Category Archives: Inside JibJab

Cool Ranch Taco Day

We had quite a fun surprise while working at the office today. Our director of eCards, Jeff, decided to buy everyone a new Cool Ranch Dorito Taco from Taco Bell. Not only was it a nice treat during the afternoon, but they were really delicious too! Take a look at some of the artists taking their […]

The Sweet Sounds of JibJab

You already know that at JibJab we are funny, artistic and technology savvy…but did you know we are amazing singers as well? We didn’t either, until our recent karaoke jam session! We gathered on a Friday afternoon to bond by belting out our favorite Celine Dion and Billy Joel songs. We had a great time singing, laughing and making […]

New eCard – Swearing Off Cake

In our new eCard, Swearing Off Cake, you’ll see that while many people resist the temptation of birthday cake — there’s always someone willing to dig right in! We talked a little with Sagan Yee, artist and animator of this eCard and found out two fun facts: 1. Originally the entire card was black and white, but […]

COOLHAUS Wagon Wednesday!

This Wagon Wednesday was super special for all of us JibJabbers because we received a visit from the amazing ice cream sandwich creators, COOLHAUS! We LOVE ice cream – it keeps us motivated while we create sweet eCards, like our Valentine’s Day collection. Like some of our other fun wagons, we had a chance to sample […]

GIF OFF 5.0

The time has come for our biannual GIF OFF to stir up a few inner office laughs! The GIF OFF is a week long animated GIF competition in which competitors create daily themed images. Each day we all vote to see which one is our favorite, and at the end of the week when all the […]

New eCard – Classical Birthday

In our newest eCard, Classical Birthday, you can help sing a sweet melody to that birthday someone who is getting OLD. Help remind them that getting old stinks and is a pain (in the back, knee and neck). We got to sit down with, Nate, an in house artist to find out a little about […]

Beauty is Embarrassing

Our team of artists, technologists and business people strive to be creative and innovative.  Recently, to gain inspiration we watched the documentary, Beauty is Embarrassing, a film about the creative path that Wayne White and his wife, Mimi Pond, have chosen to take in life.  The documentary follows Wayne through his trials and tribulations of doing what he loves for […]

Behind the Scenes – Sled Race

For years we’ve done all sorts of different types of Holiday cards, from dancing mariachi bands, to rocking head bangers, to singing elves. One of our older eCards, SnowBall Fight, remains a favorite, so to help bring that element back we figured what better winter-way to compete again your loved ones than with a good […]

New eCard – Birthdayicu-saurus

In our new Starring You eCard, Birthdayicu-saurus, you cast that Birthday someone in the role they were meant to play: party animal. The creator of this eCard, Nate, walked us through the creative process from idea to animation. Check out how Nate got from the word Dinosaur to the final product of Birthdayicu-saurus below: Creating […]

New eCard – Hap-pee Birthday

There is nothing better than receiving a present from your pet. Usually it is a mouse or bird, but in this new eCard, Hap-pee Birthday, one little pup puts his own decorations up for a birthday surprise, helping create a new ‘accent’ color. We got to talk more with the animator, Sarah Ramert, and our […]

New eCard – No Faking

There may be nothing better than cake on your birthday and in our newest eCard, No Faking, one birthday girl knows that. We got to talk a little more with the artist, Alexandra Stepanov, about the eCard. 1.) How long did this card take to animate? Cumulatively, this took me about a week, maybe a week […]

New eCard – Duck in Your Pants

What better way to celebrate your birthday than doing whatever you want, even if that means stuffing a duck down your pants. In our newest birthday eCard, Duck in Your Pants, one birthday person gets wild with a duck in their pants causing ruckus around town.We talked more about this off-beat eCard with our writer, Scott, […]

New eCard – Pinata Abuse

In our new birthday eCard, Pinata Abuse, the birthday boy takes his own stance against a pinata protester! We talked more with artist, Beto Gomez, about the making of this card. 1) Have you ever had a pinata at your birthday party? I haven no idea why, but in Brazil we fill balloons with candy […]

Get Funky with Skeleton Dance

In Skeleton Dance, one of our new Halloween eCards, you can turn you & your friends into kooky, bone rattling, dancing skeletons! Our director of eCards, Jeff, thought this eCard would be a great puppet Starring You video and his idea was inspired by a few different sources. First this skeleton marionette street performer really got  his attention […]

Behind the Scenes – The Time Warp – 3D Backgrounds

Over the years we’ve been able to improve our Starring You technology in a number of ways, including head rotation and secondary hair animation. Now we are able to add 3D environments to the list! While Jump Jive and Wail was the first time we incorporated 3D environments into a Starring You video, Time Warp […]

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