Federico Badessi

Junior Graphic Designer

Federico joined EJR-Quartz in January 2024, as a junior graphic designer. He was previously an ESA trainee at ESRIN, during which time he produced  a comic book “Fede’s SpaceToon – Mission Space” (ISBN 978-88-946233-3-8) on a fantasy space mission on the International Space Station involving Luca Parmitano. The first edition of his book, edited by Officina Animata, was available on the Special Olympics Italia website.

Federico is an autistic person, comic illustrator and Special Olympics athlete (swimming). He graduated from the art school  ‘Istituto C.G. Argan of Rome’ in 2017, and then completed a three-year illustration course of the international school of Comics in Rome, graduating in 2020. Federico’s artwork can be seen on his digital portfolio on Behance (https://www.behance.net/federicobadessi).