We are ecstatic to see our client, Samsung, named as one of the most talked about brands during the South by Southwest Interactive conference this year alongside Twitter, YouTube, foursquare and Chevrolet. During the five-day conference over half a million SXSW mentions were generated. Top mentions were displayed by the Samsung smartwall, an interactive installation designed by JESS3.
JESS3 CEO and Founder Jesse Thomas along with President, COO and Co-founder Leslie Bradshaw are included in Inc.'s list for America's 30 Coolest Entrepreneurs Under 30 (2012). Along with being included in the list, Inc's J.J. McCorvey covers JESS3's rise to its present day status, "JESS3 is now packing up and moving to Los Angeles, and has developed a specialty in data visualization -- the company employs tactics like stop-motion animation, infographics, and puppetry (yes, puppetry) to present large sets of information for clients like Google, Nike, and ESPN."
In support of Mozilla's release of the latest version of its browser, Firefox 4, JESS3 crafted a minute-long spot to highlight its exciting new features. Using advanced digital-animation techniques, the video simulates a papercraft production. Vibrant visuals, coupled with the lively original soundtrack and personable voice over, educate viewers about the non-profit’s latest launch.
The latest partnership between JESS3 and Brian Solis, the Social Media Brandsphere breaks down the five different ways brands can engage with their customers through social media channels and how each different technique produces a wide range of possibilities for interaction and storytelling between people and brands.
JESS3's AdAge feature highlights their Small Agency of the Year, Southeast, Gold award. The feature also adds insight to JESS3 and its founders. AdAge's Cotton Delo writes, "Standing out as a creative agency is difficult, but JESS3 was incorporated in 2008 with a specialty: data visualizations to make marketers' streams of analytics, purchase and social-exhaust data beautiful and digestible." JESS3 President, Co-founder and COO Leslie Bradshaw commented on the secret to JESS3's success, "A lot of our strategies and the way we run our company are digitally native."
Nobody captured the power of influence better than Marshall McLuhan who said, “The message is the medium.” But what happens to influence when media institutions fall? This infographic from JESS3 and Eloqua examines how influence has shifted to the individual — how in today’s world, the message has become messenger.
Publishing mid-conference at TechCocktail's Startup Mixology, JESS3's lead reporter Chris Cassidy captured insights from former AOL CEO Steve Case, Genius Rocket President and our own Co-founder and President Leslie Bradshaw. Infographic capturing them all forthcoming!
Having functioned entirely under the “work-from-home” model until January of this year, we cannot speak more highly about what the physical space and proximity has done for our process, results, cohesion and inside jokes. This seems like an obvious statement to make, but as as a scrappy start-up that has been transforming into an established agency over the last two years, it is an important reflection point for us.