smARThistory CMS development and customization

Smarthistory at Khan Academy is the leading open educational resource for art history. They make high-quality introductory art history content freely available to anyone, anywhere.

I was responsible for building dynamic MODX-templates from static HTML files. I implemented delicate dynamic navigation systems, Flickr API implementation, templating, custom snippets and modules.

Soon after the site launch, the website won the renowned FIAMP prize by AVICOM (Unesco; gold in the web-category).

Smarthistory won the Webby-Award 2009 in the education category - Notable competitors were Edutopia by George Lucas, The Exploratorium, The Times of London and Merriam Webster.

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