A Million Memories – Design Team Call
We are looking for 8 Design Team Members and will be accepting applications through March 31st, 2008. We will announce the eight new designers once they have been contacted and have accepted their posts. The design team position is a commitment through September 30th.
We are looking for eight energetic, outgoing, talented, versatile and creative individuals who are team. Strong photography, digital scrapbooking and class experience is a plus, but not required.
Interested applicants must register and post on the message boards at AMM during the DT call. We want to get to know you and we want you to get to know us and our community. Your design team experience at AMM will require daily activity on our boards.
We keep our Design Team Members busy with all sorts of activities, i.e., monthly kits, manufacturer kits, newsletter, message boards, chats, classes, etc., so when considering whether you would like to apply for the DT position, please take into consideration the amount of time that will be required to fulfill your DT requirements.
We will need you to submit 2 new (not previously posted or published) original layouts and one altered item. The layouts can be 8.5×11 or 12×12. Altered items are considered anything that is not a page or a card.
A Million Memoriesâ€™ Designers are exclusive to our team. Our designers cannot hold design team positions with any competing kit club or online scrapbooking retailers. Manufacturer design team appointments and teaching at your LSS are acceptable. Your main function as a Design Team Member for AMM is that you will help us to market our store and kit club, whether it be through your designs of the product that we provide for you, word of mouth, etc., We do not want our designers to advertise for competing online businesses.
*Promote AMM whenever possible. Example, if you have a blog, there should be a link to AMM. A picture of our latest monthly kit should also be on your blog. We will in turn post your blog on our blog.
*Consistent and frequent message board participation is required.
*DT members are required to post at least four items per kit – 2-4 layouts, the altered item included in the kit (if there is one), and a card.
*Complete manufacturer sponsorship projects
*Actively participate in a monthly newsletter and blog posts.
*Actively participate in challenges, organizing contests and vendor advertising.
WHAT DO OUR DESIGNERS RECEIVE?
*A free kit every other month containing the industry’s latest and greatest products, plus extra supplemental products as compensation.
*Special sponsored manufacturer’s kits every 3-6 weeks. These projects are completed and posted on our boards and then we send the projects directly to the manufacturers, who may in turn, use your projects on their site, catalogs, etc. This is direct access to having your work seen by manufacturers.
*Product discounts (more detail will be provided to those who are selected for the team).
*Free product for special limited edition kits that you may (on occasion) design yourself from items in our store.
*Free product for special class kits that you will design yourself.
*Miscellaneous perks – free passes to CHA, opportunity to design with our kits, etc. We have some exciting plans for 2008 which will bring a lot of exposure to AMM and consequently, to our designers.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE e-mail the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
â€¢ Name, mailing address, phone number
â€¢ Links to other online galleries that show your work (as well as your screen name)
â€¢ Link to your blog, if you have one
â€¢ A bio of yourself
â€¢ 2 new (not previously posted or published) original LO’s and at least one altered item. LO’s can be 8.5×11 or 12×12. Altered items are considered anything that is not a page or a card.
Include the answers to the following questions in your email:
1) Why are you interested in a DT position with AMM?
2) Site commitment and participation: We’d like to know your thoughts regarding the message board and site participation. We are looking for designers who are team players and are committed to being involved and posting daily on our message board. We’d love to see how you would go about increasing general participation on our message board.
3) Have you ever designed for another website/company? If so, who?
4) Are you currently designing for another website/Company? If so, who?
5) Are you active on any message boards? Which ones? (please provide a few links to your posts and your user name)
6) How long have you been scrapbooking?
**Note: None of the answers to the above questions will effect your chances of being on the Design Team . . .we are just curious. ; ) **
Please email your submission to email@example.com If you have any comments or questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Million Memories – Valerie Salmon Sketch Challenge
We are hosting a challenge this week with a sketch that was provided by Valerie Salmon, and giving away a prize package for the winner of an entire new line of papers by SEI that have not yet been released.Â Take a look at the beautiful papers here.
The challenge ends on March 16th. Here is a link to the challenge.
Scrapbook Heaven – April Guest Designer Call
We are looking for a Guest Designer for April atÂ Scrapbook Heaven!
Here is what a Guest Designer will receive from SH during the month of April:
~ product from the monthly kit
~ name, photo and bio featured on our newsletter
~ A SH guest Designer blinkie to use in your siggie!
Here’s what we expect from our Guest Designer:
~ someone enthusiastic and friendly on the forum.
~ an active member of the forum (posting a minimum of every second day, with an average of 10-15 posts per week)
~ someone who can keep an active gallery at SH (uploading LOs on a regular basis)
~ someone promote SH and it’s products and monthly kits
~ someone who can create a minimum of 4 products with the material sent (a mix of cards, altered items, and LOs)
If this is something that you feel you can do, then here’s the challenge we would love for you to complete to try out for our April GD!
Since spring is just around the corner, and we should start seeing flowers any day now….hopefully! So, we would love to see your LOs with flowers!
Here are the details of the challenge:
~~ please create a LO using at least 2 different pattern papers with flowers!
~~ Please tell us in the supplies list, what pp you used!
~~ Upload your LO in the “April GD Call” folder of the gallery
~~ Deadline is Friday, March 28/08 at 11:59pmEST
~~ The GDT will be announced on March 30th
*Also, we would love to get to know you, so posting in the forum during this call would help us with this!** (Open to residents of Canada and the US at this time)
We can’t wait to see your entries!