Poté began his career in 2003 with Grenoble Foot where he played only three games in his first season. After the season he signed a contract with AS Cannes where he stayed three years, playing fifty-one games and scoring nine goals. In summer 2007 he joined Clermont Foot where he played thirty-six games in his first season scoring five goals. In springtime 2009 there were rumors that he might be transferred to RC Strasbourg or Le Havre AC, but neither transfer occurred, however on 26 June 2009, he signed a three-year-contract with Ligue 1 side OGC Nice. On 2 January 2011, he joined Ligue 2 side Le Mans on a six-month loan deal. In August 2011, he left France and signed a three-year contract with 2. Bundesliga club Dynamo Dresden.