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The Award You've Been Waiting for...

Online Design Awards provides the Accessibility, Credibility, and Opportunity you need to take your creative journey and career to the next level. What are you waiting for?

Submit Your Work Today




D1 - Print Collateral (Brochures, Booklets, Postcards, Flyers, Stationary)

D2 - Publications (Books, Magazines, Newspapers, Posters)

D3 - Presentation & Document Design

D4 - Signage & Wayfinding (Displays, Banners, Events)

D5 - Packaging Design

D6 - Social Media Design

D7 - Product Design

D8 - Product Photography

D9 - Iconography

D10 - Typography

D11 - Architectural Design

D12 - Specialty Items



A1 - Illustrations

A2 - Anime/ Manga Art

A3 - Digital Art

A4 - Photography



MA1 - Marketing Campaign

MA2 - Advertising Campaign

MA3 - Social Media Campaign

MA4 - Event Marketing



B1 - Brand Identity (Logo, Colors, Typography, Guidelines)

B2 - Brand Collateral (Brand Visual System)

B3 - Brand Messaging

B4 - Brand Strategy



T1 - Website Design

T2 - UI/ UX Design

T3 - Mobile App Design

T4 - Desktop App Design

T5 - Game Design

T6 - Interactive Design

T7 - VR/AR Experiences



MO1 - Short Film (Animation)

MO2 - Storyboard Design

MO3 - Art Direction

MO4 - Digital Advertisements

MO5 - TV Advertisements

MO6 - Storytelling

MO7 - Motion Graphics

MO8 - Traditional Animation

MO9 - 2D Animation

MO10 - 3D Animation

MO11 - Stop Motion

MO12 - Whiteboard Animation

MO13 - Music Video

MO14 - Cinematography



S1 - Non-Profits

S2 - Environmental

S3 - Making a Difference

S4 - Social Good

S5 - Empowering Diversity

S6 - Unlisted Award

1  —

Create Your

ODA Account

After clicking the submit work button, your first step is to simply create your account. This allows you to become an ODA member,  grants you the ability to submit your work, and receive exclusive content, updates, and much more.

2  —

Complete The

Submission Form

Next, you'll complete the submission form which is broken down into 3 steps: Personal Information, Submission Information, and Payment. Once, payment is complete, you're all set. You will receive notice of your acceptance into the competition within 5 business days.

3 —

Join The Community

In the meantime, join our newsletter and follow our social accounts to become a part of the ODA family. Engage with other creatives and grow your professional network while you anticipate the results of the competition!

How to Submit

Submitting your work is simple and easy. Our submission form takes you through a step-by-step questionnaire, where we learn more about you and your work.


If you have questions along the way - our team is always ready to help you decide what categories to select, or help with any other questions or concerns you may have before submitting. 

Is there an ODA membership?

Currently, we do not offer memberships. However, this is a feature that is on our roadmap and will be launched in 2023 among other exciting additions.

Can I make changes to my submission?

If you would like to make any adjustments to your submission, you can contact us at and we will do our best to accommodate your changes. Please note: We reserve the right to decline any requested changes if inappropriate or unnecessary.

What do I receive if I win an award?

All nominees will receive a nomination certificate and laurel. All winners will receive a winners certificate and laurel to promote on their website/ portfolios/ socials. In the future, trophies, merchandise, press currency, prize money, and other rewards may be established.

Can I receive Paid Feedback after submitting my work?

If you did not originally pay for feedback and would like to do so after the fact, you can do so by emailing

When will the winners be announced?

The results of the competition will be announced within 10 business days after the close of the competition!

When do I receive my Paid Feedback?

If you paid for feedback, you can expect to receive your feedback and scoring after the winners have been announced at the close of the competition.

What happens after my work is accepted?

Once your submission is accepted you can see your design on our Submissions Showcase. Here you will see all designs for the current competition!

​When will I know if my submission has been accepted?

After we receive your submission you will get a notification that your submission has been accepted within 10 business days.


You Asked, We Answered

Design - 40%

Ability to create, conceive and plan for a specific vision, or final aesthetic in your work. A combination of planning, aesthetics, and visual execution.

Creativity - 30%

Creation of new ideas, imaginations, and possibilities that successfully accomplish a purpose, enhance communication, and aesthetically empower the goals of your design.

Innovation - 20%

The capability to successfully implement new or different aspects of your work that accomplishes added value throughout.

Content - 10%

How you successfully deliver purposeful and delightful messaging that fully supports your work and communicates your intentions in a clear, concise, and cohesive manner.


Evaluating the talent and effort of the best creatives in the world is a challenging task which requires the considerable knowledge and experience possessed by our ODA jury.

We have created a fair and transparent evaluation system used to score all works submitted to us based on the following 4 criteria:

Entry Fees





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