C-SPAN’s online Campaign 2012 Hub designed by JESS3, the creative agency which designed C-SPAN’s Webby Award-nominated 2008 Convention Hub, will provide complementary video, political information, and social engagement opportunities for C-SPAN’s political audience. The Hub will bring together people who love politics and are interested in the conventions to watch, discuss, share and connect with others.
Instead of posting our usual weekly team Mobile Uploads, we’ve rounded up some of the actions our team members have taken to protest the SOPA and PIPA initiatives. The team has signed petitions, called local reps, and transferred 175 domains from GoDaddy, an early supporter of SOPA, to Namecheap.
This episode of PBS' Off Book series talks to animators and motion graphics creators about the past and present of this magical medium. New York University Professor and filmmaker John Canemaker presents a very brief history of animation and Jesse Thomas, founder of the creative agency JESS3, talks about how motion graphics have thrived on the Internet. Julia Pott, a Brooklyn-based animator, describes her intensely personal creative process and how she brings her experiences to life through "awkward" animal protagonists.
Entering her seventh year with JESS3 this fall, Leslie Bradshaw has been recognized by Mashable as one of the top 44 female founders to know. Bradshaw's tireless dedication to her team, company and the field of data visualization has earned her the top billing along side such notable entrepreneurs as Kass Lazerow, Buddy Media; Julia Hartz, Eventbrite; Gina Bianchini, MightyBell; Brooke Moreland, Fashism; Rashmi Sinha, SlideShare; Jenn Hyman and Jenny Fleiss, Rent the Runway; Rachel Sklar, Change The Ratio and TheLi.st; and Victoria Ransom, Wildfire.
To celebrate five years of expanding digital media literacy in the nation’s capital, the DC Social Media Club teamed up with local partner JESS3 to showcase the club’s achievements to date. The resulting infographic portrays the most significant milestones in the SMC's history. Through the use of custom icons and illustrations, our illustrators added a touch of fun to the narrative.
Called “The Essential Guide to Facebook Emoticons,” The Next Web premiered JESS3’s graphic outlining how to create emoticons in Facebook messages, comments and chats. Displaying everything from Chris Putnam to a penguin, the emoticons and their keyboard shortcuts give users a wide breadth of fun options. As noted by The Next Web, JESS3’s graphic reveals the tricks of the keyboard shortcut trade to solve an “age-old problem” — expressing one’s excitement, or penguin obsession, through Facebook of course.
Infinite Atlas is, in the simplest terms, "an independent research and art project seeking to identify, place and describe every possible location in David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest." In broader terms, it’s an infinitely absorbing marriage of literature and rich location-based data. The map is the work of Washington-based writer, and dedicated Infinite Jest fan, William Beutler. [...] The scope of the project meant Beutler brought in a number of creative partners, including agency JESS3 and DC web development company RedEdge, which helped bring the interactive map to life.
For the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, JESS3 worked closely with processor-powerhouse Intel to design and develop the first ever social media data visualization to run at CES entirely in HTML5 and CSS3. The geosocial heat map was the most popular feature, showing what was "hot" on the show floor in real-time.