Category Archives: Inside JibJab

Meet the JibJabbers: Robbie Harrison!

You think eCards and Starring You hee-larity appear magically out of the ether? Nope! Human people utilize technological know-how and artistic skills to generate these LAFFS… This week we’d like to introduce you to Robbie Harrison!   1. How long have you been Jibbing and Jabbing? Five years. 2. Where are you from originally? (Did JibJab steal […]

Meet the JibJabbers: Kurt Hartfelder!

You think JibJab Messages and eCards and Starring You fun just magically happens? That these laughter creators simply appear from the ether for your enjoyment? Nope! Human beings must utilize their art talents and technological know-how to create all this hilarity. Here is one such human… Kurt Hartfelder!    1. How long have you been Jibbing and […]

Meet the JibJabbers: Monica Harrion!

You think eCards and Starring You shenanigans just come outta nowhere? Just magic outta thin air? No way! Real live humans need to art and technology and plan and… science… and… stuff… Anyway, every week or so, we’re going to introduce you to some of ’em. This week is the one and only Monica Harrion! […]

“Biker Bunny” Easter eCard Behind-the-Scenes!

For Easter this year, JibJab mastermind Jeff Gill came up with the idea to cast Easter Bunnies against type as rough and tumble bikers. He handed his animatic and vision to all-around CG guru Taylor Clutter (with some initial design assistance from Josiah Haworth). Tasked with making bunnies look tough to Judas Priest’s rocking anthem “You’ve Got […]

BEHIND-THE-SCENES of JibJab’s Valentine’s Day eCard “Sunshine and Lollipops”!

Yesterday we shared the behind the scenes of JibJab’s Valentine’s Day eCard “Let’s Get It On.” Today, as promised, we take a look at… A very different Jeff Gill animatic started things off… A couple of our talented 3D animators, Taylor Clutter and Josiah Haworth then started designing some delicious candy backdrops and props for […]

Behind the Scenes of “Elf Fun Factory”!

This holiday season, JibJab whipped up not one, but TWO eCards! One uses cutting edge CGI technology (computers and stuff), while the other went more old school (stop motion animation). It’s the best of both worlds! First up, we’ll get hi tech with our CGI card, “Elf Fun Factory“… All of our productions start with […]

BEHIND THE SCENES of “Bird is the Word”!

JibJab Thanksgiving eCard this year uses the rock ‘n roll classic “Surfin’ Bird” for… “Bird is the Word“! Check out some exclusive behind-the-scenes shenanigans with quotes from director/turkey Jeff Gill below…! A video like “Bird’s The Word” can’t just be shot willy nilly, so Jeff shot test footage with game JibJab artist Megan McShane in the turkey […]

3 Quick Q’s with the GRATE Megan Nairn!

Megan Nairn, or “Meegs” as we call her around JibJab HQ, is the brains behind our latest YOU ROCK eCard: “You Are Grate.” She kindly A’d a few Q’s about how how she came up with this fun bit o’ cheese… How did you come up with the idea of this charmingly “cheesy” card? Ate […]

JibJab staff wears dresses for Halloween, in support of Sierra Leone education!

This Halloween, the JibJab staff are dressed in…Australian school dresses! Why, you ask? We’re participating in Do It In A Dress, an initiative that aims to provide girls in Sierra Leone with an education. Funds donated to the Do It In A Dress campaign go towards scholarships, improved classrooms and sanitation, and business training. Some […]

Behind the Scenes – Walking on Sunshine!

Walking on Sunshine, our latest Starring You video, is sure to be the feel good hit of the summer. We started production in winter, but luckily JibJab is located a block away from Venice Beach in sunny Los Angeles where it’s pretty much summer all year round! We started with the song choice and a […]

New eCard – You’re a Starfish!

There may be plenty of fish in the sea, but in our newest birthday eCard, You’re a Starfish, you can make sure your friend knows they are the star on their big day. Make your friend an Underwater Idol that has moves that reality TV would die for. We spoke with Lauren to learn a little more […]

Just Plane Cheeseburgers?!?

The production team was clearly hungry during a little day-dreaming cartoon session yesterday. The theme was “cheeseburger airplane.” What is a cheeseburger airplane, you ask? Why, a dream come true. See what our artists’ imaginations “cooked” up below. Great, now we’re hungry too!

New eCard – Morning After Turtle

Birthdays are a time for celebration! But, perhaps most importantly, they are a time to make bad decisions that will haunt you the next morning. We’ve all been there – where a night of birthday debauchery leaves you waking up with a hangover and some serious ‘splaining to do. With that in mind, make sure […]

The Big Race

Things got heated at JibJab this week when our head designer, Andy, challenged artist, Kurt, to a good ol’ fashioned race in the parking lot. Nothing blows a little steam off like a race. The office was divided between the 2 artists. Who would win? Kurt won…by a landslide. But that didn’t stop the rest of […]

New eCard – Bad Cake

Why is cake so bad when it tastes so good? Help that birthday someone give into temptation this year with our newest birthday card, Bad Cake. Let the smooth sounds of that rich frosting and fluffy sponge cake talk you into indulgence. It’s only your birthday once a year right? No better day to be […]


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