HCK2 Partners Recognized as a W3 Award Winner for Third Consecutive Year


(DALLAS) November 22, 2016 – HCK2 Partners (HCK2), a Dallas marketing communications agency, has been honored as a silver W3 award winner for the development of the ZixCorp website. The W³ Awards, put on by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), recognize creative excellence on the web, as well as the creative and marketing professionals behind the award winning websites, videos and online marketing programs.

“ZixCorp has been a loyal partner to our agency for more than 9 years and we are honored to have had the opportunity to create and design their beautiful and functional website,” said Heather Capps, HCK2 president and CEO. “Being selected once again as a W³ winner is a testament to the high quality work our team consistently produces.”

The ZixCorp website needed a visual refresh, ability for staff to update content themselves and for it to adapt with consumer trends. To meet these needs, HCK2 created a streamlined website that is accessible on all devices.

“We were once again blown away at the creativity and quality of this year’s entrant. As our connected world continues to expand in new and exciting ways, our winners are a true testament to the power of web creativity around the globe.” said Linda Day, the director of the IAVA. “On behalf of the 750+ members of The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, we salute the talents and high level of execution our winners display and commend all of this year’s entrants for their dedication and commitment to online excellence.”

This is the third consecutive year HCK2 Partners has been recognized by the W³ Awards as a leader in creative web development. The agency was previously honored for its development of the Waldman Bros, Marazzi Tile, The Amend Group, and its own HCK2 website. 

For 11 years, the W³ Awards have honored creative web design based on a standard of excellence determined by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) committee. This year they received over 5,000 entries from advertising agencies, public relations firms, interactive agencies, in-house creative professionals, web designers, graphic designers and web enthusiasts.

About HCK2 Partners

HCK2 Partners (HCK2) is a Dallas marketing communications agency known for its full-service creative, interactive, public relations and social media work. During the past two decades, the agency has built a diverse client portfolio across B2B, B2C, non-profit and government sectors, ranging from global billion-dollar businesses to regional operations, most of which have headquarters or a major presence in North Texas. Companies turn to HCK2’s 40-person team to help address a specific business challenge, opportunity or organizational trigger, such as a product launch, rebrand, merger or acquisition, anniversary or crisis situation. For more information, visit

About W3 Awards

The W³ Awards honors creative excellence on the Web, and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning Websites, Web Video and Online Marketing programs. Simply put, the W³ is the first major Web competition to be accessible to the biggest agencies, the smallest firms, and everyone in between. Small firms are as likely to win as Fortune 500 companies and international agencies. The W3 Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit for a full member list and additional information. For more information about the W³ Awards, please visit, email the W³ Awards at or call 212-675-3555.

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