Thursday, February 5, 2009

SD4U Design Team Call


The existing SD4U Design Team is looking for 3 creative, outgoing, talented fresh faces to inspire our members and join our team, and will be accepting submissions through February 15, 2009. The new designers will be announced once they have been contacted and have accepted their positions. The design team position will be a 6 month commitment. We keep our Design Team Members busy with lots of activities, such as designing with monthly kits, blog posts, message board activities, online crops, etc., so please consider the amount of time that will be required to fulfill your DT requirements when deciding to apply.

Also, SD4U asks that you are not a design team member for more than 1 other kit club due to the amount of time required to fulfill your position appropriately. Also, we ask that you are remain respectful of our business by not posting about other clubs or online stores on our message board or in your comments.


•Promoting SD4U whenever possible.
•Posting the SD4U blinkie and link on your personal blog.
•Posting photos of our monthly kits, along with samples of your work on your personal blog each month with a link back to either the store, or the messageboard. SD4U will in turn post a link to your blog on our site’s blog.
•Consistent daily participation on our message board.
•Designing at least five items per kit: 3-5 layouts or combination of layouts, altered items and cards.
•Actively participate in a monthly newsletter and blog posts. We do a rotation with a calendar posted each month. It is your responsibility to check that calendar and follow up with your assignment.
•Actively participate in challenges and organize contests.


•A free kit every month containing the industry's latest and greatest products!
•30% Product discounts for anything else in the store!
•Miscellaneous perks - free passes to CHA, special discounts, etc.!
•We have some exciting plans for 2009 which will bring a lot of exposure to SD4U and consequently, to our designers.
•Designers term is for 6 months. At the end of the term we will re-assess where the team is and go from there.


•Email 5 of your best layouts and/or altered projects to
•Please include the following in your email:
1. Name, mailing address, phone number
2. Links to other online galleries that show your work (as well as your screen name)
3. Link to your blog, if you have one.
4. A short bio of yourself including other DT's you have been on (or are currently on) and your current activity on any forums and messageboards.
5. As previously stated, photos of 5 layouts and/or altered projects that you feel best represent your style. Layouts can be 12x12 or 8 1/2 X 11.

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