Video

PLS

BROADCAST TV

HERO led the creation of 50+ brand TV spots and 125+ in-store product videos for PLS. The narrative, in both English and Spanish, expresses how PLS listens to it’s customers and is committed to making a life a little easier for the people and communities it serves.

 

BRAND COLLATERAL

HERO conducted a competitive review, performed field research, cultivated brand positionings, and oversaw qualitative and quantitative research in support of PLS's brand relaunch. We also created a system of new retail signage and collateral, in both English and Spanish, for 300+ store locations nationwide.

 

BROADCAST TV

When PLS wanted to test the viability of TV advertising in 5 different markets, with little notice, we hit the ground running. In just 5 weeks time, we concepted, scripted and produced over 20 spots in English and Spanish that furthered our new brand promise that PLS was "For all that matters."

 

TV SPOT LANDING PAGES

HERO oversaw PLS's first foray into targeted landing pages with localized content and mapping technology for 5 different markets. Pages were designed to be mobile responsive and the URL PLS247.com was chosen to highlight the their 24/7, always open service offering.

 

IN-STORE MERCHANDISING

Starting with field visits and stakeholder interviews across markets, HERO developed visual merchandising strategies for PLS that included installing new LED lightboxes, seasonal promotions, and product cross-sell initiatives. The refreshed retail experience was so successful, it won a FISCA STAR Award for Exemplary Store Appearance of the Year.

 

BRAND PHOTOGRAPHY

In support of PLS’s new brand rollout, HERO concepted and produced a 3-day, 3 city photo shoot at different PLS retail locations to help capture their in-store experience and commitment to great service. We cast talent who were representative of the target audience, along with the empowerment, satisfaction, and peace of mind that PLS products and services offer.

AutoDesk

B2B DIGITAL  HERO with selected by Autodesk University to support awareness and registration efforts for their annual user convention in Las Vegas. Dozens of social posts, responsive emails, and display ads were created and deployed over a 4-month period to help drive nearly 10,000 registrations. Our email campaign outperformed the year prior by up to 100%.

B2B DIGITAL
HERO with selected by Autodesk University to support awareness and registration efforts for their annual user convention in Las Vegas. Dozens of social posts, responsive emails, and display ads were created and deployed over a 4-month period to help drive nearly 10,000 registrations. Our email campaign outperformed the year prior by up to 100%.

 

B2B TURNKEY MARKETING KIT
To help increase awareness and boost attendance at Autodesk University events and conferences worldwide, HERO developed a turnkey system of invitations, handouts, flyers, and email templates for team members in 14 different countries. A high-tech aesthetic and the promise of “Infinite Inspiration” were appropriate for the brand’s focus on, “The Future of Making Things.”

 

B2B VIDEO

HERO led the concept development, scripting and storyboarding of this 1-minute video designed to position Autodesk University Online as the go-to destination for year-round learning and career development. The narrative taps into the shared belief of industry professionals who feel that advancing their skills set is not just something to do, but instead a part of their job description.

 
B2B INTERACTIVE EMAILS  HERO proposed utilizing interactive email technology for Autodesk University's campaign outreach. Beyond increasing engagement and click-throughs, the innovative user experience would help to set the tone for Autodesk's cutting-edge conference. And, it afforded the ability to speak to multiple audiences—without having to deploy industry-specific creative.

B2B INTERACTIVE EMAILS
HERO proposed utilizing interactive email technology for Autodesk University's campaign outreach. Beyond increasing engagement and click-throughs, the innovative user experience would help to set the tone for Autodesk's cutting-edge conference. And, it afforded the ability to speak to multiple audiences—without having to deploy industry-specific creative.