Dani Burka

Dani Burka

Richmond, CA, US





EJ Interior Design, Mill Valley, CA, US, Design Assistant & Project Manager

• Communicate all pertinent information to president, clients, contractors and vendors in a timely manner to ensure deadlines are met and all parties are informed of projects scheduling
• Manage multiple projects from concept through finish & furnishings to construction
• Organize and request all necessary details to prepare proposals and purchase orders utilizing Design Manager
• Coordinate every aspect of installation – ordering, scheduling, deliveries and on-site installations
• Establish and maintain system to track order status, availability and expedite orders
• Work with accounting to insure proper billing and order completions
• Source fabrics and fixtures under the presidents’ direction to achieve desired style from traditional to contemporary
• Design Center errands, returns and site visits

Jul 2013 - current

Studio D Home, San Francisco, CA, US, Interior Stylist

• Conduct design consultations to create furniture plans, select furniture & fixtures and create style boards based on clients lifestyle and budget
• Conceptualized and executed design concepts through sketching, Photoshop and AutoCAD while collaborating with property managers, contractors, architects and graphic designers
• Recommend and implement creative design ideas based on principle designers contemporary and sophisticated vision
• Communicate with vendors regarding current orders and track back ordered items to be delivered to clients within a timely manner
• Communicate with co-workers through email and company systems to keep up to date on orders, customer service and daily revenue

Apr 2012 - Jan 2014

Indie Industries, San Francisco, CA, Sales Manager

• Assisted in the conceptual design and remodel of two boutique locations while staying within a strict budget
• Motivated 6 co-workers to improve sales by giving advice during training and through emails which resulted in an overall increase of companies sales per hour
• Created several eye catching graphic displays and advertisements using Photoshop under the Indie Industries brand name to increase customer traffic
• Communicated with managers and coworkers by phone and emails, to ensure every employee was up to date with customer service, and business related issues on a daily basis

Jan 2011 - Apr 2012


Academy Of Art University, San Francisco, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Architecture & Design

Focused my studies on Residential & Hospitality Interior Design & Architecture.
Also studied landscape design & textile design.

Graduation Date: May 2014

Sep 2009 - current

Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI, US, School of Business: Retail Merchandising

Associate of Science, minored in marketing with a focus on fashion
Graduated Deans List: GPA: 3.67, Magna Cum Laude

Sep 2007 - May 2009

Areas of Specialization