Hello! My name is Dessi and I'm an Art Director passionate about telling brand stories through stop-motion videos, hand lettering, and beautiful food photography.

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Doritos Stop-Motion Video
One of 14 winners in Doritos Crash From Home Contest held during the pandemic.
Candy Skull Halloween 2021
Fun stop-motion video of a blinking candy skull. (Personal passion project)
Panda Express: Chinese New Year 2017
Panda Express tells the story of Chinese New Year to mainstream America in the Year of The Rooster.
Panda Express: Five Flavor Shrimp
Brand campaign for Five Flavor Shrimp, the latest flavorful, better-for-you, spring dish from Panda Express.
Panda Express: General Tso's Chicken
Brand campaign for the most iconic dish in Chinese restaurants in America.
Starbucks Red Cup Day
Fun stop-motion video created in anticipation of the new red cup release in 2023. (Personal passion project)
Elkhorn Coffee Co.
Brand identity for a start-up roasting coffee company.
Trü Frü Stop-Motion Video
Fun stop-motion video showcasing the fresh ingredients that go into every bite of Trü Frü Strawberries. (Personal passion project)
Feltman's of Coney Island Brand Refresh
A brand refresh for Feltman's of Coney Island, an East Coast hot dog company, that brought back the Original, Original Hot Dog recipe.
Stop-Motion Videos: Cuties
A wide variety of stop-motion videos for Sun Pacific's Cuties brand for different holidays throughout the year.
Sioux Honey Logo
Logo refresh for Sioux Honey Association Co-Op.
Doritos Halloween Stop-motion video
Personal passion project stop-motion video for Halloween using my leftover chips from the Doritos Crash From Home video contest.
Omaha Startup Week Event Branding
Event branding for Omaha Startup Week, a five-day long conference for tech startups.
First National Bank of Omaha Mortgage Campaign
Stop-motion TV Spots for FNBO promoting their mortgage product.
Rebuild the Heartland Branding
A brand look and feel for Rebuild the Heartland, a community fund for those affected by the historic 2019 flooding in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota.
Social Media: Cuties Crafts
Various crafts were created from Cuties and the Cuties juice bottles that moms can do with their kids as fun activities, or on their own to organize and beautify their homes.
Panda Express Pacific Chili Shrimp
Brand campaign for Pacific Chili Shrimp, the latest limited-time offer from Panda Express.
Mighties Kiwi: Social Campaign
Nine consecutive social posts, featuring different Kiwi slices, were created to compile one big tile image in Instagram's wall feed.
Social Media: Cuties Holidays
To promote Cuties around the Holidays various social posts with crafts, recipes, or fun activities were created to encourage moms to spend time with their kids while enjoying their favorite healthy snack.
Omaha's Rally for the Responders
Event branding for Omaha's Rally for the Responders to honor all of the first responders during the pandemic.
Social Media: Cuties Recipes
Social posts of seasonal recipes with Cuties and Cuties juice to promote the brand on social media.
Investment & Planning
Landing page with accompanying quiz and a walk through experience providing participants with a financial analysis regarding their financial future.
Branding for a new cloud-based payments solution that makes handling invoices and payments smooth and efficient.
FNBO Welcome Kit
Welcome Kit landing page experience for new customers of FNBO.
Starbucks Stop-motion video
Made this stop-motion video while playing barista at home during the pandemic making my own Pumpkin Spice Lattes. (Personal passion project)
Merci Chocolates Stop-motion video
Stop-motion video for my favorite European chocolates Merci that got shared on the brand's Instagram stories. (Personal passion project)
Girl Scout Cookies Stop-Motion Videos
This Girl Scout Cookies season, I got inspired to create a couple of fun stop-motion videos with a few of my favorite GS cookies. (Personal passion project)
Mother's Day Stop-Motion Video
Stop-moton video with flower petals for Bozell's Mother's Day social post.
2022 The Year of The Tiger
Fun digital papercut look for this year's Chinese New Year: The Year of The Tiger.
36 Days of Type
Tactile letters and numbers made out of different spices, herbs and condiments for "36 Days of Type," an online Instagram challenge.
Bozell Holiday Card 2022
Fun Holiday card for my work with a twist on the traditional saying "Comfort & Joy"
Halloween Handlettering
Spooky pun-kin puns for an online lettering challenge.
Rise Up
Rise up. Show up. Unite! lettering challenge led by Jessica Hische and Lauren Hom.
Holiday Cookies and Handlettering
Holiday baking accompanied by hand-lettered greetings.
Peace on Earth
Personal project based on a digitized handlettering design for a Christmas ornament.
Sundance New Frontier Exhibition
Promotional materials designed for Sundance Film Festival's New Frontier exhibit shown at UMOCA.
Utah Bride & Groom Magazine
Floral magazine feature design for Utah Bride & Groom Magazine.
Utah Style & Design Layouts
Interior design feature spread layout for Utah Style & design magazine.
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