What do you do?
We in the midst of launching what we expect to be the next generation online dating experience and looking for a website design that will capture the latest website design trends. The service we are launching will focus on providing subscribers with a converged dating medium that focuses on you traditional online dating experience, location based services and the social interaction as seen on your popular social networking sites. At the center of this experience is providing the subscriber as many mediums as possible to access the services provided; access via a traditional web portal and via all mobile platforms. The website should be rich but minimalistic in design.
Do you have a desired website screen size?
Design should fit a minimum screen size of 1024 in width. Layout should be 960 but will leave to designer' discretion.
How many pages (maximum of 5) do you need designed?
What is your industry?
Describe the target audience for your website design
Dating / Social networking / Location based crown - 18-35 yrs of age
What 3 things would you like to communicate to your audience through your website design
- Hip and fun site
- All the tools needed to keep up to date and engaged with your dating experience. Mobile / Web
How is your company different from your competitors?
We take all elements; location, mobility and social networking and incorporate these into a unique dating experience.
Style and Concept
What website design styles do you like?
Typography - Designs will trend toward the use of typography an integral part of the overall work rather than a liability. Use larger, more exciting fonts in place of system text. Pay closer attention to typographic details such as leading, line height and choice of font.
Images - Easily noticeable on a page. Large images stand out from traditional graphics and gives the website a unique, personalized look.
Magazine Layout - As a source of entertainment and real time information layout with short concise articles that are easy to read and concise information.
Introduction Blocks - The upper-left area of a website is the most important block on the page, because that is the first place the eye goes when you come to a website. This spot grabs most attention from visitors. Therefore, this is the ideal place to get message out and seen quickly. Take advantage of this block in your design.
Single Page Layouts - People are in a rush, they are online to find the info and go, they dont have time to look around and see everything. Keep it simple an minimalistic.
White Space - Its cleaner, easier on the eyes and easy to find what you are looking for. White is a great color to help something stand out. Sometimes simplicity is key.
Icons and Visuals - Not talking about clip art, but stylistically rendered icons that represent in a small image what the entire section is about. Easy for people to recognize and people notice them quicker than text.
Pages - The contest if for 5 pages. A wireframe has been included for each. The purpose of the wireframe is to illustrate the functionality of the website but NOT the design. The design and layout will be left to the creativity of the designer.
What colors do you want to see in your website design?
Open to designers discretion. Blue tends to be a favorite but orange has been close second. White should be the predominant color.
What colors do you NOT want to see in your website design?
black, dark colors.
What adjectives should best describe your website design?
fun, simple, minimalist, Large fonts, graphics, little text, nice icons.
What content must be included in the website design?
Sample layout has been included in the attached file of the web pages that need to be designed. It represents the components that make-up the layout. Just a sample. Looking or the creativity of the web designer to help present a compelling design.
Do you have additional requirements or links you want to share?
Sample design that are of interest.
http://whrrl.com/ - post login page
http://foursquare.com/ - post login page
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