Fernando Jimeno

Fernando Jimeno

Garden Grove, CA, US



I’m  a professional California Certified Interior Designer C.I.D. with a long record in the design and planning field going back to 1979 when I graduated with a degree and diploma in Architectural Technology from the University of Lima, Peru and then started practicing and being mentored by renown Lima architect and urban planner Jorge Cava Crovetto; a direct disciple of famous French architect Le Corbusier.


Jimeno+Design, Garden Grove, CA, US, Interior Designer / Architectural CAD Draftsman / Independent Consultant

Plan and execute commercial and residential projects for architects, interior designers, engineers, general contractors, landlords and homeowners as required for plan check approval and building permits.
Clients: CDI Architects -Tustin, CA, Bole International Inc.- Irvine, CA, Yaghi Engineering - Orange, CA, Signature Interiors - Corona, CA, SPEC Builders - Garden Grove, CA - PR Construction - Orange, CA, National Realty Homes - Costa Mesa, CA, among other clients / home owners for commercial and residential projects.

Mar 2009 - current

Bole International, Santa Ana, Ca. , Senior Director Of Operations / Interior Designer

Directed and managed entire office team’s projects from conceptual design (DD) to finish set of construction documents (CD’s) with attention to code compliance and office standards. Reported to CEO / Principal and held fully responsible and accountable for office team and projects performances.
In charge of evaluating and hiring; improved performance of team and grew company success. Client interactions, engineering and city coordination, as required for plan check approval for building permits.
Clients: The Irvine Co, Insignia, CB Richard Ellis, Inc., Trammell Crow Co., Coreland, PS Business Park, AmerisourceBergen-City of Corona, Kyocera - Costa Mesa, etc.

Mar 2002 - Feb 2009

Bryant Palmer Soto, Inc. Engineers / Architects, Torrance, CA. , CAD Consultant / Project Manager.

Management & Production, of CD’s for Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant projects. At the same time, involved in consulting with local engineers, architects and contractors in the planning and development of CD’s for commercial & residential improvements.

Mar 2001 - Mar 2002

Ware Malcomb, Irvine Ca., Job Captain

Team leader; involved in the development, production and coordination of construction documents for commercial Tenant Improvement projects. (Irvine Co., Insignia, Infrastructure, etc.)

Oct 2000 - Apr 2001

SAA interiors + architecture, Long Beach, CA. / Newport Beach, CA, Job Captain

Team leader; involved in the development, production and coordination of construction documents for commercial TI projects. Opens first S+K+A office in Newport Beach, CA, today S+A+A main office in Newport Beach, CA (Arden Realty, Inc., CA - The Irvine Co, CA - Insignia, CA - etc.)

Dec 1996 - Oct 2000


Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana CA., Architectural Technology Certificate

Architectural History
Manual Drafting
CAD Drafting & Design
Materials and Methods of Construction
Prints reading
Codes and Laws (UBC)
Methods of Construction
Construction Details

Sep 1988 - May 1990

University of Lima, Lima - Peru , Architectural Design & Techniques

Introduction and History
Architectural Design Fundamentals
Materials and Methods of Construction - Basic to advance Structures
Architectural Drafting Principles to advance
Construction Planning and Scheduling
Mechanical and Electrical Building Systems

Apr 1977 - Nov 1981

Areas of Specialization