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KIMBER // Visual Editorial Archive

A Legacy of Information With thousands of articles and editorial write-ups on the product lines through the years, how was Kimber to easily serve this content to the customer? In 2008 I sat down and designed this UX Interface for a Library of periodical and collateral pieces. Designed – at the time – as an…

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KIMBER // Various Sales & Marketing Sheets

The internet wasn’t ubiquitous in 1997-2000 like it is these days, and of the few ways to get the word out on new products, one was “flyers”, which these days would be “sales sheets”, interactive or static .pdfs, etc. Most of these were designed in Quark. Remember Quark? 😉

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LEUPOLD // Tactical Patches

Developed, but never executed, to promote the new Wave II versions of the MARK6 and MARK8 tactical riflescope line from Leupold Optics. Illustrating the distances of optical magnification and use cases through the striking distance of natural predators. THE DETAILS: STRIKING DISTANCE Distance Role Animal Short Rifleman Viper Medium Marksman Panther Long Sniper Eagle Direct…

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LEUPOLD // HISTORY

A Company History, That Moves Starting with the founding of Leupold & Vopel in 1907, long before Stevens came into the picture, and showcasing the big leaps forward in innovation. Combing over the archives to unveil never-before-seen materials, videos, and images, creating an immersive interactive experience, one that resides on the website to this day.…

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LEUPOLD // RETICLE FINDER

Data-driven and fully incorporated into the open Leupold & Stevens Artemis’ API, Marketing Product Information System, the first-of-its-kind Leupold Reticle Finder launched in October of 2013. The first feature rollout from Phase 5 development of Leupold’s digital pivot began in 2011 with the hiring of Lynn Twiss to lead interactive, digital, social, and web efforts.…

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SIG SAUER // ROMEO2

SIG SAUER needed a clean, elegant, and succinct information sheet for use at consumer, military, dealer, and distributor meetings and shows. DESIGN: Lynn TwissPRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY: TURKSHEAD ROMEO2 MIL-SPEC MODULAR REFLEX SIGHT FOR M17/M18

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VIKTOS – Jeans For Your Arms.

This article goes into depth, an unrealized strategy, and tactics for a brand campaign that would have taken the anti-gun denim/jeans industry head-on.

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COVID Job Hunt 2020: Vista Outdoors Tactical Group – Presentation

“In your final 7 minutes, go ahead and summarize what you’d do in your first 90 days.” In these moments, where the design lesson “show, don’t tell” is not possible in a voice-only interview with the key hiring manager: simplifying the complex is crucial. Recently I was interviewing for a senior director role at a…

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Ethical Marketing Asset Practices in Firearms

‘Ask forgiveness, not permission’ has become a mantra. The SIG SAUER SIERRA3BDX launch at 2018 NRA Show was a huge success and produced many assets that were available for dealers to download and utilize to support their in-store efforts for the BDX education and sales. However, some brands will take these assets, and with some…