The Queen Kat Designs Royal Court (www.katstamps.com) is looking for some/a new Royal Stamping Maid(s) to specialize in our Whimsical Ink stamp collection (whimsicalinksorority.blogspot.com). This team receives new stamps each month. The term is 6 months for this round. (October 1, 2009-March 30, 2010).
We are accepting applications from August 12, 2009 through September 15, 2009. You are not required to use Queen Kat Designs images for this call but it’s a plus if you do. At this time we are only accepting applications from people with current blogs.
Queen Kat is looking for one or more very special person(s) to help with designing 4 special spectacular projects a month (must be at least 2 cards). Inspire others on online forums and through your blog. We are looking for someone who is dedicated to great stamped projects and someone who has lots of enthusiasm for Queen Kat Designs’ stamps & kits.
Can you color? Do you have writing ability? Can you provide fun, funky and creative cards? Do you have time for our design team? Do you want to be royalty? Can you play nice with others? If yes, Then fill out the application and send it in! Only serious applicants only please.
Royal Court Responsibilities
Royal Court members will create 4 or more original projects per month (must include at least 2 cards). A document outlining assignment requirements will be provided if you are selected for the team.
In addition, Royal Court members are expected to submit to post QKD projects regularly in online galleries and blogs. Designers must be able to submit their best work consistently and to meet regular weekly deadlines. As well as participate in our weekly blog hop on Wednesday’s.
Royal Court Perks
· Each month you will receive new stamps to work with and keep for your collection.
· Royal Court members receive 35% discount on QKD stamps.
· You’ll have your own album in the Queen Kat Designs gallery.
· On the 15th of each month you’ll have the opportunity to get QKD stamps at 40% off.
· From time to time we have private Royal Court crops. There’s fun and prizes involved.
· You’ll receive a welcome packet with lots of fun stuff
· Each Whimsical Ink Sorority Sister will receive all of the word stamp sets and accessory stamps that are released during their term. *Limited to the word stamp sets that are released as a part of the WIS line.
Please see info below and take your time to prepare a well thought out application.
What to do…
Email the QKD office for sample images to create at least 2 cards with. Each card must be hand colored (Copics, markers, pencils, paints.. etc) firstname.lastname@example.org (Please allow 24 hours for your email to come. These are personally sent out by Queen Kat and this is NOT an automated email address.)
-The watermark MUST stay on the image. This is NOT a digi stamp and should not be used as one after the call. QKD does not produce or support digi stamps.
-Use at least 2 layers of cardstock on your cards and at least 1 embellishment.
Email images of your cards to email@example.com (Resize images! They may be no larger than 500 pixels on any 1 side. Resided pictures will not be accepted.)
Submit 5 of your best handmade stamped cards. In addition to the cards above and you do not need to send instructions for these. They can be cards that are on blogs and galleries. Send all images and application in ONE email.
Include the following information in the body of your email: Your full name, mailing address, phone number, blog or website address, email address.
Provide one paragraph about yourself telling us about you and make sure your personality shines through.
Would you say you are primarily a stamper or a scrapbooker?
How long have you been stamping/scrapbooking?
Have you had any stamped work published? If so, list the publications.
Have you participated in any other design teams? If so, please explain (ie.. guest designer, regular designer, for store, for manufacturer, for kit company), and if currently on other teams, please list those teams and your commitment. Please list the work load and the length of your commitments as well as names of companies.
What is your motivation for participating in our design team?
Do you currently own any Queen Kat Designs stamps? If not, why not? (Please be candid)
In which online communities/ galleries do you currently participate? Please provide a link to your online gallery (or galleries if you maintain more than one).
Do you have a blog? Are you able/ willing to make at least one post per week to promote our products?
· Do you have any conflicts with posting for Queen Kat Designs on your blog on Wednesday’s? (We do a weekly Royal Court blog hop that everyone participates in.)
Are you able/ willing to commit to a 6 month term with QKD at this time?
· Have you ever bailed out on a design team commitment? If so, please explain and be candid here as well.
Good Luck and Happy Stamping. Winner(s) will be contacted by September 20th via email.
Please note that all personal information received is never made public or sold to any one. Also, please be honest in your answers. False information can result in your application being denied or your term being cancelled at any time.