Roadmap

Keep track of new Zealous features, improvements and fixes.


Late November '19

version 228 / deployed 2019-12-29

For Organising Calls
NEW
  • MAJOR: Customise the submission step
    • Highlight what candidates needs to submit (project, individual work).
    • Hide questions
    • Edit “hint text” on fields
    • Restrict number and types of uploads
For Everyone
IMPROVED
  • Speed improvement to drafting a submission
  • Clearer validation and requirements when submitting
Late November '19

version 226 / deployed 2019-11-27

For Organising Calls
NEW
  • Experience an opportunity as soon as you register with our Demo call
  • View individual judges scores
  • Include short ID into the submissions search and reports
For Everyone
FIXES
  • Removal of all public votes with fake email addresses
  • Patch to stop public votes from blacklisted addresses
Late October '19

version 225 / deployed 2019-10-30

For Organising Calls
NEW
  • Link Stripe refunds directly to invoices within Zealous
  • Improved works reports including work dimensions and weights
IMPROVED
  • Optimise images to load faster for judges and organisations
  • Overall javascript improvements to speed up Zealous
For Creative Talent
IMPROVED
  • Overall javascript improvements to speed up Zealous
Mid Ocotber '19

version 224 / deployed 2019-10-17

For Organising Calls
NEW
  • Preview how candidates submit without needing to create an account, or publishing your opportunity
  • Judge your own submissions as an organisations, your score will be added to the average score for the round
IMPROVED
  • Bigger images on submission rows for you and your judges
For Creative Talent
FIXES
  • Get a credit back for paid submissions your dropped out of, so you can submit again
Mid September '19 - We're out of beta!

version 223 / deployed 2019-09-16

For Organising Calls
IMPROVED
  • Submission fee step rebuilt to clarify which packages are being bought, how many submissions can be made and the total cost
  • Improve invoices to include information about the payment
  • Faster load times across the whole site, with overall site performance upgrades
FIXES
  • Fixed an issue with public votes not being able to be confirmed when applications are made anonymous
  • Fixed an issue with projects going missing from submissions during peak submission times
For Creative Talent
IMPROVED
  • Paying for submissions is now clarifies which packages are being bought, how many submissions can be made and the total cost
  • Fixed an issue with projects going missing from submissions during peak submission times
  • Faster load times across the whole site, with overall site performance upgrades
Mid July '19

version 222 / deployed 2019-07-15

For Organising Calls
NEW
  • Remove your account directly from your settings
  • Show shaddow submissions for users that have removed their account
IMPROVED
  • Update payment service for your monthly fees and submission fess in line with European changes to online transactions (SEPA) – payments will now require confirmation before being made.
  • Published opportunities opening soon now show up in explore.
FIXES
  • Fixed an issue with editing judges on a mobile phone
For Creative Talent
NEW
  • Remove your account directly from your settings
IMPROVED
  • Update payment service for submission fees in line with European changes to online transactions (SEPA) – payments will now require confirmation through a code sent to your phone.
FIXES
  • Design update to allow you can remove uploaded elements when validation is shown (they were previously on top of each other)
Early July '19

version 221 / deployed 2019-07-03

For Organising Calls
IMPROVED
  • Improvement to SEO site wide, making your opportunities searchable by Google, Bing…
For Creative Talent
IMPROVED
  • Improvement to SEO site wide, making your portfolio and projects searchable on Google, Bing…
Mid June '19

version 220 / deployed 2019-06-18

For Organising Calls
IMPROVED
  • Optimise speed for judging by preloading the next submission.
  • Streamlined submissions process (removal of additional fieds and design updated)
FIXES
  • Fixed black screen of death when users were submitting whilst a new version of Zealous was deployed
  • Judges now showed on your opportunity page in the order you have chosen
For Creative Talent
IMPROVED
  • Streamlined submissions process (removal of additional fieds and design updated)
  • Automatically set the country and role in the registration popup if they have already been filled out during the submission
FIXES
  • Fixed black screen of death when users were submitting whilst a new version of Zealous was deployed
Early June '19

version 219 / deployed 2019-06-03

For Organising Calls
NEW
  • Move questions on your application form
  • Choose to show or hide answers to questions from judges
  • Add checkboxes to the submissions step to confirm candidates have uploaded the right content to their application
IMPROVED
  • Residencies, Commissions, Fairs and Awards have been added to opportunity types
  • Price and currency have been added to the works report
  • Improved emails when downloading reports
FIXES
  • Fixes on occasional discrepencies between the number of submissions counted on the graph, and shown to organisations when users drop-out
For Creative Talent
IMPROVED
  • Quick access to Edit Submission on the Submissions page
Late May '19

version 218 / deployed 2019-05-28

For Organising Calls
IMPROVED
  • Optimised speed of download all submissions as PDF.
  • Creation of short unique ID for each submission.
FIXES
  • Fixed an issue downloading PDF’s when submissions were bigger than 200Mb
For Creative Talent
IMPROVED
  • Explore opportunities now ordered by closing date, making it easier to see which ones to apply to first
  • Exploring portfolios now show all portfolios, not just featured ones
  • Explore talent shows the latest ones that have been updated
May '19

version 217 / deployed 2019-05-20

For Organising Calls
NEW
  • Download all submissions as PDF.
  • Customise PDF files to show candidate details, uploaded project, application forms & contact details.
  • Move application form questions.
  • Make answers to some of the application form questions private to judges.
FIXES
  • Fixed show the public vote chart on the dashboard even when public vote is switched off
For Creative Talent
FIXES
  • Link payments to postcodes for increased security
April '19

version 216 / deployed 2019-04-23

For Organising Calls
NEW
  • Add checkboxes confirming the right content has been uploaded to submissions
  • Allow judging for specific sub-categories only
FIXES
  • Fixed a specific scenario where users dropping out of an opportunity didn’t update the submissions graph
For Creative Talent
FIXES
  • Fixed issues with uploading video and audio issues on some versions of Internet Explorer
Major Update - March '19

version 215 / deployed 2019-03-19

For All
NEW
  • Complete upgrade of the submissions process
  • Complete upgrade to the uploader (it’s lightning fast!)
  • Allow users to upload more file types – these now include:
    • Images – jpg, gif, jpeg, png, tiff
    • Videos – mp4
    • Music – mp3
    • Documents – xml, pdf, xlsx, xls, doc, docx, odt, ods, odp
  • Have information about specific works uploaded to submissions and projects shown below them (e.g. description, sizes, costs…)
  • Drag and drop files on the uploader
  • Zoom into the details of the imagery with the new lightbox.
  • 80% speed improvement on submissions
IMPROVED
  • Complete rebuild of the submissions process to allow for more seamless submission via mobile
FIXES
  • Include category the submission was made to in all emails to candidates (so you don’t get confused when we confirm your submission if you have two!).
  • Page freezes on large uploads in Safari and IE.
  • Sketchfab content fails to embed
  • Some SoundCloud content fails to embed
  • Occasional failure to load towns
  • Montreal showing as being a US city (our most sincere apologies to our Canadian friends).
For Organising Calls
NEW
  • Allow for anonymous judging
  • Allow judges to reset scores to being unscored
IMPROVED
  • Allow for payments of £0 in multiple payment page (e.g. making submissions free for students, but not for others).
For Creative Talent
NEW
  • Reuse previously submitted projects to new opportunities (even if they are private).
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