aquent got their new flash animation by running a design contest:
Halloween website theming contest
Check out aquent's Flash Animation contest…
Create a Halloween theme for Aquent's popular U.S. website with a fun Flash or animated GIF sequence. Cash prizes plus exposure to recruiters and fellow creative professionals.
What's your vision?
Desired Color Scheme: See Aquent.com for color pallette Desired Style: Halloween-themed -- fun, quirky, whimsical. Accepted File Formats: Flash (swf/flv) or animated GIF Aquent is the worldâ€™s leading marketing and creative staffing agency. For Halloween, we'll be theming the header of our U.S. website (www.aquent.com) with a fun Flash/GIF sequence. Our goal is to showcase our Halloween spirit while highlighting the design skills of the winning creative professional. Our judges will have a bias for humorous, quirky executions that demonstrate exceptional creativity. While ideas related to job searching and/or the workplace will be marginally favored, overall creativity is our primary criteria. First prize: $275 Second prize: $75 Honorable mentions: Set of Adobe CS3 "Dynamic Learning" reference books from the Aquent Graphics Institute If you'd like to participate, please begin by visiting our site, www.aquent.com. The area available for theming is the 710x57 section in the site's header area. Please note and respect our site's overall color and font standards. Specific requirements: - sizing: 710x57 pixels - format: Flash or animated gif - creative mandatories: (1) Aquent logo present in its current size, location, and font, (2) creative harmony with website's orange/black/grey pallete, (3) no offensive, disparaging, or mean-spirited images/copy - send me a private message if you need additional design assets (e.g. logos, Pantone colors, etc.) We can accommodate most prize payment scenarios - check, PayPal, money order, etc. Ask for details if this is a concern.
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets.
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 flash animation.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
aquent collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
We think contests are a super fun way to get design.
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