EXTENDED RESUME

>EXPERIENCE

Photographer - Jacob Cote Photography

Belleville, ON // Aug 2011 - Present

  • Freelance photography business for weddings, food/product, and commercial client-based productions

Jr. Photographer - Purdys Chocolatier 

Vancouver, BC // August 2017 - September 2019

  • Supported internal departments and their needs for original photography and video for social media, web, email, print, in-store, and catalogue images. Maintaining a digital database of produced imagery. Creating video content for online and retail marketing.

  • 2018/2019 highlights include:

    • Social initiated online transactions +421% 

    • Facebook engagement per post increased +102%

    • Instagram followers increased +70%

Production Assistant - National City Films 

Vancouver, BC // Sep - Oct 2016

  • Production Assistant for a scripted Warner Bros. TV series

Festival Coordinator - Belleville DocFest

Belleville, ON // Oct 2015 - April 2016

  • Coordination and designing of print materials, website/social media updates, and design

Festival Director -  Hollywood North Film Festival

Bay of Quinte Region // Feb 2015 - Nov 2019

  • Creation and operation of the Bay of Quinte region’s first film festival

  • Coordinating films, committee members, web design, and media relations

Photographer - Lifetouch Canada 

Vancouver, BC // Oct 2016 - Jun 2017

  • Photographing students in elementary schools and high schools across British Columbia

Professor - Loyalist College 

Belleville, ON // Sep 2014 - May 2016

  • TV & Film Production:

    • Graphic Design

    • Motion Graphics

    • Editing (AVID)

    • Script Writing (Film & TV Commercials)

    • On-air Promos & Theatrical Trailers

    • Art of Communication

  • Graphic Design:

    • Digital Applications (motion graphics)

  • General Education: Film History

    • Development and creation of the course and instructing several classes

Content Coordinator - Bay of Quinte Tourism 

Belleville, ON // Mar 2014 - Aug 2014

  • Development of web video series, web & print graphic design, social media execution photography to promote tourism to Southern Ontario and upstate New York

>CREATIVE SKILLS

>PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Photography (studio & natural light)

  • Videography/film production

  • Scriptwriting

  • Photo & Video editing

  • Graphic Design

  • Typography

  • Art Direction

  • Food styling

  • Adobe Creative Cloud

    • Photoshop

    • Lightroom

    • After Effects

    • InDesign

    • Illustrator

    • Premiere Pro

  • Content Coordinating

  • Community Marketing

  • Social Media Campaigns & Planning

    • Instagram, Facebook, Twitter​ & YouTube

  • Event Planning

  • Team Management

  • Copywriting

  • Branding

  • Fundraising

  • Public Relations

  • Volunteer Coordinating

  • Project Coordinating

  • College Instructing

  • Google SEO & Analytics 

>OTHER SKILLS

Operating Systems

  • Advanced knowledge of both MAC OS and PC operating systems (I'm a Mac at heart)

 

Web

  • Intermediate HTML & CSS

  • Advanced Wordpress 

  • Google Ads

  • Google Docs, Sheet, and Drive

Cameras

  • Canon 5D Mark 2,3 & 4 

  • Nikon (various models)

  • Sony EX3

 

Microsoft Office

  • Full working knowledge of Office, Powerpoint, Excel & Outlook

>EDUCATION

Public Relations - Certificate

Loyalist College 2013-2014

  • Completed courses in:

    • Writing 

    • Fundraising

    • Communications

    • Social media 

    • Graphic design with

    • Client-based project learning 

  • Research experience using SWOP and PEST analyses 

 

The Art of Visual Storytelling: By Alex Buono 

Toronto - June 2013

Television & New Media Production - 3yr Adv. Diploma

Loyalist College 2009-2012

  • Gained a wide range of content creation techniques with full production skills in:

    • Television news & studio-based shows

    • Editing (Final Cut, AVID & Premiere)

    • Film production

    • Live remote event productions

    • Screenplay & commercial writing

    • Marketing & promotions

    • Graphic design & motion graphics

    • Web design

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Jacob Cote is a published content creator freelancing in photography, graphic design and film. 

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