This year’s competition has ended. Winners will be honored November 1, 2016 in San Diego, California. Submissions will reopen in early 2017.

Browse the 2016 winners | Download the winners PDF

ADAA identity by Taeseok Choi
Art Center College of Design

The Adobe Design Achievement Awards

The ADAA is a global digital media competition for student creators. Connected to industry professionals, academic leaders, and top brands, the ADAA aims to launch the next generation of student careers.

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Prizes & Benefits

Submit for free and launch your career



Earn international exposure to top design firms and brands.



Benefit from guidance and portfolio reviews by industry experts.



Be invited to exclusive career bootcamps and the Adobe Creative Residency.



Boost your career with Adobe Creative Cloud, an Adobe MAX pass, and a subscription to 99U Quarterly.

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Coming soon: ADAA 2017

The competition is over, congratulations to the 2016 ADAA Winners.

Browse the 2016 Winners

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ADAA 2015 Winners

‘Last year's finalists and grand prize recipients at the USC - School of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles.’

Web and Application Design
Dakyung Lee & Wonyoung Son - Web and Application Design
Hongik University
Game Design
Avi Naim & Adar Rom - Game Design
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
Exhibition Design
Hitesh Singhal - Exhibition Design
Maryland Institute College of Art
Digital Publishing
Zach Becker - Digital Publishing
Western Washington University
Social Impact Design
S. Reshamvala, I. Osorio, K. Smith - Social Impact Design
Vancouver Film School
Jason Ronzani & Ning Xu - Animation
University of Southern California
Post-production and Editing
Daniel Braga Ulvestad - Post-production and Editing
Billy Blue College of Design
Motion Graphics
Je yeon Hwang - Motion Graphics
Hongik University
Daphne Christoforou - Illustration
Royal College of Art
Joyce Dang - Packaging
York University / Sheridan College
Felix Finger - Photography
HS Augsburg
Advertising Photography
Renée Sorber - Advertising Photography
Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam
Print Communications
Taeseok Choi - Print Communications
Art Center College of Design
Yun Seo Park - APAC
Kookmin University