Future of Work in Manufacturing and Construction Contest: We want to hear your story!

  • Status: Pending
  • Prize: $1000
  • Entries Received: 53

Contest Brief

WELCOME TO OUR CONTEST!

OBJECTIVE:
This contest will aim to understand your perspective on how the future supply/demand of construction and manufacturing jobs will change over the next 5-10 years. We want you to showcase through one of the creative avenues listed below, who you are and your story.

**A total of $4000 USD will be given out in prizes with a top prize of $1000 USD - see full details below**

Recommended Creative Avenues to use to submit a final deliverable (Choose ONE):
- Create a video
- Create an info-graphic
- Create an animated video
- Create a painting
- Essay
- Illustration
- Anything else you think can showcase your story in a creative way

**Note: Supported files types for a final deliverable will be video formats only. If you are submitting a deliverable that is not native to video (Illustration/essay/painting), record a short video of that deliverable.

CONTEST STEPS
Step 1: Enter in your full details here: [login to view URL]
Step 2: Depending on your self determined participant type (read below), please answer the following questions in the format of your selected creative avenue. (ie. Create a video answering the questions below)


PARTICIPANT TYPE A:

Definition: You CURRENTLY work primarily in manufacturing and construction

Scope:
All types of employment – full time, part-time, union employed, contractor, freelancer, etc.
Type of role: Manual labor, digital labor, supervisory, managerial, ancillary (electrical, multi-media)
Specific sectors under construction or manufacturing: TBD

Answer these Questions:
1. Describe your construction/manufacturing-related job role in a few sentences
2. Also describe all other work-related sources of income
3. How have you seen your job description and/or skill requirements change over the last 5 years? How has digitization and automation changed how you do your job, if at all?
4. In the next 5-10 10-15 years, what impact do you think trends like digitization and automation will have on your job or the work you do?
5. On a scale of 1 to 5, how comfortable or uncomfortable are you with your readiness for the change you identified above (1=very uncomfortable, 5=very comfortable)? Please Explain your thinking.
6. If you were to choose one skill or areas of expertise that would best prepare you to be successful in this industry 10-15 5-10 years from now, what would it be?

PARTICIPANT TYPE B:

Definition: You recently transitioned out of being working primarily in construction or manufacturing

Scope:
All types of employment – full time, part-time, union employed, contractor, freelancer, etc.
Type of role: Manual labor, digital labor, supervisory, managerial, ancillary (electrical, multi-media).
Specific sectors under construction and manufacturing: TBD

QUESTIONS:
1. What do you do today? Please describe in a few sentences all your work-related sources of income, including full-time, part-time, contract, freelance, and other work.
2. When and why did you transition out of manufacturing or construction being your primary industry of employment?
3. Where and how did you acquire the skills to transition to your new work?
4. Coming back to construction and manufacturing, if you were to choose one skill or area of expertise that would best prepare you to be successful in those industries, what would that be?

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PRIZE AMOUNTS:
1st Prize: $1000 USD
3 subsequent Prizes in the amount of $250 USD
10 additional prizes of $100 USD
25 additional prizes of $50 USD

Total prize money up for grabs: $4000 USD

*Please leave questions/comments in the public discussion board*

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Public Clarification Board

  • aziz3d
    aziz3d
    • 3 days ago

    is there any chance please to rate the entries?

    • 3 days ago
  • Tanyawarnak
    Tanyawarnak
    • 5 days ago

    Hi there, I can't find any Upload Entry button on your contest page. I've done the survey monkey bit but can't see where to upload the submission..... not a great start ! Apologies.

    • 5 days ago
  • ccaballeros
    ccaballeros
    • 5 days ago

    Any update? I'd like my entry #40 to be rated please :)

    • 5 days ago
  • umerarifdadabhoy
    umerarifdadabhoy
    • 2 weeks ago

    #18

    • 2 weeks ago
  • shashanksaini203
    shashanksaini203
    • 3 weeks ago

    #44

    • 3 weeks ago
    1. shashanksaini203
      shashanksaini203
      • 3 weeks ago

      That movie is surely One of the best ... :)

      • 3 weeks ago
    2. paintedredstudio
      paintedredstudio
      • 2 weeks ago

      lol

      • 2 weeks ago
  • aziz3d
    aziz3d
    • 2 weeks ago

    please check #23

    • 2 weeks ago
  • DeseraDesigns
    DeseraDesigns
    • 3 weeks ago

    I made a video that's 5 minutes but the size of the file doesn't allow for it to be submitted

    • 3 weeks ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      Be creative... upload a sample and then provide a link to a youtube video with the full version...sheesh.

      • 3 weeks ago
    2. paintedredstudio
      paintedredstudio
      • 3 weeks ago

      Or convert the large render file into a smaller output.

      • 3 weeks ago
  • JLYAJUR
    JLYAJUR
    • 3 weeks ago

    #53

    • 3 weeks ago
  • PhnomPenh
    PhnomPenh
    • 3 weeks ago

    Will be submitting before the deadline.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • jimmycohen
    jimmycohen
    • 3 weeks ago

    Nice project, I saw it late but I think it is appropriate for the times we live in this interconnected world, Good luck to the contestants and I hope that the survey delivers the expected results,
    If you have an interesting project to which I can help you, I am always at your service, Regards

    • 3 weeks ago
  • shashanksaini203
    shashanksaini203
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi CH,

    Please provide your valuable comments on entry #43

    • 3 weeks ago
  • shusian605
    shusian605
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi there I have submitted my entry added mood board & futuristic buildings with sustainable feature, entry #41, please feel free to check. Thanks Emily.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • shusian605
    shusian605
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi there I have submitted my entry with simple write up and some diagrams, entry #39, please feel free to check. Thanks Emily.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • pophoreavasile
    pophoreavasile
    • 4 weeks ago

    I sell my project with $ 100,000.

    • 4 weeks ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      What?

      • 3 weeks ago
    2. sihagarts
      sihagarts
      • 3 weeks ago

      if you have something different then file patent of your project.................

      • 3 weeks ago
  • laxmikw
    laxmikw
    • 3 weeks ago

    Please check entry #29

    • 3 weeks ago
  • pophoreavasile
    pophoreavasile
    • 3 weeks ago

    I have 13 GB of data -- my project. Including 3D models of 22 bricks that are necesary for building that type of villa. Models can be 3D printed from ceramics or polimers.

    • 3 weeks ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      I'm almost certain you do not understand the concept of the contest...at all.

      • 3 weeks ago
  • pophoreavasile
    pophoreavasile
    • 3 weeks ago

    I have 13 GB of data.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • ntahamin02
    ntahamin02
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi there, I wanna write an essay for this project. and I hope to win.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • hitler4907
    hitler4907
    • 3 weeks ago

    Is this logo design ? I can survive the construction side, please come to inbox sir

    • 3 weeks ago
  • joosuedi
    joosuedi
    • 1 month ago

    wow thank you i hope to win

    • 1 month ago
    1. bbpixel
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      Looking forward to your entry!

      • 1 month ago
    2. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      Gotta enter to win!

      • 3 weeks ago
  • sonnybautista143
    sonnybautista143
    • 3 weeks ago

    HI,WHEN IS THE DEADLINE

    • 3 weeks ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      It's located on the top of the page.

      • 3 weeks ago
    2. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      Same as every contest on Freelancer.

      • 3 weeks ago
  • elma28
    elma28
    • 4 weeks ago

    Hoping that I could be part of this. I am in a Sub-construction Firm right now. I hope being on this industry I am valid to work on this project.

    • 4 weeks ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      Submit an entry and...magic! You are a part of "this".

      • 3 weeks ago
  • tukabwanausi
    tukabwanausi
    • 4 weeks ago

    Please elaborate more on the participant type and questions listed in the description.

    • 4 weeks ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      Instructions are super clear if you understand English.

      • 3 weeks ago
  • Translatoregypt1
    Translatoregypt1
    • 4 weeks ago

    Is it just the answer to the questions?

    • 4 weeks ago
    1. bbpixel
      Contest Holder
      • 4 weeks ago

      Hi Eman - yes so answer those questions depending on which candidate type you are. Answer them in a creative way of your choosing. Does this make sense?

      • 4 weeks ago
    2. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      Yes $1000 to answer simple questions, makes sense.

      • 3 weeks ago
  • tukabwanausi
    tukabwanausi
    • 4 weeks ago

    Would like the Freelancer logo on the video that I will submit to you?

    • 4 weeks ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      Why would they want that?

      • 3 weeks ago
  • colcrt
    colcrt
    • 4 weeks ago

    hi, I speak native Spanish, can I create an entry in the same language or do I need to be in English?

    • 4 weeks ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 3 weeks ago

      The official language of the United States in English, submit in that one.

      • 3 weeks ago
  • PriceS18
    PriceS18
    • 1 month ago

    Can I make my presentation in french ?

    • 1 month ago
    1. electrolime
      electrolime
      • 4 weeks ago

      It's a US based company, they don't speak French there last time I checked.

      • 4 weeks ago
  • aziz3d
    aziz3d
    • 1 month ago

    will the contest be open for 1 week and 3 days from now on? because this requires allot of work to create videos and render them.

    • 1 month ago
  • CREARCHITECTS
    CREARCHITECTS
    • 1 month ago

    hi, work in progress

    • 1 month ago
  • revspread
    revspread
    • 1 month ago

    Please keep the contest open

    • 1 month ago
    1. bbpixel
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      Looking forward to your entry! How long do you need? This contest is open for 14 from the start.

      • 1 month ago
  • rizia369
    rizia369
    • 1 month ago

    Hello, I'm willing to work on this for the infographics and the essay bit. Can you provide further details on what exactly you're looking for and the possible audience group for these? Thank you.

    • 1 month ago

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