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Beau Oyler

Chief Design OfficerEnlisted Design

Oakland, CA

Member Since June 2022

Skills

Branding
Brand and Identity Design
Brand Design and Strategy

About

Beau is also the Founder and CEO of Enlisted Design where he works at the intersection of business, data, and design to create product experiences for some of the world’s most sought-after brands, like Allbirds, Samsung, Nestlé, and Amazon. His work has won every major international design award and can be found at the Museum of Modern Art, Apple Store, Whole Foods, Best Buy, and Target. Beau Oyler also serves as Chief Design Officer at global ecommerce accelerator Pattern, where he uses an industry-first approach that harnesses the soul of design and the science of data analytics to create the right brand, at the right time, for the right consumer.

Published content

10 steps to completing a cost-effective, sustainable design project

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Think outside the box to save your team time and money, so they won't have to reinvent the wheel. It's always an exciting time when upper management green-lights a team to work on a new design project that, once completed, will have a positive impact on the company's staff and clients, and improve the organization's potential for sustainable growth over time.  But when it comes to resources, whether your funds are unlimited or you can't afford to overspend, there are smarter ways to consider how to complete the project without breaking the bank. Here, 10 experts from Fast Company Executive Board each share one tip to help design leaders and their teams repurpose existing structures or materials to reduce waste and promote a circular economy.

Thinking about repackaging your brand's product image?

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14 steps to consider before making a marketing design switch that could confuse or alienate loyal customers.  It may be time to update your product in the marketplace; however, it's important to do your research and revisit how and why the brand was successful in the first place. You may not necessarily need a full overhaul to remain competitive and relevant in the current market space. It may just take a tweak here and there to highlight a timeless feature that consumers still care about. Taking this approach and reaching out to collaborate with your PR department is a smart way to put your brand over the top for continued success among competing companies in the industry. Below, 14 Fast Company Executive Board members each offer one idea to keep in mind when preparing for a package redesign of an established product that needs a bit of modernization in these current times.

16 tips to make a greater impact on your local business community

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Here's how to build better relationships with your community workforce, local government, and area businesses. There is much to consider when company leaders begin negotiating and collaborating with local governments to possibly open headquarters in a new or unfamiliar area. It's not only about understanding the potential target audience, but it's also about protecting, respecting, and maintaining the workforce and consumer pipeline that already occupies the community. All brands must be aware of the direct impact and responsibility that comes with settling into the cities they plan to conduct business in worldwide. Here, 16 experts from Fast Company Executive Board offer tips to help business leaders execute their grand opening plans without a hitch—and with the local community's connection and buy-in.

15 business tactics to build connections and grow your brand 

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There's a better way to reach direct consumers in the digital marketplace. In a fickle economy that is difficult to gauge from one moment to the next, the worst thing that brand leaders can do is to take their consumers for granted. Having an open-door policy on social media or even meeting face-to-face with current clients and customers is always a good way to gain a better understanding of what the consumer is looking for and going through. Engaging in those types of conversations upfront will only help a growing business thrive further in the future. It also helps leaders and teams strengthen client relationships and build better trust. Here, 15 Fast Company Executive Board members share one tip to help brand managers and their teams stay accountable and better connected to their customers in the digital marketplace.

Why brands and designers should stop worrying and start loving AI

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Stop worrying and start loving AI. The technology isn’t going to bring about a design apocalypse; it’s helping to usher in a creative awakening. 

14 tips to lower the risks of launching a successful business

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Apply these steps to get (and keep) your company off the ground. There is a traditional assumption that if a business is still around—and thriving—after its first five years in the marketplace, then chances are the leadership and team are bound to see their company survive to take further strides. Now, in the new norm, with a global economy that is constantly changing and a digital culture to keep up with, business owners must work double time if they want their products or services to remain relevant in the public eye and gain the attention of potential new clients and customers.  If your company is still fresh out of the gate and looking for smart strategies to keep growing, tapping into the experience of successful entrepreneurs is a big help. Below, 14 experts from Fast Company Executive Board each offer one tip to help startup owners find ways to mitigate risk as they work to grow their businesses.

Company details

Enlisted Design

Company bio

Founded in 2008, Enlisted Design creates next-level branding, products, and packaging for the world’s most sought-after brands. With design studios in Oakland, Calif. and Salt Lake City, Utah, Enlisted partners with well-established and challenger brands like Allbirds, Stance, Arlo, Samsung, and Nestlé to create a better future through industrial design, branding, packaging design, and digital experience. Learn more at www.enlisteddesign.com or email create@enlisteddesign.com.

Industry

Creative design

Area of focus

Creative Agency
Brand Marketing
Product Design

Company size

1,001 - 5,000