The fourth in its series of informative motion graphic videos, JESS3 released today the State of Wikipedia, which walks the viewer through the creation, evolution and future of the indispensable online resource Wikipedia, all narrated by its co-founder Jimmy Wales.
Known for our visual storytelling and diverse style, you would think our pumpkin for our DC office building's 2011 Halloween competition would be a masterpiece. Well, you would be wrong. With no designers in the DC office, we had to rely on one of our best kept secrets: our strategy team. The results that followed were not just comedic gold, but like all that we do, award-winning.
Yahoo! News a has paired up with JESS3 to create a series of infographics illustrating data culled from the non-traditional polling found on their unique midterm elections hub, Yahoo! Ask America.
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's latest infographic The Connected Workspace was featured on Mashable.com. Teaming up with our long time content partners Mindjet, we visualized the benefits of social technology using leveraged data from McKinsey. Interesting highlights from the infographic include the finding that social technology could improve the productivity of some workers by 20-25%, and also that only 3% of companies using social tech are "fully networked" and are "benefiting substantially." Our infographic asks an important question to the modern day working class. What sort of social tech does your company leverage?
The nominations for the 15th annual Webby Awards have been announced and the JESS3 team has been included in the "Online Film & Video - Technology" nominees for the State of the Internet video alongside some amazing amazing projects from WSJ, The New York Times and Engadget. Voting is open to the public this year through the Webby's People's Voice Award site.
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."
JESS3 has been nominated by Techweek and Data 2.0 as a Top 100 Innovator in the cloud data space. The list of innovators includes companies with the top cloud data products in their industry, that publish the most respected thought leadership editorial in this industry, and those developing potentially disruptive products and services. We are honored.