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Why Social Media

The JESS3 Why Social Media presentation has been refined over the last 2 years through discussions and debates with friends, colleagues, clients and audiences from St. Louis to Spain.

JESS3 will continue to refine the presentation as new ideas, platforms and opportunities surface. But one thing is for sure: we are social creatures and our collective use of social media is not something foreign or weird; it is a natural extension of what JESS3 has been doing for years.

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JESS3 Featured by Fast Company Co.CREATE for Role in Infinite Atlas

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 Co-founder Leslie Bradshaw to Serve as U.S. Chamber Fellow

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s National Chamber Foundation (NCF) announced JESS3's Co-founder, President & COO Leslie Bradshaw as a U.S. Chamber Fellow for 2012-2013. The prestigious program assembles experienced thought leaders and business professionals to aid in identifying emerging issues that will impact the business community within the next two to five years. Bradshaw’s areas of inquiry will be: Female entrepreneurship, millennial leadership and the impact of social technologies on the United States.

Tackling Cystic Fibrosis

Along with Samsung, Sears and the Boomer Esiason Foundation, JESS3 built a social media for social actions site that leverages foursquare, Twitter and Facebook to help "tackle" CF. Aiming to raise $150k, every tweet, check-in and Like drive the ball forward in the fight.

Amnesty International and JESS3 Team up for Anniversary Infographics

JESS3 had the honor of helping leading human rights protection non-profit Amnesty International celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with the creation of five data visualizations. This collection of infographics aims to inform the public about some of the issues Amnesty International is most passionate about as well as the organization's history itself.

Jesse Thomas Gives Expert Advice to Marketing Land

JESS3’s founder, Jesse Thomas, sat down with Marketing Land as one of 8 industry experts, including other designers and top level executives, to answer the questions “What makes an excellent infographic?” and “What should my expectations be for an infographic?” Jesse stressed in his answers that infographics need to be beautiful, but also meaningful and have the data to back them up, because “the primary purpose of an infographic is to spark informed conversation and action.” He also noted that “An infographic should be intelligent and tell the audience something they don’t already know, but say it with words and terms they do.”

JESS3 Takes Home Pumpkin Award

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.

CNN Covers 'Geeks on a Plane' & Includes Shots of JESS3 CEO / Founder Jesse Thomas

Notes Shasta Darlington of CNN: "They are an exclusive group of globe-trotting Internet investors, startup founders and tech junkies. Or you can just call them 'Geeks on a Plane.'" JESS3's Founder and CEO was one of said "geeks" who not only met with numerous entrepreneurs on the trip and throughout South America, but he also served as the trip's executive creative director where he lead the development of the trip's official comic book / "zine" and collateral. Look closely and you can see his signature JESS3 tee in CNN's shots of the trip!

JESS3 Founder Jesse Thomas on PBS Discussing the Art of Animation

This episode of PBS' Off Book series talks to animators and motion graphics creators about the past and present of this magical medium. New York University Professor and filmmaker John Canemaker presents a very brief history of animation and Jesse Thomas, founder of the creative agency JESS3, talks about how motion graphics have thrived on the Internet. Julia Pott, a Brooklyn-based animator, describes her intensely personal creative process and how she brings her experiences to life through "awkward" animal protagonists.

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