The tablet app development platform Oomph has launched Oomph Marketplace, an app marketplace for self-service customizable app templates. Like Themeforest is to Wordpress templates, designers can create and sell their templates in the Oomph store.
Oomph will be launching new functionality in the coming weeks so Designers can sell templates they have created in store.
Leading up to the release of Marketplace, Oomph has launched a $10,000 app design competition on crowdsourcing website DesignCrowd. The competition comprises of four separate contests focussed on four popular app genres. The interactive template designs should be suitable for organisers of arts or music festivals, industry conferences, travel agencies marketing holiday destinations, retailers who want to build a rich media interactive experience for customers and branded magazines. (See examples of tablet app covers are below.)
How to Enter
Click here for the DesignCrowd contest page. Read the brief and guidelines. Oomph has included template creation guidelines that are required reading. To help you design an Oomph app template, Oomph is giving away a best practice app template, icons and artwork and a blank template. Register at Oomph Marketplace and you’ll receive the free templates in your account, or take a sneak-peak at the tools and guidelines here.
Each contest offers $2,500 in cash prizes awarded to the top 3 designs in the following contest categories:
- Event Apps
- Brochure Apps
- Retail Catalogue Apps
- Magazine Apps
Designers designers have until January 19 to submit designs to be in the running to win cash prizes.