procedures
UW Cartography Lab
May 2015 — May 2016
  • Created maps of Door County for Wisconsin Public Television's Hometown Stories series
  • Worked with University Ridge Golf Course to make a custom xc ski trail map
  • Produced science and weather graphics for a meteorology textbook
  • Finished statewide and Great River Road bike trail maps for the Wisconsin DOT
  • Worked independently, communicated with clients, and met deadlines
GIS Technician
City of Sun Prairie
February 2015 — September 2015
  • Updated and maintained geodatabases
  • Automated tasks and documented progress using Python scripts
  • Interpreted aerial imagery
  • Updated city maps for public and departmental use

Things I've Made

Static Maps

Interactive Maps