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

Designer in Três Rios - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Member since August 6, 2017
Rian Dutra is an interaction designer with extensive experience in UX and visual design, besides being a cognitive science researcher. Since 2006, Rian's been working for worldwide clients such as Steve Woz (Apple's co-founder), Houston Association of Realtors, Booking, and Udacity. He has a master's degree in computer science, degrees in graphic design and system analysis, and a postgraduate degree in neuroscience and applied psychology. He's also mentored and taught dozens of UX students.
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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) which has more than 39,000 real estate members.
    • Worked especially on the user experience analysis, redesigning user flows, user journeys, and better usability approaches.
    • Developed high-fidelity prototypes coded with HTML/CSS/JavaScript and applied several user tests during sprints.
    • Partially worked remotely and on-site together 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).
    • Worked closely with the front-end team, improving HTML/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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