Swandivedigital Wins at Web Marketing Association's WebAwards
New York, NY, October 18, 2004 - Swandivedigital, a Williamsburg-based design and communications company, today announced that it won an award for the Markle Foundation (http://www.markle.org) website it launched earlier this year.
Now in its 7th year, the Web Marketing Associations's WebAwards is the premier annual award competition that judges website development against peer sites within their industry.
Swandivedigital was awarded a Standard of Excellence for it's design of the Markle Foundation website. The site, which focuses on the Foundation's major program areas of national security and healthcare, makes available the Foundation's extensive body of original research to partners, policy experts, academia and the interested general public.
"We're pleased to be recognized for the team's effort with this site. It not only works on an aesthetic level, but from an informational perspective, there's a wealth of very in-depth material -- from studies, speeches and reports to congressional testimony and breaking news -- easily accessible to visitors," said Brian Reisinger, creative director, Swandivedigital. "We look forward to entering more of our current work in next year's awards competition."
About the Web Marketing Association
The Web Marketing Association (WMA) was founded in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and web development. Staffed by volunteers, this organization is made up of marketing, advertising, public relations and web design professionals from around the world who share a passion for improving the quality of advertising, marketing and website development on the Internet today and in the future.
About the Markle Foundation
Emerging information and communication technologies possess enormous potential to improve people's lives. The Markle Foundation works to realize this potential and to accelerate the use of these technologies to address critical public needs, at present principally in the areas of healthcare and national security. The Markle Foundation's overarching goal in the health area is to accelerate the rate at which information technology enables consumers and the health system that supports them to improve health and healthcare. The Foundation's goal is to ensure that the extraordinary potential of 21st century information technology to improve the health and healthcare of each citizen is translated into everyday use as quickly and as effectively as possible. For more information, see www.markle.org.
Swandivedigital (www.swandive.com) is a next-wave convergence design and marketing communications agency specializing in brand conception and evolution, interactive design, and integrated marketing materials for online and offline campaigns. Swandivedigital's clients include emerging businesses seeking a distinct look, existing companies looking to "graduate" to the next level, and Fortune 500 companies with unique goals.
The swandivedigital mission: "Great design... on purpose" is based on the agency's belief that good design is fundamentally about effective communication - the intentional structuring of clear, aesthetically appropriate, persuasive visual and editorial messages to successfully advance social, personal or business goals.
For more information, please contact:
Brian Reisinger, Creative Director | 917.676.4987
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