CASE STUDIES —

OUR WORK

Using an approach we call Creative Darwinism, SCS melds award-winning creativity with data-driven insights for maximum impact. It’s this alchemy of complementary mindsets that helps us drive and sustain performance for our clients.

Spreading the Love with Aaron's —

Playing Matchmaker for Valentine's Day

Since 1955, Aaron’s has become the a market leader in the lease-to-own industry by providing easy and affordable access to furniture, electronics, appliances, and more.. With Valentine’s Day approaching, SCS saw an opportunity to help Aaron’s capitalize on previous market learnings to help their customers fall in love with hot their favorite products.

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Baldwin Hardware Integrated Campaign —

Introducing Obsession to a New Generation

Baldwin already had an impressive reputation for unparalleled quality and style. But when the brand set out to appeal to new consumers who wouldn’t settle for anything less than the best, we built a campaign based on one thing: unbridled obsession.

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Mothers Ultimate Hybrid Integrated Campaign —

The Best of Both Worlds

Mothers Ultimate Hybrid line combines the familiar experience of Mothers Carnauba Wax products with the high-tech ceramic durability of their CMX line. We created a duality campaign. to highlight these complementary features.

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Kwikset Integrated Brand Campaign —

A Smarter Kind of Simple

When Kwikset asked us to create one of their first brandsell campaigns in years, we tapped icon of innovation Adam Savage to showcasing how their advanced smart lock technology was still simple enough to make life easy.

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Online Sports Database Design and Development —

All the Sports Data, in One Beautiful Place

With multiple sports and multiple leagues filled with unique and talented players, creating a comprehensive online sports database was a big job. Luckily, SCS was up to the task archtitecting and designing this incredible new site.

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Discovery+ Platform Design —

Helping Bring Discovery+ to the World

Discovery Network to move a gargantuan content library online, and build the latest platform in the streaming wars from the ground up. To help, we jumped in to design key elements of their platform's UX, as well as a mountain of creative assets.

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WCU Website Overhaul —

A New Face for an Old School

Like many university websites, WCU’s was jam packed with information, but presented it all at once. We helped streamline the navigation process and removed redundant content to make it cleaner and easier to use.

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Mothers CMX Integrated Campaign —

The Science of Shine

What do you do when COVID lockdowns shut-down your shoot? Keep Calm and Pivot to CGI.

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Mothers Polishes and Waxes Website Refresh —

A Classic Brand gets a Revitalized DTC Finish

A rich online presence has become table stakes for consumer packaged goods. With an older website and minimalist shopping experience on Amazon, Mothers®, tasked SCS revitalized these digital platforms to improve the customer journey.

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Kwikset Halo Touch Integrated Campaign —

The Lifestyle benefits of smart lock technology

As one of the leading brands in door security, Kwikset needed a way to highlight how useful their latest smart lock technology is for every day life. SCS created a lifestyle driven integrated campaign that highlighted various features of the technology that helped consumers relate to the real world benefits.

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Pfister Faucets Integrated Brandsell Campaign —

A Fresh Personality for a Storied Brand

While Pfister is one of the most recognizable brands in bath and kitchen hardware, it was beginning to cede market space to competitors. For the first time in over a decade, the faucet-maker tapped SCS to create a brandsell campaign.

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Mothers CMX Integrated Campaign —

Everyday Happens, Every Day

From bird poop on the windshield to sticky ice cream fingers in the back seat, ordinary messes threaten to take away your extraordinary showroom shine. Seeing everyday messes happen gave us an idea for how Mothers could happen back.

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Mad Tasty E-Commerce Site and Brand Voice —

Making Good Vibes Even Better

Mad Tasty was one of the first brands to bring CBD to the functional water category. SCS was there to help launch the brand’s art-inspired identity across e-commerce, out of home and through a social with a witty and irreverent brand voice.

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John Deere Branded Game Experience —

Farming in the Metaverse with Farmcraft

John Deere might be a 185 year old household name, but the brand still looks to the future. To cultivate the next generation of agricultural leaders, we partnered with Blockworks to create a metaverse farming experience unlike any other.

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Baldwin —

The Reunification of a 75 Year Old Brand

Over the decades, Baldwin Hardware has broken out its offerings to appeal to three unique market segments. SCS was asked to help refresh the brand, bringing those segments back together so that they worked harmoniously under a more unified Baldwin vision while still maintaining their individuality.

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Miele USA Digital Strategy —

Making Digital Strategy Immer Besser

Despite Miele’s international reputation for quality, U.S. social media audiences lacked a connection to the German brand. SCS created a strategy to engage the audience, grow awareness and drive interest in luxury appliances.

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Too Faced Cosmetics Video Content —

It Ain’t Gold Unless it Glitters

Our friends at Too Faced enlisted us to help them make their Chocolate Gold Eyeshadow Palette shine. Working up a proprietary blend of special effects and CG magic, we helped them create amazing results without breaking their budget.

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Mothers Polishes and Waxes Media Tie Up —

Bringing Formula 1 to the US, without Interruption

When a Mothers ad inadvertently interrupted F1 race footage, SCS realized it was time for a solution that still allowed Mothers to share their message, without disrupting the race: create a whole new approach to the US F1 broadcast by making it entirely commercial free, with only one sponsor: Mothers.

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Califia Farms DTC Web Architecture and Development —

Bringing Plant-Based Goodness Direct to Consumers

Realizing the growth opportunity in a strong DTC experience that champions change in both people and the environment, SCS collaborated with Califia’s marketing and web design team to build a best-in-class DTC website with full-funnel optimization.

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Blizzard Entertainment Branded Documentary —

A New Hero: The Rise of College Esports

The Documentary "A New Hero" taps the insights of insiders like Deadmaus and Mark Cuban to bring the world of esports into the mainstream as it follows players competing in the nation's biggest collegiate tournament for a chance to win glory and fully-paid college tuition.

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DECKED Storage Systems Video Content Series —

All In, With Dirk Deckman

For the DECKED drawer system campaign, our directive was clear: demonstrate the product's unique features to the world, and don’t forget to have some fun doing it. To do that, we enlisted the help of Youtube fly fishing legend Hank Patterson to channel his inner Dirk Deckman, and went all in.

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WCU Broadcast and Video Content —

"You" vs 1 million reasons why "not you"

WCU needed a way to stand out from a crowded field of healthcare education programs. By tapping into the potential students desire to step up and make a difference, we challenged them to overcome a million excuses to not pursue their dreams.

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Boost Mobile Brand Re-Launch and Integrated Campaign —

We Are Where You At

After virtually launching the prepaid mobile market, Boost Mobile had fallen behind emerging competitors. SCS revitalized the “Where You At Tagline” with innovative new integrated campaign to reclaim their place.

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Giant Foods Mobile Alternate Reality Game —

Entertaining Kids is Hard, Snowflake Hunts Make it Easy

Giant knew grocery shopping around the holidays could go from a utilitarian experience, to something truly magical. We helped them create AR content to transform their stores into a winter wonderland.

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Hershey Mobile Gaming Experience —

The Playful Side of the Addams Family

When Hershey wanted to create new in-store experiences, SCS used QR codes and a mobile game experience to make buying chocolate even more fun around Halloween.

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SYLVANIA Automotive Integrated Brand Campaign —

Think Farther Down the Road

Most drivers don't spend a lot of time thinking about their headlight bulbs. So - when SYLVANIA Automotive asked us to help educate them on the importance of proactive replacement, we knew we couldn't drone on about weak filaments and the loss of down road visibility without a little personality.

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Monopoly Mobile Gaming Experience —

Monopoly makes the jump to Mobile

With changing play patterns, the classic American board game needed to evolve along with user habits. Check out how we brought the Monopoly experience to iOS and android for a 21st-century gaming experience.

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Pretty Little Liars Influencer Activation —

A Big Pretty Little Activation

While Pretty Little Liars already had a core audience eagerly awaiting the show's release, there was a larger audience that remained untapped. The solution? An audacious set of digital and real-world activations to get bloggers to spread the word.

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Boost Mobile Integrated Promotional Impact Campaign —

Prepaid subscribers have one common problem: they all hate their carriers.

After years of bad service, shady contracts, and dropped calls, pre-paid mobile customers had long grown jaded and cynical about unsympathetic mobile carriers and their endless mudslinging. SCS helped Boost show them that cellular relief was as easy as making a switch.

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DC Comics Kids Website Design and Development —

A DC Website only a Kid can Love. Including adult kids.

DC has evolved its characters and stories to stay culturally relevant through changing times. We helped create a hyper-functional website that went hand in hand with those changing times.

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Oxigen Brand Development and Integrated Campaign —

A breath of fresh, oxygenated water in a crowded category

The functional water category has long been crowded and continues to grow. We created an iconic visual language that made Oxigen’s innovative 04 formula the star.

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BlackBerry KeyOne Brand Re-Launch and Integrated Campaign —

BlackBerry Brings Sexy Back to Business

To stand out in a competitive market space, lean into a what makes you special. Emphasizing the unique relationship that BlackBerry has with the business class, SCS broadcasted a simple message through a centralized media strategy: Do more. Different.

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BlackBerry Key2 Integrated Campaign —

The Rebirth of a Business Icon

Hot off the debut of the BlackBerry KeyOne, the BlackBerry Key2 was poised to leverage the initial success. Moving out of novelty territory and into the spotlight as an honest smartphone contender, SCS leaned into the uniquely functional design and a universal truth... People really loved their BlackBerry.

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Warner Bros. Web Redesign and Development —

Refreshing the Face of An Icon

What good is hosting the most iconic global entertainment franchises if you can’t show them off? SCS helped Warner Bros optimize their web experience on mobile and desktop at a global and franchise level so fans never missed a moment of content.

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Visit Laguna Beach Integrated Campaign—

Presenting a True California Original

Visit Laguna Beach, the tourism advocate for the city, needed a brand refresh to help attract a new type of tourists who wanted to spend more than just the day in town. SCS’s solution - present an authentic and memorable California original.

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DC Kids —

Redesigning DC for Gen Z

While DC Comics had successfully evolved their universe to stay relevant with the next generation of superhero fans, the same couldn't be said for their website. Learn how we used HTML 5 to create a more immersive web experience for Gen Z.

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Boost Mobile Snapchat Mobile Gaming Experience —

Saving the Galaxy from the Evil Intergalactic Mobile MegaCorps

Everyone hates evil pre-paid mobile mega-corporations. But not everyone knew about the alternative that Boost Mobile offered. To help Snapchat users join the fight against some of the more unsavory challenges of those carriers, SCS introduced the world to a new hero: Galactic Thunder Pony.

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National Hot Rod Association Brand Repositioning —

Speed. It's Not Something You Can Keep Bottled Up

To help the NHRA grow beyond its base, we had a find the part of their brand that reached all-comers. We as the fastest sport in the world, we realized that central to NHRA wasn't any product or service, but one universal experience: The raw thrill and unbridled adrenaline of speed.

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McDonalds —

How to Train your Dragon 2

How do you take the iconic McDonald's Happy Meal experience and make it magical? Easy, create an use augmented reality extension that brings dragons inside the store.

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NASCAR Web Experience Design and Development —

The Birthplace of the next generation of NASCAR fans

How do you take the iconic McDonald's Happy Meal experience and make it magical? Easy, create an augmented reality extension that brings dragons in side the store.

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Blizzard Entertainment Branded Entertainment Series —

Hearthstone. One of those games that really gets in your head.

While Blizzard has long used their incredible cinematic trailers to build excitement and connections with their other IPs, they were struggling to build the same enthusiasm with Hearthstone. That's where we flipped the switch, and created a mockumentary style series that brought the whimsical nature of the game to life.

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