The Vecteezy contributor program allows designers and illustrators to earn passive income by designing vectors. As a contributor, you’ll be paid based on the number of times your resources are downloaded. By building up a contributor profile with a number of quality resources, you’ll be in a position to earn money each month as your vectors continue to be seen and downloaded by our visitors.
With millions of visitors turning to Vecteezy each month, there are countless possibilities for creative designers who want to make some extra money. If you’re looking for inspiration or direction that will help you to know what types of resources to create, you’ll find plenty of ideas and examples on this page.
While this is certainly not an all-inclusive list and there are truly unlimited possibilities, this list will cover some of the popular types of vectors that our customers are looking for. Regardless of whether you’re already a Vecteezy contributor or if you’re considering becoming a contributor, this list should help you to find several ideas for the types of resources that you can create.
If you have these types of resources already created, be sure to upload them to Vecteezy so you can earn more for the work you’ve already done. We don’t require exclusivity, so you can upload resources that you’re already selling or giving away on other marketplaces or platforms.
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Seasonal or Holiday-Themed Vectors
Plan ahead and create vectors for upcoming seasons and holidays. There are many possibilities here and our visitors frequently look for resources that can be used in their own seasonally-themed designs.
Icons packs are among the most popular resources on our site. You can create icons to be used in the design of websites, apps, software, and other user interfaces.
Social Media Templates
There are many different types of graphics that can be useful for promotion on social networks. This includes Instagram story templates, Instagram post templates, Facebook covers, and more.
Abstract and Geometric Backgrounds
Backgrounds are very popular and can be used for a wide variety of purposes. There are many different types of backgrounds that you could design, like abstract backgrounds or backgrounds made with geometric shapes.
You can design repeating patterns that involve shapes, florals, textures, camouflage, or other elements.
Floral vectors are very popular with our customers and there are many different types and styles of florals that you can design.
Ornaments, flourishes, and other decorative elements are highly useful for many different purposes. Use your creativity and artistic side to design your own.
Shapes like arrows, stars, hearts, and circles provide plenty of possibilities, and they’re always useful to our visitors. Try to create some unique shapes or make yours different in some way so they stand out to users.
You can design vintage badges, logo badges, sale badges, and more.
Text Effects and Alphabet Vectors
Create custom text effects and alphabet vector sets that our customers can use to get beautiful results with their own text.
UI and Web Design Elements
You can design resources like buttons, ribbons, banners, and other elements that can be used in web design or user interface design. You can even design templates like the one showcased below.
Infographics are designed with many different types of elements like charts and graphs. You can create those elements that others will use in the design of their own infographics.
If you’re an illustrator, you can create characters in a number of different styles. Designing avatars is another similar possibility.
There are many different religions throughout the world and our customers are often in need of vectors with a particular religious theme. Sometimes these religious vectors could also fall into the seasonal or holiday category since there are many religious holidays throughout the year.
Everyone loves to have a well-designed business card, but many of the templates available from printers are not very attractive. Beautiful business card templates will be appreciated by many of our users.
Businesses often use brochure templates in order to quickly create effective marketing materials. You can design brochures for many different types of businesses or purposes.
The possibilities covered in this article are just the tip of the iceberg, but hopefully, that provides you with some ideas that help to spark your own creativity. You can also browse through the various vector categories on our site to get even more ideas.
Create your Vecteezy contributor account here if you haven’t already done so. Once your account is approved, you can start uploading your resources and making money.
Lead image by Troy Zentro.