mehul1977 has picked a winning illustration design

For $300 they received 41 design concepts from 18 designers!

  • Award 1
    Sample-7 by summers

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Starts:3-Jun-14 8:37 a.m. GMT

Ends:12-Jun-14 8:32 a.m. GMT


Award 1: $300, was awarded to summers



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File 3: point_2_logic.xlsx (8.6 KB)

Uploaded on 9-Jun-14 10:57 a.m. GMT

Creative brief

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Business Name

Follow That Fund

What do you do?

We are creating a crowd sourced mutual fund, where the stocks in the fund are picked by the users of the site.

1. People creating a virtual stock portfolio to win prizes

(we then package the stock picks of the top performers into a fund)

2. To see how we (our fund) are collectively performing relative to the market.

Who knows better or first, how Tesco is performing?

A Shopper who visits the store at the same time each week, who can see any change in footfall or product offering in real time


An Analyst at a traditional fund who receives a sales report at the end of the quarter or year.

Who knows better or first, how Apple is performing?

A student who is changing from one mobile phone maker to another, along with their friends.


An Analyst at a traditional fund who receives a sales report at the end of the quarter or year.

These are the crowd that drive the underlying companies earnings

This logic can be applied to almost any industry, but there are also millions of what are termed “Arm Chair Investors” who we believe are best placed at picking companies that are performing well, purely from their general knowledge, daily reading of the markets, economics and politics. These investors could be a dentist, doctor, school teacher or a housewife.

How many pages of illustration do you need?


What do you need illustrated?

We need the illustration for a landing page, Text and graphics that demonstrates clearly what our site does.

Does your illustration need to be a particular size?

No, but webpage friendly size, that can be adjusted.

What is your industry?

Financial Services

Describe the target audience for your illustration

25-35 tech savvy people who are willing to look at alternative online investment options

What 3 things would you like to communicate to your audience through your illustration?

So we want the illustration in 3 parts and this text in each of the 3 parts.


Were looking for the world’s best stock pickers
Create a winning portfolio
Win Prizes


Consumers drive the earnings of most companies
Analysts at banks get sales reports after the event
Consumers can be leading indicators to stock performance
Collectively we can outperform the market


How are we collectively performing?

(chart of how our fund is performing relative to the market)

What lillustration styles do you like?

What colors do you want to see in your illustration?

Blue and white as a main focus , perhaps some yellow / orange if needed

What colors do you NOT want to see in your illustration?

red and purple

What adjectives should best describe your illustration?


Where will you use the illustration (print, website, etc.)?

website landing page

Do you have additional info or links you'd like to share?

please ask lots of questions

Brief updates

By mehul1977 on 3-Jun-14 4:40 p.m. GMT
the logic - tesco - mobile phone - example do not have to be in the illustration ( but can be) its just information to explain our site / concept



in what the illustration has to communicate are most important
By mehul1977 on 4-Jun-14 1:33 p.m. GMT

This is a contest for 1illustration 1 - in 3 parts that shows what our site does / is

By mehul1977 on 8-Jun-14 6:02 p.m. GMT

The reason the project is not assured is because i have never used a service like this before.

1. I am 100% serious about finding a great design

2. There is the possibility of allot more design work with our portal

By mehul1977 on 8-Jun-14 8:09 p.m. GMT

Please use as a good guide to layout

file attached

By crowdSPRING on 8-Jun-14 8:12 p.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
By mehul1977 on 9-Jun-14 8:20 a.m. GMT
apologies ... i sent some of you a message in error, it should have read

"" PLEASE enter my contest !!! """ :-)
By crowdSPRING on 9-Jun-14 10:57 a.m. GMT
The buyer has uploaded a new file in this project. You can download that file in the DETAILS tab.
By mehul1977 on 9-Jun-14 10:58 a.m. GMT

I have uploaded some ideas / logic for point 2 on the illustration

its all about consumers coming together to exchange ideas about stocks based on their experiences / views on the product / industries

By mehul1977 on 10-Jun-14 8:16 p.m. GMT

Have extended the deadline as we want to get a design and think that a couple need tweaking ...

By mehul1977 on 10-Jun-14 9:10 p.m. GMT

We have had some feedback from friends in the business (fund / stock market)

There view is that the illustration needs to demonstrate the 2 aspects of the site more and that they are 2 clear products, that are interlinked but products in their own right.

1. A stock portfolio game / challenge, where were looking to find great stock pickers and they can win prizes

2. A " Mutual Fund" that individual investors can invest in.

2.1 this fund is made up using the audited performance of the best performers in the game ( you do not have to play the game to invest in the mutual fund)

so people have 3 options when they visit the site

1. Play the game
2. Invest in the fund
3. play the game as well as invest in the fund
By mehul1977 on 12-Jun-14 8:13 a.m. GMT
Hi Guys and Gals

No more entries please, we have a preferred design