Graphic designers are roasting an NBA-owned esports team for holding a logo contest without a cash prize and telling artists asking for pay to 'get a job'
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Graphic designers are roasting an NBA-owned esports team for holding a logo contest without a cash prize and telling artists asking for pay to ‘get a job’

Graphic designers are slamming Bucks Gaming, an esports team owned by the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, after the team announced an art contest and told artists who asked for a cash prize to "go get a job." Bucks Gaming shared a tweet asking fans to create a new Twitter header image for the team in exchange for merchandise and a credit in the team’s profile. Several artists responded with joke designs and accused the team of trying to disguise commissioned work as a contest for fans. The team deleted the original tweet announcing the contest but a follow-up message encouraged designers to continue sending submissions via direct message. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A professional gaming team owned by the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks is getting blasted by artists for holding a design contest without a cash prize and telling graphic designers to "get a job" when they asked for compensation for their work. On November 11, Bucks Gaming took to Twitter to ask artists to design a new header image for the team, offering up free merchandise and credit in the team’s profile description to the winner. Some people expressed interest in the contest, but several designers replied […]

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