Wellington interactive developer Resn has claimed five wins at the 2009 Pixel Awards — an international competition for web designers.
Resn won "best in show" for the JAG Jeans website and "best agency". It also won the best music site for Fat Freddy’s Drop TV and best animation for Nelson company 26000 Vodka’s website.
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It is the first time an agency has received five wins.
At the JAG Black website for JAG Jeans visitors play the role of fashion photographer, s snapping models, selecting the best images from a contact sheet and laying out their own Black Book magazine which can then be emailed to friends.
According to Resn, visitors spend on average over six minutes on the site and 25 percent return for a second look. Over 25,000 magazines were emailed to visitors’ friends.
Resn’s Wins at the 2009 Pixel Awards
Winner Best in Show ( JAG Black - www.jag-jeans.com)
Runner up Best in show ( Resn - www.resn.co.nz)
Runner up Best in Show ( 26000 Vodka - www.26000vodka.com)
Winner Best Agency ( Resn - www.resn.co.nz)
Winner Best Animation ( 26000 Vodka - www.26000vodka.com)
Winner Best Experimental ( JAG Black - www.jag-jeans.com)
Winner Best Music ( Fat Freddys Drop TV - www.fatfreddysdrop.tv)
Runner up Music ( Shapeshifter - www.shapeshifter.co.nz/index2.html)
Runner up Sports ( Fuel the Underdog - www.fueltheunderdog.com)
Runner up Weird ( The Beop - www.thebeop.com)