Ongoing in-house, hands on support
Ring started as a client in my last role as Executive Creative Director at Five by Five which later turned into an ongoing creative leadership role, with a hands-on approach. Below is a top line summary of my work plan.
Brand Ecosystem Audit and Ownership of Channels of Communication
Lead on eCom, Digital Media and Launch Campaigns.
Staffing Plan, Workflow, Process and Hands-on Design Production
Uncovered 186 different implementations of brand: visually, messaging, packaging, product, UX, UI.
"When you're going so fast, you can't stop and think about a 'brand'."
"It's good enough, just get it out the door."
"We don't have a world-class marketing team, so we need brand police."
Update Brand Positioning
Ring is a product innovation company who wants to reduce crime and make neighborhoods safer by bringing easy to use, affordable, effective security to everyone.
Create Consistency with a Scalable Atomic Design System
Flexible Grid for all Design Applications
Simplified Identity Guidelines
Simplified Typescale Across Products and Devices
Simplified Color Palette
Clarity and Consistency in Iconography
Simple Interactions, Unified UI
Consistent Product Photography
Implement a Creative Process and Workflow.
Environment included Sketch, Zeplin, Abstract, PaintCode, Adobe, Axure, Principle, Marvel and InVision.
Launch Products into the Marketplace
Ring Neighbors App
Identity and Iconography of Ring + Amazon Acquisition
Marketing, Creative & Design Support
(Spotlight Cam Content posted across digital ads and social feeds)
Social Ads that helped neighbors understand how to use Ring Products.