mattwatsoncodes got their new other graphic design by running a design contest:
Avatar / character / mascot design for use on social networks and about.me page
Check out mattwatsoncodes's Other Graphic Design contest…
This is a personal project, I am a developer for a living, which means a lot of code writing, application development and attending IT based events.
What's your vision?
I would like an avatar/character/mascot that is a representation of myself. I would like to use this avatar on all my social networks, and also potentially as a part of a larger background image for my about.me / twitter page. I would prefer something scalable (vector based), but a large bitmap/raster image file would also be good. Don’t worry too much about the avatar looking exactly like me, just a hint will do, or even if you want to go abstract, I'm fully open to your ideas. In the pictures that I have included there are a few of pictures of myself, and some artwork that I like, so you can get a feel for the kind of thing that I am after. As you can see they are more modern designs, avoiding the classic “clip art” look. I have added reasons for why certain designs apeal to me in the comments section as designs have come in, so this might provide a better insight. The pictures I have included vary in style, so don’t be afraid to throw something new at me. I promise to provide feedback. Have a look in the comments section for further advice that I have added as the designs have started to come in.
Target audience includes people interested in web development, web services, coding, general IT geeky stuff, and social networking.
US$295 Silver package
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 other graphic design.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
mattwatsoncodes 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 2 winners!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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