PSD Templates Submission Requirements

Technical Requirements

  1. General 
    • Must be in Adobe Photoshop format (PSD) 
    • Must be compatible with Adobe Photoshop CS3 or newer 
    • Minimum page size is 800 pixels by 600 pixels at 72PPI for small designs (vCards) 
    • Minimum page size is 1024 pixels by 768 pixels at 72PPI for other designs
    • Must be in RGB color mode 
    • All text must be editable 
    • All basic shapes must be editable 
    • Must include layout guidelines
  2. Layers and Groups
    • All groups and layers must be clearly and logically labelled (related elements should be grouped, such as buttons, links, etc) 
    • All layers should be unlocked 
    • Color adjustments must use an adjustment layer (rasterized layers are not acceptable)

Documentation Requirements

  • File structure must be outlined
  • Groups & layers must be documented, preferably with screenshots and descriptions
  • Credits & resource URL(s) should be included

Item Description Requirements

  • List the number of pages included
  • Describe what the template is designed for
  • List credits and required resources. This includes the fonts, patterns and shapes used in the template.