Top DC Web Design Firm, Blue Water Media, Takes Home 3 Silver Medals in the 2010 Davey Awards

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Blue Water Media was recognized for work on websites for the Department of the Interior Office of the Inspector General, The Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty, and The Wild Bird Centers of America.

Award winning Maryland web design firm, Blue Water Media, took home 3 silver statues in the recent Davey Awards competition. The annual International Davey Awards honors the achievements of "Creative Davids" in the design world, who derive their strength from big ideas, rather than stratospheric budgets. Blue Water Media was recognized for its design enhancements for the Department of the Interior Office of the Inspector General (DOIOIG) website, The Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty (CIFA) website, and the Wild Bird Centers of America website. These noteworthy achievements are a direct result of the Blue Water Media design team’s ongoing commitment to excellence.

For the Department of the Interior Office of The Inspector General project, Blue Water Media upgraded the governmental organization’s overall website and Internet presence. The improved website, http://www.doioig.gov/, now boasts a renovated design scheme, refined search functionality, links to a new custom designed Twitter feed, and the implementation of the award winning Joomla content management system. These advancements allow The DOIOIG to better carry out its responsibilities of regulating energy development, conserving resources, protecting wildlife, conducting science research, preserving national parks, and addressing American Indian concerns.

Blue Water Media’s renovation of the CIFA website, http://www.centerforinterfaithaction.org/, includes new online donation and member login features, an interactive blog, a document exchange system, a message board, and search engine optimization. These improvements help CIFA more effectively achieve its mission to strengthen the capacity and effectiveness of the faith community in the collective effort to reduce global poverty and disease.

In The Wild Bird Centers redesign, Blue Water Media gave the franchise website, http://www.wildbird.com/, a complete facelift that included a restructured navigation and featured artwork by artist, Charley Harper. These enhancements build upon Blue Water Media’s earlier implementation of a full-fledged content and franchisee management system with an intranet, message board, calendar, and online store option for franchisees. The refreshed visual design helps The Wild Bird Centers of America attract and inform customers, better sell their concept to franchisees, and spread their passion for the bird watching pastime to bird enthusiasts everywhere.

About Blue Water Media
Blue Water Media is a leading web design agency in Washington D.C., offering a wide variety of design services including print, brand identity, and web design. Blue Water Media has been providing customer web solutions to a host of businesses in the Washington DC metro area and beyond for nearly a decade and their superb track record of creating and maintaining innovative websites has been recognized by a number of industry awards. For more information, please visit: http://www.bluewatermedia.com/.

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