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8 Oct
Posted by Jane

Delicious win in the ‘Startup’ website category for The Grubb Hub

We’re proud to announce that The Grubb Hub website won a WA web award last night and is now in the running for an Australian Web Award. Stay tuned!

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8 Oct
Posted by Jane

Crime Stoppers WA website wins state website award and makes the finals for the Australian Web Awards in ‘Not For Profit’ Category

Last night at Spacecubed, the Crime Stoppers WA website was announced as a finalist in the ‘Not For Profit’ category of the Australian Web Awards.

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Crime Stoppers WA came to us last year looking for a new website that would allow them to;

  • balance the support role provided for WA Police whilst establishing that Crime Stoppers WA is an independent not-for-profit organisation serving the community.
  • provide a way to encourage both online reports and phone calls to help solve crimes.
  • establish their position as a not-for-profit organisation.
  • clearly explain who they are and what they do.
  • clearly explain the kind of crimes that Crime Stoppers work in preventing and solving alongside the relevant authorities.
  • define crime types and provide prevention tips.
  • provide a clear pathway to the online reporting form and explain when it should be used.
  • make reporting phone number easily accessible and educate users on when to use it.
  • increase opportunities for community to engage with Crime Stoppers as a volunteer or advocate or sponsor.
  • increase exposure for sponsors across the site.
  • ensure the site worked across all devices.
  • Ensure the brand is positioned to communicate directly with community members in Western Australia.
  • encourage action from the community by reporting suspicious activity.
  • encourage action from the community by reporting information that relates to the open cases.
  • encourage participation from kids in school years 7, 8 and 9 via the competition entry.

We freshened and updated the look, feel, content and structure with the result for the client has been a huge lift in engagement, reports and positive recognition.

As quoted by Mara from Tinderbox, one of our collaborators, “It takes a village to build a website” and for this site it couldn’t be truer. We couldn’t have delivered such an outstanding website without the collaboration of;

  • Tinderbox Creative for the Graffiti Action Challenge sub site and brand and for Crime Stoppers Week materials.
  • The Write Words for written content and advice us on photos, where relevant.
  • Fasthit for security planning, execution and ongoing monitoring.

It’s been an award-winning week for Crime Stoppers WA, as they were also presented with 5 media awards at the Crime Stoppers International conference. Awesome work!

The national web awards will be held later in the year, so stay tuned.

8 Oct
Posted by Jane

Our ‘Bold’ Project for Bold Park Community School wins a web award in the education category

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BPCS is an independent community school in Wembley is a school that stands out from the crowd. It really is the school you wish you went to and where children thrive. At the end of the day, when we would meet to talk through designs and content, it was clear that the kids didn’t want to leave the grounds. Instead they wanted to play in the garden tunnels and climb the trees.

By all accounts they produce well-rounded and high achieving people—teaching them how to be good humans, not just how to do math – as we experienced first hand by hosting Jacob as a work experience kid for a few months as part of his study.

Despite initial concerns that we had not done a school website, it was clear we were all on the same page and we began our digital journey – which last night culminated in the presentation of a WA Web Award, which takes us to the national finals.

Here’s some screen captures of the site:

Bold Park School Home Page Design

Bold Park School Programs layout

As you can expect, it needed to be a hands on approach with real photos and content that was produced by teachers and kids. We also got to speak to parents and be part of the greater community.

Photography at Bold Park

Trevor taking photographs for the website to ensure that the real picture is portrayed.

 

Bold Park Website launch

The ribbon is cut and website unveiled on a parents open morning

We really enjoyed working on this project and can’t wait to see if takes out the national Australian Web Award in its category. Watch this space.