Rian Dutra, Designer in Três Rios - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rian Dutra

Designer in Três Rios - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Member since February 6, 2019
Rian Dutra calls himself a "human experience designer"—he is a cognitive science researcher and a UX/UI designer with a deep insight into the human side of the user and valuable experience in UX and visual design. Since 2006, Rian has worked for clients such as Steve Wozniak (Apple's co-founder), HAR, Bosch, Booking, and Udacity. He has a master's degree in computer science, graphic design and system analysis degrees, and a postgraduate degree in neuroscience and applied psychology.
Rian is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Product Designer

    2018 - PRESENT
    HAR | Houston Association of Realtors
    • Designed a web platform for realtors and potential real estate buyers in Texas, USA, with more than 39,000 real estate members.
    • Worked especially on the user experience analysis, redesigning the user flows, journeys, and better usability approaches.
    • Developed high-fidelity prototypes coded with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and applied several user tests during sprints.
    • Cooperated, remotely and on-site, with the technology team, including the CTO.
    • Crafted the visual design of several front pages, defining elements for the new style and branding approach.
    • Served as their website accessibility consultant (ADA expert—Americans with Disabilities Act standards for accessible design).
    • Collaborated closely with the front-end team, improving HTML and CSS coded interfaces, making them more polished and accessible (accessibility standards).
    • Created illustrations and icons to be used along with the website.
    Technologies: Abstracts, Trello, InVision, Hotjar, Flinto, Zeplin, Sketch
  • UX Design Postgraduate Professor

    2018 - PRESENT
    IDI | Instituto de Desenho Instrucional
    • Created postgraduate courses (distance learning) related to UX design, learning experience, and cognitive sciences.
    • Mentored dozens of professional and design students remotely, guiding them during their studies.
    Technologies: Figma, Moodle

Other Experience

  • Aesthetics and Perception: How to Approach User Experience Imagery (Publication)
    Once designers better understand how people’s minds work with imagery, they are able to create better products that really make sense in a person’s life, while positively affecting the business itself.


  • Postgraduate Degree in Financial and Capital Markets
    2019 - 2020
    PUCMG | Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais - Brazil
  • Postgraduate Degree in Neuroscience and Applied Psychology
    2019 - 2020
    Mackenzie University - Brazil
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Management, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing
    2017 - 2018
    PUCRS | Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul - Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Associate's Degree in Graphic Design
    2015 - 2017
    INFNET Institute - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Master's Degrees in Computer Science (Computer Graphics – Virtual Reality)
    2015 - 2017
    Federal University of Juiz de Fora - Juiz de Fora, Brazil
  • Postgraduate Degree in 3D Animation
    2013 - 2015
    INFNET Institute - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Associate's Degree in Analysis and System Development
    2010 - 2013
    Estácio de Sá University - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



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