third_shift|studios was born in 2005 as the brain-child of Jaison Tortorea. The company name originated from doing freelance work late into the night, after working a traditional 9-5 job. Jaison's formal education is a bachelor's degree in graphic and communication design.
ts|s has become synonymous with performance car quality. The company started as a freelance web and graphic design service in 2005. Shortly after the launch, ts|s began developing custom car emblem designs for GM late model muscle car and LSx enthusiasts. ts|s Custom Car Emblems quickly established ground as news spread like rapid fire-fueled by web forums and eCommerce convenience. In 2008 ts|s officially became licensed by General Motors to reproduce near-factory quality customized emblems. This executive move helped ts|s reach a pinnacle precedence over the market and generated vendor contracts with highly acclaimed resellers in the LSx and performance car world. As the notoriety of ts|s grew, the customer caliber did; including contracted services from Big3 Performance, Harold Martin Performance and the Kevin Morgan Concept TransAm.
With such success in the national car enthusiast world, ts|s turned to an unexplored local venture in 2009; car detailing for the Cincinnati and Northern KY tri-state. Utilizing years of car show experience, marketing + customer service background plus the genuine appreciation for automotive aesthetics the company quickly gained a client base, reaching customers through web advertising, local ads and social media sites.
SPAM FILTERS: Part of the ordering process on many items includes your approval of a design mock up. This is necessary so we make sure to produce what you are asking for. If you don't recieve a design proof within a few days of your order, likely it has gone to spam as i reply to your paypal transaction.
PRODUCTION TIME: TSS is a collaborative hobby between a handful of individuals across the US. We are all fathers with daytime jobs whose time is greatly compromised by life. We genuinely love cars and have an affliction for the LSX platform. Prodcution time for our hand-assembled products can be up to three weeks during spring/ summer.