Working Experience

Pivot, Senior UX/UI Designer
2021 — 2022
New York

A U.S.-based educational platform that helps people become independent, creative professionals ($2.1m raised)

  • Developed and updated a new visual style for communications and products
  • Developed a design system for landing pages that increased the speed of hypothesis testing by 40%
  • Created a database of marketing designs to quickly test hypotheses in addition to supervising the promotional designs
  • Developed a pitch deck with the CEO that helped the company attract $2.1m worth of investments

VK Corp, Designer
2019 — 2021

VK is the largest European social network with 100+ million active users. is the largest e-mail service in Russia with 46+ million active users.

  • Assisted in launching Voice Assistant, Mail Cloud Parsing Documents, and Mail Super-App
  • International Effie Gold Award winner for a non-profit project mentioned by UNESCO
  • Implemented a website and design system for VK Education
  • Assisted in the re-launch of the corporate page (1.5m+ views overall)

Bonnie & Slide Academy, 
Pitch Deck designer & lecturer
2017 — 2019

  • Prepared pitch and event decks for Yandex, Mars, Ararat, Nestle, and Yellow Images
  • Created and launched a blog about Presentation Designs (16k followers in 2022)
  • Was a presentations lecturer (taught more than 200 students)

Freelance work
2009 — 2017
Kirov, Saint-Petersburg,
  • Created a new visual identity for the SPSU School of Journalism and Mass Communications

  • Created dozens of posters for the SPSU events

  • Co-founded UnrealGFX (UnrealVision), a community about graphics and web design (200+ registered users by 2009)

Selected projects

Transplant Miami
Miami, Florida

Brand platform, website, and visual identity for Tech Conference Transplant Miami. Participants: Nick Berardi (Animo Ventures), Ana Rodrigez (500 Startups), Rony Abovitz (Magic Leap)

New York

Brand platform and identity for Inducto®: a patented revolution in coffee and tea brewing.

Art Unbound
Miami, FL

Brand platform and identity for Art Unbound: a docu-series that explores the complex personal lives of the world's most fascinating contemporary artists


Higher School of Economics, Moscow
Integrated Communications, Master’s Degree

2017 — 2019
︎︎︎ Master’s paper
Master’s Paper: Communication Strategy of Blockchain Startups
Head: Igor Gurovich, Co-founder of Refocus

University of South Wales,
Transmedia Storytelling
South Wales

Saint-Peterburg State University

Bachelor Studies: Promotion of mobile operators' services for young demographics
2013 — 2017
︎︎︎ Bachelor’s paper

Last Update: 12/22