Jessica Tornoe

Jessica Tornoe

Santa Ana, CA, US



To obtain an entry-level Landscape Architectural position or CAD drafter position at an environmentally aware firm that will foster my growth as a designer, prepare me for licensure, and present me with opportunities to prepare to become a LEED Accredited Professional.


Rabben Herman Design Office, Newport Beach, CA, US, Landscape Designer- Temporary

I assisted with the Schematic Design package of a major international theme park by use of AutoCAD 2007. I was asked to design a pocket park in the theme park. Responsible for responding to red lines, creating the paving pattern file, planting plan file, parade route file, etc. Also assisted in local Newport Beach park projects and a proposed expansion on the Las Vegas strip (attempting to become a LEED certified project.)

Mar 2012 - May 2012

Fortini Fine Garden Builders, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, Landscape Design Intern

I was privileged to gain experience in a wide range of responsibilities on each residential project, Fortini being a small, family-owned, design/ build firm. My responsibilites included site dimensioning, photography, AutoCAD drafting (as-built and schematic), planting plans, Photoshop image manipulation, InDesign layouts, hand drafting, excel spreadsheets, takeoffs, filing, and delivery.

Nov 2010 - Jun 2011


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, Bachelors, Landscape Architecture

The Landscape Architecture curriculum at Cal Poly prepares students for professional careers dedicated to planning, designing, and managing landscapes essential to the well-being of a healthy society and natural environment. The curriculum is structured to help students develop the values, knowledge, and skills necessary to address human and societal needs within a broad range of project types and environmental scales. The Landscape Architecture Department is one of five departments in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design.

Sep 2005 - Jun 2011


Cal Poly Dean's List, Award

GPA of 3.5 or higher for the duration of one academic quarter.


Cal Poly Dean's List, Award

GPA of 3.5 or higher for the duration of one academic quarter.


Healing Garden Implemented, 1st Place

Developed design for Healing Garden. As the winning design, it will be implemented at Kaiser in Fontana, CA.


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