While at SXSW Interactive this week, our COO and President, Leslie Bradshaw, connected with Fast Company's Lydia Dishman for a quick video interview. Her interview about the JESS3 culture is featured next to other influencers from Google, Airbnb, IBM, and Scvngr. We're so happy to see Leslie's insight shared here!
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.
JESS3 has the pleasure to announce it is expanding its leadership team with three new hires. We are welcoming Lauren Cook aboard as VP of Client Strategy, Brad Cohen as Director of Strategy, and Bonnie Aumann as Technical Director. We are excited to continue to grow and reinforce our commitment to innovation, productization and diversified offerings.
Agency Post sits down with our fearless President, COO and Co-founder to discuss our company's approach to the creative process, her leadership philosophy and the ins-and-outs of building an agency from the ground up. In addition to talking about favorite projects, she also shouts-out JESS3's longtime veterans founder and CEO Jesse Thomas, VP of Production and Operations Becca Colbaugh, Comptroller Carol Zirkle, Director of Motion Mark Kulakoff and Senior Designer Eric Leach.
JESS3's President, COO and Co-Founder, Leslie Bradshaw, was named to the list, compiled by TopRank CEO Lee Odden, that includes industry leaders like Arianna Huffington, Randi Zuckerberg, Nilofer Merchant, Sloane Davidson, Ekaterina Walter, and more. Author and MarketingProfs Chief Content Officer Ann Handley, who graced last year's list and nominated Leslie for this year's, said of JESS3's chief, "She’s the brains (and possibly the brawn! – ha) behind JESS3, which has done the social web a big fat favor by relentlessly adhering to quality in the content it produces."
As JESS3 begins to settle in its new Los Angeles headquarters, The Washington Business Journal announces the void it will leave in its former Washington D.C. home. President, and COO Leslie Bradshaw, along with CEO and Co-Founder Jesse Thomas moved to California in early June. WBJ Reporter Bill Flook writes, "JESS3 is going out West, where the clients are near and the talent is plentiful." Flook continues, "The reasons behind the relocation are predictable. JESS3 works for some big-name tech and media clients." Last year alone, 93% of JESS3's revenue came solely from their West Coast clients. As Bradshaw states in the article, "It’s just nice to be a little bit closer to the clients we serve."
Leslie Bradshaw, President, COO, and Co-Founder of JESS3 joins Google hosts Megan Smith and Betsy Masiello for "Google Developers Live Presents: Women Techmakers" on Nov. 5th @ 2:30 p.m. (PST). "Women Techmakers" is a five-episode series "highlighting women in the technical space who are fearlessly innovating, honing technical expertise, and testing the boundaries of technology." Leslie's appearance on the first episode will feature a discussion of her experience growing a design business from two employees to a transnational operation.
It’s an ongoing debate: the legalization of marijuana. A new twist on the hotly contested debate came in the form of a typical branding challenge, but with a very atypical client: The Washington Post. See it to believe it.