Mercer University Admissions website design earns Third Wave Digital IMA Best In Class Award
Posted on Oct 29, 2014
Third Wave Digital’s award winning creative team today announces the honor of being awarded the Best In Class Award from the Interactive Media Awards (IMA) for Mercer Universities Admissions website design.
The award was presented to Third Wave Digital (TWD) for the design and development of Macon, Georgia’s Mercer University Office of Admissions website www.bethebear.com. The IMA’s recognize outstanding achievement in interactive design and development and once a year, award designs in the “university” category. The Best In Class award is the highest honor bestowed by IMA and an extremely challenging award to win. It represents the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism. In order to win this award level, our site had to successfully pass through a comprehensive judging process, achieving very high marks in each of the judging criteria - an achievement only a fraction of sites in the IMA competition earn each year.
The new website features immersive custom designs on every page that boldly conveys what it means to “Be the Bear.” It was important to make sure that this branding message didn’t get lost in the switch to mobile and the Third Wave team worked closely with Mercer to develop an information architecture that translated successfully from desktop to tablet to mobile and back again.
The attention grabbing homepage is designed with the needs of future students in mind, while also conveying the fierce spirit of the Mercer Bears. All of the topics that prospective students are looking for are featured prominently on the homepage with a tiled interface that is optimized with mobile usage in mind. The tiled layout also gives the Mercer Admissions team the flexibility to switch out imagery as needed to quickly add prominence to a timely event or special feature.
“We are very excited to win another Best In Class from the IMA’s, this level of achievement is saved for only the best of the best and we are elated to be ranked in this class” Third Wave Digital President Bart Campione said. “At Third Wave Digital we are focused on creating relevant higher education website design solutions and to be recognized by the IMA’s is an honor for our entire organization.”
About Third Wave Digital
Third Wave Digital is a comprehensive web design firm specializing in online communications solutions for higher education institutions. We provide innovative responsive website design & development, content management system development & support and complete web hosting services customized to fit your college or university's website redesign goals.
Third Wave Digital is headquartered in Macon, Georgia with satellite offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Orlando, Florida. For more information about Third Wave, call 888-578-7865, click www.twdcampustours.com , www.twd3.com, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how our services can increase your college or university enrollment and engage students.