Heads up: VOTING in this contest has been extended to October 21st – but the deadline for SUBMISSIONS is still midnight October 13th. For more info – and to stand a shot at winning a great Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, check out this post. There’s a new music streaming app taking Africa by storm, and you have an amazing opportunity to skin the headphones that will grace the heads of those who listen to it! It’s true – The Kleek is Universal Music and Samsung’s pan-African music service, and in our Skin Our Headies design challenge, they’re looking for amazing designs that will be printed onto an exclusive pair of headphones. Fame, fortune and your design seen in all the right places (and on all the right heads)? You’ve come to the right place!
Win and your design could be printed onto a pair of headies!
Samsung’s innovation doesn’t stop with its groundbreaking technology: The Kleek brings music lovers closer to the best of local and international music. It’s all about the tracks you love coming to you fresh and at your fingertips. With this awesome design challenge, creatives get the opportunity to have their design or illustration printed directly onto a pair of headphones and stand to win their share of $3,500 AND great Samsung devices: 1st prize is $2,500 & a Galaxy S4, 2nd is a $600 & a Galaxy Note and 3rd takes $400 & a Galaxy Note. Think of this as a unique opportunity to fast track your creative reputation directly into the upper heights of cool! What kind of designs are we looking for? Designs should reference the amazing music content that The Kleek offers, while communicating the fresh young urban styling of brand. It’s sharp, it’s fresh, bold, bright and cutting edge, with a slick graphic style that’s all about wearing your swag with pride. Go wild – but be sure to check out The Kleek’s website, Twitter and Facebook pages for design inspiration. And what do these headphones look like? Behold the amazing X5’s, below – beautiful and ready to drop fat beats into the ears of appreciative music lovers all over Africa. Imagine your design splashed on these, out in the wild, being worn by music lovers! And where will the winning designs be printed? Anywhere your imagination wishes – just check out the structure of the headphones, get inspired and get creative! IMPORTANT: Designs must include The Kleek logo. (the logo is included in the Design Pack) Need more info? It’s all in the Design Guide, downloadable from our Submit page. Check it out, and get busy creating! Prizes: 1st – $2,500 + Galaxy S4 2nd – $ 600 + Galaxy Note II 3rd – $ 400 + Galaxy Note II Dates: Contest opens: 16 September 2013 Submissions end: Midnight (GMT+2) 13 October 2013 Voting ends: Midnight (GMT+2) 21 October 2013 Winner announcement: 14 – 18 October 2013 T’s & C’s 1. Submissions containing obscenities or hate speech are not allowed. 2. Springleap reserves the right to approve or reject submissions in line with the requirements of the design challenge brief. 3. Only original works will be accepted. 4. Each designer may submit up to a maximum of five (5) designs. 5. Awarded designers will be chosen by the Springleap design panel in consultation with the client (Samsung SA, The Kleek and Universal Music). 6. Standard Springleap Terms & Conditions apply over and above. 7. Springleap reserves the right to request high-resolution artwork of entries submitted in this design challenge for non-commercial use, such as media covering the process. 8. Submissions in the contest will run from September 16 2013 to October 13 2013, and voting will simultaneously. 9. Springleap and/or the client reserve the right to extend the contest period. 10. Final winner/s will be chosen and announced on or before October 14th to 18th (or a later date subject to change if the contest period is extended) via Springleap.com, its Facebook page, Samsung Mobile SA and The Kleek’s Facebook page and associated social media channels and partner and affiliate sites. 11. Winning designs are final and no correspondence will be entered into. 12. Prizes are not transferable. 13. All designs submitted outside office hours, over weekends and on public holidays will take longer to approve.