Two creatives from India are among the jury of 100 top professionals from 47 countries for The One Club for Creativity’s global Young Guns 21, celebrating creative professionals age 30 or younger.
Representing India on the YG21 jury are Nilanjan Das, Group CCE, Creative Unit Today; Group Creative Editor; Head of Design Data Intelligence Unit in TV, at India Today Group in New Delhi, and Namrata Vijay Gosavi, Senior Creative, Wieden+Kennedy, Mumbai.
Young Guns is a cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today’s vanguard of young creatives. The program is open to creatives age 30 and under who have been working for at least two years, full-time or freelance, and regularly attracts entries from upwards of 45 countries, with more than half coming from outside the US.
The complete list of Young Guns 21 judges can be viewed here.
The online entry system is now open. The regular deadline for entry is July 13, 2023, and the final deadline is July 27, 2023. Winners will be announced in the fall.
Eligible entrants can submit a combination of professional and personal work in graphic design; advertising art direction and copywriting; architectural, environmental and interior design; industrial and product design; digital (UX/UI, experiential design, interactive, web design, apps, game development): film and animation (motion design, television, video); fashion; typography and lettering; illustration and photography.
Young Guns winners receive a unique version of the iconic Young Guns Cube, designed exclusively for this year’s incoming class, and have their permanent profile page added to the Young Guns website. Winners also receive a complimentary one-year One Club for Creativity membership, permanent membership in the Young Guns network, a chance to be featured in Young Guns events and an assortment of career-boosting opportunities from Young Guns sponsors.
For the 10th consecutive year, international artists' management agency and Young Guns sponsor Levine/Leavitt will bestow one talented winner with the Artist In Residence Award.
The honour is presented annually to a newly crowned Young Gun whose body of work truly stands out, as judged by an advisory board of industry professionals across a range of disciplines. The winner receives a full year of professional development, guidance and mentorship from Levine/Leavitt to help advance their career.