Thank you for visiting our site. Our hope is to clarify who we are and what we do as quickly as possible. We sympathize that your current map hunt has already taken way too much time.
We create royalty-free digital maps. Our digital map files, whether stock maps or custom maps, are available in Adobe Illustrator or PDF format for Windows or Macintosh. We do offer a printing service that we outsource, and our maps can also be printed by you or by a facility such as Kinko’s for large formats. They are vector maps so you can blow them up and maintain the high resolution at large sizes.
Although it may sound a little melodramatic, we really were there over 25 years ago at the beginning . . . possibly the first to bring Geographic Information System (GIS) map data into Illustrator. Yes, we worked with Illustrator before it even had layers and provided GIS files to Adobe for product development.
Our solutions-based focus influences everything we do, every decision we make, and somehow lifts us to a higher order of map company. We carry stock maps because they are the best solution to many map needs, but at our core, we are a custom cartography company.
We are digital map experts. Top management at Creative Force Maps has a minimum of twenty-five years of hands-on, GIS-based mapping experience. We bring the disciplines of GIS engineering, cartography and graphic design together to form a synergy few companies can emulate.
Our candor may surprise you. Integrity cannot be achieved by polishing your expectations or clouding difficult issues until after the sale. We will tell you if one of our maps is overkill for your needs. We will tactfully align your expectations to your budget. We will guide you to the shortest, most cost-effective path to your project's completion.
Although our knowledge and instinct to innovate are two of our greatest assets, it is our people and their no-nonsense approach to building the type of company they're proud to work for that has sustained our uninterrupted success. We invite you to request references.
We take great pride in being the very best at what we do. We are aware that we will never be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize; however, we are convinced that small companies like ours, companies who insist upon excellence, are steadily improving the state of our planet.
Our guarantee is this: if you do not find working with us to be a pleasurable experience, then there is something wrong with you :)
We invite you to call us at 800.822.6331. Our office hours are 9-6 EST Monday through Friday.
People You Are Likely To Encounter
Director of Production & Custom Maps/Founder
Jolan began her digital mapping career in 1986 and worked with Apple Computer developing the desktop mapping industry. She created her first map of the world before Adobe Illustrator thought to have layers. Her many responsibilities include: Project Management, Quality Assurance, Sales and Marketing.
She's been happily married for over 22 years (to the same guy) world-renowned spiritual healer, Bradley Falk.
Jolan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from the University of Minnesota.
Her unique skill is the ability to magically know her location after being dropped blindfolded in any city.
Her dislikes are few, mostly logos with scantily clad women on boats.
iTunes Playlist: Van Morrison, David Gray, Rosi Golan, Michael Kiwanuka, Amos Lee, Anne Heaton, The Black Keys and Nickelback.
Head Cartographer Extraordinaire
Dwight has been with the company since November of 1995 and brings an acute problem-solving ability and "outside the box" innovation.
Dwight truly loves what he does and, oddly enough, has been known to make maps just for fun. With an eye for creativity, some of his photography has been featured in art shows and galleries.
His unique skill is the ability to escape all boxes we put him in.
Dwight's expertise comes from an eclectic range of fields including: Cartography, CADD, Corporate Design, Graphic Arts, and Aviation Mechanics.
iTunes Playlist: Claude Debussy, Johnny Cash, Mozart, VnV Nation, Zac Brown Band
Office Manager/Administrative Wizard
Gail has 20+ years experience in office administration. Her responsibilities include putting and keeping money in the bank account, customer service, research and development.
Gail enjoys wooing the staff with various culinary creations, namely decadent desserts and owns every kitchen gadget known to man. She also has quite a green thumb and has had a tremendous impact on the length of time the plants around the office live.
Her unique skill is to juggle the many and varied requests we make without dropping the ball.
She dislikes people who ask for directions.
iTunes Playlist: Counting Crows, Train, REM, Matchbox 20, Led Zeppelin