BOSTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin T announced today that it has been nominated for Best Employment website in the 16th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including media mogul Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, SHFT.com co-founder Adrian Grenier, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper, and Mikael Hed, CEO of Rovio, which created the Webby Award-winning game app Angry Birds.
Vitamin T provides its clients carefully screened freelance designers, developers and copywriters on a freelance and Talent Bridge basis. Its clients include mid-sized, design-minded businesses and advertising agencies. It's the only creative talent agency that chooses specifically (and exclusively) to work with this type of client base.
"Nominees like Vitamin T are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. "It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 10,000 entries we received this year."
"We're thrilled to be nominated for a Webby Award!" said Susie Hall, President of Vitamin T. "As a talent agency for digital creatives, we believe in the power of the Internet to make real human connections, and we're actively involved in supporting the interactive community. Go, Internet!"
As a nominee, Vitamin T is also eligible to win a Webby People's Voice Award, which is voted online by fans across the globe. From now until April 26, Vitamin T fans can cast their votes at pv.webbyawards.com/ballot/41.
Winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, and honored at a star-studded ceremony on Monday, May 21, 2012, at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, where they will have an opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards' famous 5-Word Speeches. Highlights from last year's 5-Word Speeches include: Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour: "Sometimes, geeks can be chic."; IBM supercomputer Watson: "Person of the year. Ironic."; and Agency of the Year Winner Wieden + Kennedy: "Anonymous, we thank you, anonymously."
About Vitamin T
We have a simple philosophy at Vitamin T: to personally place the best creative talent in the best jobs for the best companies. Since we're massively nerdy fans of creative, this sort of thing comes naturally to us, which means as a client, you get hand-picked talent perfectly suited to your job, and as talent, you get freelance work that doesn't make you want to wash your eyes out with hand sanitizer. Win-win! Visit us at vitamintalent.com.
About The Webby Awards:
Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including websites, interactive advertising and media, online film and video, and mobile and apps. Established in 1996, the 16th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Yahoo!, Vitamin T, MLB Advanced Media, Rackspace Hosting, JWT, The Atom Group, Financial Times, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Guardian News and Media.
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