"Honorees like MJD are setting the standard for innovation & creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It's an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 12,000 entries we received.”
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014
MJD, a leading digital innovation agency, proudly announced today that it has received three Official Honorees in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. They were honored for Best Web Magazine - Vail Epic Life Magazine, Best Web Media Streaming Website - M-GO Dinner and a Download, and Mobile & Apps Best Use of GPS or Location Technology - Godzilla Encounter. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
MJD, based in San Diego with offices in Los Angeles and Austin, was recognized alongside Internet luminaries including AdWeek, Conde Nast, Hearst Digital Media, Forbes, Warner Bros., and IDEO. MJD has set itself apart in the digital agency space by concentrating on creating digital experiences in mobile, web and immersive technology.
"Honorees like MJD are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. "It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 12,000 entries we received this year."
“The competition for the Webby Awards is pretty fierce. You’re going up against some of the biggest players in the industry,” said Jeremy Duimstra Co-Founder and Creative Director of MJD. “I’m incredibly proud that our staff has been recognized for creating multiple extraordinary digital experiences in the last year. A lot of thanks has to go to our clients as well. They have the guts to break through boundaries and truly innovate in the digital space. Legendary created the most riveting experience ever at Comic-Con for the new Godzilla movie. They allowed us to pioneer mobile app geolocation and augmented reality technology. We worked with Vail Resorts to design and build an online lifestyle magazine that actually changes its content based on what article types the user visits. M-GO let us push the limits of what can be done with a responsive website experience. Altogether, we worked with some inspiring people who share our love of watching the full tilt evolution of digital.”
The 18th Annual Webby Awards received 12,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states. Out of all the 12,000 entries submitted, fewer than 15% received this honor and were deemed an Official Honoree. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including media mogul Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, Mozilla CEO and Chair Mitchell Baker, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper, and Creator of the Jif Steve Wilhite.
MJD is an independent, digital innovation agency focused on delivering imaginative digital experiences that are powered by cutting-edge technology. Founded in 2006 with locations in San Diego, Los Angeles and Austin, MJD continues to push boundaries and develop awe-inspiring solutions that help clients achieve their business objectives.
Focusing on cutting-edge digital strategy, user experience, creative and technology solutions, MJD is a partner to numerous industry leading brands that include Legendary Pictures, Vail Resorts, M-GO, Red Bull, Oakley, Disney, Titleist Golf, Falken Tires, Sycuan Casinos, as well as many others.
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 nearly 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, MailChimp, Engine Yard, Funny or Die, AdAge, Percolate, Mashable, Business Insider, Internet Week New York and Guardian News and Media.