April 05, 2016

5 Photoshop Shortcuts

Ever get the feeling that you're spending more time in negotiations with Photoshop than getting actual work done? You know what you want to do but not how to do it. We've all been there. Here's a quick list of my favorite time saving keyboard shortcuts:    Undo Undo Undo: Cmd + alt + z A frustrating Photoshop default is that you can only undo your last action using Cmd+z instead of being able to undo a series of actions. To be able to undo freely without having to use the history tab to acces… Read More...
March 22, 2016

Google AdWords 101

Ever been poking around on the internet, browsing for some new bauble and then that bauble starts appearing everywhere? On Facebook, in your side bar, as a banner in your email? That's the work of Google Adwords.  We learned all about it so you don't have to.  Google AdWords is an advertising service by Google for businesses wanting to display ads on Google's advertising network to reach an intended audience. It works by remarketing  When you visit a retailer’s or other advertiser’s w… Read More...
March 04, 2016

Meet Our Studio Manager

A Q&A with Studio Manager, Erica Meryl Thomas.  Think Joule : Where were you before you came to Think Joule? What were you doing?Erica: I have a really widely varied background, which I think is why I'm great at strategic thinking and managing projects. Over the years I've learned to be adaptable, constantly seeking new projects that challenge me and give me new skills. In my early career I produced video and multimedia projects in an agency environment, but I felt that my full creative p… Read More...
February 12, 2016

Spreading the Love

You may (or may not) have noticed our blog absence in the last year. It's because we've been busy answering phones and emails, meeting clients, creating pixel perfect work and developing some stellar, iconic brands—not to mention hanging with the office pomskies and on-boarding our first intern of 2016! Even though there is never a dull moment, we love the work we do, and the people we do it for. We are recommitting ourselves to the Think Joule blog as a means to emphasize all we love about des… Read More...
February 20, 2015

Seen A-to-Z

The NW District is a neighborhood of contrasts, with artisan boutiques next door to beloved mom-n-pop diners. We rang in the New Year by featuring our favorite places in Northwest Portland on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. Taking a queue from the alphabetically named east-west streets of the Historic Alphabet District, we featured a street a day as we made our way from A to Z.  The variety is why we love working here. We can stroll through a quiet side street in Nob Hill as we enjoy its his… Read More...