SAN JOSE, CA — Adobe Systems Incorporated (www.adobe.com) is seeking entries for the twelfth annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (
www.adobeawards.com/us), which recognize the best student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, developers and computer artists from higher education institutions who have created projects using Adobe software.
Students are invited to compete in 13 categories, including Game Design and Development, as well as Application Development and Mobile Design. For the second consecutive year, the ADAA will also recognize teaching excellence through three categories designed specifically for higher education instructors.
The awards are free to enter and open to students, faculty and staff of higher education institutions worldwide. Submissions will be judged by a panel of international design experts in three independent judging sessions. Submission deadlines are January 27, April 27, and June 22, 2012, giving participants more opportunities and flexibility in submitting their work. Semifinalists will be announced after each judging session, providing participants with early visibility into their competition status. In October, finalists will be invited to attend the ADAA awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Icograda (International Council of Graphic Design Associations) is partnering with Adobe in producing the ADAA competition for the fourth consecutive year. For detailed information about ADAA submission guidelines, deadlines, categories and more, visit www.adobeawards.com.