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Astriata Honored by the Communicator Awards

Company brings home three additional awards

Baltimore, MD (October 10, 2019)–Link Studio dba Astriata, a woman-owned creative agency, today announced that three recent projects were selected from more than 6,000 entries to the 25th Annual Communicator Awards. The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), which sponsors the awards, made the announcement. These awards bring the total Communicator Awards won by Astriata to nearly two dozen, illustrating a long and successful history.

With thousands of entries from across the globe, The Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. Winners who received the competition’s highest honor, the Award of Excellence, include ESPN Films, Forbes Media, PepsiCo, Scorpion, WWE, and Publicis Sapient.

Astriata president, Aline Lin, thanked the organization. “To be recognized at this level, for this many websites, is truly a testament to the tireless efforts of our team. Our background in design and illustration, coupled with our insistent focus on the user experience, means we take a holistic look at every project and ensure the designs and technology are speaking to the audience. Thank you to the Communicator Awards for recognizing this!”

“We are extremely proud to recognize the work received in the 25th Annual Communicator Awards. This class of entries we received this season embodies the ever-evolving marketing and communications industry,” noted Derek Howard, director of the AIVA. He added, “On behalf of the Academy, I’d like to applaud the entrants this season for their dedication to producing outstanding content as they continue to push the envelope of creativity.”

Astriata’s core services include:

  • Website design and development
  • Content Management System (CMS) customization and implementation
  • Usability testing on a proprietary platform, UserHappy™
  • Digital marketing strategy and campaigns
  • Brand strategy, branding, and print/digital design
  • Infographics and illustrations/animation and video


Astriata is an award-winning creative agency serving clients in the association, healthcare, nonprofit, higher-education,and government sectors. Our focus is on creating better customer and user experiences by taking a holistic approach to the online ecosystem. From branding and web design and development to CMS implementation and print and digital marketing, we validate our strategy through usability testing on our proprietary platform, UserHappy™. Our design is informed by these insights and combined with customized technology to deliver a guided and effective user experience. Astriata balances design, human insights, and data to transform your website into a powerful marketing tool. With locations in Baltimore and Bethesda, Maryland, and clients located throughout the United States, Astriata is designated as a woman-owned, minority-owned small business. Visit us at

The Communicator Awards

The Communicator Awards is the leading international creative awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio. The 25th Annual Communicator Awards received over 6,000 entries from ad agencies, interactive agencies, production firms, In-house creative professionals, graphic designers, design firms, and public relations firms.