Jakob la Cour

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Jakob la Cour
+45 21862132
postjakoblacour.dk
Kunstakademiets Designskole

ABOUT

The reality game designer Jakob la Cour creates playful universes in the intersection between performance theatre, cross-media, game design and pervasive technology.

As a Creative Director in the experience bureau OBTENTUS he strive to release the playful and participating spirit. He explore the transformative emotions humans can experience and the design that controls it.

As a graduate student at The Danish Design School he specializes in performative, sensory and interactive experience design.

Interess
* Reality Games, including:
- Human-Specific, Alternate, Augmented, Pervasive, Hyper & Hybride

* Participatory Culture, including:
- Performative, Art Therapeutic, Playful & Dramatic

* Interactive technology
- Pysical Computing, Ubiquitous, Silent, Sensory, Pervasive, Mobile & Open Sorce

* Performance & Showmanship
- Masks, Trance & Ritual
- Mental Magic, Illusion & Mystic
- Cold reading & Personality Analysis, including Enneagram & Grafology
- Perception, Body Language & Body Phenomenology

* Visuel Culture, including:
- Graphic Design, Collage & Photography

PROJECTS
CV / SKILLS
Education: 

2009-2011: Master, Game & Interaction design, The Danish Designschool, Holmen
2005-2008: Bachelor, Experience design & Visual Communication, The Danish Designschool, Østerbro
1999-2002: Matematisk studentereksamen, Nørre Gymnasium, Gladsaxe

Internships: 

2008: Zentropa Interaction, Copenhagen

Work: 

2009-2011: Creative Director, OBTENTUS, Copenhagen
2005-2010: Lead Designer, innováre®, Copenhagen
2006-2007: Graphic designer, Nykredit, Copenhagen
2004-2006: Performance Art Teacher, Esajasskolen, Copenhagen

Competences: 

* Reality Game Design & Direction
* Performance & Interaction Theater
* Visuel Communication & Graphic Design
* Research & Development
* Photography, Imaging & Collage
* Online & Mobile Development

Software
* Adobe Master Collection, including: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, After Effects & Premiere Pro

Languages: 

Danish, English & Swahili