February 22, 2018 - Orases was awarded three Addys by the American Advertising Federation of Greater Frederick at the 2018 American Advertising Awards on Saturday, February 17. The Addys recognize work that is considered outstanding and worthy of recognition.

The AAF – Greater Frederick is the regional professional organization for advertising, marketing and related firms within central and Western Maryland. Each year they host an awards dinner to celebrate achievements in print and digital marketing and advertising campaigns.

Orases received two silver Addy awards in the Category of Online/Interactive Consumer Websites for ASID, American Society of Interior Designers and for a website redesign for a national food company. Orases also was awarded a Silver Addy in the category of Online/Interactive websites B-to-B Websites for Therrien Waddell.

Project Manager Kathryn Zoulias accepted the awards on Orases’ behalf. Zoulias played a Project Management role in both ASID and Therrien Waddell’s website projects.

ASID was collaboratively worked on by Guy Schmidt, UX Architect; Think Baseline, Website Design; Duo Cai, Software Developer; Ron Rattie, Software Developer; Kathryn Zoulias, Project Manager; and Joe Stern, Quality Assurance. Orases redesigned ASID’s website to create a refreshed look and feel. The new site condensed the number of pages by 5,000 and provided a new Association Management System.

“A project of this magnitude takes a full team to create an award-winning final product,” Project Manager Zoulias stated. “Thank you to ASID, Think Baseline and the Orases team for all of your hard work on this project.”

Orases Credits the following for work on the award-winning Therrien Waddell website: Jon Weaver, Graphic Designer; Joe Stern, UX Architect; Ron Rattie, Software Developer; Missy Michaels, Project Manager; Kathryn Zoulias, Project Manager; Justin Park, Quality Assurance. Therrien Waddell is a construction company in Maryland. Orases assisted in rebranding the company’s messaging while creating a new site that showcases a portfolio of over 40 of the company’s best projects.

Orases revamped the recognized national food company’s site to make it more current. The new site allows retailers and wholesalers to use the website to gather budget information. The following were credited for work on this project: Streetmarc, Website Design; Amy Klein, Project Manager; Amy Damoulakis, Project Manager; Guy Schmidt, UX Architect; Travis Miller, Developer; Elijah Colliflower, Developer; Justin Park, Quality Assurance.