Digital specialists recognised with Silver Award of Distinction by international awards programme for work on the innovative Careers Wales website.
With judging recently completed on the globally-recognised 2013 Communicator Awards, Box UK are pleased to announce that together with Careers Wales they have received the Silver Award of Distinction in the “Websites – Education” category. The international awards, which are now in their 19th year, seek to acknowledge work that transcends innovation and craft to make a lasting impact in the marketing and communications industry as well as the wider online community.
The winning website, launched in December, furthers Careers Wales’ core objective to support individuals in developing and applying career management and employability skills that will empower and sustain them throughout life. Featuring in-depth information on a variety of career options, the site offers planning tools, CV builders, multimedia resources and more to help jobseekers and those in education identify and progress along their ideal career path.
The site has been praised by the Deputy Minister for Skills, Jeff Cuthbert, who noted:
“For the first time now via the Careers Wales beta website, young people can access fact sheets which provide complete information on careers, including career pathways, job vacancies, course availability information and past trends on salaries and job availability.”
Commenting on the list of winners Linda Day, executive director of the International Academy of the Visual Arts, who sanction and judge the awards, said:
“We are both excited and amazed by the quality of work received for the 19th Annual Communicator Awards. This year’s class of entries is a true reflection of the progressive and innovative nature of marketing and communications. On behalf of the entire Academy I want to applaud this year’s Communicator Awards entrants and winners for their dedication to perfecting their craft as they continue to push the envelope of creativity.”
Speaking in response to the announcement Tom Brewer, Online Manager for Careers Wales commented:
“We are delighted that careerswales.com has received this award. A lot of thought has gone into developing an informative and intuitive web user experience that integrates careers information and planning tools with facts and statistics about job trends, in addition to live apprenticeship and job vacancies, to assist the career decisions of those in education and within the labour market.”
Box UK’s Managing Director Benno Wasserstein added:
“We’re incredibly proud of what we have achieved working with Careers Wales; the new website provides individuals with the knowledge and skills vital to successfully step into employment and allows them to explore the full range of careers opportunities available. Receiving the Silver Award of Distinction from the Communicator Awards is a great recognition of the hard work and dedication to excellence shown by the entire project team.”
The Communicator Awards is the leading international creative awards programme honouring creative excellence for communication professionals. The 2013 Communicator Awards received thousands of entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.
Careers Wales is a publicly-funded body dedicated to helping individuals move successfully into education, training and sustainable employment. With 80 Careers Centres and Careers Shops across Wales they aim to be acknowledged as the high-quality market leader in lifelong career planning and education-business links.
Box UK is a team of thought leaders, consultants and application developers engaged in the rapid and precise design and delivery of high-performance software products and services for progressive enterprises worldwide.
Established in 1998, Box UK’s client list includes BBC, LAN Airlines, Investec Asset Management, the National Gallery, Chartered Institute for IT, EDF Energy and Severn Trent Plc.