(SALINAS, CA) – TMDcreative in Salinas has won the 2011 W³ Award from the International Academy of Visual Arts for The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation’s (CALF) website design and the R&B Company’s mobile application, a resource guide for industrial and municipal infrastructure professionals, available on the Blackberry App World. Receiving over 3,000 entries, the W3 Awards honors the best of the Web and Mobile Apps, created by leading interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide.
The proliferation of mobile devices and the applications that accompany them is quickly dictating the need for businesses to become more competitive and offer these applications as an added value to their customers. While applications for consumers have reached a critical mass, there is also a growing momentum for applications that serve businesses directly.
“This award is indicative of the quality and innovation we strive to achieve with all of our services. Mobile technology is growing exponentially, and in response, we have developed the tools and skills necessary, along with an incredible team, to deliver the best solutions possible for our clients,” says Nick Pasculli, President of TMD.
In addition to the Blackberry Operating System, TMD is also proficient at developing mobile apps for the popular Apple OS and Google’s Android platforms.
Reed Mack, President of R&B Company, says, “We complied and assortment of pertinent industry information and gave it to TMD, and asked them to develop an app for Blackberries using those assets. With their technical expertise, creativity and usual attention to detail, they created an award winning mobile application that is a powerful tool. Technology is a key component of our strategy to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, and the RB Mobile Resources App is a true differentiator for us in a competitive market.”
In the W³ category of nonprofit organizations, TMD took the Silver Award due to CALF’s clean, crisp, and colorful website design, an easy to navigate homepage, and several unique features. TMD created a content management system for CALF which allows them to update their own website information and a unique page was developed for CALF members to interact by leaving comments on the website.
Loren Booth, the CALF Foundation Chair, shares her experience of working with Nick Pasculli and his creative team. She says “TMD was chosen because of their attention to detail, their experience with agriculture, their professionalism, their connection to CALF and their excellent interpersonal skills. They exceeded all expectations at all levels. The scope of the project became larger and more time consuming yet TDM was able to respond in a timely manner with excellent results. Our website is pretty, it is easy to maneuver and so functional on so many levels. Nick not only did what was asked of him, he created many new ideas that were implemented, all of this because of his creativity and drive.”
Bob Gray, President and CEO of CALF, says “Nick and his team are exceptionally empathetic and creative, which we learned only after we engaged them. We knew they were good at what they do, and that they understood our mission, we just didn’t know what that meant in practice. They have exceeded our expectations in every respect.”
Located in the Salinas Valley, TMD is a full-service marketing firm that specializes in developing and customizing strong communication tools to help their clients succeed. With an award winning design team, TMD produces websites, print material, animation, video and other media to suit their clients. Now entering its 12th year in business, TMD continues to lead the way in creativity, innovation and technology.