This case study focuses more on the visual and brand experience aspects of my YOSS portfolio of work. To read about my role in the product and design strategy, read 'One year leading product and design at YOSS.' I'm not able to share everything we've accomplished, but this showcases a brand identity design that builds out a meaningful brand story and a strong system of flexible elements . More info available by request.
The brand identity redesign.
YOSS started as a brand with hardly more than a logo, a color palette, and a font. Working with my talented UX/UI designer, Bo Kim, we set out to develop a strong brand identity system for YOSS. I led several brand workshops with our CEO and created our brand story, values, and creative platform, 'Flexible Connections'. We decided to keep the logo and the overall color direction, so that the new brand identity would be a strengthening of the YOSS brand, rather than a complete redesign.
Working with Bo, who led the design efforts, the brand was brought to life visually. I wrote the copy for our brand voice and applications, and she designed every piece of collateral you see here. See below for the full brand boards, followed by a snapshot of the YOSS brand before our efforts.
User experience design
Wireframes and prototypes
Branding and identity systems
Content and copywriting
Market and user research
Product-market fit validation
Design thinking + ideation sessions
Recruitment and hiring
Product strategy development
UX and design strategy development
Marketing strategy development
Forecasting and future planning
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