PokerDIY got their new button or icon by running a design contest:
4 simple icons for PokerDIY.com needed - $150
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Wanted: 4 Clean/poker-themed icons for a poker social networking site. I've listed a detailed description but the end result is 4 simple icons. Possible future work for good designer. See current design at test.pokerDIY.com or the old design at www.pokerDIY.com
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View the current design at test.pokerDIY.com (this will become the new design in a weeks time, but the old design is the current site at www.pokerDIY.com) first please. My description below is a bit verbose, but the end result will be 4 simple icons of the same theme. I want the top 4 icons redone (Poker Leagues, Poker Groups, Poker Games and Poker Classifieds). I think the current square-ish look works well, and you don't need to put the words under them. - A Poker League is a series of games over which the scores are tracked, so this could be represented by a stats icon (like the current one) or a medal (here is an example of a league leaderboard with medals) or something to represent rankings/leaderboards. - A Poker Game is actually an Event (you don't play live poker on the site) so either a pack of cards which is universal or something to represent a calendar with a poker theme. - A Poker Group is a collection of users (like Groups on MySpace/Facebook) - not sure if you can work poker into this. - The Classifieds are poker classifieds (like sales/wanted games/home games) - I thought the thumbtack worked quite well.I will probably need more icons in the future so there is a possibility of more work for the right designer. I am not a designer but I believe I want it in vector format so I can resize it if necessary (correct me if I am wrong!). I use PaintShopPro to dabble in, but that or Photoshop (as well as .gif format) format too please in case I need to make changes. I will also use these icons as a basis for my 3 intro panels on the home page (Leagues, Groups and Games), so I need the icons in 32*32 and 64*64 (and possibly bigger) . If you have a suggestion for these panels, let me know!.
- The icons must all be of the same theme/style (I think the "button" look works well like the current test.pokerDIY.com - They do not HAVE to have a poker image in the icon - for example Classifieds is a hard one to apply the poker theme to. - Could be single colour theme (e.g the red from the logo, like the existing one) or it could be multiple colours, but don't go overboard). Possibly use the red/navy of the current PokerDIY logo - All images must be optimised and of a small filesize
- Don't use words/letters/text or localised values (like $) - Copied images
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