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Hi guys, Joel here, the Founder & Creator of Briefbox. I've put together this simple-to-follow course to help you create case studies that are portfolio ready and that will impress potential clients. I show you step-by-step how I go from the initial briefing stage right through to wrapping up a polished case study, letting you in on some of my time-saving techniques throughout.

Learn how to enhance the work you create for clients, into fuller, more consistent case studies that help to show off your brand designs in all their glory.

Course overview:

1 hour of video lessons, a guided branding brief, instructional videos and helpful resources. Learn how to create professional brand case studies, quickly & easily.

Full breakdown of this set

  • 01

    Course introduction

    • Introduction

    • How to make the most of this course

  • 02

    Branding process & logo design fundamentals

    • Most popular logo styles

    • What are style tiles?

    • Introduction to brand guidelines

    • Bringing a brand to life

  • 03

    Guided branding brief: getting started

    • Explainer

    • The project brief : create an Identity for a marketing agency

    • Extracting key info

    • Research & moodboarding

  • 04

    Guided branding brief : my approach

    • Creating the logo

    • Creating the style tile & social assets

    • Presenting the case study

  • 05

    Your Turn: Create Your Designs

    • Getting started checklist

    • Course Resources

    • The project brief : create an Identity for a marketing agency

    • Finish up and share your artwork

Create finished shots for your portfolio

See step-by-step how our mentor approached the brief

  • Learn the fundamentals of the brand identity process and how to tackle a branding brief from research and ideation to project completion

  • Stay on track and keep motivated with your own personalised dashboard, which shows exactly how far you are through the course

  • Created by our Founder who has been working in the design industry for 15 years and is also currently Creative Director of brand agency, ORCA.

  • Who's this course for?

    If you're just starting out in the industry and are looking to take your logo concepts branding projects to the next level, then this course is for you. A brand is so much more than just a logo, and in this course you'll learn how to bring branding projects to life with some simple, yet effective, tips and tricks.

  • What you'll need

    You will need access to a modern browser as well as a license to, and a basic understanding of any industry standard design software - including, but not limited to, the Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Sketch, Procreate etc. It just depends what your preferred weapon of choice is.

  • Why learn with Briefbox?

    Our practice briefs are a great way to get used to working on realistic projects, complete with deadlines and restrictions. Remember, both clients and potential employers will consider conceptual work in your portfolio just as much as client work... especially if it's awesome!

Frequently asked questions

  • How long will I have access to a course?

    You will have unlimited access to this course from the date your purchase.

  • Ho will I stay motivated to complete this course

    We'll send you motivational progress reminders and lesson completed updates so you'll know exactly how far to go!

  • What practical projects are included for me to do?

    This short course includes one full branding brief broken up into the following sections: overview, creative direction, deliverables & timescales, our approach to the brief and you'll then complete the brief after seeing our expert tackle the same project.

  • Can I use work created on Briefbox in my portfolio?

    Absolutely! Running a design agency ourselves, we are always impressed by applicants who create conceptual work and use it in their portfolio.

  • How do I submit to briefs?

    We encourage our students to submit your work created to submissions@briefbox.me where we will feature and showcase students work over at the student showcase page, as well as on our social media channels.

  • Can I get feedback on my progress?

    We offer case study reviews and portfolio reviews additionally to any single course purchase or subscription. You can find out more over here.