Education is a glorified list of assets, code, research, and more. The purpose is to conveniently bring together resources for your own education. If you’d like to add something, just do it.

Pro tip: Ctrl F can be helpful in this section.



  • Bryson - usability testing, user research methods, information architecture.  
  • Craig - !!WARNING: approach wild Craigs with caution. anything software development, system architecture/thinking, prototyping, github, emotional support, synths and sounds, graphic tees 💯, vegan
  • Edwin - illustration, information design, visual design, biology/anatomy, literature research methods, go/weiqi/baduk
  • Eric Bai - algorithm design, app design and development, research methodology, social services, da hottest reality shows  
  • Jen - design feedback, responsive design, tea, crochet
  • Sarah - photoshop, indesign, after effects, illustration, general office life
  • Sharon - design feedback, brainstorming, biomedical engineering, scribing, illustration, ceramics, dance

Project Mgmt

Templates & Surveys

User Testing

(on it’s way)

  • Name - description

Conducting Research

(on it’s way)

  • Name - description

Past Health Care Research

  • Alzheimer’s Research - googledoc compiling research about experiencing Alzheimer’s (what’s the diagnosis process like, care, pathology, recent innovation); created by Sharon in preparation for the RIC with Matchstick and Eli Lilly


Software & Tools

This is descriptive of what is used in the studio, but it is not prescriptive of what you must use! If you find different software you prefer, purchase it with your company card, add it to this list, and share what you like about it with the studio. Ask Eric Benoit if you need license keys/new software.

  • Primary Tool

    • Sketch - digital design toolkit for constructing screens and comps. Not PC friendly.
    • XD - design, prototype, experience.
    • Figma - web based design and prototyping tool that supports collaboration.
  • Prototyping

    • Framer - prototyping via a split screen of simple coffee script on one side and your digital prototype on the other. Great for slick animations/interactions.
    • Invision - simplest prototyping system - upload screens and link together.
    • Proto.io - prototyping tool that’s designer-friendly and high functionality
  • Style Guides

    • Zeplin - style guide builder with integrations for Sketch, Figma, and XD.

    • Invo Style Guide Template - a homegrown style guide template produced by Jen P.

  • Github - version history repository

  • Adobe Suite - the standard AfterEffects, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator

  • WebAim Contrast Checker - make sure your contrast meets accessibility standards





Styling guidelines

This is a comprehensive guide curated by GoInvo to help newcomers to coding learn the ways of the force.

More tools and learning code




  • MWUX (oct) - UX design
  • UXPA (may) - UX design
  • GET (april) - human biology
  • IxDA (feb) - largest interaction design
  • Data viz summit (sep) - data design and analysis

Tech + Design

  • CHI - human computer interaction
  • FITC - a creativity and innovation conference in Toronto
  • HCI international - human computer interaction
  • Open viz conference - data visualization, information design
  • Poptech - design and technology
  • IEEE vis - science and information visualization
  • Intelligent user interfaces - AI based interface

Design + Medicine

  • Stanford medicine X - academic medical conference
  • HXR - design and medicine
  • Digital health ACM - digital health research
  • IDSA medical design conference - healthcare products
  • TEDMED - health and medicine talks
  • Human factors and ergonomics and healthcare -
  • Mayo transform - medicine + design conference hosted by mayo clinic

Tech + Medicine

  • HIMSS connected health conference - digital health conference
  • Health datapalooza - health data and health policy
  • OHDSI bioIT world - medical informatics
  • Medical informatics world - medical informatics
  • Ihealth clinical informatics - health informatics
  • Boston health IT summit - health informatics
  • Health 2.0 - healthcare tech conference


  • APHA - public health
  • Festival of genomics - genetics conference
  • Mayo clinic individualizing medicine conference - precision medicine
  • GET - genomics and society