Austin Firms Win National ADDYs

Austin ad firms bring home awards “Austin-based independent advertising firm McGarrah Jessee won five gold ADDYs at this year’s national ADDY awards for its work for Spoetzl Brewery’s Shiner Bock beer. McGarrah Jessee won more gold awards than any other Texas agency and was second in number only to two other large companies — BBDO… Continue reading Austin Firms Win National ADDYs

McGarrah Jessee Gets New Site (Finally)

McGarrah Jessee has a new website. Not only is this a long overdue update, I like it and that’s really is all that’s important, right? Seriously, these guys put out some really solid work and now there site shows some of their recent work. (I’d share deep links to some of my favorite work… Continue reading McGarrah Jessee Gets New Site (Finally)

Who’s Watching Who #53

Here’s a Who’s-Who of folks that have checked-out the blogand/or emailed us to praise/complain, and/or any combination thereof over the past week…and here’s the deal…If you visited us in the last week and don;t see your name, send me an email (robert at adomatica dot com) and tell me you visited and how much you… Continue reading Who’s Watching Who #53

Downtown Austin needs more Cheetos and Mountain Dew

This is a bit off topic, but a recent “Sound Off” piece in the Austin Business Journal asked the question “What does downtown Austin need?” McGarrah Jessee’s (Austin Ad Agency) Director of Account Services, Britton Upham, said that Austin needs “a center stage”. Think “Mexico City, Paris, or Washington, D.C.” Britton, you forget that the… Continue reading Downtown Austin needs more Cheetos and Mountain Dew

McGarrah/Jessee Hits the Slopes

Austin-based McGarrah/Jessee has won its second new client of the year. (The other is high-end sunglasses manufacturer Costa Del Mar.) Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe has award Mc-J with its ~$2 million branding account. The prior agency of record was San Francisco-based Y&R. I am waiting with giddy anticipation for the first Mc-J… Continue reading McGarrah/Jessee Hits the Slopes