Chicago (May 31, 2017) – One North Interactive, a Chicago-based B2B digital agency that works with many of the world’s largest professional services organizations, is pleased to announce that two of its clients, Bradley, a national law firm, and Navigant, a specialized global professional services firm, were recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) in the 23rd Annual Communicator Awards. Bradley earned a Gold Award of Excellence and Navigant was awarded the Silver Award of Distinction for their freshly redesigned websites. This is the fifth year in a row One North clients have been acknowledged by the organization for excellence in digital marketing.
With over 6,000 entries received from across the U.S. and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. The award-winning websites were recognized for strategic content architecture, engaging creative design and impactful brand messaging.
“Our professional services clients continue to push the envelope when it comes to applying digital in thoughtful, innovative ways that drive connections with their buyers,” said John Simpson, CEO at One North. “We’re thrilled that Bradley and Navigant have earned this prestigious award, as it demonstrates how leading professional services organizations are recognizing and investing in digital to support their growth.”
Bradley is a national law firm with more than 500 lawyers and nine locations across the United States. The Bradley homepage introduces users to its refreshed brand identity through an animated introduction of its new logo, while simultaneously inviting them to dive deeper into the firm’s content. By applying key insights from user research, the website’s flexible design allows the Bradley team to continuously evolve its digital story, emphasizing client successes through case studies, storytelling and intelligent design.
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm with more than 5,000 expert consultants and business professionals. The firm serves clients primarily in the healthcare, energy and financial services sectors. Navigant’s revamped website was built after identifying key research insights to inform the site’s design and architecture. By focusing the experience on increasing awareness across Navigant’s capabilities, the website’s thoughtful navigation and impactful brand imagery drive visitors to contact Navigant directly, submit an RFP or sign-up for newsletters to increase user interactivity.
“We are both excited and amazed by the quality of work received for the 23rd Annual Communicator Awards. This year’s class of entries is a true reflection of the progressive and innovative nature of marketing and communications,” noted Linda Day, Executive Director of the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. She added, “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.”
About One North Interactive
One North is a B2B digital agency that partners with professional services organizations to design powerful digital experiences aimed at achieving marketing and business development goals. The firm specializes in brand, digital strategy, experience design, technology and managed hosting. It holds deep expertise within the legal, consulting, finance, accounting, engineering and construction industries. More than 90 multidisciplinary One North professionals collaborate to produce award-winning work and build strategic partnerships, including with Sitecore as a Platinum Solution and Hosting Partner. For more information, visit www.onenorth.com or connect on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
About The Communicator Awards
The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, and interactive. This year’s 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. Please visit www.communicatorawards.com for more information.
The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit aiva.org for a full member list and more information.