Spark Design Awards Launches Spark>App
December 17, 2012 --
New York, NY USA (PRWEB) December 17, 2012
Breaking News: Management of the international Spark Design Awards have announced their sixth competition. Spark>App will join Spark>Concept, Spark>Product, Spark>Spaces, Spark>Mobility and Spark>Communication Awards.
Spark Director, Peter Kuchnicki, expects a strong response for the new event. "The Spark>App Awards build on Spark's reputation for innovative competitions. Spark is always be looking at new ways to offer finely-tuned competitions and strong promotional opportunities to our community. Mobile Apps are growing in importance to society and design is a key factor in their use."
The Spark>App Awards Call For Entry starts December 17 at Earlybird pricing for submissions. The final deadline and Jury will be in May, 2013 and Spark will celebrate the winners in early June. The competition is international, with the Jury and Celebration taking place in California. "Designers are strongly encouraged to enter their best work," Kuchnicki said. "Getting your work out there and generating buzz are important steps in marketing your work and skills."
The Spark>App Awards are for apps that are published and available to the general public, companies or organizations. The emphasis is on products that are in the major app marketplaces.
Spark>App is for a wide range of applications for mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Entrants will include app designers, communication designers, software programmers, engineers, sales, marketing and PR departments, design firms, companies and any organization with great apps
The app categories include games, books, business, telecom, education, entertainment, finance, health & fitness, lifestyle, media, medical, pharmaceutical, photography, shopping, social, sports, tools, travel, mobility, weather and many others.
Spark>App has specific criteria include interface elegance and beauty, societal benefit, interaction, utility, practicality, innovation, suitability, useability, efficiency, performance, functionality,connectivity general need and usefulness, realization of potential and as Kuchnicki adds, "of course Sparkyness!"
The Competitions are judged along the same lines as other Spark eventssame Criteria, Categories, website and registration system. They are multi-disciplinary and multi-level. They are two-phase competitions.
Since this competition is designed for completed, professional work, there is one fee pricing tierwith Earlybird, Standard and Late variations.
The Spark.App entry process is conducted online, via the Sparkawards.com website. No materials, boards or designs are delivered to Spark App. All entries are made at the website and first phase judging takes place online as well. Phase 2 has a live jury, with the VIP jurors using, discussing and reviewing uploaded Apps.
"We expect that Spark>App will perform a useful function for app designers, said Kuchnicki. "Spark>App will identify the best designs, articulate their qualities and raise standards. Most importantly, we'll help promote these designs and designers and give them the recognition they deserve."
More information about this organization and all these competitions can be found at the Spark website landing page at http://www.sparkawards.com.
Spark is proudly sponsored by Autodesk, Core77, ArchNewsNow, Archinect, Bustler, Pluo Consulting and RIOT Creative Imaging.
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