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Subject:Re: graphics designer needed for logo help From:Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> Date:Tue, 26 Apr 2011 11:01:49 -0400
True, if a company thinks gold is supposed to be squishy, brown and
stinky, who are we to argue? They'll be happy to receive exactly what
they pay for.
All that said (and given all I've said previously on the matter), I
choose not to work for such companies.
On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 5:48 PM, Dan Goldstein
<DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> wrote:
> The contest idea was first suggested by a Whirler who wrote: "At a
> previous gig, one of the product managers used them, and I thought it
> was a pretty neat way to get submissions from a variety of designers."
> So it's "loony" in your eyes, and "neat" in someone else's.
> Again, just as with tech writing: In order to define quality, you need a
> customer (or a customer's customer) who can tell the difference. I have
> worked with companies for whom the contest idea would be a reasonable
> solution. And they'd be smart enough to know that a huge cash prize was
> not required.
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