It’s very useful to provide users with visualizations that help them to easily understand complex problems or situations. Nick has experience working with large databases, including financial and economic data sets, and has the analytical and editorial skills to select data that is relevant to show visually.
During his career, Nick has regularly spent time creating maps. He is passionate about cartography and fond of experimenting with data and geographic overlays. Nick uses ArcGIS software to prepare maps and map-based data visualizations as well as Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop to refine the illustrated aspects. He has spent time developing new methods of [...]
Nick has been creating information graphics for the past 15 years. His work has been published by the Associated Press, The New York Times, Fortune magazine, as well as many international newspapers, books and Web sites. Working across all mediums and with many types of information, he has developed a diverse style that includes hand [...]
Since May 2011, Nick is the Graphic Editor at Fortune Magazine, a division of Time Inc. In the ten previous years, Nick has been the art director at the Associated Press and managed a team of 30 graphic artists to report and produce daily news graphics. He was responsible for selecting stories on a daily [...]
Nick has extensive experience using Macromedia Flash to produce data visualization and animated explainers by himself and working with programmers for more complex database-linked interactive graphics. More recently, Nick has been working on short videos for the iPhone platform. He was part of a team of editors and producers developing ideas and scripts on very [...]
Nick maintains a blog located at http://nicolasrapp.com. It is updated in average every three weeks.