JESS3 earns notice for being one of five of DC’s hottest startups with the “Best Startup Swag.” InTheCapital gives a shout-out to JESS3 swag calling the t-shirts, “absurdly awesome and well designed to the point where you feel guilty for accepting it for free.” Along with the swag applaud, InTheCapital states JESS3 founder and CEO, Jesse Thomas as, “easily one of the coolest people you will ever meet in D.C. Tech.” Did it stop there? Not exactly. InTheCapital writer Carl Pierre went on to state, “if I saw any JESS3 t-shirts, posters, or pins -- being sold in a store, I would not hesitate to whip out my wallet and pay actual money for it.”
JESS3 and Brian Solis partnered up again to create an full update of their 2009 infographic and directory of Twitter applications, the Twitterverse. The Twitterverse displays the most notable apps, organized by their design and functionality.
After watching a documentary that touched on Steve Jobs’ study of Buddhism and how its teachings affected the aesthetic of Apple products, JESS3 CEO and Founder Jesse Thomas was set on making a technology-themed comic book / zine with Steve Jobs as the protagonist. He pitched the idea to Forbes Managing Editor Bruce Upbin, who immediately understood the power of Jesse’s vision and wanted to collaborate.
Following Super Tuesday, the Google Politics and Elections team partnered with JESS3 to visualize how each Republican candidate competed in the Super Tuesday states, in the categories of states won, Google Search interest, delegates won, and percentage of votes achieved. In six of the 10 states, the candidate who received the most search interest prior to Super Tuesday also won the state.
JESS3 CEO and Founder, Jesse Thomas, had the chance to interview the Community Manager at Skillshare, a new startup focusing on education and sharing skills. Danya Cheskis-Gold gives insight into the philosophy behind Skillshare, and why and how people should use it. Alternative learning options like Skillshare are on the rise to supplement, or even replace, traditional education.
The “A Case for Content” presentation, designed by JESS3, outlines Eloqua’s creative approach to distinguishing itself from noisy competitors in today’s bustling digital landscape. Additionally, it showcases the results that Eloqua has seen since partnering with creative agency JESS3 to give its already stellar content a new format: thoughtful, purposeful infographics.
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.
OpenAir’s mission is to bring together the best in citizen engagement, development, data visualization and policy in a setting that is open and conducive to collaboration.To help bring the essence of OpenAir to live, JESS3 explored a variety of typefaces and iconic pairings before selecting the open infinity sign as the final logo.