Here is a list of creative skills that are most relevant for jovoto projects.
These are the skills that you can apply to get verified and therefore get selected for relevant Invite Projects with guaranteed payments. Find out more about the verification process here: "How can I get my skills verified?"
The creative skills in blue are commonly required in jovoto projects and will be assessed regularly.
The creative skills in grey are not commonly required in jovoto projects and will not be assessed regularly. We will only review these items if a project comes up that requires one of these skills.
Note: Depending on which skills are currently more heavily needed, we do prioritize the assessment of some skills over others. Even if your skills are not being assessed right away, we will get to them.
* In the meantime, please make sure that you have uploaded at least three work samples for every skill you want to have verified.
* In addition, you should make sure that the skills you've uploaded work for, are also skills you've picked to describe yourself under your profile.
MARKETING & ADVERTISING
Communication Concept - Combination of the ability to come up with creative and innovative concepts for marketing and/or advertising campaigns AND the ability to realize an attractive and appealing mock-up/final draft of the concept.
Copywriting English - Ability to write text in English for the purpose of advertising or marketing. Copy aims to increase brand awareness and ultimately persuade a person or group to take a particular action.
Copywriting German - Ability to write text in German for the purpose of advertising or marketing. Copy aims to increase brand awareness and ultimately persuade a person or group to take a particular action.
Photography - Ability to stage and take good photos - with a focus on stock photography style imagery for marketing and advertising campaigns.
Brand Design - Ability to design a set of elements to communicate a brand visually, including, but not limited to, company logo, fonts, and/or color palettes as well as wayfinding and décor.
Logo Design - Ability to create unique and striking designs for brand logos.
Brand Strategy - Ability to strategically build up a new brand/relaunch existing one by defining brand language and visual guidelines. Define story, tone of voice and ways to communicate it fitting to the brand. Analyze market and competitive positioning to define best strategies and tactics to develop the brand.
SERVICE DESIGN & INNOVATION
Service Design - Ability to brainstorm, ideate, and prototype service design solutions, looking to improve the interaction between the service provider and users. Service design may function as a way to inform changes to an existing service or create a new service entirely.
Service Design Visualisation - Ability to visually illustrate a service design solution - making it "sexy".
User Research - Ability to understand and present user behaviors, needs, and motivations through observation techniques, task analysis, and other feedback methodologies.
DIGITAL PRODUCT DESIGN
User Experience Design (UX) - Ability to design (digital) products, systems, and/or services that enhance users' experiences, considering aspects of user journey, function, usability, efficiency, branding, and visual elements.
User Interface Design (UI) - Ability to design user interfaces (all the visual elements) that enable a user to interact with computers, digital devices, and software, with a focus on maximizing usability and the user experience.
Web Design - Ability to design user interfaces (all the visual elements) that enable a user to interact with a website, with a focus on maximizing usability and the user experience.
App Design - Ability to design user interfaces (all the visual elements) that enable a user to interact with a mobile application, with a focus on maximizing usability and the user experience.
Graphic Design - Ability to create and combine symbols, images, and text layouts to form visual representations of ideas and messages - using typography, visual arts, and layout techniques to create visual compositions.
Layout Design - Ability to create strong layouts - combining text, images, and other elements in clever compositions and interesting juxtapositions. (ie Poster-Ads, Magazine Editorials, etc).
Typography - Ability to create unique typefaces and/or put together unique and appealing typography heavy compositions - playing with typeface selection, point sizes, line-spacing, and kerning.
Illustration - Ability to create compelling, hand-drawn, and/or digital illustrations to be used for decorative or marketing purposes, or as an interpretation or visual explanation of a text, concept, or process.
Graphic Design for Packaging - Ability to create 2D designs for packaging i.e. for Fast-Moving Consumer Goods or Limited Editions.
Surface Pattern Design - Ability to design motifs and/or pattern repeats to be applied to a surface to enhance its visual appearance and/or functionality.
Textile Design - Ability to design motifs and/or pattern repeats for woven, knitted, or printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics - for fashion and/or interiors.
Product Design - Ability to generate and develop ideas for new products or adaptations and additions for existing products - considering function, shape, size, color, styling, etc.
Product 3D Rendering - Ability to utilize computer graphics programs to create 3D rendered images of product designs - include photorealistic effects or non-photorealistic rendering.
Product Design Sketching - Ability to create sketches - either by hand or digitally - of product ideas that successfully communicate the intended design concept.
Product Design for Packaging - Ability to generate and develop ideas for new packaging solutions or adaptations and additions for existing packaging solutions - considering function, shape, size, color, styling, etc.
Furniture Design - Ability to generate and develop ideas for new furniture products or adaptations and additions for existing furniture products - considering function, shape, size, color, styling, etc.
ARCHITECTURE & INTERIORS
Architecture - Ability to design buildings and other structures.
Spatial Design - Ability to design for places and spaces utilizing a mix of skills from the fields of architecture, landscape design, interior design, service design, and public art.
Interior Design - Ability to design for interior spaces to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the people using the space.
Film - Ability to concept for and/or shoot and/or edit and/or post produce film footage
Storyboarding - Ability to concept for and prepare a graphic representation of how a video, film, or animation will unfold, shot by shot.
Animation - Ability to create hand-drawn or computer-generated imagery and then to animate this imagery to appear as moving images.