Love at first tap

We judge books by their covers and apps by their icons. Your icon is the only thing standing between you and a new user. Make sure you look great! Our designers are masters of the latest digital trends, and will create professional icons that make people click, tap and touch exactly where you want them to.

Get all this with your new icon design:

Multiple designers (who find you)

Our entire global design community will have access to your contest and will send you all sorts of creative design ideas, unique to your app.
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Ready-to-go files and total freedom

Your new icons come with production-ready files that you can hand off to a developer. Plus, the copyright is all yours.
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Satisfaction, guaranteed

We’ve got your back every step of the way. Don’t like your icon options? You get 100% of your money back. It’s that simple.
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How app icon design contests work

Create a design brief.

1. Tell us what you want

Our interactive creative brief makes it simple to describe your design challenge and set your budget.

Pick your winning design.

2. Get dozens of icon designs

Our global community of professional app icon designers present their ideas. You provide feedback.

Get dozens of designs.

3. Pick your favorite

Seven days later, choose your winning app icon design. It's like picking your favorite child.

From shopping to social, we’ve got an icon for that

US$199 USD
Upcoming mobile app for dog lovers...
72
entries
17
designers
C$599
Looking for an application icon for our On-Screen Takeoff software.
102
entries
23
designers
C$269
We are a construction sub-contractor focusing on roofing, metals, glazing, architectural panels and service work....
74
entries
17
designers
C$399
RunGo is the first running app with turn by turn voice navigation. We help runners discover the best running routes a...
134
entries
46
designers
C$399
GlobalTill is a web based point of sale system & cash register for retail stores....
21
entries
10
designers
C$269
Canadian Made Fitness equipment, sports, clocks, timers, scoreboards....
41
entries
10
designers

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C$999
nudge helps people build and maintain stronger relationships. target audience: anyone who has to maintain a business ...
89
entries
12
designers
C$999
This software product is a tool for corporate software developers. The tool can be used to design and generated progr...
3
entries
3
designers
C$391
We are a marketing services company and we are currently creating a website for a software company and are in need of...
36
entries
6
designers
US$999 USD
App for sharing and storing data...
76
entries
11
designers
C$599
We are One Periodic Inc., a Canadian software company located in Montreal. One Periodic specializes in the developmen...
22
entries
6
designers
US$299 USD
We have an app that our new recruits to the roofing trade can use to track their progress in learning the trade over ...
51
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16
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Professional icons, no matter your budget.

Got a great new game? We’ve got an icon. A cool photo app? We’ve got one for that, too. Whatever you need, we’ll get you ready to go with fast, quality custom app icons from the pros.

Bronze
Creative design on a budget
C$269
  • Expect ~30 designs
  • Good designers
  • Money back guarantee
  • Expect ~30 designs
  • Good designers
  • Money back guarantee
Silver
Best value for money
C$399
  • Expect ~40 designs
  • Better designers
  • Money back guarantee
  • Larger designer prize
  • Expect ~40 designs
  • Better designers
  • Money back guarantee
  • Larger designer prize
Gold
Attract expert designers
C$799
  • Expect ~50 designs
  • Expert designers
  • Money back guarantee
  • Larger designer prize
  • Prioritized support
  • Expect ~50 designs
  • Expert designers
  • Money back guarantee
  • Larger designer prize
  • Prioritized support
Platinum
Work only with the best
C$1,299
  • Expect ~40 premium designs
  • Exceptional designers
  • Money back guarantee
  • Larger designer prize
  • Dedicated manager
  • Handpicked designers
  • Expect ~40 premium designs
  • Exceptional designers
  • Money back guarantee
  • Larger designer prize
  • Dedicated manager
  • Handpicked designers

Your burning app icon design FAQs, answered.

Everything you need to move to development. Your app icon design will be uploaded in the correct file formats based on your stated needs. Typically this means a layered RGB Adobe Photoshop or Fireworks PNG file that’s ready to be uploaded.

Since not everyone has the correct design programs to open these files (your developer will), you will also get web preview files in PNG or JPEG file formats.

Plus, you’ll get the full legal copyright, so the design will be all yours.
Lots of ideas! If you’re looking for inspiration, explore 99designs for fantastic examples of icons created by our design community. 

Bring as many specifics as you can, too. Include platform(s), designs you like, brand details, images and any other specifications that would affect your design.

The more you give the designers, the better they can design an app icon for you!
Yes. If you have any specific images (like a logo) that need to be included in your icon design, please submit them to designers with your brief.
Your custom app icon design contest includes one winning icon. If you need a second icon for a different app, you have a few options: you can award multiple winners, run a second contest, or you can start a 1-to-1 Project with your winning designer to create the additional assets.
Absolutely (and we love it when that happens)! When your app icon design contest has finished, you can start a 1-to-1 Project with your winning designer.
On 99designs, designers agree to upload only original artwork, so each designer owns the rights to their design submissions until you choose your contest’s winner. During the design handover stage, the designer agrees to transfer the rights, and you become the owner of the copyright of your winning app icon design.
We guarantee that you’ll get a great app icon at any pricing level, but our higher-priced packages give you more design options and better support.

Here’s how it works: When you pay more, the prize for the winning designer is bigger, too. More experienced designers participate in your contest, so you get more high-quality designs to choose from. More options means additional time that's needed to review your designs. That’s why our Gold and Platinum packages offer dedicated managers to help streamline that process by writing creative briefs and giving your designers feedback.

When selecting your app icon contest package, think about how much time you’ll have and what experience you have writing briefs and working with designers. If you're still unsure, contact us for a design consultation.
Choose “Make your contest private” from the Contest options section before you launch your app icon design contest. This will prohibit designers from using their designs elsewhere, and your contest will be unsearchable on the web.

This will automatically attach a standard NDA template to your contest. If you prefer, you can also upload your own NDA.
We offer a 100% money-back guarantee within 60 days of payment on all App Icon Design Contests, except those with a guaranteed prize and those that have entered the Final Round. You can also call us anytime to help you rewrite your brief, reopen your project to ensure you get a good result and help you pick a winning design. Remember, if we refund your contest, you aren’t legally entitled to use any of the designs submitted to your contest.

Let’s talk!

Our kind, happy and humble customer support team would love to answer your questions. Send us an email or call to speak with an actual human.