August 22, 2018 By Cecile Amalfi,

Tessa, a local San Diegan, joins DO's Summer Internship Program! Tessa graduated from La Jolla High School and Santa Monica College with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts and Behavioral Studies. She is currently a Junior at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo studying Journalism with a focus in Public Relations... Go Mustangs!

During her time off Tessa likes to stay active by playing beach volleyball, surfing, baking or just hanging out with family and friends. Tessa is an adventurous person by nature and is always looking to check out new events in or outside of San Diego. She is an avid blogger and has already showed her value as a writer and researcher for the Digital Operative blog.

Welcome to the team Tessa!


Let's get to know Tessa a little better with some rapid fire questions:
  • Website you visit the most: YouTube
  • Favorite industry related website: No clue...
  • Something you say frequently: “Obviously” and “That’s too good”
  • iPhone or Android: iPhone
  • Favorite phone app: Instagram…sorry not sorry
  • First thing you do when you get to the office: Buy overpriced coffee from the coffee cart out front
  • If you could have any job in the world, what would it be: Travel Blogger or Zoologist
  • How do you take your coffee: Usually black or if I’m feeling sassy a 16 oz. almond milk mocha
  • Fun fact about yourself: I played collegiate beach volleyball ☺
  • Favorite thing to do on a Saturday: Run by the beach, then go shopping or try something new in San Diego
  • Cats or Dogs: 100% BOTH
  • What would you sing at Karaoke night: Dancing Queen (from Mamma Mia)
  • Do you have a nickname, what is it: My mom calls me Suz…(currently no explanation)
  • What was your favorite childhood injury: While dog-walking, two dogs dragged me along the grass and almost got into a fight with another dog. My knees were ruined but whatever
  • If you had an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be: Trail mix
  • Which store (online or brick and mortar) would you like to max out your credit card: Urban Outfitters
  • Can you play any instruments? Used to play piano
  • What's your favorite snack from the snack cart: All of the assorted nuts (e.g. cocoa dusted almonds, walnuts, and honey sesame covered almonds) ☺
Hey! Do you want to join our team too?
Check out our current openings. Perks of working at DO include a dog-friendly office, bagel Fridays, endless snacks, monthly guest speakers, team building events, and an environment where creativity has no limit! We look forward to meeting you.

More from the
DO Blog