Key Facts
Data Nerd
From Saint Petersburg, Russia
Forager and Truffle Hunter
Mountaineer, Skier, Mountain Biker, and Rock Climber

Vassilissa Semouchkina

M. Design
Lead Information Designer

Vassilissa is a multidisciplinary designer and researcher whose work focuses on scientific communication, data visualization, speculative practices, and information design. Through her work, Vassilissa explores how design and data can be used to create greater equity in the communication of esoteric yet essential scientific information.

Vassilissa has a Master of Design from the University of Washington, where she focused on analyzing the visual culture of research laboratories to create educational materials on scientific communication and visual design that are tailored to researchers’ needs. Vassilissa has recently presented at the 2021 Information+ Conference, where she published a portion of her findings in the paper, “”This Figure Could Be Better, But How?” Advancing Design Critique in STEM Research Labs.”

Vassilissa is also adjunct faculty at the University of Washington, where she teaches in the Division of Design and Master of Human–Computer Interaction and Design program.

Key Facts
Data Nerd
From Saint Petersburg, Russia
Forager and Truffle Hunter
Mountaineer, Skier, Mountain Biker, and Rock Climber

Our Team

Jr Medical Animator + Illustrator
Katie Harvey
MS
Designer, Brand + Interactive
Jack Kornet
Project Coordinator
Gina-Anne Cameron-Turner
CAPM
Project Coordinator
Divante Bradwell
PMP Certificate
Lead Information Designer
Vassilissa Semouchkina
M. Design
Associate Director of Brand Strategy
Diliana Funtarova
BA, Psychology/Behavioral Economics
Production Designer
Josep Blas
SR Program Manager
Liz Lattanze
Lead Strategic Program Manager
Kady Nawrocki
SR Medical Animator + Illustrator
Brandon Keehner
MS
Sr Content Designer and Strategist
Erin Kendig
Project Manager of Science Storytelling
Julie Devi Coats
MS, CMI, CAPM
Science & Medical Writer
Valerie Bentivegna
PhD
Developer
Henry Park
Lead Certified Medical Animator + Illustrator
Josh Bird
MS, CMI
Designer, Brand + Interactive
Lindsey Jensen
SR Designer, Brand + Interactive
Rachel Simons
Designer | Presentation Specialist
Jenn Luft
SR Operations Manager
Yvonne Devereaux
SR Science & Medical Writer
Elizabeth Hjort
PhD
Associate Director of Design, User Experience
Jonathan Cook
M.Design
Sr Certified Medical Animator + Illustrator
Regina Milner
MS, CMI
Associate Director of Science Storytelling
Jared Travnicek
MA, CMI
Lead Designer, Brand + Interactive
Amanda Grage
Co-Founder, Chief Design Strategist
Kristine Johnson
MAMS
Associate Director of Science Storytelling
Inessa Stanishevskaya
MScBMC, CMI
Co-Founder, Director of Science Storytelling
David Ehlert
MAMS, CMI, FAMI
Sr Designer, Brand + Interactive
Karlie Surplus