Rick Freitas, Designer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Rick Freitas

Designer in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Member since November 17, 2020
Rick is a senior designer from Brazil, currently based in Dubai. He has a decade of experience in design thinking, information architecture, user research, and UX/UI strategy and design. Rick has worked with startups and established companies in the retail (Speedo), banking and fintech (Santander), telecommunications, SaaS, and hospitality sectors. As a passionate designer, Rick excels at optimizing connections between human behavior and technology.
Rick is now available for hire


  • Experience Design Strategist

    2019 - 2020
    • Designed the UX strategy and UX for the website of a large cargo company based in Dubai. The aim was to acquire customers that use shipping services, focusing mainly on the retail sector.
    • Created the UX strategy and solutions for the eCommerce platform of one of the leading telecommunications companies in Dubai.
    • Designed the UX of an internal platform for project management for one of the largest banks in the Arab Emirates.
    • Facilitated design sprint sessions for the innovation area of ​​a global company that's a key player in payment solutions.
    • Conducted technical analysis and performance monitoring, completed a site audit, and recommended ways to improve usability for a tourism and hospitality company in the Middle East.
    Technologies: Jira, Google Analytics, Optimal Workshop, Photoshop CC, Sketch, Axure RP Pro
  • Service Design Consultant

    2019 - 2019
    Kyvo Design-driven Innovation
    • Led the design team that created a wallet app for digital payments for the largest Brazilian public bank.
    • Spearheaded user journey mapping, service design and blueprints, and design strategy.
    • Facilitated workshops and performed stakeholder management.
    Technologies: Miro, InVision, Microsoft Office, Google Analytics, Jira


  • Master's Degree in Business Management
    2016 - 2017
    Paulista School of Informatics and Administration (FIAP) - São Paulo, Brazil
  • Bachelor's Degree in Digital Interface Design
    2008 - 2011
    Senac University Center - São Paulo, Brazil


  • Product Owner
    MAY 2020 - PRESENT



Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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