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SBJEWEL says

Hello friends I just won a logo contest in 99designs.com. I am so happy and you know friends i cry when i saw i win a logo contest.This is my first time you know. So friends please tell me how can i deliver a logo. This is my first time so i do not want to make any mistake here.

About my contest holder…..He said…...

” i would also like the logo in vector format please

CMYK image in either PDF.
“layered RGB file” in Photoshop PSD"

so here is the problem i don’t understand this….... CMYK image in either PDF …...

And he did not tell me what size and resolution he wants.

So guys please tell me normally how do you handover a logo design and solve my problem please please. I am so confused. :confused:

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ThomGeskin says

I am so happy and you know friends i cry when i saw i win a logo contest.

Ah man, that is what it´s all about! It makes me happy reading a post like this. Well done brother, it´s a great feeling, enjoy!

Firstly, what program did you use to create the logo, and what are the current settings?

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SBJEWEL says

I use Adobe illustrator CS3 extended software to create my logo and my current settings is default details are below….

color mode = CMYK

size = Letter ( width = 612pt height = 792pt )

units = Points

orientation = Portrait

raster effects = Screen ( 72 ppi )

text are completely shape object because i create outline the text.

And i use only one layer to create my design.

Thank you.

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ThomGeskin says

Ok, as for the layered Photoshop PSD , you can do this: (taken from vectips.com)

File > Export and choose Photoshop (psd) for the Format option, to bring up the Photoshop Export Option dialog. Here you can change the Resolution, Color Profile, Layer Options, Text Edibility, and so on. One thing to note is that your Document Color Mode has to match the Color Model in the export options for the ability to Write Layers.

As for the CMYK PDF , it all indicates he wants a PDF export of the logo.

My advice is, if you have any doubts, don´t be afraid to ask the client for clarification. In the end, you both want the same thing; the logo to be functional however it is needed. Hope that helps.

Congrats once again!

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Pandebus says

well, so what he wants you to do is:

go to illustrator, save your logo as a PDF . transfer every layer of your logo (Background, text, images, etc.) into photoshop (make sure when you open the file in photoshop the settings are RGB , not CMYK ) save this photoshop file as a .psd (photoshop format)

I’ll explain what the things mean:

PDF PDF is a file format, just like JPG , PNG, PSD , AI, and more.

CMYK CMYK is a color setting. CMYK is used for print.

RGB RGB is a color setting too. This setting is mainly used for digital work and also for webcontent.

Layers In Photoshop you work with layers. For a good explanation, I recommend you google for some tutorials. You can find good and free tutorials all over the web for beginning Photoshoppers, you could even go to Adobe’s website for tutorials.

Hope this helps you :)

EDIT : oh, looks like I was a tad too late :)

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bedesignful says

First of all, congrats on the win! The 99designs marketplace has so many talented designers that make a living off of winning contests – so winning one is real tough!

In my opinion you should also give the client the AI file you used to create the logo. More often than not the client doesn’t know exactly what they need the file for. If the client ever wants to change it or give to another designer they will request the AI file. You can explain to them that this might be helpful for print later down the road.

Congrats again! Do you have a link to the contest?

Ryan

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InterantMedia says

Congratulations! You made us very curious how the logo looks like! We are always available when you need something (for example advice about the delivery, we know some good websites and ways). ;)

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Raincutter says

Personally I oppose any kind of spec work but since you have won, congratulations.

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bedesignful says

Personally I oppose any kind of spec work but since you have won, congratulations.

I tend to completely agree with you but 99designs recently added one feature that makes it somewhat worth it and thats their Logo Store. Once you win a contest any logo you submit to future contests that loses can be added to their logo store where you get commission on purchases. That way you have the chance of completely not losing all of your hard work except for maybe building your portfolio.

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Well done,

We are on 99designs.

Yet another Cracking Australian Website, alongside Envato and SitePoint

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