Living Intentions

Living Intentions

Case Study

Living Intentions 

What’s the best way to make raw, sprouted foods sound yummy to Gens Y and Z?

Agency: RETAIL VOODOO

COMMUNICATING BRAND VALUES ON PACK

Solution

Redefine raw food as a flavor-forward snacks that have been Activated, and shift the Living Intentions story from nutty-crunchy health food gurus to culinary geniuses that understand both taste and nutrition.

My Role

Brand Strategist

Audience Analyst

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Copywriter

On-Pack Messaging & Copy

Final Product

Outcome

In Category @ Whole Foods

MAKR

MAKR

Case Study

Made by Makr

How can a hospitality company have the confidence it needs to know it’s identified a real target audience before launch?

Agency: FINE DESIGN

Seeking culinarily-centered, destination-driven foodies.

Solution

Craft reality-based composites of real people from the markets Makr will operate in, and look for clues on how Makr can sharpen its appeal to them.

My Role

Audience Analyst

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Copywriter

Copywriting Snapshot

IRL Composites

I’m not a fan of personas. Instead, I prefer to use real reviews from real people to create what I call IRL Composites.

Seattle WA Site

Healdsburg CA Site

Marketing Archetype

Once I have enough composites, I roll them all up into an uber-composite I call an archtetype and, voila, there’s our target audience.

Final Brand Book Version

IRL Composites

IRL Archetype

Outcome

IRL Composites

Markets

Clear Target

Mizuno

Mizuno

Case Study

Mizuno 

How can a brand authentically rooted in Japan find a new audience in the United States?

Agency: STORI

MADE IN JAPAN. SEEKING AN AUDIENCE IN THE US.

Solution

Mizuno is a widely respected brand everywhere in the world but is relatively unknown in the U.S. So the task was simple — write the story of an established Japanese footwear brand in a way that appeals to a U.S. audience.

My Role

Creative Director

Brand Strategist

Audience Analyst

l

Copywriter

Copywriting Snapshot

Direction 1

Direction 2

FINAL PRODUCT

Outcome

Re-established Foothold in the US

Z Collection

Z Collection

Case Study

Z Collection

How does a growing hospitality company bring all of its eclectic brands under one roof?

Agency: FINE DESIGN

bringing a multi-thread brand story to life

Solution

Tell a cohesive Z-Collection story that helps position the company for extraordinary growth.

My Role

Audience Analyst

l

Copywriter

CONCEPT & Messaging Snapshot

Minifesto

Positioning

Direction 1

Direction 2

Direction 3

HOME PAGE

HOTEL DETAIL PAGE

MINIFESTO PAGE

Outcome

Eclectic Hotels

Major Cities

Unified Brand