Fortinet handbooks, packaging, and marketing prints

Fortinet Technologies is the fourth largest vendor in the IT security appliance industry.

I designed the company's handbooks and packaging for shipping. There are 3,400,000+ Fortinet network security hardware shipped and 330,000+ corporate customers.

Fortinet customers include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Intel, Oracle, NASDAQ OMX, Dell SecureWorks, Yahoo! Japan, Telefonica, Panasonic, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Boston Red Sox, and more.

My role

Graphic/User Interface Designer (2012-2015) producing brand-compliant images and ensured that business standards are met for print production. I design and produce print versions with content and illustrations that is very simple and easy to follow.

Deliverables

  • Create and communicate graphic standards, tone and theme to Research and Development Team
  • Design guidelines; typography, colors and print specifications
  • Vector illustrations and layout
  • Formal sign-off for quality control
  • Photography of hardwares

Tools

  • Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Quick Start Guide
Letterhead

Process and workflow

I submit Fortinet booklet prints to Agile Administration for any changes and document QA verification records on product models, and indicate new prints when print stock is used up. After QA confirms correct interface information, I provide print-ready files for production release.

Feedback and design approvals are with Technical Document Writers, QA, Hardware/Software Product Managers, and VP of Product Management. Design assignments are tracked and assigned on Fortinet Product Management Database (PMDB) web portal.

Beta cards
Package

Easy Setup Stickers

I made print instructions on how to setup your FortiSwitch. FortiSwitch is a security-centric approach to ethernet networking. Through integrating ethernet switch management into your FortiGate device (firewall) deployment via FortiLink, your switch ports are configured and secured in a few clicks. Copy are approved by Technical Document Writers, Product Managers and VP of Product Management.

Device stickers
Cookbook

The FortiGate Cookbook

Marketing prints Marketing prints

The FortiGate are network firewall devices. I designed the FortiGate Cookbook on "recipes" of basic and advanced FortiGate configurations to administrators who are unfamiliar with the unit.

Hardware unit range

1U, 2U, 3U mid-range and high-end devices.

Specifications

8 x 9.25 inches and perfect bound with 104 pages.

Sections

  • Quickstart guide on how to make basic FortiGate connections and setup options.
  • Marketing
    • Related products
    • Licenses and subscriptions (free for registrations)
    • About Fortinet
  • The FortiGate Cookbook

Credits

Research and Development

Graphic/UI Designer Tina Kao
VP of Product Management Robert May
Product Manager Ling Lu
Product Manager Arisa Bo Yang
Technical Writer Andrew Harris

Engineer and QA

NPI Project Manager Wing Kit Lee
NPI Project Manager Carrie Chen
NPI Project Manager Judy Chu
Mechanical Engineer Aaron Yu
QA Team

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