Brand Strategist
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Live Client, Spotify [Product Innovation]

 
Anytime you can start a pitch with Do It For The Culture...you know its going to be lit.
 
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S P O T I F Y  

A S K

 

Show how Spotify will use its differentiating stance as a discovery brand to lead culture.

How can we further the Spotify experience as a discovery brand? 

 

B R A N D   P R O B L E M

Spotify is one dimensional, existing for most the users to interact in a solely digital realm. That is a problem when music and culture are such lively elements.

I N S I G H T  

The biggest influence on users is not the music in their pocket but the world that they live in.

O P P O R T U N I T Y  

Leverage Spotify's big data. Humanize the enormous amount of data Spotify collects and give it a personal touch to connect with the users.

 

S T R A T E G Y

Give musical context to the world that surrounds us. 

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W H A T  W E  D I D

Give locations and landmarks an organic musical personality derived from the people  around it.

H O W  W E  D I D  I T

Leverage Spotify’s user data to organically populate location-based playlists, based on listening frequency and patterns of users in that proximity.


H O W  W E  G O T  H E R E

MUSIC IS LIVING AND BREATHING

"..what makes music special, which is it’s fucking real, and it breathes, and it moves. It doesn’t sit in a fucking list waiting to be handpicked by a computer. " - Zane Lowe

DISCOVERY IS BASED AROUND EXPERIENCE

Discovery brands such as Airbnb and Carmax bring a level of authenticity and real-life experiences. Engaging the consumer in more than just one way.  

CULTURE = TRIBE

The basic human need for connection.  Collective experiences build culture. 

Humans are naturally social beings who will forever enjoy making connections, collaborating, and sharing experiences. Fostering connection friends or strangers is fundamental to all consumers who are searching for meaning. 


O B J E C T I V E : ENRICH THE USER EXPERIENCE

Make a digital experience more physical.  

Change an individual experience feel more collective.

Create something that is more than a fleeting tactic but a sustainable development in their programing.


Concept Video (1 minute)

 

T H E

F E A T U R E S

C A M P A I G N

To help get the word out about Spotify Passport OOH ads will be placed in travel ports and throughout cities.

C A S E   S T U D Y   V I D E O

THE SQUAD

Jacob Buller, ST | Carole Trickey, ST | Kelly Prudente, XD | Brendan Howard, CW | Whitney Downing, AD