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Caitlin Dierks

Caitlin Dierks

New York, NY, US

 

About 

My name is Caitlin Dierks. I am a creative problem solver, or a designer who is both logical and creative. My approach to design is three-fold:

1. Discover the genius loci of the site

2. Design with people in mind, or thoughtful design

3. Direct and to the point; focused on overall intent

I am also a self-motivated designer. Instead of relying on competition to motivate me, I am always striving to improve my own "PR" so to speak, or personal record. 

I am a self-starter, eager to jump in and get going on a design problem; preferring  to organize my time and avoid waiting till the last minute to get work done.\

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Employment 

Gardens by Garland (now called Garland Alliance), Milwaukee, WI, US, Assistant Landscape Designer

My work included drafting site plans in AutoCAD; rendering perspectives in Adobe Photoshop; creating models in Google Sketchup; field work and designing planting plans for residential and commercial sites as well as national competitions.

Jul 2011 - Dec 2013
 

Insite Landscape Design, Wauwatosa, WI, US, Landscape Design Intern

My work included field measuring, drafting site plans, rendering perspectives, and designing planting plans for residential, commercial and public sites.

Jun 2009 - Sep 2010
 

Education 

Iowa State University College of Design, Ames, IA, US, BArch, Landscape Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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