Senior Visualization Coordinator /
Advanced Diploma of Technology, GIS, British Columbia Institute of Technology (2006)
Associate Certificate, Desktop Publishing & Design, British Columbia Institute of Technology (2005)
BA, Geography, Simon Fraser University (2002)
Certificate of Liberal Arts, Simon Fraser University (2002)
Transportation Management & Design, Inc.
Fehr & Peers Transportation Consultants
Environmental Criminology Research Inc.
IRLY Distributors Ltd.
Tiiki Rysen is a map designer and visual communication specialist with over 16 years’ experience using GIS technology to inform research efforts and present complex data for public consumption. Tiiki works closely with TMD’s transit planners, aggregating and transforming data into visual displays to inform network and service recommendations. Through creating spatial data and maps to complement technical analyses, she enhances public engagement efforts by helping stakeholders envision alternative service concepts and understand the impact of proposed transit investments. In addition to producing maps and visuals of proposed transit investments, she brings extensive experience designing templates, streamlining workflows, and training staff. She also brings the power of automation and data merge functionality to the forefront to increase efficiency by streamlining levels of output and time frames in which multiple results can be generated. Her commitment to strategic design principles drives her creative approach when visually communicating information to multiple audiences. Prior to joining TMD’s team in 2017, Tiiki served over a decade as a geographer and regional GIS manager for a national transportation consulting firm.