What inspires you and how do you envision the design for your business?
On-site Computer & Network Services is a small business
which provides IT services to both corporate and residential customers. Their
current site is over 8 years old and is in need of a redesign (http://www.oscs.com.au). The
services which OSCS provide include:
computer repairs & maintenance
selling of computer hardware
of cabling, telephony, alarms & surveillance
Hardware sales & installation
of VOIP network services (ie. Engin) We need you to design the graphics for the home page of the site.
The winning designer must do the following:
will supply us with the Adobe Photoshop PSD file, while we will code the
site using HTML and CSS
styling of buttons (eg. off-state, over-state & selected-state)
- Visit our web site to download files for the project including a wireframe layout, the company logo, and some photography of a company van you may want to use.
should look light-weight, clean, professional and "techy" (more
corporate than personal)
green, blue and white colour scheme (for examples of the colour scheme see
the current site and these graphics of the van and logo. However,
you can use slightly different shades if you wish)
area should have white background (for product images)
fixed-width graphic design
a sans-serif font for any text.
space under the "Subscribe" box for miscellaneous content such
as "Virus Advisory" feeds
willing to spend up to 20 credits on iStockPhoto for any stock photography
you would like to use (this will not come out of the prize money).
feel too restricted by the wire frame. It is a guide as to where we want
content elements, not what we want them to look like.Other Notes
is mainly small to medium-sized businesses (but still some non-corporate
users using the site)
delivery!" (can be used as some sort of tag line if you want, but
this shouldn't feature too prominently as it's not an online store)
liked the look and feel of:- http://www.gsoft.biz
like the feel of sites such as: - http://www.lubemobile.com.au
no Flash will be used unless you want to incorporate it in the form of an
animated banner. If you choose to do this, we will also need an associated
Macromedia Flash MX .FLA file.
- Headings will be text-based so don't use
fonts that aren't "web-safe"
drop shadows and other such effects on button text as this will ideally be
plain text (except the big “Submit Onsite Request” button).