Josephmark takes out the prestigious ADC Boutique Agency of the Year award
Josephmark has been named Boutique Agency of the Year at the 2023 Art Directors Club Awards, also taking out two Gold Cubes for the Walking Dead Pathways (an interactive voice game with Google), a Bronze Cube for RCA Records (the second oldest record label in the world), and a Merit for Billycart (local Australian startup poised to conquer the US).
We won a Webby Award!
We are beyond thrilled to announce that our design and development work on the new RCA Records website has earned us another prestigious Webby Award! Read more
CommsArts: Behind the RCA Site Build
We spoke with CommsArts about how we went about designing and building the Webby award-winning website for RCA Records.Read more
The Goods—No. 44
It’s giving Gen-Z subverted, anti-doom-scroll, Apocalypse-chicRead more
JM’s AI Toolkit: Essentials for Brand Designers
With an average of 1 billion AI tools released every week so far in 2023 — ok, actually more like 100 but either way it’s a lot — we’ve done the legwork and found the best of the best so you don’t have to. Our goal is to spotlight the underdogs — the specialized, game-changing tools that could catapult your ideas to dizzying heights. This is a the first in a series, and we're starting with Brand Designers.Read more
The Goods—No. 43
Bias AI models, musical tastemakers, and queer ceramics.Read more
Site of the Day Winners
We're pleased to announce that our RCA Records website has won Awwwards Site of the Day, Developer Award and Element of Day.Read more
Vote for us to speak at SXSW Sydney
If you'd like to hear us talk about "Venture Studios: An alternative path to startup success", "Empowering First Nations communities through Digital Innovation" or "What AI teaches us about creativity and audience", vote for us before April 11.Vote for us
How We Name Things: A JM Approach
What happens when a client comes to us, or we spin up our own business, and we don’t have the very first point of contact most consumers will have with it: a name? Take a peek into the JM approach for naming.Read more
The Goods—No. 42
Sexist deepfakes, hyperreality fashion and colour witchcraftRead more
Talk the Walk: How the Walking Dead Universe became a Google Voice Action
How Breeder and Josephmark created Google’s latest interactive voice narrative game. With a phenomenal 11 season run, the enduring empire that is the The Walking Dead franchise proves that indeed, zombies are very hard to kill. After over a decade of gracing our screens with post-apocalyptic zombie horror, The Walking Dead’s series finale premiered February 20th on AMC+. Following the acclaimed series finale, we interviewed the team who brought this zombified world across to the emerging frontier of Google Voice.
VentureCrowd and JM Partner to build, fund and scale startups
Australia’s leading equity crowdfunding platform, VentureCrowd, and pioneering venture studio Josephmark have entered into a joint-venture to help early stage Australian startups rapidly scale by connecting them to users, customers, talent and investors.Read more
Deploying a Next.js application at 3 different budgets
Sam, our Full-Stack Developer, walks through how we approach deploying our preferred front-end web framework, Next.js at three levels of complexity and cost. Our solutions start at less than $1/month and ramp up to over $100/month.
Building Backpocket: From 0 to Fintech App in 6 Months
From idea through to launch, we brought Backpocket into the world in just six months of strategizing, designing, engineering, and team-building. Just how did we do it? We sat down with JM’s Head of Product Colleen Morgan to find out.Read more
It Takes A Village: Why Ventures Studios Are A Great Place To Launch Into Your Career
Our Strategic Partnerships Manager Jeremiah Kato took our JM method to the youth with his talk last week 'It Takes A Village': Why Ventures Studios Are A Great Place To Launch Into Your Career.
Jere asked the audience of senior high students focused on STEM to imagine what magic could happen if skilled practitioners from divergent disciplines actually worked together...might we be able to actually solve societal & commercial problems?Read more
The Josephmark touch that led to Clipchamp’s Microsoft Acquisition
For Windows users around the world, a new tile is about to make its way onto the homepage and that tile belongs to the homegrown efforts of Australian start-up, Clipchamp. Claiming a prominent place among the Microsoft 365 Suite, Clipchamp is an Australian success story that supports the promise Josephmark has touted for over a decade; that venture studio is the go-to model for startup success.Read more