AMY LEE  WALTON ︎

Hi, I’m Amy Lee.


Lead map designer and design experience strategist that marries interaction, design, and location.


I research, analyze, sketch, prototype, iterate, and train best practices and workflows for location based products and narratives. Currently, Design Experience Lead at Mapbox.



SELECTED MAP DESIGNS

· CaliTerrain
· Satellite Streets
· Blueprint

BACKGROUND
I earned my MFA at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and mixed businesses and technology at the University of Cincinnati. I served on the Board for the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) for two years. And I currently serve on the Board for the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS).

I’ve spoken at Typographics 2018, San Francisco Design Week 2018, Portland Design Week 2017, and Tallahassee Design Week 2016, and 18 other venue over the past 5 years. My work has been featured in and on The Atlas of Design, Wired, Communication Arts, Architectural Digest, and Techinca.ly DC. I’ve been interviewed on Revision Path, Dissection, and NPR’s All Tech Considered podcasts.


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LOCALES 
Washington, DC
San Francisco, CA




Home
Amy Lee wants more designers creating custom maps for their web and mobiles application and products. Senior Cartographer at Mapbox, Amy Lee is currently leading Mapbox’s Designer Experience and Engagement. Her passion for teaching best practices for designing beautiful, functional web maps led her to write, The Guide to Map Design.

She has spoken at Typographics 2018, San Francisco Design Week 2018, Portland Design Week 2017, Tallahassee Design Week 2016, and twice at the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS). Her work has been featured in and on The Atlas of Design, Wired, Communication Arts, Architectural Digest, Techinca.ly DC, Revision Path podcast, Dissection Podcast, and All Tech Considered (NPR). In 2017, Amy Lee was awarded the DCFemTech Designer Award. She’s an 2014 MFA graduate of the Maryland Insitute College of Art (MICA).

Amy Lee works bi-coastly between the Bay and the DMV. She communicates across most timezones. She has sat for 2 years on the Executive Board as Chair and Vice President for a 300 person non-profit, Thursday Network (TN) the young professionals auxiliary of the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL). Amy Lee learned to present and sell design in Batimore, learned to design iteratively and track metrics in the Pacific Northwest, and was born and raised in southwestern Ohio.

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