13th December 2010

Enter The 2011 Adobe Design Achievement Awards

Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2011Students! Teachers! Get your entries in for the 2011 Adobe® Design Achievement Awards. This competition is open to all individuals 18 years or older who are students or faculty at an accredited institution of higher education. For group entries, everyone who worked on the entry must be listed on the entry form and must meet these requirements. One of these people must be indicated on the entry form as the group leader. Due to U.S. export regulations (which Adobe has to follow, being an American company), this contest is not open to any resident of the following countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria.

All entries must be uploaded to the competition website no later than 5 p.m. (PDT) on June 24, 2011. Please see the ADAA site for complete contest information and rules.

Both individuals and groups may enter up to two unique projects in the following categories during each judging phase. You are eligible to enter again if you are not already holding a Semi-Finalist status, either as an individual, Team Leader, or team member, within the same category:

* Interactive Media: Browser-Based Design, Non-Browser Based Design, Application Development, Mobile Design, Game Design, Installation Design, Innovation in Interactive Media in Education
* Web and Mobile Analytics: Web Analytics and Mobile Application Analytics
* Video and Motion: Animation, Live Action, Motion Graphics, Innovation in Video and Motion in Education
* Traditional Media: Illustration, Packaging, Photography, Print Communications, Innovation in Traditional Media in Education

Individuals and groups will compete with one another in all categories. The following list of prizes describes both individual and group.

Individual Student category winners receive:

* US$3,000 cash, a winner’s certificate, and a 3D award
* Adobe® Creative Suite® 5 Master Collection education version
* Complimentary round-trip economy class airfare to Taipei during the 2011 IDA Congress and two nights’ accommodation in lodgings.
* A one-year mentorship with a design leader.
* Be appointed to an Icograda Youth Advisory Panel.

Individual Faculty category winners receive:

* US$3,000 to be used as an educational grant for the educational institution
* Winner’s certificate and 3D Award
* Adobe® Creative Suite® 5 Master Collection education version
* Complimentary round-trip economy class airfare to Taipei during the 2011 IDA Congress and two nights’ accommodation in lodgings.

Student Group category winners receive:

* US$3,000 cash to be split by the winning team members and one 3D award
* Each team member gets his or her choice of the education version of either Design Premium (US$599 value), Web Premium (US$499 value), or Production Premium (US$599 value); a winner’s certificate; and an invitation to the awards event
* Group’s designated leader receives complimentary round-trip economy class airfare to Taipei and two nights’ accommodation during the 2011 IDA Congress.
* Group’s designated leader receives one-year mentorship with a Design leader working in their area of interest or in geographic proximity. Mentors would be available to students in an online environment to offer work review, answer questions and provide career advice
* Group’s designated leader is appointed to an Icograda Youth Advisory Panel. the Panel would be consulted by the Icograda Board to ensure that Icograda’s programming and policy is relevant not only to current members but also the next generation.

Faculty Group category winners receive:

* US$3,000 in cash to be used as an educational grant for the educational institution, one 3D award, and group member certificates
* Each team member gets his or her choice of the education version of either Design Premium (US$599 value), Web Premium (US$499 value), or Production Premium (US$599 value); a winner’s certificate; and an invitation to the awards event
* Group’s designated leader receives complimentary round-trip economy class airfare to Taipei and two nights’ accommodation during the 2011 IDA Congress.

Other Student individual finalists receive:

* Finalist certificate
* A choice of the education version of either Design Premium, Web Premium, or Production Premium
* Complimentary round-trip economy class airfare to Taipei and two nights’ accommodation in lodgings during the 2011 IDA Congress.
* Portfolio review by a member of the Icograda Executive Board

Student Group finalists receive:

* Each team member receives a finalist’s certificate
* Each team member receives a choice of the education version of either Design Standard or Web Standard or a choice of three individual products
* Group’s designated leader receives complimentary round-trip economy class airfare to Taipei and two nights’ accommodation during the 2011 IDA Congress.
* Group’s designated leader receives a Portfolio review by a member of the Icograda Executive Board

Faculty Group finalists receive:

* Each faculty team member receives a finalist’s certificate
* One education version of either Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium, Web Premium, or Production Premium
* Group’s designated leader receives complimentary round-trip economy class airfare to Taipei and two nights’ accommodation during the 2011 IDA Congress.
* Individual, faculty, and group honorable mention winners receive:
* One Adobe education version software product of their choice, an honorable mention certificate, and an invitation to the awards event

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