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We’re Always Working on Diversity

Being a smart, forward-looking company means learning from people with wide-ranging backgrounds, ideally through a diverse in-house workforce. Achieving true ethnic and gender diversity has always been a goal at Scrollmotion, and recent initiative by an employee helped drive intriguing new ways we might achieve that. This year, as millions took to the streets to…

Employee Recognition: Joel Lassiter

If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting him, I’d like to introduce you to Joel Lassiter, the second recipient of our employee recognition award this quarter. As Director of Product Operations in our New York office, Joel oversees the development and production servers and manages builds for all products and their components. In other…

Employee Recognition: Amie Barder

Here at Scrollmotion, I’m constantly surprised by the resourcefulness and ingenuity of the brilliant team members I work with. One such person is our very own Director of Customer Success, Amie Barder. On the strength of praise she received on our #shoutitout Slack channel, Amie was deemed by peers and management as worthy of a…

Giving credit where credit is due.

Changing the world is easy. Just hire the smartest, most talented visionaries you can find and let them work their magic. Well, it’s a little trickier than that, but great people really are the core of our success here at Scrollmotion. We’re lucky enough to have some of the industry’s most talented designers, engineers, and…

A Conversation with Ami Vitale

Ami Vitale, best known for her international news and cultural documentation, has been praised as a humane and empathetic storyteller. She has received recognition for her work from World Press Photo, the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), International Photos of the Year, Photo District News, and the Society of American Travel Writers, among others. Recently,…

A Conversation with Ira Block

Ira Block is an internationally renowned documentary photographer, lecturer, and workshop leader who has produced over 30 stories for the National Geographic magazine and its affiliates. Ira’s unique vision and outstanding lighting skills have made him the “go-to photographer” for complex assignments such as shooting ancient Greek artifacts, dinosaur fossils, and Peruvian mummies. He taught the…

A Conversation with Karla Gachet

Photographer and journalist Karla Gachet was born in Quito, Ecuador. After studying at San Jose State University, she returned to her homeland to practice photojournalism. In 2007 she went freelance to work on long-term, book-length photo essays, many of which she created in collaboration with her husband, Ivan Kashinsky. Her Ingage story is a personal…

Present Like a Pro: 5 Tips for Nailing Your Next iPad Presentation

Over the years I’ve presented on iPad a lot. Like, a LOT. I’ve had great success with it but I’ve had plenty of spectacular failures, too. So here are some best practices to spare you my often painful learning curve. Once you create your sweet Ingage story, here’s how to keep the magic going as…

A Conversation with David Liittschwager

Freelance photographer David Liittschwager worked as an assistant to both Richard Avedon and Mary Ellen Mark. Today Liittschwager lectures and shows his work around the world in both fine art and natural history contexts. He is a contributing photographer to National Geographic, Scientific American, Audubon and other magazines. His photographs have been exhibited at major…

Our Modern Storytellers

We are in the age of photography’s democratization. Every one of us is now a relentless documentarian, preserving the elusive moments of our lives. “Stay, this moment—you are so fair,” said Virginia Woolf, and we whip out our iPhones to prove to posterity that it is fair, or rather was. The clock is ticking, the…

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