Arash Shiva

Designer, Photographer, Entrepreneur

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"Real artists ship."
- Steve Jobs
"The details are not the details. They make the design."
- Charles Eames
"No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance."
- Ramana Maharshi


  • Product Design Lead - Consumer Mobile, Groupon
  • Available for equity-based startup design consulting



  • Startup, Web Application Strategy
  • Product Design & Management
  • User Interface & Interaction Design, Usability Testing
  • Mobile Design: iOS, Android, Touch
  • Prototyping in Framer.js and After Effects
  • HTML5, CSS3, jQuery
  • Web, Brand, Print Design
  • MVC - Javascript, PHP, Rails Integration
  • git/svn Source Control
  • Website Performance Optimization
  • CMS, WordPress Themeing
  • Search Engine Optimization, Online Marketing
  • Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP Server Platforms
  • Professional Photography
  • Maya 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Video Editing Sony Vegas, FinalCut Pro, After Effects

Formal Education

  • University of Washington 2003
    BA Visual Arts with emphasis in Computer Animation