The League

Be A Goaldigger

Agency: Humanaut


Creative agency Humanaut was tapped to create the first national out-of-home campaign for The League, the newest addition to the Match Group portfolio. The League, a premium dating app devoted to creating power couples from its curated community of singles seeking equally ambitious and driven partners, doesn’t believe in settling. The pitch? “Be a Goaldigger.”

The campaign’s bold designs and humorous, provocative headlines double down on what Humanaut does best - delivering disruptive work that tickles your funny bone to leave a lasting impression. “The League has always prided itself on being a dating app for high-achieving individuals. In this relaunch, we wanted to dial that up to 11,” said Bethany Maxfield, Creative Director at Humanaut. “We knew that borrowing the cringy, familiar equity of ‘gold digger’ and flipping it on its head would help ‘Goaldigger' plant roots in people’s brains.”

But the campaign isn’t just about capturing attention - it’s about fundamentally changing, and improving, the way people view compatibility. Traditional dating app filters have focused on age, height, location and basic interests - outdated preferences that have no significance on finding a life partner. Until now. Humanaut pitched a new product feature that will enable members on The League to start matching based on their life goals, in addition to conventional matchmaking data points. Humanaut crafted 100-plus unique goals that users can select to bring them one step closer to finding their forever goalmate. Goals ranging from, “Get a PHD in something I know nothing about,” “Become less terrible at surfing,” or “Run a marathon. Okay, maybe a half marathon.”

The hope is that this game-changing - er, goal-changing update, will encourage people to start thinking differently about their approach to dating and the qualities they seek in a complementary partner.

“With our first national brand campaign, we were committed to goal all the way!” said Amanda Bradford, CEO and Founder of The League. “Breakup summer is over, and singles are ready to start connecting on things that matter -- goals, ambition, and drive. Our new campaign encourages singles' to embrace their big goal energy and use The League to find ambitious, goal-getters like themselves.”

Staying true to its gutsy tone, the “Be a Goaldigger” campaign’s OOH placements are anything but subtle. It will include three New York subway station dominations, a large placement in the Financial District, wild postings throughout the city and placements throughout Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The campaign launched September 6 in New York, running for four weeks, followed by a four-week run in Los Angeles in mid-September. The campaign features over 140 pieces of creative, including:

Bedford Ave. Station Domination in Williamsburg
Columbus Circle Station Domination in Manhattan
West 4th Station Domination in Manhattan
NYC Financial District
Manhattan Wildpostings
LAX including security trays, billboards and column wraps

This professional campaign titled 'Be A Goaldigger' was published in United States in September, 2023. It was created for the brand: The League, by ad agency: Humanaut. This Outdoor medium campaign is related to the Electronic Devices industry and contains 5 media assets. It was submitted 2 months ago.


Client: The League (Match Group)

Agency: Humanaut
Chief Creative Director: David Littlejohn
VP Creative: Dan Jacobs
Creative Director: Bethany Maxfield
Associate Creative Director: Emily Demario
Strategist: Sydney Thomas
Art Director: Boris Frantz
Copywriters: Sam Friedman, Steven Preisman, Nathan Dills, Kyle Thiermann, Julia Shiplett,
Designers: Mark Slawson, Mike Ellis, Boris Opacic
Senior Brand Producer: Ben Gortmaker
Senior Project Producer: Jes Shipley
Agency Producer: Dani Harrison
Creative Coordinator: Tarrisha Hicks

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