Geosocial is huge trend that continues to entertain us all. As we all know, things change incredibly quickly in the world of the internet, so we decided to update our infographic The Geosocial Universe a few months short of the one year anniversary of its first iteration. Once again, we look to answer the question: Who is the biggest player in the location-based landscape?
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.
JESS3's President and COO Leslie Bradshaw shares a page from our "cookbook" to achieve greatness, a mantra that keeps us focused on bigger, faster, stronger: "You are only as good as your last (project, meeting, shot, deal, call, etc.)"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?"