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SoftBank - "Blockchain" Based Donation Service Responsive Website Design Challenge

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Welcome to SoftBank - "Blockchain" Based Donation Service Responsive Website Design Challenge! In this challenge, we are looking forward to your help in coming up with the creative designs for the "Blockchain" Based Donation Service application for mobile browsers.

SoftBank is a Japanese multinational telecommunications and Internetcorporation, with operations in broadband, e-commerce, Internet,technology services, and other businesses.

A blockchain, widely known as the base technology of Bitcoin, is a distributed database that maintains a list of transactional data records hardened against tampering and revision.

SoftBank is going to develop the new platform based on the blockchain technology and a variety of services on top of it.
- As a proof of concept, they are going to develop a prototype of Blockchain based Donation Service.
- In this service prototype, each donation is recorded into the blockchain and everyone can see how their money is distributed and used.
- Volunteers provide their computing resource to record the transaction in the blockchain.

Main User Story:
1. Charity Organizations create charity projects
2. User chooses a charity project and makes a donation
3. User as a volunteer provides their computing resource to the donation platform and records the donation data to the blockchain.
4. Charity Organization decide what to use the donations.

This is one of the design challenge from a series of Blockchain Challenges. We will be running new

Please read the challenge specification carefully and watch the forums for any questions or feedback concerning this challenge. It is important that you monitor any updates provided by the client or Studio Admins in the forums. Please post any questions you might have for the client in the forums.

Full Description & Project Guide

In this challenge, we would like you to design mobile web screens of the donation service prototype.

Find the attachment to see the wireframe. Since the client is not a designer, they would like you to improve the wireframe. In particular, they would like to have your some idea for dashboard screens.

Target audience:

- As a donation platform, people who want to participate charity should be the target audience as a donor and a volunteer.
- Charity organizations should be another target audience.
- As a prototype, the customer will demo the service internally in their company, to their partner companies and to charity organizations.


Tone and Manner:

- Flat Design (Flat 2.0)
- Use cold colors rather than warm colors
- Do not use too many colors
- You do not need to use fancy fonts. (All text resource is translated to Japanese characters for which we need to choice different fonts after the contest.)

Target Devices:

- They are going with "Mobile First" and the main target is iPhone and Android users.
- Your design will be implemented with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript in the following challenge.
- Responsive Design would be appreciated in the coding phase.

- As a design challenge, plaese submit designs for iPhone 6/6s portrait mode (750 x 1334px).
- For the charity organization dashboard, include the (responsive) design for the pc/desktop resolution (1360 x 768px) in addition to the iPhone resolution.

Judging Criteria:
- Cleanliness of your graphics and design.
- How well you plan the user experience for the target audiences.
- Your design should be possible to build with web technologies.

Submission & Source Files:
Preview Image
Please create your preview image as one (1) 1024x1024px JPG or PNG file in RGB color mode at 72dpi and place a screenshot of your submission within it.

Submission File
Submit JPG/PNG for your submission files.

Source Files
All original source files of the submitted design. Files should be created in Adobe Photoshop and saved as layered PSD file, or Adobe Illustrator as a layered AI file.

Final Fixes
As part of the final fixes phase you may be asked to modify your graphics (sizes or colors) or modify overall colors. We may ask you to update your design or graphics based on checkpoint feedback.

Stock Photography

Stock photography is not allowed in this challenge. All submitted elements must be designed solely by you. See this page for more details.

How To Submit

  • New to Studio? ‌Learn how to compete here
  • Upload your submission in three parts (Learn more here). Your design should be finalized and should contain only a single design concept (do not include multiple designs in a single submission).
  • If your submission wins, your source files must be correct and “Final Fixes” (if applicable) must be completed before payment can be released.
  • You may submit as many times as you'd like during the submission phase, but only the number of files listed above in the Submission Limit that you rank the highest will be considered. You can change the order of your submissions at any time during the submission phase. If you make revisions to your design, please delete submissions you are replacing.

Winner Selection

Submissions are viewable to the client as they are entered into the challenge. Winners are selected by the client and are chosen solely at the client's discretion.

Reliability Rating and Bonus

For challenges that have a reliability bonus, the bonus depends on the reliability rating at the moment of registration for that project. A participant with no previous projects is considered to have no reliability rating, and therefore gets no bonus. Reliability bonus does not apply to Digital Run winnings. Since reliability rating is based on the past 15 projects, it can only have 15 discrete values.
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ELIGIBLE EVENTS:

2016 TopCoder(R) Open

CHALLENGE LINKS:

Screening Scorecard

SUBMISSION FORMAT:

Your Design Files:

  1. Look for instructions in this challenge regarding what files to provide.
  2. Place your submission files into a "Submission.zip" file.
  3. Place all of your source files into a "Source.zip" file.
  4. Declare your fonts, stock photos, and icons in a "Declaration.txt" file.
  5. Create a JPG preview file.
  6. Place the 4 files you just created into a single zip file. This will be what you upload.

Trouble formatting your submission or want to learn more? ‌Read the FAQ.

Fonts, Stock Photos, and Icons:

All fonts, stock photos, and icons within your design must be declared when you submit. DO NOT include any 3rd party files in your submission or source files. Read about the policy.

Screening:

All submissions are screened for eligibility before the challenge holder picks winners. Don " t let your hard work go to waste. Learn more about how to  pass screening.

Questions? ‌Ask in the Challenge Discussion Forums.

SOURCE FILES:

  • Layered PSD files created in Adobe Photoshop or similar
  • AI files created in Adobe Illustrator or similar

You must include all source files with your submission.

SUBMISSION LIMIT:

4 submissions