The NetSource design team is pleased to announce the launch of www.islandgroveagproducts.com, a new E-commerce website for Island Grove Agricultural Products. Located near Hawthorne, Florida, Island Groves’ Nursery Division is one of Florida’s largest commercial blueberry plant producers. In addition to blueberries and other edibles, Island Groves also produces a variety of native and ornamental [...]
We have all seen these new little bar codes invading all forms of printed and online marketing materials. QR (Quick Response) codes are a two dimensional bar code originally developed by Denso Wave (a subsidiary of Toyota) in 1994 to track vehicles during manufacturing. They can hold a relatively large amount of data and can be scanned at high speeds. In terms of practical marketing use, they have proven somewhat underwhelming in the United States, but I believe with a little style tweak via Adobe Photoshop, QR Codes can be a nice addition for re-enforcing your branding efforts. Keep in mind that 50.4% of the US population now has a QR Scanner in the form of a smartphone on them at all times (Source: http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/?p=31688). [click to continue…]
Jeremy Jones has a M.A in Advertising Design from the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) and has worked professionally in many design functions including newspapers, magazines, freelance, and in-house for both small and large companies.
Jeremy Jones — a portrait
What do you do at NetSource Technologies, and how long have you worked here?
I’m a designer and I have been here since 2008.
Birthday: August 15
Favorite Color: Red
Hometown / Where have you lived?
Wichita Falls, Texas
Ann Arbor, Michigan
When did you become interested in art and design?
Since I could hold a crayon
When did you become interested in creating websites?
When I learned that just knowing print design would be limiting to my future
What is your favorite part of creating a new website?
The initial design phase is the best, because I work to translate a vision into reality.
What is your favorite part of your job?
I love creating logo designs.
What piece of technology could you not live without?
I think that the internet is now vital for everyday life.
What do you like to do on the weekends?
Golf, grill, hang out with friends, travel around Florida with my wife
Do you have any hobbies?
What are your top three moments in your life so far?
Spending a Semester abroad in Europe
Earning my Masters
What is your favorite food / drink?
I have an unnatural love of the cuban sandwich
What is your favorite musician or type of music?
The Rolling Stones
What is your favorite sport? Do you have a favorite team?
I love to golf. Favorite team is the Carolina Hurricanes (hockey)
What’s your favorite TV show?
What are your favorite movies?
The Big Lebowski
What are your favorite books / magazines?
Water Music by T.C. Doyle
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
The Damned Human Race by Mark Twain
Logo Design Annuals
What are your favorite websites or blogs?
Twitter or Facebook? (and why)
Facebook – you can post and view pictures
Do you have any pets?
A retired racing greyhound named Emmy
If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?
I have always wanted to visit Japan
If you couldn’t be a Web Designer anymore, what career would you pursue?
I would open my own Bakery.
If you could choose to have any superpower, what would it be?
The ability to read minds