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River Styx (They/them)


Currently living in

North Greenbush, Troy, Brunswick, New York, US

Work Preferences


Open to roles

Co-opShort Term ContractLong Term Employee

Skills and Strengths

My Neuro-exceptional talent

I am highly detail-oriented and organized. Once a task is explained, I am able to work independently until completion.

Technical Skills

Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign

Top 5 Soft Skills

Working AutonomouslyAttention to DetailOrganized

Inclusion Essentials


Closed captioningSend questions in advanceInterviewer experienced with neurodiversityAllowance of Fidgeting DevicesAlternate interview formatWritten interview instructionsEmail / calendar organizationCommunication planWritten checklistsReceive information in advanceWritten InstructionsRecorded MeetingsWait time for processing information Flexible scheduleExtra time off for appointmentsShorter meetingsPeriodic rest breaksUninterrupted work timeEnhanced lighting optionsMeditation / quiet roomErgonomic seatingNoise-cancelling headphonesQuiet / individual workspacesSelf-stimulation tools / gadget

Environments I'm comfortable with

Interaction with the public
Heavy lifting
Bright or blinking lights
Loud noises
Outdoors or places with strong smells
Standing for long periods
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)
Working with animals
Driving a vehicle
Working with food
Variable temperatures


Check out my work

Working since Aug 2021

Graphic Designer - Easy Read Quran

freelance position creating icons and formatting document for two chapters of the Qu’ran in an Easy Read format

SlackAdobe Systems Adobe IllustratorAdobe Systems Adobe InDesignCollaborationSchedulingTime management
Worked for 1 years, 9 months from Jun 2019 to Feb 2021

Software Engineer - BAE Systems

wrote documentation for and performed regression testing on software; wrote code in C# to align software output with requirements; updated C++ code to make hardware emulator conform to customer’s requirements

Atlassian JIRAC++Software development toolsAgile DevelopmentC#ConsistencyReliabilityFlexibilityTime management

Education and Credentials

Attended for 4 years from 2015 to 2019

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Bachelor's degree - Computer Science