JESS3 earned high praise at the Beagle Short Tale Awards. The video "Future of Revenue," created in conjunction with Eloqua, was recognized with three awards: Best Story Telling, Best Video with an Educational Theme and Best Animation. JESS3 also won Best Production for its three "State of" releases in 2010.
JESS3's own Director of Information Design, Robin Richards, shares his unique background and perspectives with industry pub Communication Arts. A must read for any aspiring infographic / data visualization designers.
Capital Business reporter Tom Heath announced on Monday: "The founders of JESS3 — the District-based visual storyteller for corporations such as Google, NIKEiD and ESPN — are moving to Los Angeles next month. For good." Adding that, "JESS3 co-founder Leslie Bradshaw tells us the company set up offices in Highland Park a year ago. Bradshaw, who founded the firm with Jesse Thomas and is one of the key players in the local business scene, said the move will enable the firm to better serve their West Coast clients, which make up 90 percent of JESS3’s business."
Launching a blog in today’s over-saturated web space is no easy feat. To do so successfully is even more remarkable. Eloqua, partnering once again with JESS3, recognizes some of the best blogs launched within the past two years in The Blog Tree: New Growth, a follow-up to the noted original released in late 2010.
Mashable highlighted JESS3’s lo-fi approach to self-marketing at SXSWi 2013: posters. The site reported that for a conference positioned around new trends and cutting-edge technology, posters remain an effective and popular means of marketing. Tech start-ups have to compete for top-of-mind exposure at the annual interactive festival, driving companies to lace-up their shoes and go “old school” with marketing visuals. Mashable quoted CEO and founder, Jesse Thomas, as a leader in this trend, and someone who knows the “fight for space” is worth the return via logo exposure and business inquiries.
If you are the company you keep, then being mentioned along side Nike, GE and Chevy means you are doing something right. JESS3 could not be more proud to have helped contribute to this year's big win for Samsung at SXSW as the lead agency behind the design, development and curation of their #smartwall. We also loved that the Fast Company reporter Greg Fernestein clued in on Samsung and these brands as ones who have opted "for hands-on experiences and utility at SXSW" -- the new model of marketing that aims to empower, aid and co-create with consumers.
JESS3 President, COO and Co-founder Leslie Bradshaw talks about our company's focus on data visualization, how it has given us a unique relationship with brands and platforms, and what it has meant to deviate from our core offerings in search of new revenue streams. "Our success has come from being best-in-class at one thing as opposed to being good at a lot of things," said Ms. Bradshaw. "We don't want to lose that as we go forward. It's tempting as clients ask us to do things two or three degrees to the right or left."
We've been on the road a lot as of late. Where do we go? Who do we meet? What do we do when we get there? Find out more in our ongoing series where we review each week, every week, as a team.