Design Team Call

dtstuffYasutomo is seeking creative people to showcase Splash Ink and other Niji brand products. We’re looking for talented artists and designers who have the ability to inspire others to create. For those that seek opportunities to have their work prominently featured and to have access to a variety of innovative products and creative ideas, the Niji Design Team is a great fit!

*The Niji Design Team is a six month commitment.
* Create a minimum of two projects per month featuring Yasutomo products and post them on your personal blog or website.
* Work with the Design Team Leader for project submission guidelines and project ideas.
Publish projects on the Yasutomo blog and link to your Facebook page as well as other social media sites. (Yasutomo will publish selected projects on the home page with designer credits)
Participation on Facebook and other social media sites is a must.

The Niji Design Team will receive:
* Yasutomo products in one large shipment, including a schedule of ideas and themes for each month.
Your bio will be featured on the Yasutomo website, blog and Facebook page.
Opportunities to submit articles for payment when using Yasutomo products in approved publications.

What’s expected of a Niji Design Team Member?
* The ability to create compelling projects and instructions that showcase Yasutomo products.
* Experience in taking good photos or scans of projects.
* Active interaction with social media sites such as Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and others.

What are the responsibilities of a Niji Design Team Member?
* The Niji Design Team is a 6 month commitment, from September 15, 2013 to February 15th 2014.
Create a minimum of 2 projects featuring one or more Yasutomo products per month.
Post projects on the Yasutomo Design Team blog as well as your own.
* Participate on Yasutomo Fine Arts and Crafts Facebook page and Niji Design Team Blog.
Promote the Yasutomo brand by posting or linking projects created during your six-month term to online galleries, blogs and social media sites. Include working links to products used on the Yasutomo websit

What are the rewards of a Niji Design Team member?
* Recognition for your creative contribution to the Yasutomo Website, blog and Facebook page.
Promotion of your work and projects to Yasutomo Fine Arts and Crafts Facebook page, blog and website.
Opportunities to submit articles for payment when using Yasutomo products in approved publications.
Ability to purchase Yasutomo products at a 50% discount during the term of the Design Team contract.
* Free product!
Example of products included in shipment: Niji Splash Ink, Niji Watercolors, Niji Pearlescent watercolors, Chinese watercolors and inks, origami paper, fine art papers, Niji Waterbrushes, Niji oil pastels & new product releases.

Apply to become a member of the Niji Design Team today! Here’s how:

1. Email your bio, blog address and social media information by August 1st, 2013 to with “Niji DT Application” in the subject line.  Design Team Applicants must reside in the U.S.
2. Provide links to recent projects on your blog or site. Work submitted must be recent.

What to include with your emailed submission:

1. Your bio.
2. Please describe your design experience and the medium you primarily work in such as rubber stamping, mixed media, fabric, fine art, altered art, vintage, scrap booking etc.
3. Include the links to your active blog or website and list other social media sites you are active on.
4. Give an example of a project or technique you would like to share with
others. If it is one you have done previously please link to it.
Please provide any information so we can get to know you better!

Design Team members will be announced on August 9th, 2013.
Good Luck!

If you have any questions, please fill out the form below and we will get back to you.

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