The night had finally arrived for our Webbie awards, every year employees choose to nominate their fellow Webbies for each award, then a shortlist is announced two weeks before the Christmas party. Fitting in with the Alice in Wonderland theme, we had pocket watch style awards – some calling them the best yet! Our Christmas party gives us time to reflect on the past year and identify everybody’s hard work and achievements.
This year’s winners are as follows;
The Alice in Wonderland Award – For always being up for a challenge
Presented by Jack Maders
Nominees: Ashley Rushworth, Luke O’Keeffe, Ned Grady, Stephanie Lomax.
Winner: Luke O’Keeffe
The Tweedledum and Tweedledee Award – For the best duo
Presented by Ste Lees
Nominees: Aubrey & @Channel, Joshua & Andrew, Luke & Ged, Matt & Dave.
Winner: Aubrey & @Channel
The ‘Drink Me’ Potion Award – For having the most thirst for knowledge
Presented by Ned Grady
Nominees: Amir Khan, Dale Whitaker, Leanne Smalley, Martin Cooper.
Winner: Amir Khan
The Deck of Cards Award – For dealing out constructive feedback
Presented by Amir Khan
Nominees: Jack Maiden, Joshua Green, Stephen Lees, Rebecca Lawton.
Winner: Stephen Lees
The Tea Party Award – For being the most social Webbie
Presented by Luke O’Keeffe
Nominees: Jack Maders, Jonathan Howe, Lauren Weston, Nick Stafford
Winner: Jack Maders
The ‘Eat Me’ Cake Award – For the Webbie who’s eager to grow
Presented by Naomi McKenna
Nominees: Ben Diamond, David Humphreys, Gaz Light, Luke Price.
Winner: David Humphreys
The ABCD Award – for going above and beyond the call of duty
Present by Rebecca Lawton
Winner: David Dakin
The Andy Foster Award – for embodying the ethos
Presented by Craig Dean
Winner: Luke O’Keeffe
The Mad Hatter Award – Developer of the Year
Presented by Jeffrey Ng
Nominees: Andrew Billings, David Dakin, Jack Maders, Ryszard Rowinski.
Winner: Andrew Billings
Pride of Web Apps – Employee of the Year
Presented by Craig Kennedy
Nominees: Damir Zabirov, Matthew Rowan, Naomi McKenna, Nick Stafford.
Winner: Nick Stafford
The Directors Choice Award – for outstanding contribution
Presented by Directors
Winner: Damir Zabirov
We would like to congratulate all our nominees and winners – you make us all proud to be Webbies!
Photos by Darren Robinson