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.
After being on the ground for the initial primaries, our JESS3 team ran the Google Politics and Elections War Room for South Carolina from Google’s DC office. We've been helping visualize Google search data for the 2012 Elections, and the data for this primary shows a new story: Newtmentum.
Soon after the ICANN announced the release of new internet extensions becoming available, The Washington Post tapped JESS3 to illustrate an article outlining the possibilities of corporations snatching up universal terms, like ."love" - but who would that term belong to? The Washington Post has invited readers to share their thoughts via Twitter using the #icannlove hashtag.
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."
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."
To celebrate five years of expanding digital media literacy in the nation’s capital, the DC Social Media Club teamed up with local partner JESS3 to showcase the club’s achievements to date. The resulting infographic portrays the most significant milestones in the SMC's history. Through the use of custom icons and illustrations, our illustrators added a touch of fun to the narrative.
Entering her seventh year with JESS3 this fall, Leslie Bradshaw has been recognized by Mashable as one of the top 44 female founders to know. Bradshaw's tireless dedication to her team, company and the field of data visualization has earned her the top billing along side such notable entrepreneurs as Kass Lazerow, Buddy Media; Julia Hartz, Eventbrite; Gina Bianchini, MightyBell; Brooke Moreland, Fashism; Rashmi Sinha, SlideShare; Jenn Hyman and Jenny Fleiss, Rent the Runway; Rachel Sklar, Change The Ratio and TheLi.st; and Victoria Ransom, Wildfire.
ESPN and JESS3 have teamed up to release a fun "Schoolhouse Rock" inspired educational video about how Nielsen's TV ratings work. Using a mix of papercraft, computer animation, and handmade puppets, the video is a 5-minute walk through all you need to know about TV ratings, guided by would-be ESPN sportscasters Chip and Clay.