Open to all current OCAD University students
Showcase your talent by submitting an application to design the creative concept for GradEx 2017. The selected design will be used on posters, the event website, ads and other promotional materials. This is a great opportunity to have your work featured at one of Canada’s largest art, design and digital media exhibitions, and for your design to capture the energy, creativity, and hard work of the 2017 graduating class.
- Send us a written proposal that outlines your approach in terms of design process and inspiration (one page maximum), include your current resume and examples of your work. The selection committee will be judging your application based on your existing work, only.
- Three selected students will receive $500 each to develop their approach. Selections will be made based on your ideas, resumes and existing work.
- The student whose work will be used in GradEx 2017 promotional materials will receive $2000 for their concept. OCAD U will be responsible for producing the promotional materials (posters, ads, etc.) and will cover associated costs.
Submit your concept by November 1, 2016
Submission Key Dates
Stage 1: Proposal Outline
Deadline date for submission November 1, 2016.
Stage 2: Jury Selection of Three Submissions
Three students will be selected and notified by phone and email by November 9, 2016
Stage 3: Further Development
Each of the three selected students will be paid $500 to further develop their approach which will be due for submission November 23, 2016. Further briefing details around the creative development will be provided at this time and the three selected student will be asked to sign a participation agreement.
Stage 4: Final Jury Selection
Upon further review of the concepts developed by the three selected students, one of the three will be selected by the jury to be used in promoting GradEx 2017 and the student will be paid $2000. This selection will be made by November 30, 2016.
Selection Criteria and Process
All proposals will be evaluated based on creativity of approach (submission), experience and qualifications (resume), and previous works (submitted samples of existing work). A jury comprised of faculty, students and external industry members will make up the selection committee. Following selection of the three students, they will be asked to mock-up the final design which will then be presented for final selection by the Jury. OCAD University has the right to refuse the final design.
Full info, including how to submit can be found at: http://www.ocadu.ca/gradex-submissions
Open to all existing OCAD University students