Profile

1. Edit your Profile

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1.1. Edit your profile

To create a Zealous account, register with Zealous (it’s free).

Once you have registered, you can go to your profile by clicking on the top menu where it says your username.

On the left side, there is a section where you can add some basic information about yourself, including links to your social accounts and website. In the top right corner of this section, beside your profile photo, you’ll see an edit button (the pencil icon). Click this to edit your information.

1.1. Edit your profile

To create a Zealous account, register with Zealous (it’s free).

Once you have registered, you can go to your profile by clicking on the top menu where it says your username.

On the left side, there is a section where you can add some basic information about yourself, including links to your social accounts and website. In the top right corner of this section, beside your profile photo, you’ll see an edit button (the pencil icon). Click this to edit your information.

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1.2. Add a Profile Image

Adding a profile image will allow other creatives and organisations to identify you.

Upload any JPEG, GIF or PNG file. We recommend uploading a square image.

Please note: If you upload a transparent image, the background colour will be white.

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1.3. Full name and nickname

Your Full Name is mandatory and will be public if you don’t have a nickname. But if you add a nickname will be shown to organisations and creatives on your projects, submissions or opportunities instead of your Full Name.

Your nickname will define the url of your Zealous portfolio (e.g. zealous.co/tiagogalo)

1.3. Full name and nickname

Your Full Name is mandatory and will be public if you don’t have a nickname. But if you add a nickname will be shown to organisations and creatives on your projects, submissions or opportunities instead of your Full Name.

Your nickname will define the url of your Zealous portfolio (e.g. zealous.co/tiagogalo)

1.4. Company

This field is only mandatory if you are using Zealous to create opportunities and find creative talent.

Adding your company helps creatives to know which company are you representing.

1.5. Short Biography

You have 140 characters to give visitors a brief introduction to you as a creative.

Explain a little bit about who you are, and the creative work that you do.

1.5. Short Biography

You have 140 characters to give visitors a brief introduction to you as a creative.

Explain a little bit about who you are, and the creative work that you do.

1.6. City

To help you find relevant opportunities open in your location, it’s important to select the city and country where you are based.

Start typing the city (minimum 4 letters). If you can’t find it in the options that show, you can add it as a new location, but be sure you haven’t misspelled it!

1.7. Website

Paste the url of your personal or company website that you want to be publicly displayed on your profile.

1.7. Website

Paste the url of your personal or company website that you want to be publicly displayed on your profile.

1.8. Roles

Depending on whether you are a creative looking for opportunities, or an organisation looking for talent, this section will reflect the roles you adopt, e.g. illustrator, or the type of creative talent you are looking for as part of your opportunity.

Roles are automatically added when you create an opportunity (organisation) or a project of your work (creative), using the information you have included. You can edit them manually if you prefer.

Start typing your role (minimum 3 characters) and select from the existing list or add a new one. Once added, you can reorder them on you profile by clicking on the drag icon (four-way arrow) each role has, or delete them by clicking on the small ‘x’ icon.

1.9. Social Media links

Add your social media profiles so people can follow you and see more of your work.

Please select the correct social media platform (as it will be shown with the relevant icon button) and paste the url from your social media account.

1.9. Social Media links

Add your social media profiles so people can follow you and see more of your work.

Please select the correct social media platform (as it will be shown with the relevant icon button) and paste the url from your social media account.

2. Alerts

2.1. Alerts Tab

In the Alerts tab on the top bar of your profile, you will find your notifications, letting you know of any judging invitations, results of an opportunity and many more.

Clicking ignore under an Alert will make it disappear. Please note you won’t be able to amend this.

2.1. Alerts Tab

In the Alerts tab on the top bar of your profile, you will find your notifications, letting you know of any judging invitations, results of an opportunity and many more.

Clicking ignore under an Alert will make it disappear. Please note you won’t be able to amend this.

2.2. Results Alert

If you have submitted to an opportunity, you will be informed of the results via email and also in the Alerts tab of your profile.

By clicking the prompt button, you’ll be redirected to the results if the opportunity organiser has made them public. Click ‘OK, Thanks’ to make the alert disappear.

2.3. Judging Alert

If an organisation has invited you to judge their opportunity on Zealous, you’ll receive an email, which will require you to accept the invitation via an alert on your profile once registered/logged in.

If you have accepted your judging invitation, all other alerts for judging the opportunity will show here once judging opens.

Find out more about judging.

2.3. Judging Alert

If an organisation has invited you to judge their opportunity on Zealous, you’ll receive an email, which will require you to accept the invitation via an alert on your profile once registered/logged in.

If you have accepted your judging invitation, all other alerts for judging the opportunity will show here once judging opens.

Find out more about judging.

3. Submissions

3.1. Submissions tab

Access your submissions from your profile by clicking on the submissions tab, or from the top menu under your username.

This page is divided into two sections: your existing submissions (if you have already submitted to an opportunity) and opportunities that we have recommended for you.

3.1. Submissions tab

Access your submissions from your profile by clicking on the submissions tab, or from the top menu under your username.

This page is divided into two sections: your existing submissions (if you have already submitted to an opportunity) and opportunities that we have recommended for you.

3.2. Your Submissions

In your submissions tab, you’ll find the projects you have submitted to each opportunity. Each box represents one submission (containing one project) and it shows you:

  • The cover image of the project you submitted
  • The title of the opportunity you submitted to
  • The status of the submissions (submission completed, waiting shortlist, selected, not selected, etc.)
  • The button at the end will prompt you to view the opportunity’s results, complete your submission if it’s still in draft, etc.
  • Clicking the small gear icon in the top right corner of each submission allows you to edit your submission (if submissions are still open), duplicate the project in your portfolio, view the opportunity, contact the opportunity organiser or remove your submission completely.

3.3. Recommended Opportunities

Recommended for you shows a selection of opportunities, based on your location and roles, that you may be interested in.

Clicking any of the opportunities will redirect you to that opportunity so you can find out more and submit your work.

3.3. Recommended Opportunities

Recommended for you shows a selection of opportunities, based on your location and roles, that you may be interested in.

Clicking any of the opportunities will redirect you to that opportunity so you can find out more and submit your work.

4. Portfolio

4.1. Portfolio Tab

The Portfolio tab shows all of your creative projects.

Each time you add a new project to your portfolio, or you duplicate a project created during a submission, it shows here.

4.1. Portfolio Tab

The Portfolio tab shows all of your creative projects.

Each time you add a new project to your portfolio, or you duplicate a project created during a submission, it shows here.

4.2. Your Projects

Each box represents one of your projects, and consists of:

  • The project cover image
  • Project Title
  • Your roles in that project (e.g. graphic designer, photographer)
  • A gear icon from where you can edit your project or remove it completely.

5. Opportunities

5.1. Opportunities Tab

If you’re using Zealous for sourcing creative talent, clicking the Opportunities tab on your profile will redirect you to a page where you can create open calls.

5.1. Opportunities Tab

If you’re using Zealous for sourcing creative talent, clicking the Opportunities tab on your profile will redirect you to a page where you can create open calls.

5.2. Creating Opportunities

The two boxes are for creating opportunities, and will give you two options:

  • Advertise: Take submissions externally on your own website, for example.
  • Manage Submissions on Zealous: Accept submissions directly on Zealous.

5.3. Opportunities boxes

In the Opportunities tab, each box represents an opportunity created by you. The elements that consist the opportunity are:

  • Opportunity image
  • Opportunity title, e.g. Emerge Design Prize
  • Roles required and location, e.g. Role: Illustrators, Location: UK.
  • Rewards offered, e.g. £1,000 and mentorship from industry leaders
  • Your Opportunity dashboard
  • Gear icon from where you can edit the opportunity or remove it completely.

5.3. Opportunities boxes

In the Opportunities tab, each box represents an opportunity created by you. The elements that consist the opportunity are:

  • Opportunity image
  • Opportunity title, e.g. Emerge Design Prize
  • Roles required and location, e.g. Role: Illustrators, Location: UK.
  • Rewards offered, e.g. £1,000 and mentorship from industry leaders
  • Your Opportunity dashboard
  • Gear icon from where you can edit the opportunity or remove it completely.

6. Inspiration

6.1. Inspiration tab

As you explore all the creative talent on Zealous, you can ‘like’ projects by clicking the heart beside any creative’s works.

Any project which you have liked will show up in your Inspirations tab.

6.1. Inspiration tab

As you explore all the creative talent on Zealous, you can ‘like’ projects by clicking the heart beside any creative’s works.

Any project which you have liked will show up in your Inspirations tab.

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