Cheetah Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:CMCM) recently organized its 2018 CM Global Designer Meetup at its headquarters in Beijing. The Meetup was held to honor top designers on CM Design which an open platform is enabling the third-party designers to earn money by creating downloadable themes for Cheetah Keyword and CM Launcher.
Around 100 designers from 10 countries were present at the event as they listened to the speeches by the executives of the company. The executives revealed in detail information about Cheetah Keyword and CM Launcher and the designers were given awards for their outstanding performance on the CM Design platform last year.
Cheetah Mobile is a leading mobile internet company and established CM Design in 2015 which has developed quickly in the form of a popular venue for some of the top upcoming graphic designers. Through this platform, the company is trying to cultivate a growing community of highly talented individuals and teams across the world that has the ability to respond to the latest trends and come up with the themes that the users want.
CM Design Provides Easy-To-Use Platform To Freelance Designers
According to Edward Sun, SVP of Cheetah Mobile, the company is building a robust system with the intention to connect users and designers. Sun said that CM Design not only provides freelance designers and easy-to-use platform for earning money but its crowd-sourcing model also benefits the users as a massive collection of stunning themes to personalize the mobile experience that is easily available to them.
More than 3000 designers and 100 design studios belonging to over 50 countries are regularly active on the platform of CM Design. Together all these studios and designers have designed over 20,000 themes for Cheetah Keyword and CM Launcher in 2017 having totaled downloads exceeding 200 million.
Individual designers can earn maximum up to $1, 5000 per month by designing themes for CM Design whereas design studios can earn around $60,000 per month. More than 30 freelance designers have used their success on this particular platform to establish their own studios.