Patrick Young

Creative Director
Vancouver, BC
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patjordanyoung@me.com
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+1-604-376-5413
Pat is a positive and thoughtful creative leader, with a focus on brand vision and aesthetic. He puts an emphasis on building and fostering relationships in the workplace, and on empowering the people around him. Originally from Toronto, he started at lululemon 9+ years ago as their first campaign photographer, and has since taken on the leadership of the Creative Team. Pat lives in Vancouver, Canada with his wife and son, and loves to snowboard, cycle, surf and create!
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Work Experience

lululemon

Creative Director, Brand
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Oct, 2017 - Current

Leadership of the 50+ person Creative Team, directly managing a group of Art Directors. Responsible for helping to set and evolve the brand creative vision and aesthetic, providing direction and guidance for major and minor campaigns, and ensuring all work is up to standard and on-brand. Supporting the growth and development of people, and the team as a whole.

lululemon

Art Director
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Jul, 2015 - Oct, 2017

Oversight and direction for a variety of campaigns (product, event, brand, etc.). Responsible for aesthetic and messaging direction. On-set direction for photo and film shoots. Managed a team of designers, writers and photographers.

lululemon

Manager, Photography
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Nov, 2012 - Jul, 2015

Helped to set and evolve overall photographic direction for the brand. Executed photography on a number of projects, both on-location and in-studio. Managed a team of 3+ photographers.

lululemon

Lead Photographer
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Oct, 2009 - Nov, 2012

Helped to define campaign photography for the brand. Worked with a team of creatives to conceptualize and plan campaign shoots for product, brand initiatives, events, ambassadors (athletes), etc. Travelled to international locations for a variety of productions.

pat young photo

Owner and Photographer
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2007 - Current

Education

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts

Photography
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2008 - 2009

Graduated with Honors

Saint Lawrence College

Civil Engineering Technology
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2003 - 2006

Graduated with Honors

Skills

  • creative direction
  • art direction
  • team leadership + management
  • brand
  • photography
  • film
  • digital
  • print
  • retail