Kids edutainment platform

FUN Union China

http://play.riki.cn
iMac
iPhone

Empowering Edutainment In a Digital Age

With Interactive Cross-platform Application

About Client

FUN Union creates and distributes entertaining and educational animations for preschoolers and primary schoolers that help to develop key life skills, including communication, cooperation, creativity and critical thinking. Headquartered in Hong Kong, FUN Union has a portfolio that includes internationally celebrated and award- winning animation brands ­– KikoRikiBabyRiki and PinCode.

Challenge

Customer needs a powerful content management platform in a very short term. Platform would be a an additional engagement channel and part of long-term marketing strategy of audience transition from online to offline.

A list of features required at the very beginning:

  • Create simple game engines of different types to be customized by editorial team
  • Allow editors to publish videos on regular basis
  • Publish educational content for parents
  • Standalone application look and feel
  • Be cross-platform
  • Provide best user experience on all platforms: desktop, tablets and mobile devices
  • Integrate with popular Chinese services like Weibo and Wechat
  • Integrate with Salesforce CRM
  • Track users engagement
  • Be reusable for future content projects

Technologies

We choose Drupal 8 as a platform for its flexibility and enhanced capabilities for enterprise solutions.
Frontend part was implemented on ReactJS, it allowed us to build fast and reliable cross-platform interface.

Results

Team of 6 at Codenetix was able to meet extremely tight deadlines of 2 months and go live.
Website became a part of rich promotion campaign running by FUN Union.
No developer is required to create and publish interactive content on website.
Platform is fully functional and ready to be extended with more functionality likeLoyalty Program and integration with E-commerce services.

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