Completed contest

Stunning homepage image

PathScale needed a new banner ad design and created a contest on 99designs.

A winner was selected from 92 designs submitted by 17 freelance designers.

92
entries
17
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1
winner

One of the designers who made it happen

Winner - Ulysses
Ulysses did a great job and us a great moodboard!
- M.Marketing

How PathScale started their banner ad journey

Company name

PathScale Inc.

Overview

PathScale sells high performance compilers and has just launched our exciting new high performance Nvidia GPU compiler.

Tell us a bit about who you are and the people you reach

All C,C++ and Fortran developers who want their applications to go faster by using GPGPU.

Requirements

We need a 960×340px image that blends well with our mock-up site here (the slider area)
http://www.imcstudio.net/pathscale/

You should use one of these without the colon between ENZO and solgan
ENZO: Accelerated GPGPU Compiler
Optimized to drive Nvidia Tesla performance

ENZO: Elegant parallel programming
Built on the best in industry programming model, using the HMPP open standard

ENZO: GPGPU just got easier
The compiler works hard so you don't have to

Abstract
The common themes in these images/websites below are boldness and possibility created by clean lines, very light or very dark backgrounds, thin type and most importantly: abstract sweeping graphic elements.

Keywords
1) color - Be colorful
2) action - Motion is good

Here's a list of images and other sites we like

http://www.microsoft.com/express/s/…QLExR2.jpg
http://www.microsoft.com/express/s/…SE2010.jpg

Website
http://www.microsoft.com/express/

http://www.sonystyle.com/wcsstore/S…hero_1.jpg

http://images.apple.com/macosx/imag…091020.jpg

Website
http://www.apple.com/macosx/

http://wwwimages.adobe.com/www.adob…static.jpg

Website
http://www.adobe.com/

Red is a good drive to action color
http://cdn.www.bluefly.com/media/pr…outure.jpg

Looks great
http://www.intel.com/homepage/pix/b…-vnav2.jpg

Final deliverable should be a flat image optimized for the web, a PSD source file and also include any fonts or vector graphics used

Custom package

$378

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