The company Mail.Ru Group has launched a competition to redesign ICQ – mobile messenger “with the world’s best video”. The task of the designers is creating the best video chat. For the first three places, the organizers promise to give iPad Pro, iPhone 6s and Apple Watch.
Under the terms of the contest, the interface designer must create a design with a few basic screens iOS or Android app, as well as the scheme of the application.
“Your task is to do video chat dreams. To do this you need using the redesign to shift the focus in the product in the direction of the video. This can be one-on-one, video conferencing or online streaming. The main thing — to create the impression of simplicity and regularity of video chatting. Of course, love text chat should remain on hand. The ease, comfort and a little bit of magic — this is what it must feel the average user ICQ”.
Designers need to shift the focus in the ICQ interface in the direction of the video. Importantly, according to the developers, to create the impression of simplicity and regularity of video chatting. Evaluation criteria ideas: the viability and clarity of ideas, fresh visual solutions, quality of interface.
The submission ends February 21, 2016. The winners will be selected manually by organizers.