Personal Profile

Jacob Jelen is a London based multimedia and interaction designer in the making. Although still a student, he already has a broad professional experience in multiple design disciplines. His skills were demonstrated in music videos and motion graphics for likes of o2 or London Fashion Week and even an Oscar-nominated feature film. Currently, he is focused on interactive pieces, function design and finding original ways to use new media and technology.


Worked With

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Software Tools

Experienced at

Adobe AfterEffects, PremierPro, Photoshop, LightRoom, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Audition

Trapcode plugins

GenArts plugins

MadMapper

Resolume

Ableton Live

Basic Knowledge

Processing

Arduino

Max/MSP/Jitter

Cinema4D

Unity

Foundry Nuke


Work Experience

2011 - present

Freelance

Environmental Investment Organisation, UK

Crowd Funding Campaign and Video
// director, animator

Desmod, Slovakia

Music Video
// camera, editing

Telefonica, Czech Republic

Animated Banners
// animator

O2, Czech Republic

Internal Training Video
// animator

London Fashion Week, UK

Bernard Chandran Backstage Video
// camera, editing, color-grading

09 / 2010 - 05 / 2011

Multimedia Arts College, Czech Republic

Animation and Video Module Tutor
// teaching Adobe AfterEffects

11 / 2009 - 06 / 2011

Tobogang, Czech Republic

Alois Nebel
// digital compositing, match-moving


Education

9 / 2013 - 1 / 2014

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts / School of Desing, Denmark

App Design, Urban Media and Interfaces

(Erasmus Student Exchange)

2012 - (2015)

University of the Arts London / London College of Communication, UK

BA Interaction and Moving Image

2011 - 2012

University of East London, UK

BA Graphic Design and Moving Image

2007 - 2011

Multimedia Art College, Czech Republic

Diploma in Multimedia Art Production

2003 - 2007

High School of IT, Czech Republic


Likes

Guitars and everything about them

Cheese & Olives

Watching TED talks, documentaries and listening to interesting people in general

Midnight running with my iPod

 

Dislikes

Clubbing and sh*t music

Meat

Wasteful people. And that goes for food, time, money... 

Dislikers