This is a contest where you can show your creativity along with your newly developed graphic design skills to win some great prizes. Create the perfect summer technology inspired T-shirt graphics. The winners will get money shirts with their designs printed on them!
All you need to do is create a design with the Vertigo logo and name integrated in it. Exactly the kind of thing that you would do if you were hired by a company. Blend your creativity and style with theirs. Develop a skill that may land you a job!
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Take a look at the Vertigo website. Look through the Vertigo graphics below and use one (click to get the full image) or make your own. Come up with your own design and get started!
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Here are the steps to complete your design.
- Come up with your concept
- Consisider sketching it out a few times first
- Create your real design. You can do this by hand on paper or use a graphic design tool. See the tools section for some recommendations.
- Make sure you integrate the Vertigo snowflake logo (see example) and name into your design
- Add any colors and effects
- If you created the design in a tool, save as high of quality as you can
- If you created your design by hand, scan as high of quality as you can and save
- Upload your design
Here is a summary.
- Must be US resident age 13-18 to participate
- Must have completed the "Digital Graphics Lab" learning path
- Design must be of your own creation, no copyrighted material
- You must include the Vertigo logo in the lower left or right corner of your graphic
- Your submission should represent summer technology in some way
- Standard image formats only (jpeg, gif, png, tiff)
- Submit between 6/15/09 and 11:59 pm Pacific Time on 8/18/09.
- Enter as many times as you would like
For more details, please see the official rules.
View the complete rules here. Judging will be based on:
- Age appropriateness (13-18 demographic)
Three prizes will be given.
- First prize - $250 +25 T-shirts with your design
- Second prize - 25 T-shirts with your design
- Third prize - 25 T-shirts with your design