Design a mascot for a website builder

  • Status: Pending
  • Prize: €100
  • Entries Received: 3
  • Winner: kesabk

Contest Brief

Hi from the SimpleSite UX team!

SimpleSite is an online website builder that supports thousands of users every day. To further support them, we are looking into the possibilities of having a mascot helping and instructing users when creating their websites. At this point we are aiming to user-test different animal mascots to see how our users respond to the general concept of having a guiding mascot. For this purpose, we would like to have a mascot illustrated, in three different poses, that can represent the essentials of the following guidelines:

1. The mascot must be an animal – preferably in full figure.
2. The animal should have some association with "building" a website or being a "guide". A beaver, a falcon or an eagle would be great, but we're open to other suggestions as well. You only need to design ONE animal, in the following three poses:
Pose 1: Guiding the user (e.g. pointing into the air)
Pose 2: Encouraging the user (e.g. cheering)
Pose 3: Celebrating a user’s success (e.g. clapping)

It is important that the mascot looks inviting and friendly, but not childish, as the target group mainly consists of business owners. Aim for something you’d want to high-five, but not hug! In addition to this, it is also important that the character looks rather unisex. Meaning that it should not appear obvious that it is either a girl or a boy. The mascot is currently named Alex.

The context of the mascot is that it is supporting the user who is building a website, and it is up to you, how to show, or not show, that. The context of building could be clothed like a constructor, having a tool as a prop etc. Something that underlines building in a general sense. But this is not a requirement.

To sum it up: We would like an illustration of an animal mascot (full figure) that is somehow associated with being guided to build a website. It should look unisex and friendly, yet professional and appealing to adults.

We look forward to seeing your great work!



Best regards,
The SimpleSite UX Team
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  • sharif106
    sharif106
    • 4 weeks ago

    pls check my entry #44

    • 4 weeks ago
  • amitdharankar
    amitdharankar
    • 4 weeks ago

    please check #40

    • 4 weeks ago
  • jasongcorre
    jasongcorre
    • 4 weeks ago

    #39

    • 4 weeks ago
  • orrlov
    orrlov
    • 1 month ago

    Hi! Please check #32

    • 1 month ago
  • Maxoverdrawn
    Maxoverdrawn
    • 1 month ago

    any activity CH? cheers x

    • 1 month ago
  • mayank94214
    mayank94214
    • 1 month ago

    hello sir, Kindly check Entry #30 with 2 pose variations. A feedback on this work will be highly appreciated.

    • 1 month ago
  • GribertJvargas
    GribertJvargas
    • 1 month ago

    #19 please

    • 1 month ago
  • valeriapotaichuk
    valeriapotaichuk
    • 1 month ago

    interesting project, tho, I have a question, do you need only sketches first or you want full image for this amount of money?

    • 1 month ago
  • quandangv
    quandangv
    • 1 month ago

    Hi, ít would help if you could provide your company logo so that I could incorporate it into the mascot design

    • 1 month ago

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