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

Dots vs. polygons: How I choose the right visualization

August 7, 2017
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Whaam! A map style inspired by the pop art movement

July 21, 2017
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Mapbox Satellite Streets redesigned for mobile

May 24, 2016
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Create landmark-focused, travel maps with Mapbox Streets

Feb 9, 2016
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Better navigation with new road classifications in Mapbox Streets

Feb 1, 2016
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Designing the Swiss Ski style in Mapbox Studio

Jan 19, 2016
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Designing the whaam! style in Mapbox Studio

Jan 5, 2016
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Create landmark-focused, travel maps with Mapbox Streets

Feb 9, 2016
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Designing the Vintage style in Mapbox Studio

Dec 14, 2015
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Traditional trail design with AllTrails

Mar 16, 2015
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Massive data in Mapbox Studio Classic with PostGIS + SQL

Jan 26, 2015
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Rand McNally: a new map and a peek into the design process

Nov 21, 2014
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Web to canvas print: resolution independence with Mapbox Studio Classic

Oct 15, 2014
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