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Challenge Summary

Welcome to Dark Matter - TUR1NG Responsive Website Design Challenge!

We need to design a modern website for a Dark Matter project, TUR1NG, a security research laboratory.

Best of luck!

Round 1

1. Home (Desktop and Mobile views)
3. System Services (3.1 & 3.2 - Desktop view only)
4. Github (Desktop view only)
5. Blog (5.1 & 5.2 - Desktop view only)

- Make sure all pages have correct flow! Use correct file numbering. (00, 01, 02, 03)

Round 2

Submit your final design plus checkpoint feedback (ALL VIEWS).
1. Home
2. About Us
3. System Services
4. Github
5. Blog

- Make sure all pages have correct flow! Use correct file numbering. (00, 01, 02, 03)
The goal of this challenge is to design the look and feel of the TUR1NG responsive website, a security research laboratory that publishes information about latest security techniques and also offers some related related services.

Screens Requirements
- Show hover/active states for buttons, dropdowns, breadcrumbs, elements with interaction, etc.
- Site navigation is: Home, About Us, System Services, Crypto Services, Research, Github and Blog. Design and place a global navigation for the website.

1. Home
- Use dummy text (lorem ipsum) to compliment the page content and layout.
- Display a few (3~5) blog posts briefs in the home page. Title, very short description, maybe picture (consider it could be optional).
- Design an attractive footer with the links from the provided mockups. Consider creating high quality icons (non clickable) for cryptanalysis, software, hardware, research, competitions, etc. It would be very good to have them. 

2. About Us
- Design a page with dummy content (lorem ipsum) and some imagery. An attractive about us page. We’re open to suggestions.
- Display the following sub-navigation for this page (with hierarchy):
-- Lab Overview
-- Lab Values
-- Disclosure Policy

2.1. Lab Overview
- Default view of the page.
- Place a prominent title for the page.
- Design a page that holds the following content. Make it attractive by complementing with imagery/icons/etc.

Cyber security environment is changing constantly, and basic security measures and tools no longer guarantee long-term protection against aggressive attacks and sophisticated cyber crimes. In today’s unpredictable reality, only those organizations that get ahead of cyber criminals can win the cyber security battle. To help companies succeed in this, Tur1ng’s elite security team provides security testing and vulnerability assessment services as an intrinsic preventive security step. We apply our information security expertise and business flexibility to help organizations all over the world shape their unique pro-active security strategy. Our experts examine companies’ readiness to counteract cyber attacks, putting their efforts in enhancing corporate security. We let organizations manage their business activities in the protected and stable environment.

2.2. Lab Values
- Design a page with dummy text but that uses the following headings highlighted somehow as part of the content:
-- Innovators Mindset
-- Owners not Renters
-- Transparency and Ethics
- Place a prominent title for the page.

2.3. Disclosure Policy
- Design a page with dummy text (lorem ipsum) to compliment the page content and layout.
- Place a prominent title for the page.

3. System Services
- Display the following sub-navigation for this page:
-- Software Testing
-- Hardware Testing.
-- Mobile Testing

3.1. Software Testing
- Default view of the page.
- Design a page with dummy text (lorem ipsum) to compliment the page content and layout.
- Place a prominent title for the page.

3.2. Hardware Testing
- Find content for this page attached. Design a page that fits this content and compliment it with graphics at your consideration.
- Place a prominent title for the page.

3.3. Mobile Testing
- Design a page with dummy text (lorem ipsum) to compliment the page content and layout.
- Place a prominent title for the page.

4. Github
- User can see a list of Github projects (title, description, technology, followers, last update).
- User can see people (profile pic) who has recently collaborated with any of the repos from the account.
- When user clicks on a project title link it redirects the user to the specific project in the Github domain. Don’t need a design for this functionality, just so you know how it works.

5. Blog
5.1. Blog List View
- Design a list view of all posts.
- Consider how to handle pagination.

5.2. Blog Details View
- Design a details view of single post. Consider designing numbered/bulleted lists, code areas, pictures, quotes.
- Use content from this site as source for your blog.

* NOTE: by the end of this challenge we expect to see at least 20 screens (desktop & mobile), even though if they are repetitive content-wise, please deliver them all.

Branding Guidelines
- Design branding and fonts should be in line with the Dark Matter branding. However you may suggest colors and fonts that are compatible, not necessarily the same.
- Use a placeholder for the logo. It will be replaced afterwards.
- Keep things consistent. This means all graphic styles should work together.

Screen Specifications
- Desktop: 1280px min width. Height as much as needed.
- Mobile: 750px width. Height as much as needed.
- Make sure your work is in a vector format, for retina scaling and high fidelity.

Stock Artwork (Illustrations, Icons, Photography)
- Stock artwork IS ALLOWED for this challenge. Make sure to declare all your assets properly or you might fail screening.

Target User
- Network/IT Security Industry.
- Researchers from the community.
- Potential Customers.

Judging Criteria
- Interpretation and adherence to the Branding Guidelines.
- Interpretation of the user experience.
- Is the website easy to use?
- Cleanliness of your graphics and design.

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 or Sketch. Layers should be named and well organized.

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.

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.

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.

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Submission format

Your Design Files:

  1. Look for instructions in this challenge regarding what files to provide.
  2. Place your submission files into a "" file.
  3. Place all of your source files into a "" 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.


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.

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Source files

  • Layered PSD files created in Adobe Photoshop or similar
  • Sketch

You must include all source files with your submission.

Submission limit

10 submissions

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