Hello, I am

Desiree' M. Slaughter

Creative professional, Certified techie, Digital creator

I’m Desiree’ M. Slaughter, aka Desi, a creative professional, certified techie, and digital creator from Detroit, MI. My online portfolio highlights the skills and experiences that I have gained throughout my academic and professional career. Browse around to learn more!

20+ Years

Work Experience

15+ Years



Skill Areas

About me

Meet Desi

My name is Desiree’ Slaughter, but I prefer to be called Desi for short!

I’m a code writing, pixel-pushing, content-creating, Apple-loving, digital creator, and creative professional from Detroit, MI that never stops learning. With 20 years of professional experience, fortunately, I’ve held many positions across a range of industries that have allowed me to cultivate a skill set that makes me adaptable to many opportunities.

Every day I strive to make a positive impact on the world and encourage others to achieve success both in business and in life. My mission is to educate and inspire those within my reach by sharing my personal experiences.

Want to learn more about me? Read my bio, check out my portfolio to see my work, view my skills and background on my resume, subscribe to my email list, or connect with me on your favorite social networks.

My background

Where I've Been

With 22 years of academic study and 20 years of work experience, I have held various positions across different industries, making me adaptable to many roles. Below, you will find the highlighted education, work experience, and affiliations throughout my career.

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Business Analytics Nanodegree

Udacity (OneTen/BIT)


Certificate of Women's Entrepreneurship

Cornell University (Bank of America)


Media Arts & Technology, Bachelor of Science

Michigan State University



Owner/Brand Specialist & WordPress Web Designer

Brand & Press Studio


Women's Economic Empowerment Outreach Coordinator

Women’s Center of Greater Lansing/AmeriCorps VISTA



AmeriCorps VISTA




MIpreneur (formerly Lansing Marketing Hackers)



Blacks In Technology Foundation



Rising Tide Society (Southeast Michigan Chapter)


My portfolio

What I've Done

Having 22 years of academic study and 20 years of professional work experience, I’ve dedicated myself to learning everything I can about my passions: branding, web design, digital marketing, and technology. Below, you’ll see some of the work that I’ve completed throughout my academic and professional career. Since the field that I specialize in can take many forms, I’ve separated my portfolio into different sections for easier navigation.

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My journal

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Want to work with me?

If you are a solopreneur or professional that is building a personal or business brand, I can help you with Brand Identity & Strategy, WordPress Web Design & Development, and Digital Marketing. Visit my studio, Brand & Press to view my services and learn more about working with me.