Curriculum vitae

Name :

Friedrich Riha

Contact details :

Email address

Location :

San Francisco, USA

Biometric ID :

Current Exposure

Senior Product Designer

Udacity

Mountain View, CA, USA
January 2017 - present

The mission: democratize education, by giving aspiring learners across the world access to affordable, higher education.

Lead Designer (Pro Bono)

Greatest Good

New York, NY, USA
September 2014 - Present

As part of the Greatest Good team I am leading the re-design of the entire website. Working closely with an amazing group of talented people to change the donation space.

President of Digital Feng Shui

À La Fritz

Planet Earth, Milky Way
March 2011 - Present

Working on personal projects, trying to achieve gōngfu.

Ingredients

MA, Visual Design / Visual Communication

Scuola Politecnica di Design
Milano, Italy
2010 - 2011

Bsc, Product Design Technology

University of Brighton
Brighton, UK
2006 - 2010

Foundation Degree, Engineering

University of Brighton
Brighton, UK
2005 - 2006


Icing on the cake

Awards :

FIO - Figure it Out

IIB awardPixel award

Languages :

English (Native)
French (Conversational)

Past Exposure

Product Designer (Merchant Servicing)

PayPal Inc.

San Jose, CA, USA
September 2015 - January 2017

Redesigned the money transfer experience that resulted in a global positive feedback rating of 89.9%. Redesigned the merchants fees pages (live), activation experiences (TBD), and initiated the withheld funds experience (TBD). Led initial explorations into menus and contextual help on mobile.

Senior Designer

Barclays Investment Bank

New York, USA
January 2015 - September 2015 (8 months)

Worked on creating user-centric products and services. I handled the entire design processes on two digital products that touched internal employees and external clients. I worked in tandem with the design teams in London to craft a comprehensive Barclays style guide for all the digital products in the Investment Bank unit.


Advisor & Designer

TechStars

New York, USA
July 2015 - September 2015 (3 months)

"The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is a unique programme designed to take your business further. It’s fintech-focused and over-flowing with opportunities." (Think Rise) Delivered design feedback and design guidance to a handful of start-ups at the accelerator in New York.


Senior Designer

Barclays Retail & Investment Bank

New York, USA & London, UK
August 2013 - January 2015 (1 years 6 month)

Shifted over to the Investment Bank unit in New York to be the sole member of the Design team on the ground. I was tasked with building out two digital products for the Investment Bank and working in tandem with the London office to oversee a comprehensive style guide.


Co Founder & Lead Designer

Eagle Wolf Orca

California, USA, Letterkenny, Ireland & London, UK
January 2012 - January 2014 (2 years 1 month)

"Our mission at EWO is simple. We are fuelled by passion to create compelling designs that transcend time and even logic itself. Ideation, product development - both physical and digital."


Visual Designer

Barclays Retail Bank

London, UK
July 2012 - August 2013 (1 year 2 months)



Freelance Infographic Designer

Column Five Media

Remote
December 2011 - April 2012 (5 months)



Junior Designer (Internship)

Navone Associati

Milano, Italy
July 2011 - December 2011 (6 months)