The goal of this first design was to put Portfolios and hackers front and center, so that users get what we're about. The current homepage does it by displaying tiny screenshots of our portfolios in a slider. I decided to build a mini-version of our portfolios in html and put it in the header.
I really like the idea on focusing on one hacker at a time, and displaying some of his work on the homepage.
This design got our awesome designer, @holly12, started on a homepage redesign, which was the goal. She'll come up with her own version, and it shouldn't be too long before it hits challengepost.com!
Under this header, I'm hoping we can design little modules explaining what we do in more details. Something like this: