Ross Johnson

Freelance Landscape Architect & CAD Freelancer

Location:United States
2 Skills
Design and graphics professional with over ten years of experience in the applications of AutoCAD, Adobe
Illustrator, Photoshop, ESRI GIS and a variety of other computer graphics programs used to design
structures, landscapes, and space development for municipalities, universities and private enterprises.
Professional Experience
Project Design Technician,
Counsilman-Hunsaker & Associates, St. Louis, MO 2008 to 2010
Responsible for the creative designs and development of pools and aquatic centers for communities,
included audits of existing facilities and mechanical support equipment followed by submitting reports for
suggested improvements.
Landscape Designer
Robert W. Droll Landscape Architects, Lacey, WA 2007 to 2008
Responsible for creating site plans and designs to develop land areas for projects, including parks,
universities, recreational/athletic facilities, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential
sites. Prepared drawings, specifications, and cost estimates for land development, showing ground
contours, vegetation, location of structures, and facilities such as roads, walks, parking areas, fences,
walls, and utilities. Coordinated arrangement of existing and proposed land features and structures.
Responsible for working with clients, engineers, other architects and officials for the overall project
development, including analysis of data for site feasibility and providing site consideration for conditions
of the geographic location. Site considerations included soil, vegetation, and rock features, drainage, and
location of structures for preparation of environmental impact report and development of landscaping
Community Planning Intern
AHBL, Tacoma, WA 2006 to 2007
Responsible for designing and creating marketing graphics for a broad range of projects that emphasized
low impact development. Projects included commercial, residential, industrial, resort, park development.
All designs were created in CAD, Photoshop, Sketch Up, Illustrator, and GIS.
Design intern
Land Expression, Spokane, WA 2006
Responsible for a wide variety of projects including: freehand drafting, marketing and structuring project
documents; also responsible for all computer based designs in Auto Cad and Photoshop.
Additional Skills
AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, ESRI GIS, Sketch Up, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
MS applications, MS Access,
Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Architecture from Washington State University in 2007.
Studied urban planning in Italy with Washington State University’s department of Architecture. Studied
graphic art, engineering graphics, community design, site engineering sustainable design and residential
construction design
Skills (2) Rating
Landscape Architecture