Code in the news Jan 2015

Over the past few months we've said 'goodbye' to 2014, 'hello' to a whole shelf's worth of awards and 'sorry, guys' to the fine city of Hamburg...

Here's a round-up of what's been happening here at Code since November time.


We celebrated two award wins back in November, both for our Chester Zoo app: the 'Travel & Leisure' category at The Digitals, and silver in the 'Mobile & Applications' category of the Lovie Awards (we also got a People's Choice Award here too).

But the REALLY big news round Code way was, of course, our annual Christmas do. This year, we headed to Hamburg and drank giant beers, ate giant plates of meat and generally made a giant nuisance of ourselves. The Facebook pics provide a pretty accurate documentation of the shenanigans that ensued.


December might notoriously be a quieter month for agencies, but we squeezed in plenty before heading off for Christmas.

The new 'Three Tree Promise'-focussed website we created for Velvet went live at the beginning of the month and the launch received coverage from The Drum and Prolific North.

We also launched a new website with our long-time client Chester Zoo to promote their exciting new multi-million Islands project; the story was picked up by Design Week, Creativepool and Decision Marketing.

Plus we were delighted to collect a Sitecore experience award for the third year in a row, this time for Chester Zoo in the 'Not for profit' category.


The New Year got off to a rather lovely start when news of our Amnesty win broke over on the Prolific North site. And things got even better when we scooped a Northern Digital Award for (you guessed it) the Chester Zoo app.

As part of our ongoing collaborative work with Hyper Island, our Talent Manager Alex took part in a special Learning Lab event.

And there were some rather bizarre goings-on in one corner of the Code office as one of our clients took over a few desks to film for a project we're working on together -- all will be revealed soon!

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