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.
Panda Express: Chinese New Year 2017
Panda Express tells the story of Chinese New Year to mainstream America in the Year of The Rooster.
First National Bank of Omaha Mortgage Campaign
Stop-motion TV Spots for FNBO promoting their mortgage product.
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.
Panda Express: Five Flavor Shrimp
Brand campaign for Five Flavor Shrimp, the latest flavorful, better-for-you, spring dish from Panda Express.
Omaha Startup Week Event Branding
Event branding for Omaha Startup Week, a five-day long conference for tech startups.
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.
Panda Express: General Tso's Chicken
Brand campaign for the most iconic dish in Chinese restaurants in America.
Mother's Day Stop-Motion Video
Stop-moton video with flower petals for Bozell's Mother's Day social post.
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.
Merci Chocolates Stop-motion video
Personal passion project stop-motion video for my favorite European chocolates Merci that was shared on the brand's Instagram stories.
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.
Stop-Motion Videos: Cuties
A wide variety of stop-motion videos for Sun Pacific's Cuties brand for different holidays throughout the year.
Social Media: Cuties Recipes
Social posts of seasonal recipes with Cuties and Cuties juice to promote the brand on social media.
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.
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.
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.
Starbucks Stop-motion video
Made this personal passion project stop-motion video while playing barista at home during the pandemic making my own Pumpkin Spice Lattes.
Panda Express Pacific Chili Shrimp
Brand campaign for Pacific Chili Shrimp, the latest limited-time offer from Panda Express.
Rise Up
Rise up. Show up. Unite! lettering challenge led by Jessica Hische and Lauren Hom.
Noosa Yogurt Stop-motion video
Personal passion project stop-motion video for my favorite yogurt Noosa.
Bozell's Holiday Cheer
Hand-lettered Holiday card part of Bozell's “The Great Excheeriment,” a social experiment with sentiment.
Halloween Handlettering
Spooky pun-kin puns for an online lettering challenge.
FNBO Welcome Kit
Welcome Kit landing page experience for new customers of FNBO.
PepperJax Grill Social Media Videos
A series of stop-motion style videos for several of Pepper Jax's bowls, as well as promos for their Free Fry Fridays and their dessert bar.
First National Bank Holiday Promo
Stop-motion video for First National Bank to promote their Holiday credit card product on social media.
Happy New Year Stop-motion Video for Panda Express
Stop-motion video for Panda Express with veggie fireworks to wish their customers a Happy New Year.
Bozell's Nifty Gifty Finder
Pick a gift for that special one in your life with Bozell's Holiday Gift: The Nifty Gifty finder, a gift generator based on answers you give.
Fall leaves-inspired stop motion
Stop-motion video inspired by a collection of beautiful fall leaves and the hand-lettered word Fall.
Sundance New Frontier Exhibition
Promotional materials designed for Sundance Film Festival's New Frontier exhibit shown at UMOCA.
Holiday Cookies and Handlettering
Holiday baking accompanied by hand-lettered greetings.
Utah Style & Design Layouts
Interior design feature spread layout for Utah Style & design magazine.
Visit Nebraska Campaign
Bus wraps and banners designed for Nebraska Tourism Commission's latest campaign "Visit Nebraska. Visit Nice."
Brew at the Zoo Logo
Logo created for Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha for one of their annual events called "Bew at the Zoo."
Utah Bride & Groom Magazine
Floral magazine feature design for Utah Bride & Groom Magazine.
Nebraska Passport Program
Designs for the 2014 Passport Program ,run by the Nebraska Tourism Commission, encouraging visitors to explore the state and collect stamps from the participating places they stop by and earn fun prizes.
iPass
Flyer, direct mailer, and a pocket guide designs for iPass, high-speed internet provider with the world's largest mobile broadband footprint.
Brick Canvas Launch
Branding and Grand Opening Promo materials for a new health and wellness center.
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