Roxanne Ravago, Designer in New York, NY, United States
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Roxanne Ravago

Verified Expert  in Design


New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
March 4, 2019

Roxanne has contributed to teams in a variety of roles throughout her professional history and now focuses on strategic design thinking, product design, UX/UI/IxD, and visual identity. In taking an unconventional path and learning to learn, she has gained valuable skills and confidence navigating and leading through uncertainty.


Work Experience

Mobile Product and Visual Designer (Freelance)

2018 - 2018
Five Four Ventures
  • Designed iOS app branding and visual identity for reading chat fiction stories for underrepresented women of color and LGBTQ individuals.
Technologies: Interaction Design (IxD), Product Design, iOS, Mobile, Art Direction, Visual Identity, Branding, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Information Architecture (IA), Design Thinking, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch

Lead UX/UI/Interaction Designer (Freelance)

2017 - 2018
Cengage Learning Inc.
  • Led user research and design of new e-learning subscription service for signup/activation, onboarding, engagement in course dashboard, and checkout flows during the free trial period.
  • Led user research and design of experience, content discovery, and engagement for 1.1 million instructors.
Technologies: E-learning, Dashboard Design, Web Design, Information Architecture (IA), Interaction Design (IxD), User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX), Usability Testing, User Research, Design Thinking, Validately, Optimal Workshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch

Web Product and Visual Designer (Freelance)

2016 - 2018
Waggle Ventures Inc.
  • Designed MVP of, a community-driven digital media platform (responsive website and platform) with 1.4+ million users sharing educational pet and animal content, incubated by Broadway Video Ventures (SNL, Jimmy Fallon) and backed by Raine and Lowercase Capital.
  • Designed branding, HTML emails, and custom character illustration for's newsletter series.
Technologies: Jira, Chrome Developer Tools, Procreate, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch

Lead Web Product and Visual Designer (Freelance)

2016 - 2017
Collabera Inc.
  • Designed iOS app, branding, and visual identity for enterprise clients as PoC of an all-in-one platform for hiring talent just in time.
  • Led product design and visual identity of job search platform and responsive website for a company that matches 15,000+ professionals to 250+ organizations worldwide.
Technologies: Chrome Developer Tools, Procreate, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch

Web and Visual Designer (Freelance)

2016 - 2016
Uplift Humanity
  • Redesigned and rebranded website of a nonprofit that has educated 500+ incarcerated children across India.
Technologies: Chrome Developer Tools, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch

Product Manager and UX Designer

2015 - 2016
Nulab Inc.
  • Led distributed product team in design and implementation of growth analytics infrastructure.
  • Led user research and designed prototypes of website and web app to improve customer lifecycle and retention for web wireframing app used by 1.5+ million users.
Technologies: Analytics, Mixpanel, Intercom, Google Analytics, Chrome Developer Tools, Adobe Illustrator
2018 - 2018

Continuing Education in Machine Learning Literacy

School for Poetic Computation - New York

2015 - 2016

Continuing Education in Full-stack Software Engineering

Hack Reactor - Remote

2008 - 2012

Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations

Cornell University - New York