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Rebranding the venerable sports daily.
The third part of the new digital media landscape for Hanza Media undertaken by Nivas is a redesign and rebranding of the oldest and most prominent sports themed daily newspaper, Sportske Novosti.
SN had its place on the internet even before, but only as a section of Jutarnji List portal. Nivas decided on a modern and much praised design direction, aiming to position Sportske Novosti as an independent portal for sports lovers. It worked, as the portal quickly rose into top 10 charts of Croatian web.
Digital modernization of the renowned Croatian portal for modern girls (and guys).
Part two of the new digital media landscape for Hanza Media undertaken by Nivas, Gloria is the most successful and most read women's lifestyle magazin in Croatia.
The portal we created perfectly reflects class and style that the readers of the magazine came to expect. The clever use of whitespace and overlays serves to further emphasize this.
New marketing strategy of Gloria aims to widen the magazine's audience to male readers, and we took special care to help in this regard, with smart positioning of the male oriented content based on focus group user testing and post launch feedback.
Arenacamps is a sister site of Arenaturist focusing on camping and mobile homes offer in Istria.
Arenacamps was built on the solid foundation of the first portal we made for Arenaturist, but that doesn't mean it is just a carbon copy. Built and localized for a slightly different target group, Arenacamps underwent separate user testing process that gave us much needed insight into user behavior across all demographics and allowed us to fine tune all the details.
Both portals run on our proprietary VUDU, a robust and versatile content managing system, with PHOBS integration for instant booking, ensuring the maximum ease of use for administrators and users alike.
In 2010 we made a news portal that became the most viewed in Croatia. In 2016 we had a chance to do it again.
Jutarnji list, the flagship of Hanza Media, launched in 1998 and became digital in 2005, committed since the start to quickly adapt and incorporate the new trends. It was a major part of the reimagined digital landscape of Hanza Media publications done by Nivas. Wishing to push the envelope in a tough and competitive market such as net publishing, we set out to up the ante in every way.
In keeping with its paper form legacy, the chosen look is a stylish mix of traditional and contemporary, aiming for a clean, simplified approach to digesting daily news. Modular layout, able to present large amounts of content in an intelligent and manageable way, was tested by the users in a unique way. For 30 days, users had the chance to participate in finalizing the beta and watch the changes they made go live on a daily basis, providing invaluable feedback.
The portal is accessible from any device assuring a direct and easy contact with target groups of all ages. Sleek, fast, responsive and built with the user in mind, Jutarnji is a news portal for the modern reader.
Arenaturist approached us for the digital refreshing of their web presence. It was an offer we couldn't refuse.
Boasting a 20,000 bed capacity between its hotels, resorts and campsites, all situated on the astonishing Istrian peninsula, the mission of Arenaturist has always been to present the travelers with a beautiful and streamlined interface to get acquainted, fall in love with, and choose the perfect vacation spot.
New Arenaturist portal had to follow our tried and tested e-tourism best practices, be completely PHOBS (online booking engine) integrated, multilingual and accessible from a wide range of devices. The goal was to create a website that is functional, aesthetically pleasing and user friendly.
We engaged in extensive user testing, focusing on existing and new user habits and user experience, to enhance the development process as well as the conversion rates. The result is a beautiful, modern website to match the beauty of Arenaturist destinations.
Financial - Tadawul
Tadawul, a Saudi Arabian Stock Exchange that lists 169 publicly traded companies needed a complete digital revamp .
After completing our previous work with the major telecommunications services provider - Mobily, Nivas was once again assigned for a large Saudi Arabian project. This time the customer was Tadawul (the Saudi Stock Exchange). The company asked for a major design overhaul of the website, focused on total responsiveness, clean and intuitive interface and inspired by the modern information design philosophies, along with digital strategy consulting and extensive user testing.
The major challenge was presenting the wealth of information in a structured and easy to use way, which we set to accomplish by going for the focused and clutter free interface that offers easy navigation without sacrificing content.
A strong blue and green color palette is a distinctive part of Tadawul branding, reflecting the core values of the kingdom itself - faith, growth and wisdom and perfectly embodying its vision - to become a global investment powerhouse and once again a gateway to the world.
Entertainment - Hrvatska pošta d.d.
For Evotv, a new brand of digital television in Croatia, we redeveloped a conversion focused website, serving as a sales and support channel.
To present and explain a new type of digital television, we designed and developed a complete platform optimised for future growth, as well as expansion of services in years to come.
Tourism - Europski obalni avioprijevoznik
European Coastal Airlines redefined the means of tourist transportation in Croatia.
EC air is connecting mainland with Croatian Islands with hydroplanes, making island hopping and local transfers easier than ever before. For ECA we delivered optimized User Experience focused on the day to day users, with long term usability in mind.
Retail/FMCG - Podravka d.d.
Creativity, freedom of thought, courage and emotion lead the new communications direction that brings Vegeta closer to the new generations.
The new site is full of distinctive visuals and playful communication, inviting visitors to interact with each other and successfully break the routine of website usage, showing that brands with decades of tradition, such as Vegeta, can be leaders in digital communication, especially for the younger audience.
The new website is designed in responsive, HTML5 technology, which allows all users access to the same high quality and unique experience across all types of devices - from traditional desktop to tablets and smartphones. In addition to responsiveness, site contains advanced CSS3 animation, modern parallax scrolling and navigation, and the elements are adapted for interaction via touch screen devices.
The site is rich with innovations such as intelligent interactive content "Mood Food". Their uniqueness lies in market research and collaboration with a psychologist resulting in a connection between the mood and the food through advanced algorithms.
Tourism - Plava laguna
Laguna Poreč is Croatia’s largest vacation destination, consisting of 3 resorts located in the largest Adriatic peninsula - Istria.
In line with the new rebranding, we designed and developed the multilingual website with focus on usability and SEO, providing the platform for future development and upgrades in years to come. We had a simple goal of making lagunaporec.com the best tourist/destination website in the region. A simple goal that required lots of hard work including prototyping, design, programming, copywriting and much, much more. Visit lagunaporec.com to see for yourself what we have done and definitely visit Istria - a unique, must see destination.
Tourism - Serenada Tourist Agency
Villas Korčula – web project that has a selection of the most beautiful villas with pool on Korčula Island.
To attract the foreign tourists, Serenada agency hand picked the most beautiful villas and commissioned a VUDU web project to ensure the longevity of the solution. Send request module is implemented to create a streamlined workflow of agency sales, while the appealing front end ensures the user has an easy time choosing the right accommodation for his vacation.
Entertainment - MTV Adria d.o.o.
Regional MTV in fresh colors.
We wanted to make a fresh, youthful and fun website design for the regional MTV. Our target was clear, the Millennials – a generation that mostly browses web content using smartphones and tablets, so our task was to make the new MTV responsive and appealing to such a specific target group.
If you enjoy music, pop culture and concerts – the new and improved MTV is the first place you should visit! :)
Tourism - Hrvatska Turistička Zajednica
We are proud to present a small but very important landing page for Croatian tourist board.
The case was simple; due to an unprecedented amount of stakeholders, the website (Summer is here) has remained more or less the same for the last 5-6 years. This would not be a problem if more and more visitors were not reaching it via mobile phones, tablets and other new age devices that require a fresh responsive approach.
As the summer is here and growing number of tourist are visiting the website to discover more about our country, its beauties and its offer, it became critical to present a responsive cross-country (and cross-target) optimised page that can inspire and drive interest around the globe for what is surely one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.
To put a new face on Croatia.hr we delivered a full responsive mini site, with responsive typography, responsive images, responsive loading, responsive cloud infrastructure optimized for high load and more.
The result is a light, immersive experience for one true home of Summer – Croatia.
Tourism - Hoteli Baška
Baška is a picturesque town in Kvarner Gulf (Croatia) with a world famous stretch of beach where Hotels, Villas and Camps of Hoteli Baška are situated.
Our task was to implement VUDU CMS framework with additional sales & content modules in order to fully optimize the workload and administration of multi-language/multi-offer website and the numerous requests it generates. Responsive layout ensures an optimised experience on any device and screen size, which resulted in a one month ROI generated by mobile direct bookings alone. The optimisation continues by tweaking booking & request funnels in order to fully maximize all visits. This effort is becoming increasingly important as visitor procurement is getting more costly (CPC, CPM) due to strong competition and the global growth of the tourism industry.
Financial - Državni ured za reviziju
The Office is focused on auditing financial statements and improving the legality and efficiency of entities managing public property.
State Audit contributes to improving management of public property and other available resources, informedness of the Croatian Parliament, the Government and citizens of the Republic of Croatia with respect to the manner and results of management of the budgetary, extra-budgetary and other funds given to the audited parties for management and disposal.
We have been assigned to make an informative and responsive website for the office. Smart, user tested interface was critical to ensure that all the relevant information would be readily available for all expected types of traffic.
Entertainment - LMO
_lmo is a small but growing agency based in Zagreb specialized for full photography services.
The agency works with the most talented creative minds in the Country and they cover almost everything - from location scouting and casting to retouching. The idea behind the website was to present their stunning portfolio and wide spectrum of their services in a fresh and stylish way. We’ve accomplished this using Angular for those smooth transitions adapted for all device platforms.
Entertainment - Dubrovački dnevnik
First info from the client was - We want VUDU CMS because we've heard that it can save time and it can streamline all of our editorial efforts.
The redesigned solution we had in mind needed to reach more goals then just easy and fast content administration. We created advertising real estate that doesn't interfere with browsing the content and enjoying the portal. As a result, the portal went from top 50 to top 10 portals in the country in the first year of service.
Tourism - Istraturist Umag d.d.
Corporate website with smart organization and management of tenders.
Istraturist is a brand that profiled Umag as top 5 tourist destinations in Croatia trough their Hotel and apartment offer. In order to offer transparent and easy access of their tenders to partners, we developed a solution that manages all tenders online. User can subscribe to tenders that are organized by main industry segments and each time Istraturist launches a tender, partner will recieve a notification via e-mail, with a direct possibility to receive and download all information.
Entertainment - Dani Komunikacija
Days of Communication festival is the central gathering point for local marketing professionals and communicators in the field of traditional and digital advertising
Their main goal is to continue to educate, inspire, reward creativity and efficiency, connect marketing professionals in one place and persist in raising awareness of the importance of marketing communication processes in a changing market environment.
For Days of Communication we developed a responsive website focusing on readability and accessibility, making sure viewers can always check schedule and details about speakers, as well as where the best party in Rovinj is.
Entertainment - Hattrick Sports Group
Corporate web solution that presents the Hattrick Sports Group expertise in Sports Gaming to potential partners and investors.
Hattrick SG is regional leader in Sports gaming and offers Hi Tech solutions for Web & Mobile sports gaming, as well as more traditional outlets like terminals and retail shops. Obvious challenges were how to present a technology service without enough HI quality visual assets like photos & videos. That was achieved with combination of video presentation that was tweaked for web as well as creating a visual iconography and design that clearly communicates the Hattrick SG fields of expertise.
Retail/FMCG - UNICEF
UNICEF survey conducted in 2014 has shown that one third of children of primary school age never heard of children's rights.
Encouraged by the results of research, UNICEF decided to increase the level of awareness of children about their rights in a fun and educational way. The best opportunity for this was the 68th birthday of UNICEF and the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The UNICEF website released the first version of a computer game for children of primary school age entitled Čovječe, ispravi se. Primary target group are children aged from 6 to 14 years.
Game has been played 2,500 times, by 1,698 girls and 802 boys. Although the advertising budget for the game was 0, with the help of the ambassadors and UNICEF assistant, the game has made significant results. It certainly became part of the training materials intended for schools and libraries.
Kursalon Wien is one of the most exclusive buildings of Vienna that holds classical concerts. Yes, of course you can buy your concert ticket online.
Our goal was to create a solution that would evoke the look & feel of events that take part in the venue (concerts, weddings, dinner galas, etc...) The VUDU e-commerce was fully customized for administration of online ticket sales to enable the desired client control. If you ever find yourself in Vienna, make sure to buy an online ticket and indulge yourself in a Mozart&Strauss concert along with a dinner in the beautiful Kursalon Wien.
Tourism - Kabal tours d.o.o.
The island of Hvar, we believe, needs no special introduction – well known for beauty, sun, tourism, heritage such as well aged wine - and then some more sun.
Our client presented us with an exquisite collection of accommodation pearls, vibrant with traditional, yet luxurious Mediterranean feel, perfect for an unforgettable vacation. We conveyed this unique feeling on Villas Hvar web site by ommitting all the redundant content usually encountered on tourism sites as it tends to obscure the true meaning viewer should experience – the “wish you were here” moment. To emphasize this even more, we focused on visual richness of the site regardless of viewers device in hands since it is made in responsive technology powered by our VUDU platform to ensure the flawless backend flow. The result: beautiful, colorful and inviting web site – almost like Villas and the island of Hvar themselves. :)
Retail/FMCG - Podravka d.d.
What connects the premium regional food & beverages brand, web and kids? The Web app ‘Zabava u tvom tanjuru’ (‘The party in your plate’).
Following the premise ‘fun, educative and easy to play ’, we created a game which promotes a new brand flavors: special soups and pastas for kids. User experience was highly determined by beautiful animation, ‘light’ challenge (hunting the ‘Podravka hearts’) and superior awards. That great deal also had great results: building stronger brand awareness, loyalty and online exposure with more than 11 000 unique players in only one month.
Retail/FMCG - Frikom d.o.o.
To begin with, Frikom is one of the leaders in ice cream and frozen food production in the region tracing its origins back to 1970.
If it sounds somewhat familiar – no worries, we are not stealing our own copywriting – it is shared with our earlier Ledo project. Ledo and Frikom are both member companies of one major concern producing basically the same products with a distinct regional touch. The challenge was to make web site for Frikom that would communicate common corporate vision as Ledo project, but at the same time be regionally flexible and adjustable. We followed the same logic considering the span of product and user segments, but at the same time enabled regional focus with presentational aspects of the web site. Frikom inherited our VUDU framework from Ledo project as the logical foundation for making this “hardcode-flexibility” combination possible. We consider both sites combined twice as chilly. :)
Entertainment - Bunker d.o.o.
It is no secret - we are used to dealing with more or less challenging projects.
With Bunker, the crucial question was: How to transform basic and limited WordPress platform to a very polished and authentic website? Our client is one of the most recognizable film, TV commercial and production, post-production service companies in the region and their work speaks for itself. We were determined in our smart ‘keep it simple’ approach: less words, more visuals. Following those two main criteria, we accomplished unique, usable and beautiful composition.
Entertainment - Nanobit d.o.o.
Croatia is full of smart young people and success stories, and Nanobit is just one of them.
For our countrymen and fellow developers (of mobile games specifically), we developed a website that will represent the company in (many) years to come.
Retail/FMCG - etexfrance
From day zero, here at Nivas we keep a high standard of accessibility for all of our solutions.
When Etex approached us to develop a website focused on the visually impaired, we were happy to put our skills to the test and develop a truly accessible solution. The result is a web that targets caretakers and visually impaired, providing an ease of use for all.
Tourism - Hoteli Pag d.o.o.
If you like sandy beaches, you might consider visiting Croatia’s island of Pag (also well known for its nightlife).
For Camping Simuni, the island's biggest camping resort, we developed a conversion focused website along with complete SEO and analytics. The resulting solution continues to perform and deliver growing metrics for time on site, unique visits and ultimately number of bookings from the online channel.
Entertainment - Nova TV d.d.
Provjereno (eng. Verified) is a popular TV format in production of NOVA TV.
The highly engaging show publishes researches and reports about the hottest social issues at any time. It has accumulated a vast community of loyal viewers often looking for more information or a chance to get heard. For Provjereno we developed a responsive website focusing on readability and accessibility, making sure viewers can always tune in and interact with the show.
Retail/FMCG - 24sata d.o.o.
Mondo is the new and upcoming brand on the Croatian e-commerce scene.
A project by Styria AG, the shop aims to become the Croatia’s biggest and best e-commerce brand, with products ranging from high street fashion to books and digital downloads. To launch the project of this scale we worked closely with Mondo team, helping to set up the strategy, develop the branding and visual identity, and design the web shop itself. The result is a cooperation of 4 companies united in delivering a premium online shopping experience. The future is bright for Mondo and we look forward to being there every step of the way (stay tuned for an in-depth look in the process and results in our upcoming case study).
Retail/FMCG - Jamnica
For Jana, one of Croatia’s most recognisable brands, we developed a storytelling parallax website that targets global markets.
The idea was to connect with the users through a simple story that can delight and entertain. The feel and the experience we wanted to convey was what Jana is all about - a natural treasure made to refresh.
The result – a custom scripted parallax full of rich visuals, optimised for all platforms but focused on desktop, as this is where we wanted to reach the users.
As we continue to develop Jana’s digital presence, stay tuned for more updates :)
Retail/FMCG - Ledo d.d.
Ledo is Croatian market leader in the frozen food segment, most recognized for its ice cream products, that has been with us since 1958.
We developed a brand new corporate online presence for Ledo, covering all the segments from frozen foods to colorful ice creams, targeting consumers, business partners and the hospitality segment. With several methods of browsing and searching through the large product base, it is now easier than ever to find a perfect ingredient for your meals or perfect flavour for a hot summer day. Our work includes conceptualizing, structuring and optimising Ledo’s large product base to deliver the best user experience, with rich and colourful design driven by our VUDU framework.
Telecomunication - bonbon corporate website
bonbon is a Croatian prepaid cellular network aimed at young people and customers who live a dynamic life, offering high quality services at low prices.
After an in depth analysis of user behaviour patterns, business processes, customer self care needs and brand positioning, we balanced out uplifting and corporate content, dose of happines, user experience and advanced features and came up with a bonbon 2012 redesign, a solution that should help measure, optimize and increase both customer satisfaction and brand value as well as online sales.
Telecomunication - HT - Hrvatski telekom d.d.
Are you visiting Croatia for holidays? Are you addicted to mobile surfing, texting and social networks on-the-go?
Well then we have a winner! Bonbon network's tourist offer is just for you! Grab one of their SIM cards, plug them in, and rock on. For bonbon we have developed a small multi-lingual website, targeted at all those who come to Croatia for a short visit, helping them maintain their love for the digital world while away from their home networks.
Entertainment - 24sata digital d.o.o.
We have redesigned one of the most popular news portals in Croatia.
It was a tough job since we faced a website that had millions of monthly visitors that were used to the current design, as well as the site design that won numerous awards already. Changing an award winning website with constant stream of steady users didn't stop us. As soon as it was launched, the new 24sata started winning new awards and recognitions.
Retail/FMCG - Kolektiva Web d.o.o.
Kolektiva.hr is an social e-commerce project, designed to offer its users large discounts on local businesses.
The site crowdsources users to businesses, getting them larger groups of new clients who are in turn rewarded with major discounts. It's a win-win concept that will hopefully push forward online shopping in Croatia and region. (update: It did! :) )
Financial - CROATIA osiguranje d.d.
CROATIA osiguranje d.d. is the oldest insurance company in this part of Europe and a leader in the insurance market both in Croatia and in the region.
New corporate web site from our production is the pledge of their success for the future. Meet a wide range of products, learn about the company, ask questions, understand the services and conditions that will match the insurance of your interests in the best way, and use simple pricing calculator when selecting certain products. Apart from using classic navigation or site wide search, users can also use our new intelligent live search. By simply answering the question: "What do you want to insure?" the system automatically recommends the available insurance services. Whether you are a journalist looking for the latest corporate info, or you are here just to insure your car, we've got you covered.
Entertainment - EuropaPress Holding
Globus (The Globe) is a leading Croatian political weekly magazine.
We hope that the new redesigned portal that we built for them will contribute to their success even more.
Retail/FMCG - Primat RD d.o.o.
Primat RD is one of the leading companies in the region for interier design and construction.
What makes this company special is the quality of services and relationship with customers. Our task was to create a new visual identity for the brand as well as a new customer oriented web site. Our VUDU has been completely integrated with their Microsoft Dynamics CRM system to ensure direct and fast flow of information and feedback of maximum quality for all Primat RD clients.
Entertainment - EuropaPress Holding
Dubrovački vjesnik is regional weekly newspaper that writes about topics from the Dubrovnik-Neretva county.
We hope that the new redesigned news portal with elements of socialization that we built for them will contribute to their success.
Financial - Središnja agencija za financiranje i ugovaranje programa i projekata Europske unije
The Central Finance and Contracting Agency is a branch of Croatian Ministry of Finance.
CFCA is responsible for financing, procurement, payment and monitoring of the implementation of programmes and projects funded by the European Union. As Croatia is getting closer to the European Union by the day, so is the Agency getting more and more under the spotlight of the public and the European Union. We have been assigned to create a visual identity and an informative website for them.
...and we are always up for a good brainstorm :)
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