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— Case Study


Northwest Soccer Officials Logo

As a soccer referee in Washington state, the organizations and community that I work with are important to me. South King County Soccer Referee Association was rebranding to Northwest Soccer Officials (NSO) and needed a logo for their new identity, so I developed a mark for them.

Scope: Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Logo Design

A jacket branded with the NSO logo

The Project

Process Overview


Our brand strategy process began with discussions of the organization’s goals, desired perception, and types of logo implementation. We then did a competitive audit and presented a style overview that showcased our findings and some basic proposed design concepts.


With a design concept decided, we explored options for the logo. After defining  multiple options for styles and strengths, we decided to pursue an emblem logo that included a lettermark for the organization.


Over an iterative process, the logo was finalized. We delivered a full logo file package that included vector files and image files of various sizes for the many applications of the new logo.

The Final Product

— Brand Identity

NSO Logo Versions
Competitive Audit & Style Overview Presentation
3 different initial logo concepts for NSO

— Logo Application

A jacket branded with the NSO logo
A polo branded with the NSO logo
An athletic shirt branded with the NSO logo