I'm Edgar, a designer in Central Texas.
I'm interested in creating valuable brand experiences that stand the test of time and I enjoy finding ways to extend design beyond paper.

I daydream about crazy logo applications, augmented reality, the latest gadgets and mid-century architecture.

Feel free to reach out if you’d like to work together or check out my Instagram or LinkedIn.
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Edgar Rios


Associate Designer • September 2017–Present
thirteen23, Austin, TX
Worked on UI/UX projects for Visa, Bose, and Kohler. Contributed to wireframing, UI protoypes, and assisted in production and asset hand-off.

Visual Design Intern • June–August 2017
argodesign, Austin, TX
Contributed to UI prototyping, documentation, hand-off, & email design for a variety of projects.

Design Intern • February–May 2017
Guerilla Suit, Austin, TX
Worked in a creative environment designing merchandise, ads, and campaigns for clients such as Big Bend Brewery, Twang, and Pearl (in SATX).

Graphic & UI/UX Design Freelance • 2013–2016
Waverly Labs, New York, NY (Remotely)
Contributed to the design of a popular earpiece translator called Pilot. Wire-framed a translator app and designed an Indiegogo campaign page that reached a $4.4 million fund.


BFA in
Communication Design
Texas State University
San Marcos, TX
May 2017

Skills + Interests

UI Prototyping
Basic HTML + CSS

Gadgets / IoT
AI & Mixed Reality
Industrial Design


Dean's List • 2015–2017
College of Fine Arts & Communication

Selected Winner • 2016
AIGA Blue Ridge’s Flux Design Competition

Semifinalist • 2014 & 2015
Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA)
Digital Illustration

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