Ty Keith

Detail orientated GIS analyst with a multi-faceted skill set including but not limited to cartographic design, spatial data management, image and data analysis. Extensive experience within the ESRI eco-system, as well as a variety of other spatial and non-spatial software’s. Demonstrated ability to work in high pressure environments that require precise time management and fast turn arounds. Competent interpersonal, customer service and project management abilities.


Work Experience

GIS Analyst, Matrix Solutions Inc.

July 2019 - Present, Calgary AB

Perform spatial analysis and produce cartographic outputs for various technical disciplines like Hydrogeology, Air Quality, Assessment, Reclamation, Remediation and Monitoring to effectively communicate spatial information. Create, process, edit, format and manage spatial data/databases. Be the first point of contact for field spills which included creating rush field map packages. Meticulously manage metadata and QA data for quality. Liaise with multiple departments and project leads to define project requirements and mapping deliverables, then execute and analyze figures and tables for reporting.

Manager of Production, Instant Imprints Chinook

April 2017 - July 2019, Calgary AB

Manage 3 employees at a time to accurately and efficiently complete multiple projects per day. First and last point of contact for all in-person and over the phone customers looking to place print/apparel orders. QA print outputs for accuracy and quality. Use the Adobe CC suite to create client file outputs like logo’s, business cards, brochures and a variety of other promotional material. Track and control daily, weekly and monthly purchasing and expenses via Microsoft excel and Quickbooks for use in monthly/yearly reporting.

AutoCAD Technician, Kriedo

September 2015 - April 2017, Calgary AB

Created mapping deliverable's for use in client reports. Created mapping and field mapping templates. Review and QA reports prior to client delivery. Conducted market research and compiled/organized data for the purpose of defining potential new client's. As well as track and input the business development team’s acquired data in Salesforce.


Applied Bachelors of Geographic Information Systems

B.GIS, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - 2020

AutoCAD Certificate of Completion

Certificate, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - 2015

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Technology

Diploma, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - 2013

Software & Skills

  • Advanced proficiency in ESRI ArcGIS 10.x software's and AutoCAD softwares

  • Intermediate proficiency with Global Mapper, Surfer 15, FME, Python, GPS Pathfinder, Adobe CC, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Familiar with SQL and VB scripting languages. As well as model builder workspace and EQuIS Environmental Databases

  • Familiar with ArcPro software and a variety of geoenrichment and geoprocessing tools

  • Digitizing and classifying features from markups, technical/construction drawings, survey plans, and aerial imagery

  • Geo-referencing of aerial imagery

  • Generating contours and surfaces from LiDAR, DEM and elevation data

  • Experience in generating Watersheds and Air Quality models

  • Processing and correcting GPS data

  • Accurately run topology checks

  • Using scripted label expressions to effectively create and visualize large sets of dynamic data

  • Creating excel formulas like vlookup, hlookup, ifsums, etc. and pivot tables to clean, combine, visualize, interpret and analyze data.

Samples of Work


Professional Development Goals

  • Learn to use Python and SQL at a more advanced level

  • Become more proficient with ArcPro as the GIS industry heads into using it as the preferred platform

  • Learn how to post-process and stitch aerial imagery

  • Build a strong personal network with many different GIS professionals

  • Become more proficient with alternative softwares like QGIS, Surfer and Global Mapper

  • Build work experience and foundational knowledge across multiple industries and their uses of GIS

  • Teach myself an additional programming language like JavaScript as the industry move towards the need for online mapping development