& Design

Elisa is an Italian Jamaican art director and motion designer based in Brooklyn, NY. She spent her childhood raised on the Ligurian coast of Italy; her adolescence in Berlin, Germany. Then, after spending a decade in London, an employment opportunity brought her to NYC. Past roles have been at TED, Gawker, Vimeo and Al Jazeera English. 

She oversees award winning CNN Motion, an international, in-house motion graphics team dedicated to creating impactful visual content through animation and design for digital news, video explainers, branding, social media, interactives and emerging media. 

Elisa spends most of her free time practicing and teaching yoga, being creative, spending time with friends and family, and traveling. 

2023 Emmy for Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction
2023 Juror for the International Emmy Awards
2023 2x Webby for Best Use of Video or Moving Image
2023 Society of Publication Designers Gold Medal Winner
2022 Emmy for Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction
2017 Vimeo Staff Picks
2017 Writers Guild Award for TV Graphic Art & Animation
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