In episode 3 of ‘Office Chats Podcast’, Matt Gillam speaks with a special guest about what life is like working for one of the biggest companies on earth. We’ve all spent hundreds of hours there across our lifetimes, but what really goes on behind the scenes? In this episode, we find out!
They’ve been called “the biscuit that shaped the nation,” so it was no wonder that there was widespread outrage when Arnott’s decided to meddle with the flavour of their iconic Shapes. It only took 10,000 petition signatures, hundreds of promises to boycott the product, and widespread media attention to get Arnott’s to restock two of […]Continue reading
Like any graphic designer worth her salt, I spend a good deal of time exploring cool, arty accounts that pop into my explore page on Instagram. I often stay up late into the night on my art account Harley & Händen (@harleyandhanden), looking through various hashtags, stalking other creatives and dropping compliments left, right, and […]Continue reading
[TL; DR] – I DIY crafted a “Magic folding cube” with the wedding proposal message hidden in it, made a video of someone “teaching” how to make the cube, created an art-related Facebook Page and built its community within 2 days, and targeted my girlfriend with a Facebook ad on her mobile to show the […]Continue reading
On Friday 20th of May, Matt Kelly was privileged to win the 2016 Queensland Young Achiever of the Year Award in the Online category. Thank you to the Queensland Young Achievers Awards, iFly, Nova, and 7 News for the support! Here are our highlights from the evening.
In episode 2 of ‘Office Chats Podcast’, Matt Kelly and Matt Gillam go deep into conversation, diving into the job applications we see every week at the agency – are you a specialist or a generalist? And which is better? We also chat through the social media influencers landscape, and the future of live video.
With the age of the internet long upon us, accessing data has only become easier and easier. We hardly have to go looking for it. We’re inundated with data when we run an advertisement on any social platform – all kinds of it. Online advertising has also surpassed traditional media when it comes to […]Continue reading
About three times a week I get an email through the JMD website from job seekers looking for internships and jobs. Generally, the sender is a well-meaning applicant who has done a bit of research, knows who we are and what we do (surface level stuff), and thinks they could add value. In the moments […]Continue reading
Thousands of conversations later and the guys at JMD have finally decided to start capturing the nuggets of gold that shine through. In episode 1 of the fittingly named ‘Office Chats Podcast’, Matt Kelly and Matt Gillam go deep into conversation, unpacking the latest changes to the Instagram algorithm, Facebook’s new reactions update and the […]Continue reading
When JMD turned 2, the team thought it might be a fun opportunity to surprise Matt Kelly with a video featuring friends, family, past and present JMD staff! Needless to say, a tear or two was shed!