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25. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES DESIGN AWARD
Computer Software and Programs, Mobile Applications, Plugins, Algorithms and Functions and More

Introduction
The IT Design Competition is a freestyle design competition open to both commercial and freeware software designed by professional and young programmers, sofware houses, application developers and other business in IT industry worldwide.

The A' Design Award for Information Technologies Design is not just an award, it is the indicator of quality and perfection in design, the award is recognized worldwide and takes the attention of design oriented companies, professionals and interest groups. Winning the A' Award is a certificate of excellence for programmers, an important milestone in your career. Having the A' Award attracts the eyes of IT companies worldwide, winners will be able to find better and higher profile jobs, get a step ahead in their life.

The winners of the A' Information Technologies Design Award are provided extensive and exclusive marketing and communication services to promote the success of winning the A' Award. Furthermore, the winning designs appear on the A' best designs book which is available worldwide, this book is furthermore distributed to the high-profile magazine editors, design oriented companies and relevant parties. The winning designs are also exhibited at our museum, and the best designs will be picked for the permanent exhibition. The winners appear on magazines, newspapers, webzines and many other publishing mediums.

For concept stage works, the A' Information Technologies Design Award is an early indicator of success for the concept stage products, this lets young programmers and software houses to register and patent winning products for commercial value generation, furthermore the A' Award connects young programmers and software houses to a large industry base and setups the links between the programmers, software houses and the distributors. The winners ideas becomes reality.

For realized designs, having the A' Information Technologies Design Award gives added value to your projects and separates them from the rest of commoditized goods, it is an excuse to communicate your product to the media, a reason for press releases. Each winner design receives the trophy, published online and at our best designs book, receives a certificate and sticker templates to be attached to the products, the A' seal of design excellence is also included in the winners package, this seal is valid for the entire product lifecycle without yearly fees.

The Jury is composed of both Academic and Professional participants worldwide, such as chief executive officers or head designers of companies and faculty heads or professors. In addition, the A' Award features the focus group jury, which is composed of ordinary people to normalize the scoring by eliminating the bias on aesthetics and form sections, the votes of Professional, Academic and the Focus Group are weighted to determine the final result.

What to Present?
When submitting to the Intformation Technologies Design competition keep in mind that your submission will be evaluated on multiple dimensions, but mostly on the technical properties of the product. Applicants should also send a poster or representative image of the software to be used in media.

Awarding Criteria
The information technologies design competition chooses the best designs according to efficiency, speed, ease of use, functional and emotional aspects of the product; the programs are considered for their degree of innovation, aesthetic qualities, functionality and usefulness in addition to ease of learning, documentation, performing efficiency, artificial intelligence and human interaction.

No Further Fees
Unlike some other design awards and competitions, you are not obliged to make any further fees for winning the award and everything listed in the winners benefits will be provided free of charge.

Aims and Visions
The Aim of the Fashion, Accessories & Jewelry Award is to attract the attention of fashion media, magazines, and industry leads to your business by means of creating publicity and dissemination and also to separate you from the rest of the actors in the fashion industry by honoring your institution with a prestigious award.

Benefits
Learn more about the winners' benefits here. To learn more about winners' services here. And check the contents of the winners pack here.

Primary Sub Categories: IT Design Award, Software Design Award, Program Design Award
Award winners will be able to use a title that matches their nomination category: Such as "Software Design Award Winner".
This is a Technical Design Competition. Evaluation will be based highly on the functionality and efficiency of the design rather than the aesthetical aspects. For aesthetical designs for information technologies, please also check the Interface and Graphics Design categories. As an example: Games should be submitted to interface category. Game Visuals can be submitted to computer graphics and 3D Model category. Rendering Engine for Games can be submitted to this category. Non-Visual Applications (Command Line Programs, Scripts, Plugins) can be submitted with a presentation and illustrations.
View previous period winners here.
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Submission Requirements:

  Dimensions Format Notes
Main Image* 3600 x 3600 pixels JPEG High-Resolution clear shot or rendering, showing the logo or packaging of the software, program, together with any components that might be included in the package.
Optional Image #1 1800 x 1800 pixels JPEG 9 Key frames from the interface, showing some important views and phases, preferably divided into 600 x 600 pixel boxes with 5px padding. If there is no interface (i.e. command line programs, scripts and plugins) upload a presentation about the structural design / flow diagram etc.
Optional Image #2 1800 x 1800 pixels JPEG Storyboard of the program, clean illustrations showing how the program is used. (For command line programs, upload an illustrated list of functions).
Optional Image #3 1800 x 1800 pixels JPEG An action shot, where a user interacts with the program. (For command-line programs, leave blank) or a composition of some other views' from the interface of the program, showing the most important functionality, views and scenes.
Optional Image #4 1800 x 1800 pixels JPEG Presentation explaining technical aspects, transformation details and phases, commercial / consumer presentation or other notes about the program.
Documentation* Max. 40 x A4 Pages PDF Program Manual showing how to use it.
Video File Max. 10 MB. 45 Sec. AVI A movie that shows how the program is used, different possibilities, transitions and phases.
* Required.

ISDA - The International Software Design Awards, is a major design award category part of A' Design Awards & Competitions. Enter your best software and application designs for fame, prestige, publicity and international recognition. Submit Your Designs

Related
For Graphics Designs for Software please join Graphics Design Award instead.
For Only Interface Designs please join Interface Design Award.
There is a special award category for Mobile Application Designs.

 
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