Aaand that's a wrap!
Twenty-one days, three staff events, two client events, two award nights, one developer meetup, an adtech seminar, a soccer match, and countless sore heads later, our transition to Luminary is complete...
All up, the public unveiling of Luminary took place over no less than 10 events across Melbourne, Sydney and Bali. The response from clients, partners and staff (past and present) to our new brand has been overwhelmingly positive. We even managed to snare a big chunk of media attention, with write-ups in Mumbrella, Marketing magazine, B&T and Campaign Brief.
The whole process could not have gone as smoothly as it did without the help of a dedicated team of people, both internally and externally. This blog post is our way of saying 'thanks'.
How many people does it take to rebrand a ~20 year-old digital agency?
Short answer: LOTS! The longer answer is below, and represents a public acknowledgement of all the awesome people who have helped us with this mammoth and incredibly invigorating journey. So, on behalf of the Luminary team, here goes...
Kicking it off, the catalysts for this adventure – former Design Director Warren and Engagement Director Liam. Thanks for giving us the nudge we needed. 😉
Next up are our awesome design and branding agencies. Darren from Taylor & Grace for guiding us through and always being there for advice. And Anita and the crew at Seesaw for executing on the rebranding with aplomb! 👏
Seesaw engaged a small group of our clients as part of the research phase – thank you to all who participated in that research process.
All those smiling, happy people on our website were perfectly captured by the awesome Dave from The Rhetoric. 👊
We've had some super cool swag produced by Sindi and the team at Impress Promotions. Our stationery was expertly delivered by Frank and the team at EnviroPrintGroup. And we had some sweet t-shirts made by Suzie at Third Trio.
We celebrated the rebrand in Australia across three fun-filled nights and we couldn't have done it without the help of Gina from Gina's Kitchen. These events were managed and beautifully decorated by our incredibly artistic Office Manager, Mike. In Bali, our organisational guru Gaby, pulled off a glamorous party that made all of us stuck in Australia rather envious! 🎉
Infrastructure-wise, we were in the safest possible hands with our CIO, Andrew (Raddo), who managed to transition a multitude of interconnected, mission-critical systems on launch day as smoothly as you could possibly imagine.
A massive thank you to our Content Strategist, Tami, who not only delivered 99 percent of the content for our new website, PR, social and sales materials, she also proposed the name Luminary! 🙇
To the entire Luminary team, congrats and thank you for continuing to deliver amazing work for our clients, and somehow putting the foot on the accelerator over the past few months. 🤗
Finally, and most importantly, to our friends and family for all your support throughout this long journey (for me, especially my wife Anna). 😍🙏
To say it's been a whirlwind would be an understatement. Thank you for being part of the ride – and we look forward to continuing on the journey with you. In the meantime, we thought you might enjoy a few pictorial highlights from the whirlwind that was.
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