Design Contest for our new Series: "Growing Smart with Smartsteem"

2년 전

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Greetings Steemians.

You might be aware, that we at Smartsteem are currently taking on some new exciting projects to finish the year. Among the project ideas we have bounced around, we've decided that one of the best ways we can do our share to help the platform grow, is by contributing to the education of it's users.

We completely understand how frustrating it can be for new users to grow on STEEM. The formula for growth is not rigid per say, but some of the foundations we intend to share will allow for those with the right mindset, with the right hunger to grow and achieve their personal goals much faster.

The main idea behind "Growing Smart with Smartsteem" is to share some of the framework and wisdom that some of the most succesful Steemians on the platform have learned. With that in mind, we will try to make the series valuable for both newbies and veterans, but more importantly, make it fun.

We need a Teaching Assistant


And believe it or not, you can help us make this happen and win some STEEM along the way. In other words the series will be "taught" by a special character who is yet to come into existence. His name, Smarty.



How does Smarty Look?


Well, we don't know yet. But that is the whole point of this little contest. In our minds Smarty is just a cool guy to hang around with and someone who is the absolute king of patience. How does that translate to looks? that is completely up to you.

But, this is were it gets really interesting. Those with the skills and the creativity to come up with a great design for Smarty, can walk away with 25 STEEM.

If you are thinking that we are going to make a lot of people work and not recognize their contribution don't worry. We will make sure to upvote the best entries, the best designs on the comment section of this very post. When the payout closes, we will announce the 1st place winner.

How to enter?


This is very simple to do. Reply to this post on the comments with your entry by adding your design. Please make sure you are entering original material only. We take plagiarism very seriously and that kind of behavior won't be tolerated. You are not required to do anything else to enter, but of course any support to the post is always appreciated.

Keep in mind that spam, offensive language or images, will not be tolerated and will result in flags. It seems obvious, but past experiences has shown us that it's imperative to be clear about these things.

The winner will be required to send us high resolution images of Smarty, as it will be used in our publications on this new series and possibly other Smartsteem projects. We reserve the rights to use the imagery submitted to this contests in our future endeavors.

The contest at a glance:

  • Submit your entry by replying to this post
  • Original Work only
  • Top 5 entries will win upvotes for their work
  • Winner will be announced after payout
  • To claim prize, the winner has to submit High Quality images

In conclusion


Up until now our main focus has been on developing the best tools possible for our fellow Steemians. But, as part of our commitment and our shared vision for this blockchain, we are going to start focusing more on the strenghtening of it's community too.

We strongly believe that with initiatives like this, with the right information and the right platform culture, we will see STEEM surpass all expectations. In due time all of its early adopters will remember these days, as the days were they got acquainted with true opportunity.

Team Smartsteem


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Hey @smartsteem, I totally love the Smarty idea!
Here are my 2 options, I figured it would be better to place them in one comment, hope that's Ok.
Thank you!

A. This idea for Smarty is based on the little lightning element that is part of the original Smartsteem logo.

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B. This little guy is also based on the hexagon shape of the Smartsteem logo.

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Curating this also! I found this contest when @therealwolf resteemed the results to this post. I really like your design and it really fits the name Smarty! Congratulations for winning it!

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thank you so much for the endorsement! ❤️

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Hey @ankapolo,

thank you for your entry.

You've made #1 place!

Smartsupport

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thank you so much @smartsupport and @smartsteem!! 🙌
I'll be happy to do any kinds of tweaks and provide you with the high-res images.

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Hey @ferjart,

thank you for your entry.

You've made #2 place!

Smartsupport

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thank you very much friends, I'm glad you liked my illustration! :)

Hello @smartsteem! Here is my entry :

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Hey @cristoeuf,

thank you for your entry.

You've made #3 place!

Smartsupport

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@smartsteem @therealwolf Thank you very much! I loved participating in this contest! :)

Hey @smartsteem, I like the Smarty idea very much!
Here is my option. This idea for Smarty is based on the consonance of the words "Genie - genius" and "Steem - steam". Hope you'll like it! :)
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It looks funny ;-) Good job!

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Hey @teneresa,

thank you for your entry.

You've made #4 place!

Smartsupport

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Thanks a lot @smartsteem and @therealwolf! You're the best!

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Hey @crittercrats,

thank you for your entry.

You've made #5 place!

Smartsupport

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Thank you very much!

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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

Hello @smartsteem here is my proposal, I hope it's not too late.

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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

Hello, this is my proposal.
For me, Smarty is a robot created to meet the needs of customers, with great patience and excellent teaching.


Regards.

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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

Great idea, I try my best 😉🦋💫

I like drawing so I created a sketch of smarty like that...

Hope it makes you smile 😊

We will see which great artworks from the others will come next...

Steemit hugs to ya

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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

@smartsteem thanks for the amazing contest. My Entry.
Check out the Video Tutorial on @dlive
https://dlive.io/video/brezeey/74272c56-a08d-11e8-aecf-0242ac110003

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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

I instantly thought of a snail, they are cool, and they would have time to sit back and think. I didn't read that the character had to be human and I couldn't picture one during a game of guess who in my head. Here you have my king of patience.
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Thanks Fernando

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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

My Entry

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owww very nice, I like it 💜

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Thank My freind

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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

Boom! Smarty!
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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

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I really liked your proposal @remyrequenart

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Thanks @dianadvsalcedo. I value your opinion :)

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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

Muy sofisticado y lo más importante que es bastante original.

My entry for @smartsteem contest design logo, I totally love the Smarty idea.

This idea for Smarty logo is based on Steemit logo.
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Thank you for your entry!

You've received an upvote from @therealwolf as our gratitude for your work!

Heres my entry @smartsteem ! lol! This is a cool Smarty Guy Wearing a crown as the King of Patience Its also cheerful, colorful and was created using free photos from pixabay on picsart ! I added my name after on meme generator, so I do have the one without if you prefer. hope you like it, I happen to love Smarties!Mmmm!😋😋😋💕 This was for fun! i will try to make another one as well!
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Wel that will be honest for me to join you @smartsteem.
Designer contest should be shown on. We can understand to willing that contest. So we hopefull to be fulfil out mind on the behalf of that contest.
I judge all past Series. And now gona be take some extra knowledge about glowing semi contest of designer.

My entry for SMARTY:

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I Used https://avatares.info/ soft for the base, Photoshop and a
Smarty Steem´s sunglasses

hello again.
HEY Wolf, it will not be enough with only one simple picture. but i got you covered. it would be a very low quality character. quality comes with details.
there would need to be many pictures of this guy smarty.
maybe even comic like with short stories.
for instance, reading a book,and then the user stumbles on him.
and he continue to quote something out loud from the book.

now what i suggest. is this.
have the character associated with books,
so a book shelf is essential.
he knows that learning is essential for all growth.
and he thinks his duty is to educate everyone
about how important it is to know how.
things operate here on steem and smartsteem.
he could wear glasses only when he reads.
and sometimes he could misplace his own glasses
and then pick up his grandmas glasses which,
would make his appearance funny(big eyes thing)
sometimes he also could have facial hair.
cos you know.... STATIC character isnt a character at all,
then he is just a statue.

he would be going always according to books.
and yet he isnt geeky, but has his cheeky attitude.
eager to help. eloquent in his speech.

he must look trust worthy, he has to have habits, good healthy habits.
everything to associate his character with goodness.
he can possess some kind of quality that is very rare.
maybe he carries something with him that is dear to him,
necklace, bracelet, keychain that he swings around while talking.
who knows.
maybe sometimes he can be forgetful of ordinary things
that may serve as a humor in the long run.
he likes to organize everything but he has a messy tabletop.
he likes to randomly promote healthy living,
he will remind people to drink water.
he drinks green tea, (maybe he even has a small collection of fine teas)
he likes to socialize with people.

samples of situations he could be in. stumbled upon
chilling out in park.
at the laptop, on the mobile(holding not talking)
he could be educating fellow steemian and then he turns to you.
like a stranger who would help you, if you get stranded.
he is also relatable. as he could also share his stories.
whatever they might be. from how he got coffee in the morning,and then it spilled by some incident.to how he got lost in the woods when he was small.
walking out of a barber shop. with different hairstyle every month.
he is a fan of taking notes of powerful ideas, and maybe share some
with steemians.
he will introduce"test time" where he will ask questions to know how well people remembers things about his teachings. only 3 questions test. just for fun.

well i am not a graphic designer. so i wont be able to help you with that. im more on the creative side, defined together with a vision.
the more details there are the more we could see his face. i hope he turns out to be great.

as i get it this contest will end in 7 days? correct?
maybe i could find someone who would sketch this smarty guy by my desired charasteristics.

but he could be a bot also, then nothing is needed but only your desired one picture of a static dead character. ( like that creepy blueeyed soulless one with glasses in the comment section hah)seriously.. is he gonna stare at people like(creepy grin) that when he is teaching something.... or will he have a inquiring expression on how you are doing in your learning. or a bot with these expressions >_< , >0<,, idk haha.

and thats it for now.

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Must Smarty be a guy? ;0)

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i know that question got me thinking too. then here name would be Smartessa.

Thanks for posting this. You have received a Preemptive Strike from our graphic facilitator, @narashi, on:

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Hello contest @smartsteem i would love to make an impact on such a contest here for #smartsteem and here is below the best i could do with as my own @Smarty design submission to be selected for the #Smarty option number 1... hehehe
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Great contest!!!
👍👍👍

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Smarty should look cool. I believe this look would be cool enough.

Good day @smartsteem
well, I'm entering with 2 design. personally I like the first one which is a owl and a symbol of wise guy, the second is technology based and might be interesting for you. About colors and design I can work on it more if you choose one of them. wish you luck.

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Excellent contribution
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and through this channel to help people improve their passions.
Your ideas combined with passion and always with God, you will be unstoppable
Visit me # EMPOWER PEOPLE.

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This is smarty incase you dont know, this is my entry for smarty contest

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Kim Jung Smarty

nice and Wonderfull post

OBSERVING MY SON ON THE TABLET. I AM LOVED THAT SMARTY WOULD BE SOMETHING LIKE THIS. IMAGE REALIZED WITH CORELDRAW12. GREETINGS.
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We can understand to willing that contest. And now gonna be take some extra knowledge about glowing semi contest of designer. Very sophisticated and most important that is quite original.

hello this is my proposal.
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Hi @smartsteem, Iam a graphics designer , so that this picture is original by the power of photoshop . please appreciate my hardwork for this artwork design #women #pentool. #chatmeifyouwant #Agraphicsdesign. thanks.women.jpg

yes sir you are right without play one can just a book warm fr refreshing our mind we must play for sometime

Hello, here is my entry to the contest

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@smartsteem.
Great effort folks
The venture will go a long way towards training newbees on the forum and polishing them eventually to become quality content creators ,which i understand is the ultimate aim of the steemit.Also the guidence will be trickling down from the veterans of the forum ,which inturn will breed goodwill amogst all participants.Great thinking indeed .The idea is value accretive for the forum and participants.![smarty.png]

find my smarty below.
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Hello, this is my ticket to the Smarty design contest, a strong hug to the whole community and to the other participants.

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https://steemit.com/smartsteem/@opiman/design-contest-for-our-new-series-growing-smart-with-smartsteem

My entry
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Buenas noche. Excelente post. Saludos desde Venezuela. Lo invito visitar mi blog

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Here's my entry

My entry. Yeea!

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my entry
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Amazing contest , designers and non designers both can participate and get their design and it would good for smart steem to get new look

Hi @smartsteem, this is my entry :

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I love this idea. Here is my design. This was done using a smartphone and not a computer.
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Good work Smartsteem but I'm not good at drawing so. Congratz others and winners too!

Hi! I am a robot. I just upvoted you! I found similar content that readers might be interested in: https://en.wikipedia.org/

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Very good idea. Good luck!

Be good and tell it. (old marketing saying)

Innovative approach to connect stemmers..keep it up..

well done my dear friend, very nice article.

Here comes Master Smarty:

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