CAREERS: Where I Work - Jessica Coleman - Account executive, TheBlaze Company

Number of employees: 14

Address: 228 Main Street, #4, Venice, CA 90291

Phone: (310) 450-6060


How long have you been in your job? Six months.

Describe the space you work in We have a very open and creative office

space, complete with an original air tube installation by famed artist

Doron Gazit, which runs throughout the office in the rafters.

Additionally, our office has no doors, but it does have skylights to

allow the beach sunlight in, and a special office pet representative -


Do you socialize with your colleagues? I spend time outside of the

office with my team members. We represent a variety of Los Angeles area


For grand opening celebrations or just for get-togethers outside of the

office, many of us will try to meet for dinner, or to support


Who is the craziest person you work with? That has got to be Mark

Margolis, senior account executive. His outfits create more than a buzz

around our office. They amaze us.

How comfortable are your offices? Well, I wouldn't sleep here.

What is the best thing about working there? There are a few things. The

people I work with, the creativity of my team members, the projects I

work on, and the challenges that continually help me grow as a person

and as a professional.

What is the worst thing about working there? Working only two blocks

from the ocean and the Venice boardwalk. In the summer, the tourists are

so cruel. I too would like to be shopping, eating, and lounging in the


What's been your biggest mistake while working there? Not asking enough

questions. The mistakes I have made were all learning experiences, but

they were usually a result of not asking for clarification. It didn't

take me too long to figure this out, and now I'm the Queen of


And your luckiest break? Working and now living by the beach. My dreams

have come true.

What is the biggest thing to hit your office in the past year? The Paseo

Colorado and Blue Ice Potato Vodka accounts.

Sneak us a good piece of gossip from your office One of our account

coordinators, Michele Meyer, not only met, but also got a kiss from

Heath Ledger.

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