Danny Estrada

Danny Estrada

Los Angeles, CA, US



I have over 10 years of experience with a focus on hospitality, restaurants, and retail planning. The past three years I have had the opportunity to concentrate on residential design, with a focus on project & construction management. Additionally, I’ve provided conceptual designs for companies such as Cisco Systems, Cafe Press, & Gap, as well as graphics and branding for private, commercial, and retail clients.


Craige Walters Design, San Francisco, CA, US, Project Designer. Contract / Freelance

- Prepared and developed design concepts.
- Prepared construction documents.
- Prepared 3D renderings

Dec 2003 - current

Saxony Design Build Inc, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Designer, Project Manager

- Designed and Developed concepts for residential clients including construction docs.
- Prepared design and construction budgets per project.
- Managed project construction and Subcontractors, including obtaining permits and inspections.
- Met with clients one on one to discuss design options, timelines, & overall design.
- Construction scheduling.

Apr 2014 - Dec 2014

MM Interior Design, Beverly Hills, CA, US, Sr. Design, Project Manager

- Full concept and design development
- prepared construction docs and details per project
- Prepared spec book per project.
- Managed junior and intern designers.
- Developed retail and hospitality design department.
- Liaison between Contractors and clients.
- Met with vendors and reps.

Aug 2011 - Apr 2014

Ian Birchall and Associates, San Francisco, CA, US, Junior Designer

- Assisted architectural teams with design & concept development.
- Managed interns in FF&E

Jan 2006 - Aug 2006

HCDC: San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US, Program Coordinator

- Managed three of the non-profit programs
- Directed team publica

Dec 2003 - Jun 2004


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

The School of Interior Architecture & Design's BFA curriculum integrates theory, design, and technology in tandem with the standards of the industry. Our students develop the requisite intellectual, artistic, and ethical abilities necessary for professional practice.

Oct 2002 - Jun 2007

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