Currently, Patrick Baird is pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration degree, and working professionally as a creative at Apple and a professor of graphic design and fashion marketing and management at The Art Institute of California-Sunnyvale.
Prior to relocating to California in 2009, Patrick was previously the Creative Services Manager for Hill & Knowlton New York. Patrick has extensive digital imaging and production experience and specializes in print, video, presentation, branding, and interactive design.
At Hill & Knowlton Patrick worked in both a strategic capacity to help clients develop creative solutions to drive results, and as a design resource to help produce impactful branded materials for clients.
Patrick previously worked for an international luxury furniture company where he was responsible for producing and directing photo shoots, forecasting colors and fabrics for luxury linen collections, catalog production, and e-commerce development. His efforts were dedicated to advertising and marketing projects including the coordination of press events, sales promotions, product launches, showroom design, and creating print and web collateral materials for both consumers and industry professionals.
Make sure not to miss Patrick's keynote session Design Leadership: The Power to Impact Business & Society at Destination Design Management 2011 in San Francisco, California February 7-9, 2011. Hope to see you all there!
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