The Rookies

International competition for junior creatives

Short description.

The challenge

Design and build a full CMS to handle image and video submissions from thousands of students around the world.

Key components


The client required a clean and intuative user interface for artists to submit work, find schools, and read articles.


The site was developed using Wordpress. Multiple custom plugins were created to handle different actions and processes.


The site was delivered in 4 months which included full concept wireframes through to finished product testing and version control releases.

Client:CG Student Awards Pty Ltd.

Date:12 December, 2015

Type:Design, Development, Website.

The client runs a successful online awards that discovers the next generation of creators, innovators, and artists. The client had recently rebranded and was looking for a new website and CMS to handle the growing community.

The project involved handling everything from concept wireframes through to the delivery of a working prototype. The most interesting and complex area of the build was creating an engaging, yet simple, entry page for each member.