THE WEBBY AWARDS LAUNCHES REDESIGNED WEBSITE
Interactive Winners Gallery Features Videos of Infamous 5-Word Speeches and Reveals 18 Years of Archived Webby Award Winners
New Look, Interactive Features Designed by Webby Award-Winning Agency Code and Theory
New York, NY—November 24, 2014—The Webby Awards unveiled today its redesigned http://www.webbyawards.com/, featuring an interactive winners gallery, cataloging the work of all winners over The Webby Awards’ 18-year history. The redesign was conceptualized and carried out by 17-time Webby Award winning agency, Code and Theory.
“We are excited to offer Internet users and enthusiasts worldwide access to the evolution in best practices over the years via our winners gallery,” said Webby Executive Director David-Michel Davies. “We hope these Webby winners will continue to transform the Internet by inspiring creativity and innovation in the people who view their work.”
As a part of the redesign, The Webby Awards will continue to offer fresh content and will also house content from it’s daily email publication Netted, boasting a 500,000 subscribers from around the world. Code and Theory, best known for its work with publishing platforms and redesigns including Mashable, The Daily Beast, Vogue.com, The Verge, and Dujour.com, has designed the new Webby Awards site to provide a more integrated user experience to deliver intuitive and tailored content.
The responsive site design is optimized for viewing on mobile and tablets, and features improved navigation and search functions, making the site more accessible for visitors on the go.
The Webby Awards final entry deadline to submit works for consideration is December 19, 2014. Nominees will be announced in April, with the hallmark Webby Awards ceremony held later in the spring.
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps, and Social. Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received 12,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Microsoft, Dell, Vitamin T, Leica, MailChimp, Engine Yard, Funny or Die, AdAge, Percolate, BuzzFeed, Mashable, HLN, Business Insider, Creative Bloq, Lurzer’s Archive, Tubefilter, Internet Week New York, and Guardian News and Media.
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