WHY is Xpand holding this competition?
Xpand is rebranding! This July, we plan on implementing a slick new logo across all of our marketing and branding collateral. We believe itâs important to stay closely aligned to our markets, and as they constantly evolve and âup their gameâ â we should too. The current logo has been in use for more than 10 years and itâs important that it reflects who and what we are today.
Sounds great, HOW do I start?
Put on your creative hats, open your sketchbook, flip open your laptop and get cracking! Xpand is a specialist Digital, Technology, Media & Communications recruitment agency currently operating in London, Singapore and 2 locations in Australia. Weâre not your stereotypical recruiters; many of us have come from the industry we now recruit in. We donât have the stale recruiter suits and ties dress code, we are casual in our appearance. We work in fun, high energy and colourful offices most commonly seen among advertising, technology start ups or digital agencies that we recruit for. For some inspiration have a look at our blog, Facebook, website and why not check some of us out on LinkedIn? Please download our full brief by clicking here.
WHO chooses the winner?
All entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges, who will vote on an overall winner.
Jim Moffatt; EVP/Managing Director APAC, R/GA, Singapore
Frances Great; Managing Director, BBH, Singapore
Collis Taâeed; Co-Founder and CEO, Envato, Melbourne
Ben Da Costa; Head of Creative, Eight Steps West, Sydney
Andrew Boal; Director/Creative Director, Punky Films, Sydney
Brett Bouchard; Chief Product Officer/CMO, Bubbly, Singapore
The WIIFM (whatâs in it for me?);
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Your work will be viewed and judged by some of the best senior creatives in the industry from the APAC region
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â PR & Social Media campaign will be run to support the winnersâ design(s)
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Youâll also win 1000 gold coins ($1000) in your local currency!
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Bragging rights â You will have the pride of seeing your winning logo across our website, branding and communications, used by a team of 60 (and counting) people around the world and recognized by thousands
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Plus moreâ¦
WHEN is the deadline?
The competition starts Monday 5th May 2014, and youâll have one month to create your entry. The deadline for all submissions will be Monday 2nd June 2014 at 12pm Singapore time.
WHERE do I submit my entry?
Once youâve finished your design and presented it in PDF format with an outline as to how or why you have created the logo that you have and how it relates to who we are, send it to Joanna Cockle, Head of Community - Asia: email@example.com. Make sure to include: your full name, phone number, location and (if you have one) your Twitter and LinkedIn URL.
Once the deadline has arrived, all entries will be collected and passed to the judging panel. We will reveal the top 5 shortlisted entries and then, within a week the overall winner and runner up on our blog, in the press and on the website by mid June 2014.
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