Imagination Is A Career

Stellantis
Drive for Design
Contest

Presented by
Stellantis Product Design Office

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Sponsored by the Stellantis North America Product Design team, the Drive for Design contest is an opportunity for high school students to win fabulous prizes while learning about exciting career opportunities in automotive design

2021 Project Brief:

Design the electrified Jeep® vehicle of the future!

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FIRST PLACE PRIZE:

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Wacom MobileStudio Pro 16

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Virtual Day of Design

  • One-on-one portfolio review with Design Chief Ralph Gilles and Head of Ram Truck and Mopar Design, Mark Trostle
  • Live virtual demo from the Stellantis design team. See how your design can look after automotive designers walk you through a step by step demo of how to use the tools and tips and tricks to a successful design.

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Winning sketch to be featured on the Stellantis social media platforms

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Scholarship to College for Creative Studies Four-week virtual summer program. "VisCom 1" July 12 - August 6th.

collegeforcreativestudies.edu

SECOND AND THIRD PLACE PRIZES:

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Apple iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

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Virtual Day of Design

  • Live virtual demo from the Stellantis design team. See how your design can look after automotive designers walk you through a step by step demo of how to use the tools and tips and tricks to a successful design
  • One-on-one portfolio review with Head of Ram Truck and Mopar Design, Mark Trostle and the Stellantis Design Team
  • Winning sketches to be featured on the Stellantis social media platforms

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Scholarship to College for Creative Studies Four-week virtual summer program. "VisCom 1" July 12 - August 6th.

collegeforcreativestudies.edu

1st place 2021 winner

Sketch from 1st place 2021 winner

Vincent Piaskowski
12th Grade
Michigan

2nd place 2021 winner

Sketch from 2nd place 2021 winner

Rocco Morales
10th Grade
Michigan

3rd place 2021 winner

Sketch from 3rd place 2021 winner

Alex Wang
12th Grade
California

Reference photos & sketches to help you get started.

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11 images & sketches

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Project brief:

What does the future hold? We’d love to see your idea of an electrified Jeep® vehicle.

Does it travel by land, water or air? What does it look like? What type of visual expression does it have?

How does it function? Is it a truck or SUV? This is your chance to let your imagination fly.

Eligibility:

Entrants must be legal U.S. residents in grades 10-12 currently attending a U.S. high school.

Submitting Entries:

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  • Submit as a .pdf or .jpg, any medium accepted, size no larger than 11” X 17”
  • Submit only one final design
  • Interior or exterior design is acceptable
  • Deadline for submission is Friday, May 14, 2021 at 12 a.m. Eastern
  • Entry must not contain material that violates or infringes upon another’s rights, including but not limited to, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement
  • Submission must be the original work of the entrant

Timing and Deadlines:

March 10, 2021

Contest start date. Begin submissions

May 14, 2021

Entries due via StellantisDriveForDesign.com

May 20, 2021

Winners announced

Judging:

  • After an initial screening, submissions will be judged by a panel of qualified judges from the Stellantis North America Product Design Office (“Judges”). The Judges will evaluate each Finalist’s entry according to the following weighted criteria: (1) “Craftsmanship” – 25%, (2) “Design Quality” – 25%, (3) “Illustration” – 25% and (4) “Originality” – 25%. The Finalist with the highest overall score from the Judges will be deemed the potential first-place winner. The Finalists whose entries receive the next two highest scores from the Judges will be deemed potential second and third place winners. All winners are deemed potential winners pending verification of eligibility and compliance with these guidelines, as determined by Stellantis North America and at its sole discretion
  • The decisions of Stellantis North America shall be final and binding in all matters pertaining to the contest

*A representative from Stellantis may accept prizes on behalf of a student if he/she is unable to attend the awards event on in May, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan.

Students can follow all competition news on Facebook, Twitter, Instagramand LinkedIn using the hashtag #DriveForDesign

By submitting an entry, each Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and that his or her entry conforms to the entry guidelines and restrictions set forth in these Official Rules (“Entry Requirements”) and that Stellantis may, at its sole discretion, disqualify him or her from the Contest if Stellantis decides that his or her entry fails to conform to the Entry Requirements or any other provision of these Official Rules. Stellantis’s decisions regarding application and interpretation of these Official Rules shall be binding and final. Each entrant into the Contest (and his or her parent or legal guardian, if the entrant is under the age of majority in his or her state of residence [a “minor”]) hereby irrevocably grants, transfers, sells, assigns and conveys to Stellantis, its successors and assigns, all present and future right, title and interest of every kind and nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, all patents, design patents and copyrights, and all rights incidental, subsidiary, ancillary or allied thereto (including, without limitation, all derivative rights) in and to the entry for exploitation throughout the universe, in perpetuity, by means of any and all media and devices whether now known or hereafter devised. Stellantis shall have the right, in its sole discretion and without owing any additional consideration to entrant, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, alter, use or otherwise exploit each entry for any purpose which Stellantis deems necessary or desirable, and each entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have therein. Each entrant hereby acknowledges that such entrant does not reserve any rights in or to the entry. If Stellantis shall desire to secure additional assignments, certificates of engagement for the entry or other documents as Stellantis may reasonably require in order to effectuate the purposes and intents of these Official Rules, then each Entrant agrees to sign the same upon Sponsor’s request therefor.

Download this year's Drive For Design poster in PDF format and print it out. Hang it in your classroom to generate excitement about the competition for your students!

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Contest Submissions Closed

The Stellantis Drive For Design Contest Has Closed Submissions as of May 14 at 12:00 A.M. E.S.T. Thank you to all who participated.

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Carly Edgemon

Stellantis

800 Chrysler Drive
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
USA