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Create an EXIT Adventure inspired Sticker Pack for Viber

Creators Selected On
May 6, 2016
Brief
One of the world's most prestigious festivals EXIT, alongside leading messaging app Viber, invite artists from around the globe to design Sticker Packs capturing the festival experience.

Things to consider:
  • EXIT Adventure is a unique festival experience combining EXIT Festival in Serbia and Sea Dance Festival in Montenegro; you can find out more in the sections below and EXIT Adventure's website and Facebook
  • Look at this mood board and get inspired by the ethos of EXIT Adventure: freedom, equality, friendship, understanding, music, party and lots of fun!
  • Sticker designs can be sketches, characters, photo-based images or even new phrases and text graphics
  • Please provide three sample stickers, all fully colored. Please submit your design in a JPG/PNG format and include a brief description
  • Artists should not use the Viber logo or any existing Viber sticker characters in their designs, however EXIT or Sea Dance logos can be used (download here)
  • The judges are looking for fun stickers that capture the festival vibe and lifestyle that people will want to download and share with their friends 365 days a year
One Selected Artist will receive $3,000 and have their designs turned into a downloadable Sticker Pack on Viber. Four Highly Commended Artists will receive $500 each.
EXIT ADVENTURE: INSPIRATION
EXIT Adventure is about freedom, love, youth power and positive energy. Sharing happiness, holding hands, moving in the same rhythm, that’s what we do!

We listen to the excellent music, from headbanging hard riffs on the Explosive stage; pop songs, hip-hop hymns and power guitars on the Main Stages; all the way to the electronic beats and world famous sunrises at EXIT Dance Arena and magic sunsets at Dance Paradise stage at Sea Dance Festival!
About Exit Adventure
Sun, beach, chilling, drinking with friends, dancing 'till the sunrise, meeting cool new people from all over the world, wearing crazy outfits, that's what we do together. Create miracles! Falling in love, sharing happiness, collecting amazing, unforgettable and lifelong memories.

Known for its special energy and unique atmosphere, EXIT Festival, is held at the Magical Fortress in the beautiful city of Novi Sad, Serbia, whilst Sea Dance Festival is situated at one of the most beautiful beaches of the Adriatic, Jaz, in Montenegro. These scenic locations, mixed with the pure positive energy of the people, and spiced up with music, come together to create a powerful and completely different experience.

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The Career Opportunity
One Selected Artist, as chosen by the judges will:
  • Have their designs turned into a downloadable Sticker Pack on Viber
  • Receive a pair of VIP tickets to EXIT Adventure* and a pair of VIP Dance Arena bracelets (travel and accommodation provided)
  • Receive $3,000
Four Highly Commended Artists, as chosen by the judges will each:
  • Receive a pair of tickets to EXIT Adventure* (travel and accommodation not provided)
  • Receive $500
*This covers all four days of the EXIT Festival and all three days of the Sea Dance festival
Meet the Judges
Srđan Vuk Stankov
Creative Director, Producer and Designer at EXIT Adventure
In charge of art direction, concept development and visual identity with over 20 years experience in various creative projects, including television and other media, design in the creative industry.

"EXIT is more than just an event and much more than a music festival. It is a complete lifestyle. A statement. It is a state of mind, body and soul. Let's share that special EXIT magic with the entire world, every day and every night. Make every moment count. Be part of that cosmic energy, and let everyone know. And say it with stickers! I’m looking forward to seeing all the designs from all over the world!"
Nada Božić
Senior Graphic Designer at EXIT Adventure
Nada has 20+ years of experience in graphic design, video and photography for major global projects. She has been a member of the EXIT team since 2013, leading a team of designers for the EXIT and Sea Dance festivals.

“Be creative, feel free and dive into the EXIT Festival magic. Try to come up with sticker designs that can be used 365 days a year, the ones you wish to be used as lifestyle stickers before, during and after the EXIT Festival.”
Erez shocher
Creative Director at Viber
Erez is Viber’s Creative Director and is in charge of all the creative aspects of Viber. He also works with the in-house illustrators who create Viber stickers, along with dozens of freelance sticker artists around the world.

"We are looking for creative stickers that capture the energy and vibe of EXIT but are also relevant to people beyond the festival. The more useful the sticker, the more popular it will be, so think about the types of stickers and phrases that you like to use with your friends every day. The selected sticker designs will combine that practicality with the unique ethos of EXIT festival.”
ALON BORODA
Creative Manager at Viber
Alon is the Creative Manager of Viber's Sticker Department, overseeing the creation of all sticker packs. He is also an illustrator/animator and the proud father of Legcat, Violet, DJ and the Viber dog. Directing and guiding freelance illustrators and in-house artists, his job is to make sure Viber has the best stickers in the world!

"People come to me and say, ‘Stop drawing already and start working!’ I feel truly fortunate that I was able to turn my passion into my job. I’m excited to see how EXIT inspires the next generation of up-and-coming sticker artists, and I’m looking forward to helping the winner make their first sticker pack a reality.”
Creative Invite Guidelines
  • This opportunity is open globally to those who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law.
  • Limit one (1) submission per artist or artist team.
  • All submissions must be original artwork (meaning not using third party pre-existing copyright materials).
  • Please provide three sample stickers, all fully colored. Artists should retain their original artwork files but designs must be submitted in JPEG or PNG, max size 10MB.
  • Please refer to the creative brief above for guidance with your submission.
  • No straight photography please (collages, mixed photography, etc. are allowed).
  • Artists should not use the Viber logo or any existing Viber sticker characters in their designs, however EXIT or Sea Dance logos can be used (download here).
  • If any persons appear or are referred to in the submission, the artist is solely responsible for obtaining, prior to submitting, all necessary usage rights and permissions for the contents of their submission. Proof will be required if selected.
  • Artists that are not selected will retain ownership of their work, however Viber and EXIT Festival will have the right to promote submissions on their channels in connection with this Creative Invite. All artists will be credited accordingly.
  • The main Selected Artist will assign the copyright to their work to Viber and EXIT Festival in exchange for the incentives set forth above. The main Selected Artist will be required to sign a contractual agreement.
  • The selected submission may be modified with the artist's permission.
  • Artists must join Talenthouse using an active email address in order to ensure they can be contacted should they be selected.
  • Selected Artists must respond to Talenthouse within 2 days of receiving the notification email or else will forfeit all incentives.
  • Talenthouse reserves the right to remove inappropriate, offensive and harmful submissions as well as submissions that do not fit the brief or guidelines.
  • No purchase necessary to enter.
How viber will choose
Viber and their panel of guest judges will select from all qualified submissions. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.
Key Dates
  • Launched:
    March 21, 2016 at 10:00 AM
  • Submit By:
    April 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM
  • Selection Period Starts:
    April 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM
  • Creators Selected:
    May 6, 2016
All times are in Pacific Time.