Director & Photographer currently based in London, specialising in Fashion Editorial and Advertising. Bio: Jacob gained a passion for photography at the age of 16 when he bought his first 35mm SLR camera and documented the club scene in Brighton 1997-2004. He later located to London to study advertising and refine his photographic technique. Jacob moved to Tokyo in 2007 where he assisted on advertising and fashion projects for the likes of Vogue, Numero, Nike, Converse etc. Since 2010 he has been working freelance and quickly gained status in Tokyo with domestic clients whilst also being a ‘Tokyo contact’ for US and EU based magazines. Jacob is currently based in London.Locked Pro Plan feature
Photographer & Director, London/Tokyo 2010 - Present ● Freelance fashion photographer & director - www.jacobhodgkinson.com ● Clients include: Dazed & Confused, Vivienne Westwood, LOVE magazine, Vogue Japan, NIKE, RedBull.
Art Director & Lead Photographer, Amazon, Tokyo Sept 2014 – May 2016 ● Creative direction for the rebranding of Amazon JP Fashion website and launch of photography studio. ● Lead photographer in e-comm studio and shooting both Men’s and Women’s editorials for Amazon.co.jp front page with Japanese A-list talent. ● DIS POC, Kaizen layouts and workflow evaluation.