Raphael Nieto

Senior Product Designer

New York, NY, USA

Work Experience


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 - Sydney, Australia


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


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, New York, United States


Universidad San Francisco De Quito

BA Multimedia Design

June 2002 - July 2006 Quito, Ecuador


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



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,