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Eric A. Morrissey

Eric Morrissey is an IT Specialist (Internet) with the USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center in Reston, VA.

In 1999, Eric began work at the USGS as a contract Graphic Designer with EnviroTemps Inc. After successful completion of a 3-year contract, Eric obtained and completed a 4-year Federal Government term appointment at the USGS as a Graphics Specialist for the Eastern Energy Resources Science Center. In 2006, Eric obtained permanent Federal employment status as an IT Specialist (Internet) with the same USGS Center and currently supports a team of 75+ GEM scientists in the following areas:

  • Website Content Management
  • Metadata Creation and Review
  • Data Publishing
  • Technical Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Information for officially published products (provide maps, graphs, figures, charts, layout, etc.), as well as for conference presentations and posters

Professional Experience

  • 2020 - Present: IT Specialist (Internet), USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center, Reston, VA

  • 2006 - 2020: IT Specialist (Internet), USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, VA

  • 2002 - 2006: Graphics Specialist, USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, VA

  • 1999 - 2002: Graphics Designer, EnviroTemps, Amherst, MA, Duty station: USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, VA

Education and Certifications

  • M.A. Graphic Design; Art and Visual Information Technologies Extended Studies Program, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 2003

  • B.S. Graphic Design, Keene State College School of Sciences and Social Sciences (School of Art), Keene, NH, 1996

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