Diogo Russo

UX & Product Design

I’m combining design, technology, and agriculture to help farmers feed the world at Climate.com, San Francisco.
I’m a storyteller with a special interest in multicultural experiences and wicked problems.
My skills include human-centered design methodologies, project management, front-end development, experience, and strategy design tools. I also draw and make art.
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Digital Tools for Farmers

The Climate Corporation aims to build a digitized world where every farmer is able to optimize and flawlessly execute every decision on the farm.
The product designer’s responsibility involves: working across the entire design stack, turning concepts into high fidelity prototypes, collaborating with science and engineering.
Data Mule for Large Farming Operations
Enabling Farmers to Collect Field Data Through P2P Wireless Connections. Offline first data mule application for iOS.
Predictive Seed Recommendation
pushing the Limits of Technology to Streamline Planting and Increase Yield. IA based online platform for seed recommendations.

Creative Direction

Estúdio Berinjela, a Multimedia Creative Studio based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We develop videos, web design projects, photography, illustration and social media contents.
As the co-founder and creative director, I leverage operational processes, strategic vision and build partnerships with more than 125 large and small clients which included Coca-Cola KO + Bottlers, Moville, Red Bull, O Globo.
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Strategy Design + Lean Validation

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, I moved to the Bay Area in 2013 in a lifetime opportunity to take an MBA in Design Strategy at California College of the Arts, a program grounded in Design Research and Lean Validation.
While studying I had the opportunity to work at the early stages of Launchpad Central, a company rooted in Steve Blank’s (co-founder) Lean methods for rapid iteration and growth to bring a product to market.
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Illustration and Artwork

Artist and Illustrator interested in image creation, public interactions and collaborative stories.
My objective is to create short temporary connections whiting the public that can potentialize positive change in the world.