Raphael Nieto

Product Designer

New York, NY, USA

Work Experience

Daa Dumplings

Designer & Co-Owner

Co-owner of the one and only New York Times-featured grab-and-go Pelmeni shop. Directly responsable for all designs and concepts related to the company.
February 2017 - New York, United States


Product Designer (remote)

Directly responsible for the Visual/UI Design of PeopleSpark’s platform, and it’s website design. PeopleSpark (featured in: TechCrunch, Fast Co, and ZDNet), is a survey platform used to quantify happiness and boost employee engagement.
March 2015 - February 2016 Australia

Continu Inc

Senior Product Designer (remote)

March 2016 - August 2016 San Francisco, California, United States


Senior Visual Designer

Produced award-winning design for Taskstream's marketing department, as well as elegant visual and interactive solutions for Taskstream's cloud-based platform.
January 2013 - December 2014 New York, New York, United States

GAIN Capital

Senior Graphic Designer (seasonal)

Created high-quality design work as one of the three senior graphic designers (in a team of five in-house graphic designers). With a strong focus on landing page design and banner design, this position also included some front-end coding.
August 2012 - December 2012 New Jersey, United States


Interactive Art Director

Directed (and designed with) a team of three in-house graphic designers custom social media sites, micro-sites, mobile banners, and logos. Phoenix University, Kaplan, and Lincoln College were some CUnet’s clients.
August 2010 - March 2012 Paramus, New Jersey, United States


Web/Graphic Designer

Within a team of four in-house graphic designers, I contributed the base ideas for many USB package designs such as “National Geographic’s USB Attaché”, and “City series USB Attaché”. I was also in charge of visual updates to PNY.com, landing page designs, and web banner designs.
August 2007 - July 2010 New Jersey, United States

Raphael Nieto Design

Freelance Graphic Designer

I have ocassionally worked on a variety of freelance design projects, creating websites, flash animations, marketing collateral, and logo designs. I have done work for small to large corporate clients such as Burger King and Konica Minolta.
June 2006 - Present New York, United States


Universidad San Francisco De Quito

BA Multimedia Design

June 2002 - July 2006 Quito, Ecuador


English (Native),
Spanish (Native),
Italian (Beginner),


Fast Company

Featured Product Design


New York Times

Featured Product Food Concept



Best Booth Design Award



Adobe CS5, Balsamiq, CSS, HTML, InVision, Logo Design, Mobile Design, Prototyping, Responsive Design, Sketch, UI Design , Visual Design, Web Design, Wire-framing,