Schoolin' a business school in the business of brand experience
Leading brand experience, design, and product development for INSEAD.
Part I: Traditional integrated campaigns.
For two years we were managing and created integrated marketing, market research, insights, social media, and traditional advertising campaigns for INSEAD.
Delivering everything from out-of-home to print to social media, video production, and more, we were the team for INSEAD’s acquisition-focused marketing.
The case for transformation.
Trial by fire.
INSEAD asked us to develop an MVP for a mobile-first solution for their MBA Programmes.
I performed user research, journey mapping, and information architecture, through UI design and development. We launched INSEAD’s first MVP acquisition product in just 12-weeks.
Part II: One thing leads to another.
- Lacking brand experience. What makes the INSEAD experience unique?
- The content was “heavy” and challenging to read, resulting in high bounce rates.
- Unwieldy navigation made it difficult to find meaningful content.
- Experience disparity across websites and devices.
- Complex content creation and management systems.
- Poor SEO results in low SERP for original content.
- Optimizing the effectiveness of the greater marketing ecosystem.
- Maximizing enrollments by increasing points for conversion and plugging conversion leaks across touchpoints.
- Optimizing user experience across all platforms: web, tablet, mobile.
- Ensuring ease of content creation and management.
The brand anchor.
Engagement through storytelling.
Alumni are the brand champions that share the diverse sories of positive change in their professional lives because of their INSEAD experiences.
We developed this brand message as a series of shareable, interactive stories showcasing alumni accomplishments.
Unique, personal stories celebrating their educational experiences at INSEAD and their continued successes.
That's just the beginning.
A new discovery platform.
A common challenge that visitors faced was deciding which MBA course track they should select.
We designed a better way for people to plan their futures, using the LinkedIn API. A system for candidates to connect their career history and interests to personalized INSEAD MBA Programmes.
A new collaboration platform.
A mix of LinkedIn API data and a touch of machine learning would be the foundation of a virtual INSEAD think-tank.
A space where people on a mission to create change can connect and share ideas, find others, and make those ideas a reality.
Results that matter.
- Not only did we propose a solid strategy for INSEAD's brand experience,
- Led the transformation of a traditional ad agency into a "digital-first" creative consultancy,
- And leveraged my capabilities in user experience, technology, and creative direction to develop innovative products for the client.
The Gate, Creative Director
Digital Marketing Creative Direction User Experience UI Design Full-Stack Development