About

b. 1986, HK.

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STORYTELLER, ENTREPRENEUR, CREATIVE PRODUCER, MOTION DESIGNER, ANIMATOR, SPEAKER, MENTOR AND CURIOUS SOUL.

Laura Peña is the founder of JelloMonsters, a creative design lab in New York City focused on storytelling through motion graphics, design and technology.

She lives between New York City and the Dominican Republic, where she is originally from. When she is not designing, she is planning her next adventure.


She loves creative collaboration and bringing ideas to life. Her ultimate goal is to create work that is not only smart and beautiful, but that also creates social impact.

With over 14 years of experience across the creative field, she has worked for top brand names in the entertainment, health, financial, and technology industries. Some of these brands include MTV, Rolling Stone magazine, Marvel Comics, Jameson, MasterCard, Samsung and AOL.

Laura creates video driven experiences online and offline for live events worldwide, and online content, including video content for:

  • Corporate events
  • Large-scale video scenic environments for theatrical shows
  • Opening videos for press conferences
  • Motion graphics content for Web series
  • Online promo videos

Her work has been recognized in magazines, newspapers, and books around the world including Web Designer magazine in the UK and Arte y Diseño magazine in Spain.  In 2010 she was selected by the CURVY Design Book as one of the top 100 women designers in the world.