Organized by Teens and Tech, which was founded by JESS3's own Daniel Brusilovsky, the event brought an important focus to the entrepreneurial spirit and abilities of young people. Hosted at AT&T, themes including the environment, technology and community were woven throughout.
It’s no doubt that 2010 was a huge year for both mobile and geosocial. Looking to end the year in a big bang, Bravo and foursquare tapped JESS3 to bring in the New Year with the first-ever live foursquare check-in broadcast on television.
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.
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 CEO and Founder Jesse Thomas was named as a mentor for 500 Startups. Thomas joins a robust group of more than 175 other industry leaders around the globe. Thomas will share branding, marketing, and visual communication expertise gained from his experience shaping JESS3. Mentors must dedicate at least five hours a month to assisting startups. "I look at this like a badge of honor," said Thomas upon the announcement.
To help Gowalla users find the NASA Moon Rocks across the U.S., JESS3's design team created a customized illustration of each location they can be found at the create a true cohesive treasure map.
Samsung and the Dan Marino Foundation launched a fundraising campaign based on social actions on foursquare, Facebook and Twitter, earning $5 each. JESS3 stepped in to design both an infographic and a web site to educate people on both Autism and its impact on thousands of people but how the fundraising mechanism itself worked.
Infographic and data visualization community Visual.ly featured The Workplace Zodiac, an infographic created by JESS3 for Mindjet, on its front page. Outlining the dynamics of different Work Personality Types, the infographic was the final piece of Mindjet’s Workology series, which examines every team member’s role for maximizing team success. Although the project’s original intention was to drive brand awareness, Mindjet incorporated the series into their sales team’s efforts as well. The infographic is now in the top 5% of Business content on Visual.ly.