Bin Yan got their new button or icon by running a design contest:
Android app icons for Binyan, Inc.
Check out Bin Yan's Button or icon contest…
Binyan, Inc is a company that will create mobile technology solutions for consumers.
What's your vision?
For an upcoming Android application we require an Application Launch icon, Notification icon plus Promotional and Feature graphics for the Android Play Store (i.e Marketplace). They all should be in the same graphic style, hence this being listed as a single job. The Application: ---------------------- The Lunch $ Monitor is an Android 2.3 and up mobile application that allows end users to connect to back-end school systems to get their account information as well as full itinerary on what has been purchased for a specific period of time. The application also has a monitoring aspect where the application will periodically check various account properties and based on user configurable settings, it will alert the user to changes via a notification in the Android status bar. The icon and graphics should cater towards the end users which will be primarily students and their parents/guardians. Technical requirements -------------------------------- -> Application Launch icon One icon which needs to be provided in 5 sizes. File format 32-bit PNG with Alpha, sizes (in pixels): 36x36, 48x48, 72x72, 96x96, 512x512 Google provided Design Tips & Guidelines: http://developer.android.com/guide/practices/ui_guidelines/icon_design_launcher.html http://developer.android.com/design/style/iconography.html Note that this is an Android 2.3 and 3.0 and up application, so that style of icons should be used. -> Application Notification Icon One notification icon for Android 2.3 and 3.0. Take note that the requirements and sizes for Android 3.0 and up notification icons are different than for Android 2.3. Android 3.0 and up Notification Icon: File format 32-bit PNG with Alpha, sizes (in pixels): 18x18, 24x24, 36x36, 48x48 http://developer.android.com/guide/practices/ui_guidelines/icon_design_status_bar.html Android 2.3 Notification Icon: File format 32-bit PNG with Alpha, sizes (in pixels): 12x12, 16x16, 24x24 See the following link for correct full asset size as well as the bounding box position for the Android 2.3 notification icon. http://developer.android.com/guide/practices/ui_guidelines/icon_design_status_bar.html -> Promotional and Feature Graphic for Android Marketplace Promotional Graphic: Use: In various locations in Android Market. Specs: 180w x 120h, 24 bit PNG or JPEG (no alpha), Full bleed, no border in art. Feature Graphic: Use: The featured section in Android Market. Will be downsized to mini or micro. Specs: 1024w x 500h, 24 bit PNG or JPEG (no alpha) with no transparency Google provided Design Tips & Guidelines: http://android-developers.blogspot.com/2011/10/android-market-featured-image.html http://support.google.com/androidmarket/developer/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1078870
The application is to be released for English and Spanish speaking end users.
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their button or icon.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
Bin Yan collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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