Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 02, 2014
Look Book Companion App, the first app of its kind exclusively for yearbook inspiration, has received the Outstanding Achievement Award by the Interactive Media Awards (IMA). The IMAs recognize excellence in website design, content, feature functionality, usability and standards compliance.
According to the IMA, the “Outstanding Achievement is an extremely challenging award to win and the Look Book Companion App has excelled in all areas of our judging criteria and represents a very high standard of planning, execution and overall professionalism.” To win this award, the Look Book Companion App demonstrated high standards in all five judging areas and is being recognized as a top choice for yearbook inspiration in the school market.
“It is an honor to be recognized by the IMA for our commitment to providing industry-leading resources to yearbook advisers and staffs seeking creative design and coverage ideas to bring their school yearbook to life,” said Murad Velani, chief operating officer and vice president, Yearbook, Jostens. “As part of our commitment to education, Jostens continues to invest in new ideas and technology to enhance school’s yearbook programs.”
Developed to enhance the Look Book, a collection of spreads and photos from outstanding yearbooks, Jostens’ Look Book Companion App is the industry’s exclusive app that provides yearbook advisors and staffs a new level of access to educational and inspirational content. Look Book Companion App provides access to all the creative themes, cool covers, dazzling designs, relevant coverage, storytelling copy and action-packed photography from the most outstanding yearbooks printed by Jostens, Inc.
Look Book Companion App allows students to use their mobile devices to draw yearbook inspiration anytime, anywhere. “Students are looking through the book when they have time and using their favorites within the app itself. At the touch of a finger, students have access to thousands of ideas to give them inspiration,” said Toni Sternhagen, yearbook adviser, Cretin-Derham Hall.
The Interactive Media Awards are presented by the Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC), a nonprofit organization of leading web designers, developers, programmers, advertisers and other web-related professionals. The competition is designed to elevate the standards of excellence on the Internet.
Minneapolis-based Jostens provides products, programs and services that help people celebrate moments that matter. The company's products include school yearbooks and other memory book products, scholastic products such as class rings and graduation products, and products for athletic champions and their fans. Jostens is a subsidiary of Visant Corporation, a marketing and publishing services enterprise servicing the school affinity, direct marketing, fragrance and cosmetics and personal care sampling and packaging, and educational and trade publishing segments.