COLE DAVIS

San Francisco

Born in San Francisco but raised in the Czech Republic, Germany, Canada, and the United States, claiming Utah as home.

In 2019, I graduated in advertising and film from Brigham Young University,
the #1 college for advertising. There I received several awards from The One Club and D&AD.

 

When did agencies stop making their own ideas? I combine my passion for ideation and craft in making concepts come to life. I'll take an idea from conception to final execution whether through animation, motion graphics, photography, or film. This way I can sweat the details and make something I'm truly proud of.

edit

photograph

art direct

film

ideate

direct

produce

animate

These are in my dock and I feel confident opening them:

RESUME

May 2013 – June 2015

EXPERIENCE:

Content Creator at BBDO San Francisco

  • Performed creative and production services (soup-to-nuts) for Athleta, Wells Fargo, Herdez, Chi-Chi's, La Victoria, and 826 Valencia

  • Proactively made content for new business pitches like Logitech, 23&Me, Harley, and kiva.com

  • Revamped entire BBDO website with video and photography assets (www.bbdosf.com)

Content Creator/Art Director at BYU Adlab

  • Won coveted awards (Gold ADC, Silver Young Ones Pencil, Graphite D&AD Pencil, Wood D&AD Pencil, Gold Regional Addy)

  • Generated solutions for clients like Jeep, Beats, Spotify, Facebook, Ralph Lauren, Nerf, Fortnite, Diamondbacks, and Hasbro

Intern at VaynerMedia (Los Angeles)

  • Aided as production assistant for professional digital and micro-content photo and video shoots, serving clients such as Toyota, Naked Juice, ArcticZero, Noosa, and Ole Smokey Moonshine

  • Provided various administrative services such as pre-production and financial distribution

EDUCATION:

Brigham Young University (GPA: 3.7)

  • Recipient of the Advertising Talent scholarship

  • Performer with the BYU Young Ambassadors; touring Utah and Arizona and performing for over 20,000 people

  • Videographer and singer for BYU Men’s Chorus; recording and editing content for social and internal purposes

  • Big Brother Program; spent 3 hours per week for two semesters with troubled youth

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

Missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Lived in 5 cities in the Czech Republic giving service in local hospitals and schools

  • Held leadership roles to coordinate efforts and train missionaries in multiple cities

  • Taught beginning English classes to native Czechs

May 2019 – Present

October 2016 – April 2019

August 2015 – April 2019

June 2017 – August 2017