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Wanqin Su

11223 NE 53rd St.
Kirkland, WA 98033
United States
(225) 916-0369
Desired Position: 
Urban Designer / Landscape Designer / Planner
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/suwanqin/   PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: PACE ENGINEERS INC (04/2017-08/2018) Land Development Group, Landscape / Graphic Designer - Created planting design drawings based on cities’ code. Starting from researching cities’ code requirements, to developing design ideas and CAD drafting. - Created property maps, from site scale to city scale, to help with the evaluation process of real estate developers. - Created graphics to demonstrate engineers’ design ideas   APRIL PHILIPS DESIGN WORKS (11/2016 - 02/2017) Landscape Designer - Created illustrative plans, sections, perspectives and videos. - Drafted construction details under senior designers’ guidance - Organized material library for paver, concrete and other landscape materials.   DESIGNJONES LLC (08 - 11/2016) Associate Landscape Designer/Planner - Participated in client meetings and agency reviews - Worked on Stormwater Management Reports to meet the code requirements of New Orleans - Developed construction drawings under senior designer’s guidance - Composed proposals under guidance of principles   AGENCE OUVRAY    (06 - 08/2015) Intern Landscape Designer/Planner                 - Coordinated with two planning firms and the client for a master planning project - Assisted senior designer with presentations and graphics, including CAD drafting, Photoshop rendering and InDesign Layout                              YAS DESIGN CO., LTD (11/2012 - 11/2013)             Intern Landscape Designer/Planner     - Managed a small exhibition inside the firm for employees to share their traveling experience - Worked with marketing group to manage social platform of the firm     ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: Louisiana State University (09/2015 - 05/2016 Research Assistant - Developed case studies for Professor Diane Jones Allen’s publication, “Lost in the Transit Desert: Race, Transit Access, and Suburban Form “ - Collaborated with Professor Austin Allen and John Taylor to videotape Bayou Bienvenue Wetlands Triangle, interviewed residents, visited all municipal facilities on-site and complied a final report   International Federation of Landscape Architect 2013 annual Asian meeting (09-10 /2013) Student charrette for  - Assisted senior charrette coordinating the meeting - Composed and sent invitation of international student representative from various countries   Association of Young Landscape Architect, Tongji University (09/2012-09/2013) Management and Liaison Director - Invited guest speakers and coordinated the lectures - Organized propagandas, arranged activities for members


- Hosted internal meetings, organized fundraising and adjusted budgets 
Louisiana State University (08/2014 - 08/2016) Master of Landscape Architecture   Tongji University (09/2010 - 07/2014) Bachelor of Engineering, Landscape Studies

With about two years of experience in design-oriented environment, I have participated all phases of creating code compliant designs to satisfy communities, clients and cities. Having lived and worked in Puget Sound Area, San Francisco Bay Area, New Orleans, Shanghai and Southeast China, the interaction between human and the environment fascinates Me. I always appreciate new opportunities that give me a chance to explore different aspects of the field, and to meet talented professionals.

Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.