To accompany Leslie Bradshaw's first article on Forbes, "Why Women Having a Seat At The Table Is Not Enough," and underscore the disparity between the leadership roles men hold as compared to women, JESS3's design team crafted a custom-infographic, displaying the percentages as male and female silhouettes sitting on an actual chair.
The Mind of a Freelancer Infographic sees frontpage coverage from our friends over at Mashable. The infographic both celebrates and informs others about the freelance lifestyle, detailing the numerous benefits of being your own boss, but also illustrating some of the pitfalls. As Allegra Tepper writes in the Mashable article, "The study however concluded that overall, freelancers seem pretty happy with the career move." Another notable mention in the article as a reflection of the Mind of a Freelancer infographic was the longer a person freelances, the happier they are with the decision.
After realizing that only 13 percent of Wikipedia contributors are women, 1×57 has decided to raise awareness about the issue and encourage more to contribute through its free workshop “Women Who Wiki.” The event’s organizers tapped JESS3 for logo and barnstar design explorations to go along with its “Change the Ratio” campaign.
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.
As part of an ongoing HuffPost series on Women in Tech, the Huffington Post has compiled a list of 27 female prominent women in technology they feel everyone should be following on Twitter. It is an honor to see our President and COO Leslie Bradshaw get a shout out on the list at number 24.
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.
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.
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.