99designs:- review and guide

99designs:- review and guide : online jobs


99designs is the world’s largest online crowd-sourcing graphic design web site. For more than seven years they’ve been connecting passionate designers with customers who need quality, affordable design services. The company was co-founded in 2008 by Mark Harbottle and Matt Mickiewicz in Melbourne, Australia. The company opened its U.S. office in 2010, and in 2011 the company secured $35 million in Series a funding from Accel Partners and a handful of angel investors.

In 2012, 99designs acquired the European creative services marketplace 12designer. The following year the company established their European headquarters in Berlin and launched localized versions of its services in German, French, Spanish, Dutch and Italian. The company also acquired Brazilian design marketplace LogoChef the same year.

How it works:

  1. Find a contest: They offers contest. Find one that fits your skills.
  2. Submit your design: Read the brief, create a design and collaborate with the client.
  3. Win and make money: The more you win, the more opportunities you’ll get.
  4. Keep a good thing going: Continue working with clients using 1-to-1 Projects.


Quick Guide:

Step 1: Create an account.

Step 2: Create a profile. Upload a photo; enter your display name and biography.

Step 3: Go to settings and update your profile info like account details, public profile, notifications, social networking with twitter and widgets.

Step 4: Go to contest to browse which one is suits you. You can filter it to highest price to lowest price or reverse. Or choose category what you like. Select one then you will find Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). Click on “I agree” button.

Now it is a three step process – 1. Qualifying Round 2. Select Finalist 3. Final Round and  4. Select winner (contest holder will declare the winner).

You have to enroll your name in the contest.

Step 5: If you cleared all level then you’re winner and take your money.

Best of luck…..