Webby Awards Judging Panel Recognise Box UK for Excellence in Mobile Web

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UI Sketcher, Box UK’s drawing tool for the iPad honoured in Mobile Services category at the 2011 Webby Awards.

Box UK has been selected as an Official Honoree in the highly prestigious 15th Annual Webby Awards. The honour was awarded in the Mobile Services category for Box UK’s work on UI Sketcher (http://www.uisketcher.com), a User Interface drawing app for the iPad. The app is designed to help User Interface Designers quickly generate ideas, and is ideal for remote sketching or sketching on the move.

This achievement reinforces Box UK’s international reputation as a progressive, dynamic organisation. The Webbys are recognised as the Internet’s most respected symbol of success, and this year saw nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 US states, and 60 countries in total. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), an organisation whose members include Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, Internet co-creator Vint Cerf, and Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson.

All entries are subject to a rigorous assessment process; for the Website and Mobile categories judges look at every aspect from visual design and content to functionality and interactivity. Only the very best entries are honoured by the panel, with less than 10% awarded the status of Official Honoree. The title adds to Box UK’s multi award-winning status, as judges continue to recognise the company’s combination of technical expertise, highly usable, real-world applications and customer-focused approach.

Benno Wasserstein, Managing Director at Box UK said “We’re absolutely delighted to be selected as an Official Honoree by the Webby judges, and it’s a great reflection of the hard work that has gone in to UI Sketcher. To be recognised alongside companies such as AKQA and Filemaker highlights Box UK’s commitment to excellence, and this success has simply strengthened our dedication to finding inspired solutions for challenging problems.”

About Box UK

Box UK (http://www.boxuk.com) is a team of 50 experienced web consultants and software developers. Established in 1998, privately owned and profitable every year since inception, their client list includes BBC, Investec Asset Management, LAN Airlines, The National Gallery, World Vision and Severn Trent Plc. Box UK offer a range of innovative, effective products and services including Content Management, User Experience, Analytics and Bespoke Development, including Mobile and Apps.

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, online film and video, and mobile and apps. Established in 1996, the 15th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Microsoft Expression; AOL; YouTube; Pepsi; Aquent; Yahoo!; HP; Sony Electronics; .CO; Corbis Images; Rackspace Hosting; Motorola; Southwest Airlines; East Media; IDG; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; Museum of the Moving Image; Behance; Business Insider; Time Out New York; paidContent and The Guardian.

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