Steven Rivera

Steven Riverra Salsa

Software Application UI Designer | New York, NY

Steven has over eleven years of digital design experience. He has spent time building the skills that enable him to familiarize himself with challenging tools quickly and to fully understand complex interactions. He has experience in software application design. Steven is a results-oriented self-starter. He is motivated and eager to continue building his skills, which led him to start his own small consulting firm to do freelance work in his extra time.

NOTABLE Experience

Steven's Portfolio:
UX, UI, Web Design & Development, Video, Animation
(http://www.stevenrivera.net/projects/relconnect.html)

Location

Employment

Digital Design Specialist
The Pension Boards - UCC (September 2007 - Present)
Steven started as a Graphic Designer, designing collateral, brochures, infographics, forms, applications, and annual reports. Now, as a Digital Designer, he has collaborated with developers in an agile environment to redesign the main website twice. He has also designed and developed four microsites and leveraged SEO Analytics, social media assets, corporate videos, e-magazines, web banner ads, and HTML emails (EMS) to attract and engage users. 

Owner
SR Graphic Solutions (September 2010 - Present)
Steven performs freelance work creating and managing websites, videos and animation, and digital photography. He does promotional work for non-profits and small businesses in addition to developing concepts and prototypes for future branding explorations. He works on these projects when he has extra time. 

Education

CUNY New York City College of Technology
Bachelor of Technology - Communication Design/Web Design (2014-2018)
Steven graduated Manga Cum Laude. During his schooling, he created a web design proposal/prototype for a major government defense contractor in Washington, DC., and designed a mobile app for individuals who supply at-home care for their loved ones.

CUNY New York City College of Technology
Associate of Arts and Sciences - Commercial and Advertising Art (2012 - 2014)

Skills

UX/Research: Product Design, UX, Competitive Research, Task Analysis, User Flows, Personas, A/B Testing, Usability Testing, Site Maps, Heuristic Analysis

UI/Design: Sketch Concepts, UI Graphics, Lo-&Hi-fi Wireframes and Mockups, Motion Design, Style Guides, Responsive Design

Prototypes: Marvel App, Invision, HTML/CSS/JS jQuery, Frameworks (Angular, Bootstrap, React JS, Foundation, Material), APIs, Adobe XD. 

Software: Adobe CC, Marvel App, InVision, Sketch, iContact

Other: HMTL5/CSS3/JS (ES6), Efficient, Self-Motivated, Detail Oriented