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Jury Selection

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The jury consists of three parts, each is a group is formed by five people, the three different Jury is classified as the Focus Group, Academic, and Professional. The Jury is usually formed by invitation.

Academic
Academic Jury, consisting of five people is made of professors and lecturers of design and art fields, they are individuals that have proven to be successful in their fields, the insights of academic jury and their experience is important in spotting unique designs, finding designs that excel in innovation, ergonomics and engineering. Usually picked from Professors of Universities.

Criteria for Academic Jury Members:
• Must be an academic practitioner for 10 years, requirement decreased to 5 years, if a Ph.D. is present. Must be affiliated with a university or higher education.

Professional
Professional Jury, consists of producers of designs, these are the people who knows what sells, what already exists in the market, they are good at spotting tecnology, usability and functionality details and specific issues related to the field. Usually picked from managers, engineers from design-oriented companies, sometimes experienced designers will also be called. This is further divided into: Enterprise Jury Panel and Practicing Professionals Jury Panels.

Criteria for Professional Jury Members:
• Practicing Professionals: Must be a practitioner of the profession for at least 10 years, requirement decreased to 5 years, if a master degree is present, or if job definition is a managerial position. Must be affiliated with a an existing company. • Enterprise: Holds one of the following titles in the company: owner, managing director, high-level manager or chief executive officer, must have registered company for last 10 years.

Focus Group
The Focus Group Jury, consisting of five people is made of design oriented individuals. The focus group was included in the voting system to normalize the biases that would be potentially created by the Academic and Professional Jury. The focus group consists of design bloggers, design lovers, magazine editors etc. They are good at spotting good presentations and fun-details in designs. This is further divided into: End-User Focus Group and Media Focus Group.

Criteria for Focus Group Jury Members:
• End-User Focus Group: Must hold an BS or BA degree. • Media Focus Group: Must be a member of a known publication, 5 years of work experience.

Membership
The Jury is usually formed by invitation and through applications, if you are interested to become a jury member for A' Design Award & Competition, we would like to hear from you. Each Jury member is given a a jurors package that contains certificate, trophy and other items as described here.

Evaluation of Members
Each jury membership application is evaluated to fit one of the three predefined roles above, based on this evaluation, jury members are assigned a category which best matches their specializations as given in their CVs.


 
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