Director, Cartography
Job Number: FNG0006471
Organization: National Geographic Partners
Job Type: Editorial
Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Job Posting Date: June 13, 2017

Job Description

The Director of Cartography will lead the Partners’ cartographic team in the creation of all mapping across all print and digital platforms. This person will help National Geographic Partners continue to set the standard for visual journalism around the world. This includes honoring the authenticity and rigorous commitment to excellence that members have come to expect from us while pushing on new approaches and new media to bring our stories to the next generations of members.


  • Lead the Cartographic team in the conceptualization and creation of mapping for: 
    •  NGM
    •  NG Books
    •  Retail
    •  Intracompany needs
  • Conceptualize and execute editorial mapping for print and digital.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Supervisory experience leading a team.
  • Ability to travel 10%.
Division Description

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between National Geographic and 21st Century Fox, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 129 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching over 730 million people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education. For more information visit or, or find us on FacebookTwitter, InstagramGoogle+, YouTubeLinkedIn and Pinterest

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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