Lonnie Lanham

I am currently working as the digital content manager for the USGS at MD-DE-DC Water Science Center in Baltimore, MD. I work with the MD-DE-DC WSC (and others as commissioned) creating/managing a dynamic web product for collaborators, cooperators and consumers.


Professional History

FY 2018 
1 Year DETAIL for USGS, Reston, VA
Drupal Content Manager/Web Developer

2015 - Present 
USGS, MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Baltimore MD 
Web Developer/Digital Content Manager/Technical Support Specialist

2006 - 2015
USGS, MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Baltimore MD 
Lead Information Technology Specialist/Web Developer

2000 - 2006 
USGS, MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Baltimore MD 
Web Systems Administrator

1999 - 2000 
USGS, MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Baltimore MD 
Scientific Illustrator/Cartographer (contract position)

1997 - 1999 
National Geographic Society, Book Division 
Cartographer (contract position)

1997 - 1998 
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Department of Geography 
Lab Proctor for Spatial Analysis and Cartographic Production Labratory



M.A. Digital Publications Design, core studies Interaction Design & Web Development, PG Certificate: Information Design and Digital Media Production, University of Baltimore

B.A. Geography and Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

UG Cert: GIS and Cartographic Production, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Pro Cert: CompTIA A+, iNet+; 2014: Mac OS X Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)

Other: Continuing coursework, staying up-to-date on trends, technology and processes in Web development and trends in UX. Windows OS, and Macintosh OS, training for Adobe ACE (Illustrator, Photoshop)



Operating Systems:

  • Mac OSX up through El Capitan, Pro Admin
  • Windows 7, Pro Admin; Active Directory Admin
  • Linux Ubuntu, ChromeOS

Web Develeopment & Design:

  • Coding: HTML5, CSS3, XML, SVG, JavaScript, Python, PHP
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Flash
  • Fireworks
  • InDesign

Application Development:

  • ColdFusion
  • IIS and Apache server-side content and application services
  • Google Maps API and Mashups
  • MediaWiki
  • WordPress CMS
  • Drupal (learning) CMS
  • Visual Basic

Productivity & Specialty Software:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Google Docs
  • SAS
  • R
  • ArcGIS
  • SPlus
  • MapViewer

Other Interests

Photography, Information graphics, interface/dashboard design, Web-based cartography/GIS, interactive mapping applications, artistic cartography, Flash mapping, interactive Web Technologies, XML, Scalable Vector Graphic development, graphic design for the Web, 3D environment rendering, technical illustration, line art, PhotoShop, data networking, satellite imaging technology.