Adobe Design
Achievement Awards

Launching Student Careers

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Win a trip to Los Angeles and attend Adobe MAX 2018

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

How it works

Prizes & Benefits

Chosen for top talent to give you a head start on your career



Earn international exposure to top design firms and brands.



Benefit from guidance and portfolio reviews by industry experts.



Be invited to exclusive Adobe Career Bootcamp and the Adobe Creative Residency.



Boost your career with access to Adobe Creative Cloud, a trip to Adobe MAX, career tips from the pros at 99U, and more.

Benefits & Prizes

The premier global digital media student competition

How big are YOUR career dreams? The ADAA can make them come true. Get exposure to the best design agencies, connect with other young designers, and learn what it takes to land today’s most coveted creative jobs.

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Meet the 2017 Winners

2017 winners at Adobe MAX in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Get inspired by winning work

Erik Berger Vaage - Commercial - Print, Graphic, Illustration - Academy of Art University - Tenderloin Fanzine
Hongik University
Ann Liao, Tai Jou Lin, Yu Hsuan Wang, Chao Wen Pin, Heng Ching Liao, Ling Chao - Fine Art – Editing, Post-Production - Yuan-Ze University - Alice in the Wonderland
Srishti Institute of Art, Design & Technology
Luke Guyer - Commercial - Animation, Motion Graphics - School of Visual Arts - READY PLAYER ONE
Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw
Ching Wei Liu - Commercial – Print,  Graphic, Illustration - Asia University - Got One Wild Mullet Catch
Rochester Institute of Technology
Creative Storm
Marina Roos Guthmann, Gurleen Kaur, Daniel Frumhoff, and Yinan Wang - Commercial - Web, App, Game Design -  Maryland Institute College of Art - Pet Me
Art Center College of Design
TU9 - Germany
Rae Congdon - Social Impact - Photography,  Print, Illustration, Graphic - Seton Hall University - GAYBCs
School of Visual Arts
ADOBE: Tool Box In The Real World
Jolanta Bańkowska - Social Impact - Video Editing, Post-Production, Animation, Motion Graphics - Academy of Fine Arts - Biotop
Sungshin Women's University
2017 SVA Motion Graphics Portfolio Screening Opener
Wojciech Popiel, Gabriela Prattingerova - Social Impact - Web, App, Game Design - Copenhagen School of Design and Technology - Friction App
School of Visual Arts
Packaging of Ekibens in Yilan
Joe Toulson - Fine Art - Photography - Interactive Design Institute - Existentialism and Technology
National Taiwan Normal University
Tummy Trek
Yun-Chih Chung - Fine Art - Graphic Design, Print - Academy of Art University - My Loyal Slaves
Maryland Institute College of Art
Eun Sung Do - Fine Art - Illustration - School of Visual Arts - New York
Glasgow School of Art
Forgotten News Forgotten Names.
Junyi Xiao - Fine Art - Animation - University of Southern California - Last Judgment
Virginia Commonwealth University
GoSafe - Woman's own safety companion
Nic Yulo - Fine Art - Editing, Post-Production - Columbia University - Replica
National Institute of Design

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