Archive: April 2016 - Spinland Studios, LLC

Design Contests = SCAM

  • April 29, 2016
Design Contests = SCAM

There really is no better way to put this. What is a "design contest?" Imagine someone wanting a new logo for their business. They announce a "contest" and call for designers to submit (sometimes multiple) designs. Then they choose the "winner" whose design is used and whose designer gets paid for their time and effort. Everyone else? Usually they go away empty-handed. How by any stretch of the imagination is this acceptable? Does anyone think that professions like graphic design are somehow populated by people who are willing to contribute hours of uncompensated work on the off chance...

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