Name : DKonoske
Industry Type : Building Owners
City & State : Irvine, CA
Job Title Director, Design & Construction
Relocation Preferences : any
Objective : Seeking senior-level design &/or construction opportuntiy with a stable and growing retailer or food service company. Open to relocation for right opportuntiy.
Resume :  
Daniel Konoske


Dan Konoske is a retail design & construction professional based in Orange County, California. His past and current clients include well-known brands such as Guess Jeans, Hot Topic, Gloria Jeans Coffees, Vespa, and more.

He has expertise in many mediums, including:
Lighting & Signage
Real Estate
Fixtures & Furnishings & Specialty Equipment
Video & Audio Systems, Art & Decor
Point of Sale Systems
Color & Material Finishes
Sustainable Construction Methods ("Green" Construction, LEED)
Franchise Design & Construction Programs

He has developed a wide range of 'brick & mortar' brand environments. These include apparel stores, specialty retail boutiques, quick-serve casual restaurants, tradeshow booths, shop-in-shop concepts, and automotive dealerships.

Work History

Gloria Jean's Coffees USA
Private Consultant- Store Design & Construction
Feb 2009- Present

Diedrich Coffee Inc.
Director, Architecture & Construction
2004 - 2009

Piaggio USA Inc
Manager, Store Design & Construction
2001 - 2004

Guess? Inc.
Store Planning Manager- Retail Development

Factory 2-U Stores Inc.
Store Planner
1997 - 2000


Hot Topic Inc.
Original Penguin
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Maricultura Del Norte Ocean Farming
3-Day Blinds
Dunn-LoPreste Sportsfishing


AutoCAD (Expert)
10+ Years Experience

Microsoft Office Suite (Expert)
10+ Years Experience

Adobe Creative Suite (Advanced)
5-6 Years Experience

SketchUp Pro (Expert)
3-4 Years Experience

Manual Drafting/ Rendering (Expert)
10+ Years Experience


Platt College, San Diego, CA
Architecture Program

Continental Data-Graphics
AutoCAD Training & Mentorship Program


Dan is a highly skilled design and construction professional that works extremely well with all constituencies.
-Rocky Laverty, President & CEO, Diedrich Coffee, Inc.

Re-thinking, Re-invention, Re-tooling and Resourcefulness are key skill sets that Dan undoubtedly possesses. Dan is professional, super creative, leading edge, and a lot of fun to work with!
-Pamela Britton, COO, Diedrich Coffee, Inc.

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