English – Hello. The agency Rian Design is no longer active since I started to work for Toptal clients.

However, I'd be honored to be contacted by you and try to help you.


Portugûes – Olá. A agência Rian Design não está mais ativa desde que comecei a trabalhar para a clientes da Toptal.

Contudo, eu ficaria honrado em poder te ajudar no que for preciso.

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Rian Dutra

Senior Interaction Designer (UX/UI)
& Cognitive Science Researcher


Rian Dutra is what he calls a "Human Experience Designer" (UX/UI designer with a deep insight into the human side of the user) with extensive experience in UX and Visual Design and is a Cognitive Science Researcher. Currently, he works at HAR (Houston Association of Realtors) and is part of the Toptal network as a freelancer. Since 2006, he's been working for companies and worldwide clients such as Steve Woz (Apple's co-founder), Bosch, Unilever, Booking.com and Udacity. He has a master's degree in computer science and degrees in graphic design and system analysis. He also works with courses about Psychology applied to UX Design, and also used to be a UX Design mentor.

Academic education

  • Master's degree in Computer Science (Virtual Reality / Computer Graphics)
  • Postgraduate degree in Neuroscience and Applied Psychology
  • Postgraduate degree in Financial and Capital Markets
  • MBA in Management, Entrepreneurship and Marketing
  • Postgraduate degree in 3D Animation
  • Graduation in Graphic Design
  • Graduation in Systems Analysis and Development


Academic Research

Check my published papers →


Let's talk

eu@riandutra.com      LinkedIn

Rian Dutra