Ever wondered what the aggregate trends of the year looked like in terms of search data? Lucky for you, Yahoo! tracks the trends and partnered with JESS3 to bring them to life. From aspiration to tragedy, it is visualized in one magnificent infographic.
JESS3 wins Gold for Small Agency of the Year: Southeast Region at the fourth annual Ad Age Small Agency Awards, 2012. JESS3 CEO and Founder, Jesse Thomas was present in Minneapolis to accept the prestigious award. Ad Age Editor, Abbey Klaassen commented on this year's entries, “— We continue to be impressed by the quality of entries, proving that size has no bearing on the ability to offer effective marketing ideas." She continued, “I can confidently say that our winners exemplify creativity, entrepreneurialism and ingenuity -- there's a lot to be learned from them, no matter what your size."
Our President, COO and co-founder reflects on the early days at JESS3 in slide and word. Initially designed for the CEOs of Silicon Valley Bank's portfolio companies, Leslie extends her thinking following the event in this blog post. Top learnings include: dedicating early to excellence and labs, focusing on data visualization, hiring more seasoned talent and more women, and making health and wellness a priority from the top down.
Samsung, the world's largest electronics company, made a big entrance into South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) this year. The company tapped data visualization leader JESS3, to create a cutting-edge, real-time social media aggregation wall displaying the hottest panels, trending topics and locations, as well as photos and tweets.
JESS3’s founder, Jesse Thomas, sat down with Marketing Land as one of 8 industry experts, including other designers and top level executives, to answer the questions “What makes an excellent infographic?” and “What should my expectations be for an infographic?” Jesse stressed in his answers that infographics need to be beautiful, but also meaningful and have the data to back them up, because “the primary purpose of an infographic is to spark informed conversation and action.” He also noted that “An infographic should be intelligent and tell the audience something they don’t already know, but say it with words and terms they do.”
Google Earth reached 1 billion downloads and asked the infographic experts at JESS3 to help commemorate the milestone. We selected the “Around the world in 60 seconds” concept to add a story-telling dimension to the infographic while highlighting the ease and speed with which users can explore some of the most fascinating parts of the globe.
Every week, the JESS3 team submits photos from their mobile phones, wherever they are in the world. From the water, to the land, from all-nighters to weekends at the beach, from France to San Francisco, we capture the magical mobile moments that make up our days as JESS3'rs.
Mixergy.com's Andrew Warner interviews Leslie Bradshaw, JESS3 President, COO, and Co-founder via video chat. The hour long, in-depth discussion covers Bradshaw’s career development and the growth of JESS3. Digging in to past, present and future Bradshaw answers to how and why she has made the decisions that have propelled her thus far in her career and life. Above all she answers Warner's $5 million question, "How does a woman who works for a freelancer without getting paid end up co-founding a $5 million dollar business with him?"