Anyone can nominate a candidate who they feel is eligible for 40under40 North America status. A nominator could be a practice principal, director, associate, colleague, tutor, head of department, client or friend.
You, the nominator, will need to cite why the candidate, in your opinion, is an exceptional young designer. You need your nominee’s name, company, job title, phone number, e-mail address and a brief (250 words or fewer) explanation of why you think they are a suitable candidate for 40under40 North America class of 2018.
To be eligible for consideration, nominees must be located in the North America continent (including Mexico and Canada – to see the full list of countries click here). Nominees must also be under the age of 40 on Tuesday March 12, 2018.
Once your nomination has been submitted, the nominee will receive an email congratulating on their nomination and that they must fill out the online nominee form by no later than February 7, 2018. The form includes questions about design work, projects you have worked on, career achievements, educational accomplishments including research and papers. It also asks for references.
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