Women in Games logo competition

Women in Games are looking for a new logo. The competition is open to all students and the closing date is the 1st of April 2009.

Apart from the winning logo being used on thw website, at the annual conference and on numerous publications, the winner will also receive an additional prize which is currently in negotiation wiht a top UK games developer.

More details will be announced on the website http://www.womeningames.com/ shortly.

Full press release below.


We need a new logo, something both modern and timeless (our current one is looking a little too retro).

The winner will be rewarded with their own web page on the Women in Games website to promote themselves, with a link to this from the Women in Games site home page.

This competition is open to all students.

The completed logo must be on a white square of 1500 x 1500 pixels.

Send a 300×300 pixel version of your completed logo as a .gif or .jpg to logo@womeningames.com

Closing date 1st April 2009

About Women in Games

Highlighting the most recent, groundbreaking work in computer game research and development to both academic and industrial worlds.

Empowerment and professional development for women working in and researching into games and the games industry.

Aims of Women in Games

1. Give a voice to women in the games industry.
2. Analyse and monitor the role of women in the games industry.
3. Provide networking opportunities, especially for women developing and researching games.
4. Support and encourage students, researchers and developers to explore and redress the game industry’s gender imbalance.
5. Disseminate research into games (past, present and future), especially (but not exclusively) with reference to the experience of women playing, developing and responding to games and game culture.
6. Disseminate information on the latest technologies and the best design and development practices.

Small print – competition rules

By entering this competition the winner assigns all copyright and ownership of the logo they have produced to Women in Games and agrees that the prize offered in this competition is fair and reasonable recompense for the work they have put into creating the logo.

The winner will be required to supply a signed copy of these competition rules.

The winner may supply copy and artwork for the promotion page, which will be created by the Women in Games webmaster. All assets supplied are subject to approval by the Women in Games committee. The promotion page will remain up for a minimum of three years (provided the Women in Games website remains live).

The winner will be notified by 1st May 2009 and will then have two weeks to supply the full size 1500×1500 artwork in .gif or .jpg format and also to supply a signed copy of these rules.

The winner will be announced on the Women in Games website on the 17th May 2009.