dkawasaki

The story of the

2600hz Visual Designs

How information design can improve the product features and solutions in the complex telecom industry

I worked as a Design intern at 2600hz, a telecom company that offers solutions designed for scale to many businesses telecommunications

Introduction

Contributing to the success of the product

As a Design intern at 2600hz, I worked with senior designers to deliver design assets for the 2600hz documents, infographics and illustrations for the company's core product, KAZOO.

I also helped with design assets for the company's annual event, KAZOOcon, that happened in San Diego, CA, 2018.

My role

Visual Designer
Graphic Designer

Team

Senior Designers in the Marketing and Product team

Tools

Sketch app, After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign

Project I

Visual Designer: KAZOO Product Book & Infographics

I redesigned the product book of KAZOO, the core product from 2600hz. It helped the founders, sales, and marketing team to communicate what is KAZOO and increase the usage of the open source software.

"KAZOO is an advanced carrier grade telecom solution designed to scale effortlessly, with open APIs for developers to build their own integrations and a suite of pre-built applications as well as features that resellers can use immediately -- all packaged in a modern user interface'"

During the design process, I had weekly meetings with the senior designer to share my work and get feedback.

New KAZOO Product Book pages

Logo & Branding colors applied, new infographics and assets were added to the Product Book

Project II

Case Studies, Whitepapers, Datasheets

Previously to this project, 2600hz did not have a Resources section on their website. After delivering all the documentations and templates, they were published on the website and now they are available for download on the 2600hz Resources page.

New Visual Designs

Logo & Branding colors applied, new infographics and assets were added to the Product Book

Project III

Visual Design: Illustrations

As part of the design team, I also have opportunities to illustrate the cover image for the 2600hz community online forum and design illustrations for email headers, newsletters, and other digital materials.

Project IV

Designs for the KAZOOcon event

The annual KAZOOcon 2018 event happened in San Diego, CA. I collaborated with the team with designs for the KAZOOcon 2018 t-shirt, the 2600hz hoodies (photo), email headers to promote the event, and I delivered promotional videos for the event.

It was a great experience to work with everyone at the company and meet other employees that work remotely across the world.

Outcomes

Working as a Design intern at 2600hz was a great experience that taught me about time management and to be always be proactive and take notes during design reviews.

I learned how to work in collaboration with the Marketing team and how to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.

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