Sensu got their new character or mascot by running a design contest:
Portland Tech Company seeks "cute monitor lizard"-inspired mascot
Check out Sensu's Character or mascot contest…
Sensu is an infrastructure and application monitoring solution for medium to large size companies.
What's your vision?
Hi there! I'm a local business owner in Portland. We develop an enterprise monitoring solution, and we are interested in commissioning a new mascot for our marketing materials and the SWAG we give away at tech conferences (etc). Our software is written in the Golang programming language , so we have taken inspiration from the "Go Gopher"  by the amazing Renee French , and even used its likeness on our website (with permission) . We would like to commission an original cartoon "monitor lizard"  mascot in a similar style as the Go Gopher, to be used in a variety of situations (e.g. performing various activities, and/or interacting with logos or mascots of partner companies) . Reference material: : https://golang.org : https://blog.golang.org/gopher : https://reneefrench.blogspot.com : https://sensu.io/learn : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monitor_lizard : https://github.com/ashleymcnamara/gophers or https://github.com/egonelbre/gophers Thanks in advance for your time & consideration!
See attached for copies of the Sensu brand guideline, Sensu logo, and some examples of how we've used the Golang Gopher with the Sensu logo (which we'd like to replace with our new mascot).
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