I launched an internet business in early 2010 which focuses on selling car hire insurance direct to individuals for a substantial saving when compared to what one pays at the car rental desk.
The website is all vector graphics and has a very easy purchase journey. To complement our product and services, we have pages on the website which will begin to display fresh content on anything to do with car hire.
We are launching a blog page where I will feature postings about what is going on in the industry, my competitors, other new services being advertised, etc.
I would like to have an avatar of myself to give visitors a sense that there is an expert on site and it closely looks like it is a character from the site itself. Please go to our website iCarhireinsurance.com and study the look and feel so you get an idea of the avatar I am looking for.
As for the actual avatar, I would like a waist up design. I am a casual kind of guy so no need to make me look so formal. I would prefer a very contemporary kind of look which complements my persona: enthusiastic, funny, and very kind and polite. I am 39 yrs old and still have my hair! (See picture attached.
The target audience (visitor profile) we are talking about are 30-65 year olds, 50/50 split male/female, and people who are travelling and hiring cars.
Dimension of the avatar image for the specific Blog page we are designing has not been defined, but will expect winning design to be produced in different sizes once finalised. Just imagine it being a 2"x3" inch square space or if you work in pixels, approx 250x250.
Vector style (look and feel) image required
I would also like to use same image for my social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, so will require image to look good on small type square size.