Denyse Mitterhofer
Denyse Mitterhofer
art director | designer | illustrator | animator

Noteworthy Highlights:

2019 Featured: Animated Storytelling: Simple Steps For Creating Animation and Motion Graphics by Liz Blazer // Color Pop: Tiny Tales
GIPHY x Dmitterhofer for Women’s History month, sticker pack
Us Movie Art x GIPHY winner
MRM//McCann (Client: ETS/GRE) GIPHY page won a Gold DOTCom award, for Social Media Marketing.
2018 Featured: Graphic Design Solutions, Product Concept: El Chullo de Vicky
2017 Feature & Collab: "Fresh Artists" new phone case collection #FabLaunchPad
2017 Featured: Behance, Surface Design Curated Gallery: Nature Patterns
2016  Self-published book: "The Pattern Book, Volume Uno
2016  Mentioned: State of the GIF: "... Denyse Mitterhofer has more than 300m GIF views"
2016  Featured: HOW Magazine Fall 2016: The Career-long Project of You 
2016  Interview with The Yellow Sparrow
2016  Commissioned/Featured: GIPHY Artists for Interscope
2016  Featured: Stand Out, design a personal brand
2016   Featured: Build Your Own Brand: Designing Your Personal Brand
2015  Featured: AIGA Member Gallery: El Chullo de Vicky
2015  Achievement: Muse site of the day - Enchanted Twins
2015  Featured: NIMBLE - Thinking Creatively in the Digital Age.
2014  Featured: The Guided Sketchbook That Teaches You How To Draw!
2014  Achievement: Poster Merit - HOW International Design Magazine


Experienced in design, illustration, motion graphics, and art direction for digital content and social media.

I work in advertising during the day, draw, animate, design patterns and sew during the night. I have been lucky to work with clients in fashion, beauty, editorial, education, entertainment, tech, dining, alcoholic beverages, hospitality, etc. All while creating GIFs for personal entertainment, readingstrolling around the world and cracking up about everything and nothing.

I'm a compulsive creator known for starting passion projects every year. Some include:
GIPHY Channel
Tiny Tales
Denyse in Color
Herbarium (Nature Patterns)
The Pattern Book, Vol. Uno a self-published book featuring 200+ of my patterns.

My skills include (in no particular order):
Art Direction
Motion Graphics / Stop Motion / GIFs
Pattern design

I love creating branded content. If it needs color, I’m on it. Let's work together!

Some awesome brands I've worked with:

GIPHY ∙ Google ∙ Adidas Stellasport ∙ StreetEasy ∙ Wall Street Journal ∙ BEDSIDER ∙Hallmark ∙ National Geographic Channel ∙Boost Mobile∙ The Scene ∙ Marvel Entertainment∙ ∙Heinekein ∙ Desperados ∙ Dos Equis ∙ Hyatt ∙ Netflix ∙ ∙ Reebok ∙ Citizen Watches ∙ Banana Republic ∙ PVH∙ Boots UK ∙ Mark Hill ∙ MadLibs ∙ Zegna ∙ TOEFL® ∙ GRE® ∙ DineEquity, Inc

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