Jakob was born and raised in Stockholm. At age 22 Jakob moved to San Francisco for studies. After four years there he graduated Bachelor with majors in advertising/design, he then moved back to Sweden and worked as an award winning Art Director. In 2002, Jakob took the leap over to the film side and started his career as an director assistant to Frederik Bond. After a year doing major film productions all around the world, Jakob felt ready to take his first step as a director.
Later in 2006, Jakob hit the jackpot in Finland winning Grand Prix (Voitto and Gold) and Vuoden Huiput for Igglo.
Since then Jakob have worked with major productions all over the world with his unique personal style when visualizing a broad range of different creative ideas.