Hi! My name is Leeanne. I live in North Carolina with my husband and 2 small children. Every day I’m either drawing or animating while managing the crazy.

Freelance Storyteller / Motion Designer

I specialize in creating visual content for human-centered design teams in the innovation industry. Working full-time at a design innovation consultancy for 6 years, I learned to create a flexible storytelling process to allow for ease in collaboration. I’m passionate about using illustration, animation and video to help distill complex information into easy to digest stories that spark meaningful connections.

With over a decade of experience working with some of the world’s largest organizations in industries ranging from healthcare to financial services to hospitality and transportation, I understand how visual storytelling can inspire, educate, and help shepherd ideas into the future.

What I do


Persona Illustration

Explainer Videos

Presentation Illustration

Motion Design


2D Character Animation

Future Vision Animations

Voice of Customer / Insights Videos

Prototyping Videos

Storytelling for Innovation Educator

I have recently taken on an exciting endeavor to teach other illustrators and motion designers how to adapt their skillset to serve the innovation industry.

Check out my recent interview on the School of Motion Podcast where I explain why innovation clients have a different process than what we’re used to, and why we, as storytellers, need to create a different workflow to meet them where they’re at.

CLICK HERE to listen to the interview

To learn more about my Storytelling for Innovation Accelerator program, click here.

Let’s see how we can collaborate! Contact: hello@storytellingforinnovation.com